2024 March 12th Dinner Meeting - 1.5 PDUs - Virtual

Power Skills


Leveling Up Your Public Speaking Game

Speaker: Glenn Hoxie, Senior Project Manager

Company: Paul Hastings LLP

March 12, 2024

Presentation Description

Description of Topic/Presentation:

In Feeling the room hum with nervous energy before a crucial presentation? Join us for a session designed to transform your project management superpowers! We'll delve into the why and how of conquering public speaking, equipping you with skills that resonate, both online and off. Master the mental game, harness your body language, and craft presentations that captivate even the most seasoned stakeholders. Get ready to test your newfound powers through interactive exercises, claim your "aha!" moments, and walk away with a toolkit to become a confident, compelling communicator who inspires action. It's time to silence the self-doubt and ignite your voice – let's make stage fright a thing of the past!

Learning Objectives:

  1. Storytelling Superpower: Weave project narratives that captivate stakeholders, inspire teams, and win buy-in.
  2. Taming the Mythical Beast: Debunk the universal fear of public speaking and unlock your confident presenter within.
  3. Find Your "Why": Uncover the personal values that fuel your desire to become a powerful communicator and project leader.
  4. Body & Mind Mastery: Command the stage (or virtual space) with impactful body language, vocal variety, and mental focus.
  5. Virtual Virtuosity: Conquer online presentations with engaging tech usage, dynamic slides, and audience-focused strategies.
  6. Next Steps Blueprint: Craft a personalized action plan to continuously hone your public speaking skills and elevate your project leadership.

Speaker Bio(s)

Glenn Hoxie, Senior Project Manager

Glenn Hoxie is a seasoned project manager with over 25 years of experience in the field. He has worked with a variety of clients, including numerous law firms, and has a proven track record of delivering projects on time and within budget. Glenn has also honed his public speaking skills over the years, having presented at numerous industry conferences and events. He believes that developing his public speaking skills has helped him become a better project manager by improving his communication, leadership, and problem-solving abilities. Glenn is excited to share his insights and looks forward to connecting with everyone.


This session will be delivered via online webinar. The link will be sent to all registered attendees on the Tuesday before the dinner meeting begins.   


5:30 p.m. - Registration & Mingling (in-person event only)

6:00 p.m. - Dinner (in-person event only)

6:00 p.m. - Program Starts

6:40 p.m. - Speaker Presentation (1.5 PDUs, 90 minutes)

8:45 p.m. - Meeting Adjourned




Registration Deadline: Must register before noon on day of event.

PDUs: 1.5 - Power Skills


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Type of category: Dinner Meetings

Type of activity: Power Skills

Date: March 12th, 2024

Hour: 5:30PM to 8:45PM

Registration close date: March 12th, 2024 at 12:00PM

# of PDUs: 1.5


Double click me!Members: $20.00

Non-members and Guests: $20.00