E.on Climate & Renewables, NA
Doing a lot of public speaking and had some problems with it, so I thought it would be good to work on it with her.
A lot of fun and learned to enjoy acting and it was a lot more of a fun exercise. I got to appreciate acting and learned a lot.
All the basic skills that she teaches are applicable to everything in life from acting to public speaking to individual interaction. You have a lot more tools in your tool box to do public speaking. I was more confident in my public speaking. You’re talking fast – her method has to do more with figuring out what you want to say, and how you are saying it and why you are saying it. It’s an emotional and analytical process of that.
Yes, my main issue was talking too fast. She didn’t teach me how to slow down, she taught me how to communicate.
I like her a lot and we have become friends.
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"Barbara Kite has vital enthusiasm for training actors and providing the tools for artistic, business, and personal growth. She has the knowledge, technique, and capabilities. I recommend her highly to anyone who wants to move to the next level of excellence in their work and life."
Professor, Acting/Directing; Resident Artist at Portland State University, founder and artistic director, Our Shoes are Red/The Performance Lab
"Barbara's workshop helped me focus my presentation and pace myself very effectively. Her attitude about public speaking as a natural extension of our own personality and genuineness is refreshing and enjoyable! With her encouragement, I was able to address a large professional group, and hold the audience's attention for a full-day training, feeling confident and relaxed. I heartily recommend work with Barbara for anyone who would like better skills and more fun out of speaking to groups."
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"Barbara delivered an amazing, inspirational address at a party that I hosted for 72 women where she shared with us her journey in living an authentic life. She kept it so real and said thoughts we all have but do not necessarily have the guts to say. It still stands out in my mind how many women stood up and shared themselves at this event. She so richly deserved the standing ovation that she received."