Would you like to create more engaging presentations and messages that stick with your audience?

Authentically Speaking is a public speaking workshop that utilizes the elements of story to create engaging and impactful business presentations. In this hands-on workshop, participants learn and begin to apply presentation techniques and tools, and have the opportunity for feedback from other participants on their presentation impact. Participants learn how to create a structure for their presentation and add elements of “stickiness,” resulting in more memorable presentations and increased audience engagement.

Authentically Speaking Attendee

  • Using speech and body language for greater impact
  • PowerPoint as a presentation tool
  • The importance of pace, pauses, punctuation and pitch
  • Creating the structure of the Story to engage your audience
  • Condensing your presentation and using strong images for greater impact


Who will benefit from Authentically Speaking program?

Anyone who ever has to give a presentation.

Meet Our Facilitator

Sue Parham

Sue Parham established a legacy for her vision, creativity and leadership as former VP Global Apparel, Accessories and Equipment for Columbia Sportswear, and former Director of US Merchandising and Retail GMM at Nike, Inc. Sue is founder and President of Lessons Learned, a consulting firm focusing on making organizations more effective and strategically focused from concept-to-consumer. She is a visiting lecturer at Warsaw School of Business, University of Oregon, and author of Math for Merchants and Authentically Speaking, which have been used to train product creation professionals around the globe.