Take your skills and your reputation as a public speaker to the next level.
This full-day masterclass, lead by Yara
Consulting's Annabelle Beckwith and internationally acclaimed speaker
Salma Yaqoob focuses on the ADVANCED skills set required by serious
public speakers who either are – or who wish to become – a voice of
authority in their organisation, sector or the community.
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What you'll learn
Anna Beckwith’s in-depth knowledge of specialist public speaking
techniques and the corporate sector is complemented by Salma Yaqoob’s
unique experience as a psychotherapist and world class speaker in
front of a wide variety of audiences.
Together, they’ll guide you through specialist techniques to enable
you to take your skills – and your reputation as a public speaker
– to the next level.
- How connecting to your values makes you a more powerful
- How you can overcome your limiting self beliefs
and banish those nerves for good
- Understanding the psychology of your audience...and
applying emotional intelligence to meet THEIR expectations of you
- Develop your own unique public speaking persona
and personalise your message
- How to prepare a powerful speech quickly or at
- How to be spontaneous and think on your feet
- Handling questions with absolute confidence
- REALLY use your voice and physical expression
for even more impact and presence
- Why mistakes are OK - how to recover, maintain
your gravitas and move on
Because the masterclass is both practical and
focused, places are limited to ensure that each and every participant
makes the most of their experience, and the facilitators.
Who is it for?
The course is aimed at those in senior roles across all sectors who want to raise their game when it comes to public speaking. The content will boost your impact whatever your context - within your organisation, pitching to potential clients, or large audiences, and you'll be working in a small group of participants, allowing for one to one feedback and coaching from the facilitators.
Already no stranger to speaking in public, you don’t just want to
engage your audience...you want to inspire them.
You don’t just want to deliver a message that ‘lands’...you
want to motivate people to action.
You don’t just want to come across confidently...you
want to be known as a naturally gifted, powerful speaker.
To book your
place (numbers are strictly limited) click here
About the venue
This masterclass is about developing your skills in a practical and creative
- not a theoretical - way. We'll be working in a professional studio
space at the Midlands Arts Centre
which will allow for the challenge of practical activities to develop
voice, physical presence and persona.
Easily accessible, in the beautiful surroundings of Cannon Hill Park, with free parking and delicious food options, the MAC is an ideal - and innovative - venue choice.
Salma Yaqoob is a renowned
and impressive speaker who has spoken at public events and rallies
around the world and appeared on high profile television programmes
like BBC Question Time, Newsnight, and Channel 4's 10 O'Clock Live.
Described by Piers Morgan (on Question
Time) as “a wonderfully passionate, eloquent articulator” she is regarded
as one of the foremost public speakers of our generation - influencing
policy makers and communities. As a psychotherapist she enjoys identifying
and building on individuals' strengths to help them overcome issues
that are holding them back in their work and personal life.
"Salma Yaqoob is in the Top Thirty 'Women Shaping Britain'.
Trained as a psychotherapist and articulate, she impressed on Newsnight"
Harpers Bazaar Magazine.
"I was nervous about public speaking but after working with
Salma my performance was transformed. I would not have believed such
a leap was possible in such a short time. I have now been promoted
and am confidently delivering presentations around the world as part
of a job I love!" Rana Nazir, Europe Accounts, Rolls Royce.
"Thankyou so much for your session on 'Courage and Caution in
Leadership'. Many delegates rated it the best and most inspiring of
the programme!" Louise Teboul, Common Purpose Operations Director,
Senior Leaders Course.
has been a trainer and coach for over ten years, and has worked with
countless individuals to enable them to build their confidence and
persona when speaking in public. Her work in training development
and delivery has taken her across Europe and to the Middle East and
Asia, working with a wide range of high profile organisations in numerous
She brings her drama background into her approach and work, as well as her extensive research and practice in personal development.
She is also the author of E-books and online resources on making social speeches, and on speaking English as a second language.
“Anna somehow taps into the unique abilities of each delegate.
She genuinely inspires each person to do more than they thought they
could” Suzanne Taggart – Director, Savills.
"Anna doesn't just talk the talk - she walks the walk" John
Lovasz, Vice President, Marketing and Business Development - Rolls
Royce Naval Marine Inc.
"I can comfortably state that Anna is one of the best trainers
I’ve worked with. I strongly recommend her services: she made a clear
impact, which has reflected on to the Company growth." Ahmed
Hassan, Avon Saudi Arabia.
Join us on July 24th 2012 at the Midlands
Arts Centre, Edgbaston, Birmingham and take your skills and reputation
as a public speaker to the next level.
The Masterclass fee is £540 (inc VAT, refreshments and lunch). To
book, simply click here. You'll receive confirmation
of your booking, and we'll send you a pre-masterclass questionnaire,
to complete and return before you attend.
Any questions? Just contact us and we'll get back to you...