May 1, 2015
The BOLD Speak Leader
would your business (or your client’s business) be if the staff
- Increase Their
with More Conviction
deliver all of those outcomes. Researchers say it’s not only WHAT
you say, but HOW you say it that matters.
be a BOLD
are BELIEVABLE. I once interviewed Dolly Parton and she told me that
she “invented” the character with wigs, fingernails, and
whatever else. She wanted to make a mark to send money home to her
very poor community. In spite of all the razzle – dazzle, she
knows who she is, what she’s doing, and why she’s doing it. When
you stand in front of your staff with a request or a motivational
moment, you need to be Dolly Parton Believable.
are ON -TARGET. We spend all of our time focusing on the words WE
are going to say. What about focusing on what our audience HEARS, as
we speak? Will they hear our message the same way we intended it, or
will it just be adding another request to an already over worked
team? What can you say that is designed specifically to lift your
team UP from the daily grind. That will be ON-Target speaking that
will make them want to listen.
are LIKEABLE. Why is it so important and not just shallow to be
likeable? Your listeners make up their minds about you in 9 seconds!
If they don’t like you, they
flip the remote to
another channel in
their minds. Your body language can help immensely with your
factor. If your gestures are open and warm, inclusive and humble,
even the toughest message can be more likeable.
are DARING in the sense of being valiant and heroic. You are
sticking your neck out for them! You are offering to be their
advocate, even when they know what you are saying may not be
possible – YET! You are going to work for them in the face of many
obstacles – cut budgets, smaller staffs, long hours. You are
daring to fight for their needs.
best news? You can model the
for your staff. The CEO of the largest company of its kind in the
lower 48, said, “Bold Speaking helped change the culture of our
company. We speak like leaders. Now our team can follow.”
Takeaways from the Session
Bold Speaking yields Bold Hearing
Bold Speak Leader helps others better achieve their potential
Speak Leadership is not
limited to just brash, outgoing, “life of the party” individuals.
About Our Facilitator:
Fox’s 4 EMMY AWARDS attest
to her stellar 25 + year career as an Anchor/Reporter on local
network news. But don’t ask her where she went to Journalism
School. She’ll answer, “I LOVE LUCY!”
likes to say she came from an old house in Shelbyville, Indiana, all
the way to the White House and Hollywood, interviewing many
celebrities and US Presidents. This is a life she never could have
imagined. Her personal story makes you laugh, cry, and commit to the
earned 3 Emmys at WUSA TV9, CBS, in Washington, DC. At the NBC
station in Portland, ME, Jan helped the news ratings jump from # 2 to
# 1, with a huge 51% market share! A Portland News Director recently
said, “Jan Fox is revered in Portland in perpetuity. She took the
station from #2 to #1 back in 1986, and we never looked back!”
Boston at ABC, she hosted an Emmy Award Winning talk show.
to speak and coach kept coming, so Jan started her business: Fox
Talks. She teaches CEOs, Business Leaders, Entrepreneur Groups, and
Sales Teams to speak to their fullest potential.
LIST OF CLIENTS
has keynoted and trained at many government agencies, plus Marriott,
ACCENTURE/Agilex, Billy Casper Golf, U.S. Coast Guard, DC Board of
Trade, Vistage, SYMANTEC, Citrix, American Translators Association,
National Association of Professional Organizers, National Association
of Pet Cemetery and Crematoria Owners. She only has goldfish!
has coached more than 35 TEDx Speakers and dozens of CEOs and
LIST OF AWARDS
has received many Civic and Media Awards: Best National Consumer
Affairs Reporter of the Year - American Cancer Society Vision Award -
Toastmasters Communications and Leadership Award - Virginia
Governor’s Safety Award - NSA DC Member of the Year.
holds an M.ED. from Lesley University, where she also directed and
taught in the Graduate Teacher Outreach Program.
is a member of the National Speakers Association, serving on the
board of the DC Chapter for 2 years, and sits on the Women in
Business Advisory Board at George Mason University.