Just because you present, does not mean you are heard! But, with the right storytelling and presentation skills, you can motivate people to think and act in news ways! Benchmark delivers high-quality storytelling strategies and presentation skills training, consulting and coaching programs to help transform your image and capabilities.

Our presentation experts have invested more than 30 years refining our strategies to help leaders become more engaging presenters and master storytellers. Our expertise in Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) adds additional value to our approach, as it is the study of human behavior and language – both verbal and nonverbal.

Presentation Q&A Strategies

Increase your presentation skills and influence by becoming a master of question and answer (Q&A) sessions. Learn to be quicker on your feet with advanced Q&A strategies!
How You Succeed – Q&A sessions are an important part of effective presentations. They are also the most challenging, because you must be quick on your feet and prepared for anything. Just because you speak or answer questions – does not mean you will be heard! Stakeholders naturally resist answers that confront their perspectives, emotions, culture, criteria and beliefs. You can increase stakeholder engagement with advanced communication skills to align with these differences and still make your point. Studies also show emotions override data when stakeholders make decisions, so you need to know how to balance emotions with data to increase your influence during presentation Q&A sessions.
What You Will Learn – During this presentation coaching you will learn cutting-edge Q&A strategies to help you be more effective and confident. Our presentation coaches are communication experts and Certified Master Practitioners in behavior and language patterns. We have studied Q&A and presentation strategies more than 25 years. We have coached Fortune 500 groups and thousands of people around the globe to improve their Q&A and presentation capabilities. You will learn how to quickly analyze the type of question coming at you, so you can respond comfortably and appropriately. You will also learn how to work a wide range of communication filters that impact how your answers are received.
Extras – You will discover how your language patterns affect the neurology of those asking you questions and walk away with an understanding of “boxing” versus “aligning” during presentation Q&A. You will also learn to think from multiple perspectives to align with the emotions behind negative questions. Our goal is to give you the presentation skills' edge you need to be your very best during Q&A!


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