9 Public Speaking 101 Are you making the impression you want to be making? Need to polish your speaking skills for work? Want to eliminate fears and anxieties of speaking? From the moment you enter a room in literally seconds you make your impression...your smile, your voice, your first few words, your style, your energy, your initial eye contact--all of these ingredients create the successful chemistry to “command presence!”  In this dynamic, fast-paced fun workshop you will strengthen and polish your speaking style by using energizing tools and techniques to help you engage your audience and speak more effectively. Learn how to organize your thoughts and content, polish your articulation and pronunciation, work on proper breathing techniques, create instant rapport and build a relationship with your audience, master storytelling, all while strengthening your self confidence! It’s a great opportunity to practice speaking in a supportive, pressure-free environment. Participants will be invited to raise questions and discuss particular situations. Come dressed in comfortable clothing, bring a notebook and water. Monday • 6:30- 8:30pm • April 1 • $59 CB02-S19 Instructor: Lau Lapides Have no Fear, Improv is Here Is thinking fast on your feet difficult for you? Do you stress out when your company asks you to come up with ideas quickly or you have to field that next Q&A or meeting and think on the fly? Have no fear improvisation is here! Savvy working professionals know the benefits of having impromptu speaking skills under their belt to be one step ahead of the rest! In this fast-paced, fun energized workshop you will learn how to meet and work quickly with others in a team, develop acute quick timing, come up with creative detailed ideas on the fly! Discover how to create clear and concise concepts quickly by utilizing strategic tools that the acting pros use to win rapport with their audience everytime. It’s a great opportunity to practice speaking in a supportive, pressure-free environment. Participants will be invited to raise questions and discuss particular situations. Come dressed in comfortable clothing, bring a notebook and water. Monday • 6:30 - 8:30pm • March 25 • $59 CB04-S19 Instructor: Lau Lapides How to be a Voice Over Talent Ever been told you have a voice for radio, tv or cartoon characters? Curious about the world of voice over in commercials, audiobooks and animation? Come join our fast-paced fun, interactive workshop full of tips and techniques designed to offer you an introduction to the exploding world of voice over! Learn how to warm-up your voice and speech, proper breathing techniques, articulation and accent work, how to create instant rapport with your audience, interpret a script (copy) with ease, create credible characters, and make a voice over demo! Have fun building your confidence as a voice actor while learning about scripts (copy) from commercials, audio books, animations, video game characters, e-learning and more! It’s a great opportunity to practice speaking in a supportive, pressure-free environment. Come dressed in comfortable clothing, bring a notebook and water. Monday • 6:30 - 8:30pm • March 18 • $59 CB03-S19 Instructor: Lau Lapides LEAN White Belt Certification Stand out from the crowd with a LEAN Certification. Simply being able to put LEAN Certified on your resume proves your commitment to improving the business where you work and positions you for impressive project management skills. Learning and applying proven LEAN methodologies to your work life can have tremendous impact on your career which can lead to better job opportunities and increased salary. Through practical hands-on activities using examples from manufacturing and healthcare, you will explore the fundamentals of LEAN, specifically flow, how to identify waste, process mapping, prioritizing, applying 5S, and visual controls for workplace organization. 2 Thursdays • 6 - 9pm • March 7 - March 14 • $199 CB22-S19 Instructor: Kim Walker LEAN Yellow Belt Certification Stand out from the crowd with a LEAN Certification. Simply being able to put LEAN Certified on your resume proves your commitment to improving the business where you work and positions you for impressive project management skills. Learning and applying proven LEAN methodologies to your work life can have tremendous impact on your career which can lead to better job opportunities and increased salary. Through practical hands-on activities using examples from manufacturing and healthcare, you will explore LEAN daily management, Gemba, Idea systems, DMAIC, Kaizen, and goal setting. 3 Thursdays • 6 - 9pm • March 28 - April 11 • $249 CB23-S19 Instructor: Kim Walker Life’s Too Short to be a Bystander Design YOUR Life YOUR Way! Does it sometimes seem like as you get older, it feels less and less like you still have the chance to define your own path? Does it sometimes feel like life has gotten away from you, and you’re no longer master of your own destiny? In a rut or overwhelmed? Get ready to revitalize your life in this engaging, insightful workshop that will help you analyze who you are and what you want in life amidst the noise. In this five-phase life planning process, with instructional videos, proven tactics and group exercises you’ll reflect on who you are, clarify your core values and envision where you see yourself in the future, then develop a roadmap to get on your way. In one revealing exercise, you’ll examine your current approach to the future and be offered a more effective alternative helping you gain clarity about what’s most important in the next phase of your life and how to achieve it. You will receive a workbook with tools and strategies to help you learn how to more effectively achieve your goals. Given the challenges you are facing and may face in the future, these tools will help you find clarity. With the support of a compassionate coach, at the end of this workshop you will feel more hopeful and confident about the next step you are going to take with your life. 4 Wednesdays • 6:30 - 8:30pm • March 6 - March 27 • $149 CB14-S19 Instructor: Kristie Haskell Continued…