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"Executive Presence" is about one's ability to inspire confidence: for instance, inspiring confidence in subordinates that you are the leader they want to follow; inspiring confidence among peers that you are capable and reliable; and most importantly, inspiring confidence among senior leaders that you have the potential for great achievements. All in all, the good news is that Executive Presence is a skill that one can cultivate and build!

Join this seminar to learn some practical tips for building your unique executive presence from an experienced *TED speaker and corporate marketer! Get ready for your next "TED-style Business Talk" at your workplace!

In this seminar, the speaker will demonstrate and share with you on:
- How to deliver presentations in an impactful way to engage and captivate the audience
- How to enhance Executive Presence by increasing your confidence level during public speeches
- How to build an empowering mindset to touch the hearts of the audience

* TED is a global community with various online platforms which is devoted to influencing audience and spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks of 18 minutes or less. It first began as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged in 1980s. Today, it covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages. (

I. Effective Body Language

• Posture & Gesture: How to project confidence in a presentation with body gesture and position
• Presence with the Audience: How to engage with the audience at a deeper level by using the "power of presence"
• Staging & Setting: How to leverage the setup and spacing of the venue to build authority

II. Captivating Audio Expression
• "Melody" of Speech: Forming your own rhythm and pace to keep the audience concentrated
• Emotion Expression: How to express emotions effectively through speech and to create an impact
• Volume & Energy: How to project your voice to better engage with the audience

III. Empowering Mindset
• Understand the psychology of undesirable physical reactions during a presentation
• Empowering Framing: Install a new mindset at a subconscious level to overcome stage fright
• The Power Song: How to train your mind to be comfortable with speaking in front of large crowds

Speaker(s) Gary Lo, Managing Director & Principal Instructor, Glo Consulting
Gary Lo is a seasoned trainer and TED Speaker with extensive corporate experience. He spent most of his career working at some of the most admired Fortune 500 companies, including LVMH, Apple Inc., Unilever, GlaxoSmithKline and Nestle, with a scope covering the Greater China & APAC region. He was the former Head of Marketing & Admissions for the HKUST MBA Programme, and now serves as a guest lecturer for both the HKU SPACE Institute for China Business and Nielsen University. He is also an appointed career coach for top universities in the region, where he has trained hundreds of MBA and Masters students, professionals and corporate executives from all around the world. He is a high impact presentation winner and has made over 500 public speeches in 30 different cities. Various top-tier corporates have invited him as an instructor, including J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley, BlackRock, UBS, HSBC, Apple, Microsoft, Johnson & Johnson, Bayer, Walmart, FedEx, L'Oréal, Estee Lauder, Bulgari, Swarovski, Intercontinental Hotels Group, Prudential, HK Land and Fung Group. He is an Internationally Certified NLP Master Practitioner endorsed by authoritative organizations such as ABNLP, INLPA and NLPU. Gary holds an MBA degree from the HKUST Business School and also a Mastering Design Thinking Certificate from the MIT Sloan School of Management.
Language English
Date and Time 2019/09/04 09:15 to 11:45
Venue Chamber Theatre, 22/F United Centre
Media Closed to media
Enquiries Cathy Chan
Tel: 28231282
Fee Members @ HK$380 / Non-Members @ HK$770
+$50 for booking offline
This event accepts Chamber Coupon (terms and conditions)
Members enjoy 30% discount with BOC HKGCC VISA Card
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