Category: HR Kurakani | Date: Jan. 29, 2020, 5 a.m. | Total Views: 1729
“If you can speak, you can transform lives”
On 27th and 28th February 2020, Real Solutions Pvt. Ltd. successfully conducted 2 days’ workshop on ‘Speak without Fear’ with an objective to equip participants with knowledge and essential tools necessary to craft and deliver memorable speeches without having fear of speaking.
It is often said, people are more afraid of public speaking than of death and other many phobias. Public speaking capability is a key ingredient to success in any professional career. Among the 5 shocking public speaking statistics posted by Kelly Allison on March 30, 2018 published at https://www.ethos3.com/2018/03/5-shocking-public-speaking-statistics/, it has been said that, fear of public speaking cuts wages by 10% and inhibits promotion to management by 15%.
Many people accept public speaking as one of their biggest fears. And, it has been in practice that people with the public speaking fear seek professional help and many accomplished public speakers admit they were once extremely anxious and apprehensive about speaking in front of groups. With this aspiration, Real Solutions designed this 2 days’ workshop on ‘Speak without Fear’, to enable the participants with public speaking fear to become a confident professional.
According to the resource person of the workshop, Mr. Suman Shakya, this course is a journey of self-improvement and designed to share methods to reduce anxiety, build confidence and customize a process that will help in satisfying speaking experiences and ‘Speak without Fear’ modules have benefited over 1500 participants since 2010.
Mr. Shakya is an entrepreneur, consultant and a trainer. Since 1995, he has been involved in media, multiple entrepreneurial ventures, consulting, training and being an adjunct faculty of marketing, communication and strategy. He has achieved the highest individual recognition ‘Distinguished Toastmaster’ for public speaking and leadership from Toastmasters International, USA in 2018.
The training call was open to the professionals and all those who wanted to improve their ability of public speaking, building career in public speaking and those who are unaware of the techniques to speak better. There were altogether 22 participants from different sectors including banking, multinational, development, retail and various other corporate houses.
One of the participants, Ms. Upasna Shrestha, CEO and Founder of the House of Management said “The training module did not just include tips and tricks on how to speak, there was also a practical aspect of it. The training was conducted in a friendly and constructive environment; I am sure that all the feedbacks and insights gained are going to help me become a better speaker."
Mr. Oscar Pradhan, Make People and Culture Assistant from Home Loan Expert Nepal added, “This 2 day’s Speak without Fear workshop was one of the most amazing workshops that I have ever attended. By the end of the day I felt that I have learned things I didn't previously knew about myself and I am taking all these practices back home”.
The whole session was conducted through an efficiently designed modules and in a safe interactive environment that promoted learning, candid evaluation and personalized feedback. Overcoming speaking fear, building confidence and learning the key techniques of effective public speaking were the major takeaways from the workshop on ‘Speak without Fear’.