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American Express Leadership Academy Hosts Alumni Spring Lunch and Learn

Session features lessons in mastering public speaking

J.R. Steele
J.R. Steele presents at the Foundation's American Express Leadership
Academy Alumni Lunch and Learn. 

The Community Foundation of Broward hosted an American Express Leadership Academy Lunch and Learn event for alumni on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. The gathering brought together graduates from the previous classes, 2014-16, and featured a presentation on tips and techniques to mastering public speaking.
J.R. Steele, founder of International Public Speaking Institute, Inc. and author of “Your Best Speech Ever,” presented “Good to GREAT…Avoiding Mistakes Great Speakers Make.” Attendees took part in the interactive presentation and learned how to avoid the 7 mistakes made by even the best public speakers. Steele covered the speech writing process and discussed organizational strategies to employ.
Steele is a thought-provoking, motivational presenter who is passionate about helping others maximize their potential through communication. She is a professor of communications at Barry University and has worked with companies like American Express, Ryder, and AIMCO to help their team members communicate effectively to meet company objectives.
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