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ENGAGING. MOTIVATING. LEADING.

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.

Expert Message Development

The Benefit of Messaging Experts – You can increase your influence with better messaging strategies. Effective messages take several things into account: audience perspectives, audience emotions, audience beliefs and shrinking attention spans. Poor messaging strategies cause your audience to reject or tune out much of what you say! But, our message experts have the solutions you need  to greatly improve your presentations, speeches and white papers!
How Audiences "Filter" Messages – Just because you present, write or speak does not mean that people hear you! This is why professional message development strategies are essential to delivering an engaging presentation, paper or speech. As lifelong students of human behavior and communication strategies, our message experts know that people naturally resist messages that confront their core filters. These filters include things such as perspectives, emotions, criteria, beliefs, identity, culture, etc.
"We know that people naturally resist messages that confront their core filters!"

- Benchmark Communications
Creating Messaging For Your Audience – Accurate audience assessments are the foundation to effective messaging. Our team of messaging experts will improve the accuracy of your audience assessments. We will help you identify your audience's logical and sensory filters, and then help you create messages that will allow you to break through these filters.  In turn, you can move toward your business relationship goals with more ease and success.
The Least Effective Messages – Many corporate messages are delivered from "self" perspective, and this is the least effective way to engage an audience and influence their thinking. This particular corporate messaging tactic actually creates resistance in the minds of your audience. Our professional message consultants and award-winning writers know you must “pace the reality" of your audience before you attempt to lead them to your reality!
"You must “pace the reality" of your audience before you attempt to lead them to your reality!"

- Benchmark Communications
Messages That Engage Audiences – Studies also show emotions play a greater role than data when people make decisions. So, it is paramount that your messages tap into audience emotions, while framing the facts in a way that keeps them engaged. Our message development experts, presentation designers and speech writers will help you develop more targeted and compelling messages. In turn, you can build stronger relationships with your audience to achieve your business goals. Our team has created dozens of effective messaging strategies to frame your messages for maximum audience appeal. Our goal is to give you the edge you need with stronger messaging tactics!
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