Community Engagement

What you say, and how you project it, can say a lot about you, your leadership and your organization!

Everybody agrees that whether you want to attract more clients, advance your career or inspire your team, you must master public speaking skills.   And yet few people invest the time and effort to acquire this vital skill.

In this inter-active and humorous session, you will start learning to:

  1. Slay the dragon and overcome the dreaded fear of public speaking
  2. Use the power of stories to illustrate and illuminate your points
  3. Discover that public speaking is really about the art of connecting and the science of understanding the listener’s psychology
  4. Believe that Project Managers can be funny too! 
Sharookh DaroowalaToastmasters Panel
Distinguished Toastmaster, Certified World Class Speaking Coach, and Principal of the Canadian Academy of Public Speaking, is an internationally renowned, award-winning speaker and speaker coach. For over 20 years, Sharookh has coached, motivated and inspired thousands of people of all ages and walks of life to become more confident through the power of public speaking. His worldwide clients include entrepreneurs, business professionals, corporate executives, community leaders, public figures, TEDx Talk speakers, aspiring and professional speakers and yes, Project Managers! In the 80-year history of Toastmasters International in B. C. nobody has won more Provincial level speaking contests in more categories than Sharookh (prepared speech, extempore and speech evaluation). In 2014, Sharookh ranked among the Top 9 Speakers in the world by reaching the Finals of the World Championship of Public Speaking in Kuala Lumpur.
Stefano CossalterToastmasters Panel
Stefano Cossalter has over 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur starting in the restaurant industry and moving into marketing and product creation. He has created several products from idea to market including bringing the first breath mint strip to North America. Stefano is now a Public Speaking Coach and is co-writing his first book titled the F.E.A.R.L.E.S.S Speaker’s System. Stefano is a two-time distinguished toastmaster, two-time district public speaking champion and multiple time contest top 3 finalist.
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