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Speaking For Impact

Total Credits: 4 including 3 Communications and Marketing - Non-technical , 1 Personal Development

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ACPEN Industry Institute |  Personal Development
Jonathan Robinson, MA, MFT
Course Levels:
4 Hours
Product Setting: Expires 30 day(s) after program date.

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In this course, you'll learn why being able to do public speaking well is a major advantage in becoming successful in your career.  You'll learn how to write a good talk, how to present it well, and how to use your new found ability to get more clients and/or a promotion. In addition, you'll learn how to overcome your nervousness, and how to overcome stress in less than a minute.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Know why pubic speaking is important
  • Know how to write a speech that informs and entertains
  • Know how to present a speech in a way that wows your audience
  • Know how to use this ability to rapidly expand your career

Major Subjects

Overcoming the Common Obstacles to Public Speaking

  • Fear of rejection/ failure and how to overcome
  • From Unconscious Incompetence to Unconscious Competence
  • Toastmasters and practicing by video
  • Act “As If,”
  • Do One Breath Technique to be more relaxed

Creating the Content of the Talk

  • What are the concerns of your audience?
  • Talks consist of a title, an introduction, an opening, a body of content, a conclusion and a closing

How to Deliver a Talk Effectively

  • The clothes you wear and how you look matter
  • Charisma = energy
  • Smile and act enthusiastic
  • Use self deprecating humor

Making the Talk Entertaining

  • Vary the speed of your delivery
  • The Power of stories

Memorization and Practice

  • Key word system and note cards
  • Practice thru video or get feedback through others

Creating Stories that Rock

Course Materials


Jonathan Robinson, MA, MFT Related Seminars and Products

Jonathan Robinson is a psychotherapist, best-selling author of ten books, and a professional speaker from Northern California.  For the past 30 years he has spoken to dozens of Fortune 500 companies including Google, Microsoft, Dell Computer, Coca-Cola, and Fed-Ex. Mr. Robinson has made numerous appearances on the Oprah show and CNN, as well as other national TV talk shows. He has reached over 100 million people around the world, and is known for providing his audiences with immediately useful information presented in a fun and entertaining manner.


Jonathan speaks regularly to Fortune 500 companies such as Google, Microsoft, Dell, Bank of America, Coca-Cola, and FedEx/Kinko’s. In his public talks and workshops, Jonathan is known for providing his audiences with powerful and immediately useful information in a fun and entertaining manner.


Thu, Jul 25, 2024 - 04:00pm to 07:30pm EDT
Tue, Aug 06, 2024 - 06:00pm to 09:30pm EDT
Wed, Aug 28, 2024 - 12:00pm to 03:30pm EDT
Wed, Sep 04, 2024 - 02:00pm to 05:30pm EDT
Sat, Sep 14, 2024 - 10:00am to 01:30pm EDT
Tue, Sep 24, 2024 - 04:00pm to 07:30pm EDT
Mon, Oct 07, 2024 - 10:00am to 01:30pm EDT
Fri, Oct 25, 2024 - 12:00pm to 03:30pm EDT
Fri, Nov 08, 2024 - 02:00pm to 05:30pm EST
Tue, Nov 19, 2024 - 06:00pm to 09:30pm EST
Wed, Dec 04, 2024 - 10:00am to 01:30pm EST
Fri, Dec 13, 2024 - 12:00pm to 03:30pm EST
Thu, Dec 26, 2024 - 02:00pm to 05:30pm EST
Sat, Dec 28, 2024 - 10:00am to 01:30pm EST

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For This course is designed for all busniess professionals
Original Recording Date 1/18/2022
Yellow Book  No
Course Developer Jonathan Robinson
Date Added to Catalog 11/22/2021

Additional Information

Complaint Resolution Policy

Please contact Anne Taylor for any complaints., (972-377-8199). 

Official Registry Statement

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Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based

Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration

Refund/Cancellation Policy

Please contact the ACPEN help desk 1-877-602-9877 or if you wish to cancel your attendance for a previously purchased webcast and are requesting a refund or transfer. 

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Overall:      4.5

Total Reviews: 54


Felicia E

"This was a very appropriate discussion regarding presentation skills. I will certainly consider the points made by Mr Robinson in future presentations."

Tamarin W

"Enjoyed the personal stories"

Dryanna K

"Very good speaker and reminded me of relevant figures in my own life who often tell similar tales. I wonder if they've gone to one of his presentations before."

Stuart E

"He was a good presenter. I enjoyed it."

John C


Elizabeth S

"Very interesting topic with very useful tips and information. Excellent speaker."

Roxana M

"He was very good, I love the examples, the clips and all his stories. Thank you"

Felix R

"It was very entertaining. Well done!"