Wednesday, March 31 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Central 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Mountain 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Pacific
About the Program
How often do you fall short when trying to clearly, convincingly, and confidently get your message across “in the moment”—such as when someone asks you a question in a virtual meeting, during a phone call, or in any other online situation where you want and need to be at your most articulate? This session will teach you a set of little known—but profoundly effective—tools and tips to ensure that you always express yourself with clarity and composure; even when the last thing you were expecting was to be in the spotlight.
Appreciate the importance of readiness and polish in online meetings, virtual events, and phone calls.
Learn a strategy for responding concisely and confidently to questions in meeting and conversations.
Gain experience and confidence speaking off the cuff.
Christine Clapp, Founder and President of Spoken with Authority
Christine Clapp is the founder and president of Spoken with Authority, a Washington, DC-based presentation skills consultancy that elevates the presence and expands the influence of legal professionals, and promotes inclusion in their organizations. She is the co-author of Presenting Virtually: A Guide to Public Speaking in Online Contexts (2020) as well as Presenting at Work: A Guide to Public Speaking in Professional Contexts (2014), and a collaborator on Let ‘Em Speak, a podcast launched in 2020 that explores the intersection of presentation skills and inclusion.
She holds two degrees in communication: a bachelor’s degree from Willamette University, and a master’s degree from the University of Maryland, College Park. She also taught public speaking to undergraduate and graduate students at The George Washington University for thirteen years.