At last individuals, teams and organisations can access the same high-quality workshops and development programs we’ve been providing onsite to corporate leadership streams, professional sporting teams and high-profile achievers!
REDgum’s Studio 303 in South Melbourne has been purpose-designed to facilitate stimulating, useful learning experiences for groups of up to ten people, either from the same organisation or from a diverse range. It’s already proven popular with leaders who’ve experienced REDgum sessions onsite wanting to give members of their teams the same opportunities. And the cross-pollination of ideas and networking give added – and often unexpected – benefits!
Because our open workshops are limited to a maximum of ten participants, you get plenty of individual coaching throughout each day. Our workshops run from 9am – 5pm at:
REDgum Communications, Studio 303, 87 Gladstone Street, South Melbourne, Victoria. Click here for directions
We provide refreshments and lunch, and a creative, friendly environment in which to grow. James Freemantle is your facilitator. James has worked in communications and training for over two decades, helping people to experience dramatic improvement in their abilities to express, influence and inspire.
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Presentations that Make a Difference
Well-executed presentations influence people to take action. The main measure of your success as a presenter is the way action is taken – or not – in response to what you say, and the way you say it.
The workshop will cover:
- How to start – building rapport, defining goals and achieving outcomes
- Clear structure and the rule of threes
- Being confident with what you want to say, and learning how to really say it
- Using nervous energy to improve your presentation
- Body, voice, message. Ensuring the trio is in harmony
- How to know you’ve got them, and how you can get them back if you’ve lost them
- Balancing authenticity, information and entertainment.
We’ll film you so you can see yourself in action. Our strong bias is towards experience and practice, which helps you implement these strategies straight away, ensuring they have an impact that lasts.
Sarah Riegelhuth, co-founder Wealth Enhancers and League of Extraordinary Women
Professional Presence and Impact – Personal Brand
Your personal brand is your promise of an experience to your client. Who’s your client? Everyone with whom you interact.
Trouble is, no-one knows exactly how they are perceived, described or experienced by others. Confidence can be seen as arrogance, shyness as disinterest, ambition as bravado… We help you shape your everyday communications – visually, vocally and verbally – so that your reputation and presence are completely aligned with your career and life goals.
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The workshop will cover:
- Understanding brand in a marketing sense
- Defining personal brand (from values to visuals)
- Defining and differentiating your own personal brand
- Becoming aware of your ‘default settings’ and blind spots in communication
- Honing communications so that others experience you according to the personal brand you’ve determined for yourself
- Strategy and action to consistently deliver on your personal brand targets
You’ll find answers to these and other important questions:
- what is your default setting?
- what is your optimal brand?
- how will you communicate your brand?
- how do you preserve your integrity while creating your brand?
- how will you influence others to take action?
We’ll film you so you can see yourself in action – we have a strong bias towards experience and practice, which helps you implement these strategies straight away, ensuring they have an impact that lasts.
This is a challenging and rewarding workshop that enables people to accurately define their strengths, find their most positive presence and communicate.
Kelly Dickson Manager Workforce Capability, NAB
Creating a Positive Media Presence
Our Media workshop begins with the question to participants: How do you look, sound and project your ‘brand’ to others? Identifying goals of your interactions with media – in action and emotion – is vitally important in conveying messages with impact. Then we embark on a rigorous session identifying ‘media traps’ and strategies to avoid falling into them and turn them into opportunities. We then work on ways to optimize the delivery of positive messages:
- How to write a press release
- How to carry out radio and TV interviews
- How to use the media to promote positive messages
- Never need to say: ‘I was quoted out of context.’
We give participants the opportunity to assess the pros and cons of addressing controversial topics, and strategies for representing themselves and their organisations in a positive, engaging manner – whether it be in print, radio or television.
It is ideal to have participants face a camera and journalist to practice answers in known case studies, media conference and ‘emergency response’ scenarios. So we bring in a professional camera operator and editor to create the most realistic media scenarios that enable you to experience the pressure of media without your reputation at stake!
Matthew Lloyd AFL commentator Essendon captain 2006-2009 Triple Coleman medalist Premiership player 2000
Working the Camera
An intensive weekend workshop for professionals wanting to use video to promote themselves and their brands. If you’re an entrepreneur, business owner, video blogger, aspiring TV presenter, journalist or communicator, then this is for you!
Your REDgum team
James Freemantle International TV News anchor (RT Moscow), Presenter & producer of 300+ stories on Australian TV
Bree Laughlin Official host Melbourne Spring Fashion Week 2012, NIDA TVP Residency graduate 2012, Face of Caulfield 2011, TV presenter, golfer, dancer, accountant…
Peter Reidy TV Cameraman with 30 years’ experience dealing with presenters, reporters, interviewers, ‘talent’ and people like you…
What you get:
- 16 hours over two active days of instruction, practice, coaching and recording to camera
- A small group (never more than ten people)
- A professionally filmed and edited ‘Piece-to-Camera’ for your website, showreel or blog (shot against greenscreen)
- A professionally filmed and edited interview (with you as interviewer or subject) for your site, reel or blog
- The very useful Working the Camera manual, so you can keep learning and improving
- Refreshments and lunch both days
The best way to promote yourself and your business online is with video. Video helps you rank higher in web searches, and enables you to create a personal experience for your clients. Unfortunately, people on camera – whether TV presenters or business owners – often become ‘wooden’ and fail to show personality to their audience. This is where we can help!
Be prepared for a challenging two-day experience. You’ll receive individual coaching, present to camera repeatedly; learn about eyelines, voice, presence, interview methods, traps and tricks. By the end of the two days you’ll be a far better presenter, you’ll have new contacts and two professionally filmed video pieces to get you on your way. (To produce these alone would cost you more than the fee for the entire workshop).