“Inspiring leaders, teams and change-makers to communicate authentically, activate deeper connections and unleash their human potential”
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Discover Dr. Laura Penn
Dr. Laura Penn is an international leadership speaking expert who transforms global leaders, teams and change-makers from the world’s most well-known companies and organizations into speakers who are authentic, accessible and memorable. She empowers them to be themselves, to take up space and to enjoy the experience of speaking so that they can meaningfully connect with their audiences and bring their messages to life.
This is Leadership Speaking.
Dr. Penn’s keynote experiences, both live or online, blend active audience participation, compelling insights and influential communication tools which audience members can put to use straight away.
“Dr. Laura Penn’s keynotes are bold, visionary and authentic and full of dynamic and fun-filled audience participation”
Dr. Laura Penn’s keynotes fall into the following categories:
Inspirational, Motivational, Educational, Re-Energizing, Communication, Leadership, Essential Communication Skills, Communicating Sustainability, Speaking Essentials for Start-ups, Pitching to Win, Future-Focused Leadership, Subject Matter Expert, Paradigm-Shifting, Professional Development, Professional Experience with Subject Matter, Thought-leader, Executive Up-Skilling, Digital Age Communication, Authenticity, Connection, Humanity, Future of Work, Leadership 4.0, Creativity in Communication
Keynote Titles and Descriptions
Communicating Sustainability: What’s Love Got To Do With It?
“We’re at a tipping point, a fork in the road the likes of which our species and the planet that we live on have never seen before.
There is no Planet B and the time has come to communicate sustainability as if your life depends on it, because it does”
– Dr. Laura Penn
This timely, inspiring and empowering keynote will open your eyes to what you can do to communicate sustainability so that your messages stay in the room, activating the hearts and minds of your audiences. You will learn how to speak so that people want to listen to what you have to say and you will walk away with ready-to-use, practical tools that you can put to use straight away, helping to make the world a better place, one talk at a time.
How to Speak with Impact, Authenticity and Human Connection
“People will forget what you said,
People will forget what you did, but
People will never forget how you made them feel”
– Maya Angelou
This powerful quote by the celebrated poet Maya Angelou, lies at the heart of what effective speaking entails. Today, the demand is for messages that matter and for real human connection. It’s no longer enough to just speak about facts, figures and data in overcrowded PowerPoint slides. Audiences want to FEEL something and experience a shared sense of humanity.
This dynamic, interactive and inspiring keynote will take your speaking skills to the next level. You will learn powerful tools, which will powerfully elevate how you speak in front of audiences. Come prepared to learn brand new skills, move your body, laugh out loud and disrupt your speaking status quo. You will leave the experience feeling switched “ON”, inspired and motivated to apply what you have learned straight away.
Celebrate, Elevate, Inspire and Empower Me
When it comes to speaking in front of audiences, now, more than ever, the demand is for messages that matter and for real human connection. It’s no longer enough to just speak about facts, figures and data in tired PowerPoint presentations with eyes half open. Audiences want to feel something and experience a shared sense of humanity.
This timely, practical and energizing talk introduces you to what it takes to be celebrated, elevated, inspired and empowered as a communicator. You will learn how to breathe life into your messages and how to connect to the hearts and minds of your audiences. You will be introduced to what you need to know in order to take your speaking to the next level so that you can show up as the best version of yourself every time you speak and become a competent communicator of the Digital Age.
Maps to Authenticity in Leadership Speaking
This timely talk pulls back the curtain on the topic of ‘authenticity’ in leadership speaking. Now, more than ever, we are being asked to step into our vulnerabilities while speaking in front of audiences and reveal who we are at the core. The demand is for messages that matter and for real human connection. It’s no longer enough to just speak about facts, figures and data. Audiences want to feel something and experience a shared sense of humanity.
This powerful keynote will inspire, motivate and empower you to connect with your audiences, authentically. You will learn how to use the Leadership Speaking Toolbox so that you can earn your audience’s attention and show up as the best version of yourself every time you speak.
Leadership Speaking in the Digital Age
As digital leaders in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, you are being asked to step into a new form of leadership, defined by the ability to rapidly align and engage empowered, networked teams with clarity of purpose and a fierce resolve to win. You must motivate and inspire, as well as release energy in your constituents to make the vision of a new future become a reality. Besides having a robust technical background, expertise in your field and many years of leadership experience, you must be very good at speaking in front of audiences, both large and small and online and live.
This timely keynote shares the Leadership Speaking Toolbox, the essential speaking skills that all digital leaders need in order to fulfil the high-stakes, high-intensity and high-frequency speaking demands of this age. You will learn the extraordinary tools that will enable you to reach into the hearts and minds of your audiences and you will walk away inspired to implement what you have learned straight away.
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