From the age of 8 Phil Schibeci knew he wanted to be a public speaker. Using the principles he teaches Phil has become a renowned Speaker, Author and Mentor. Phil now has 24 years’ experience working with many organisations both large and small. This has included business owners, managers, executives, CEOs and public figures.

Over the years he has participated and studied extensively in world-class leadership programmes. Phil is a talented, funny speaker and dynamic facilitator. In his presentations and training workshops he uses lots of spontaneity, role plays, humour, tricks, games and practical hands on learning exercises as well as feedback and positive reinforcement. Phil loves working with groups of people and one to one clients to help them become the best they can be. Participants and clients come away with life changing skills that enable them to be more effective leaders in their personal and professional lives. He possesses a formidable arsenal of powerful methods that he customises for each person and group he works with. Phil is the author of 3 books, as well as producing other professional and personal development products.

He has been interviewed on television and radio, and his work has also been published and quoted in major newspapers and magazines as well as online in many industry journals.

Through his shrewd observations of the challenges many face in pursuing their goals, Phil inspires people to take control of their life, career or business, reconnect with their passion and effectively deliver their message to the world.

Public Speaking

Phil will teach you and your staff to do presentations that the audience will want to hear and remember.

Phil teaches the skills and techniques that he uses as a professional speaker. You will be able to overcome presentation anxiety, prepare any presentation with ease and become a confident and polished leader and speaker.

In Phil’s fun and interactive workshops you will learn and practice his famous 5 Steps to Public Speaking Success.

Imagine having people look forward to listening to you speak! Envisage the day when you have faces in agreement staring back at you loving your every word.

Imagine the possibility of actually enjoying public speaking.

That’s what Phil’s workshops and presentations are all about.

Communication

Many workplaces have difficulty dealing with internal gossip, personality clashes and conflict, as well as challenging clients and customers. Create the workplace you want through the power of Assertive Communication.

  • Is your team not functioning to its greatest potential?
  • Do you find it a challenge to give your staff effective feedback?
  • Are misunderstandings and confusion costing your organisation time and money?

Discover how to listen with empathy and communicate clearly and concisely. Learn how to tell people that their behaviour is unacceptable without creating conflict.

Most people think effective communication is only about talking. The real power in communication and getting the results you want comes from your ability to assertively speak and assertively listen. Without these tools in your toolbox of communication skills your organisation will struggle to meet its goals and objectives. Phil's powerful communication training will provide those tools. He will help you and your staff grow and develop as powerful communicators so you can resolve your own conflicts and create a more productive and enjoyable workplace.

Leadership

Recent research revealed that 42% of staff experienced their manager or team leader providing little or no support, showing no interest in their team, did not listen and did not understand the issues their team members face.

Would you like to improve your leadership skills or those of your team leaders and managers? Phil provides individuals with the skills, knowledge and confidence to improve their leadership in any professional team environment.

People are the most determining factor of how successful your organisation will be. These skills will improve the productivity of your business by turning your leaders into memorable presenters, great communicators and better equipped to resolve issues.

Phil teaches real life skills that staff can implement immediately. By the end of Phil’s training your team leaders will have the following skills, attributes and abilities:

  1. Characteristics of a highly effective leader.
  2. Being a leader people want to follow.
  3. Leading a team towards shared, common goals and objectives.
  4. How to motivate a team.
  5. Delegation that’s a win/win.
  6. Powerful Presentation and Facilitation skills.
  7. Effective and efficient Communication skills.
  8. Feedback and coaching skills to enhance team performance.
  9. How to lead a team in conflict through to a successful resolution.
  10. How to create an inspirational team.

Learn how to lead teams that are motivated by reward rather than threat so that members of the team will share more, feel more engaged and think and perform better.

Topics

  • Turn the fear of Public Speaking into fun
  • Dealing with different personalities
  • Assertiveness
  • Be a Leader that others will follow

Testimonials

I did my first public speaking workshop with Phil about 3 years ago and from the outset I felt that my skills improved substantially. About a year later I did some more training and gained further invaluable improvement on my overall communication skills. Recently I was asked to deliver a key note speech to about 100 small business owners. I immediately approached Phil to refresh my skills and I am very glad that I did – at the first one-on-one session Phil gave me the confidence to put down my notes and coached me to speak from the heart and interact with the audience. As the whole training was recorded on video it was easy to see the dramatic improvement in my delivery. On the day I felt confident and although the nerves were never completely relaxed, I was able to deliver a great 20 minute speech to an attentive audience who didn’t hesitate to praise me during the Q&A session that followed. I would not hesitate to recommend Phil to anyone looking at acquiring public speaking skills or improving their current skills. I am now looking forward to doing future presentations.
-Patrick Marion, Director, Citiwide Homeloans

I would recommend this course to anyone that wants to improve their communication, especially in the work environment or family/relationship. The course gives you the tools to communicate at a higher level and teaches you conflict resolution. It gives you the ability to listen and as a result achieve amazing outcomes. Phil's interactive style allows the group to work to a deeper level creating a unique bond amongst the group. Great outcomes flow from that, as we all experienced.
- Brendon Considine, CEO, Secon Freight Logistics

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