Just because you present – does not mean you are heard! Engaging presenters are heard, and they motivate people to think, act, change directions and achieve new goals! Benchmark delivers quality consulting, coaching and training programs to help transform your presentations.

Our team is passionate about helping people become engaging presenters, and we have been doing it for more than 25 years. Our presentation experts are also Certified Master Practitioners in Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP). NLP is the study of behavior and language – both verbal and nonverbal.

Presentation Q&A Strategies

Increase your influence by becoming a master of question and answer (Q&A) sessions, and learn new strategies to be quicker on your feet!
How You Succeed – Q&A sessions are an important part of 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! Audiences naturally resist answers that confront their perspectives, emotions, culture, criteria and beliefs, so you must be able to align with these differences and still make your point. Studies also show emotions trump data when people make decisions, so you need to know how to balance emotions with data to increase your influence during Q&A sessions.
What You Will Learn – During this coaching you will learn cutting-edge Q&A strategies to help you be more effective and confident. Our coaches are communication experts and Certified Master Practitioners in Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), the study of effective behavior and language patterns. We have studied Q&A strategies more than 25 years and have coached Fortune 500 groups and thousands of people around the globe to improve their Q&A 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 Q&A. You will also learn to think from multiple perspectives to align with the emotions behind negative questions or concerns. Our goal is to give you the edge you need to be your very best during Q&A!


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