The pivot is on! I’ve revamped my office into a great studio so I can do awesome virtual presentations. I can also present from a nearby studio to give a “big stage” look. Here are examples from recent virtual presentations.
Managing Your Emotions in a Time of Crisis
(this is where I am at my best, helping people navigate through difficult circumstances)
Meetings.net- this was a pre-recorded event. I showed up “live” to manage the chat and Q&A in real-time while the recorded video was running.
“Don Phin has done both a Zoom webinar for Meetings Today as well as a presentation during a virtual event. On both occasions he was imminently professional, delivering an engaging presentation and always available for modifications and collaborating on ancillary materials to help promote both presentations. Both of the presentations were very well received by our audience of meeting planners, who are very acute judges of speakers.
Besides delivering a highly relevant presentation that resonated with the audience, Don also was very cutting edge with the technology used to bring the presentation to the next level in front of a virtual audience. He is also among the easiest speakers I have ever worked with, and is a true professional who was 100% committed to the overall success of the programs we worked with him on. I highly recommend hiring him for any live or virtual event.”
– Tyler Davidson, Vice President & Chief Content Director, Meetings Today
Mastering the Emotional Energy of Leadership and Engagement
ISSA- they had to pivot and move this from a live conference to a virtual one. I was the closing presenter and presented “live” from my studio.
Promo Zoom meeting I did for Members on best HR practices:
“I first met Don over a decade ago when he presented to our Vistage group in Charleston, SC. He was an outstanding speaker who crafts stories that were both entertaining and useful to business executives. Don drew upon his experience as a former plaintiff’s attorney who specialized in employment practices claims to help small businesses build HR processes to protect from these risks.
Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic our online trade publication, Cleaning Business Today, produces a daily livestream to help our audience connect in these unprecedented times. Don has been a repeat guest on our show and he rocks it out online as well as he does in person. Don shares a wealth of useful information supported by a trove of downloadable material which is all valued by our audience.
I highly recommend Don as a presenter for both live and virtual events.”
– Tom Stewart, CEO Modern Cleaning and Board members ISSA
On Being a Great Listener
Here is an excerpt from a nearby studio. There is an LED wall as well as traditional green screen or black screen backdrop.
Being Our Best in Challenging Times
The Inspired Workforce– this is a full online workshop with much of the discussion being around emotional intelligence.
Vistage- I’ve had the opportunity to present to Vistage executives over 400 times. Recently they have all been virtual. Here’s an excerpt from a recent “live” 3-hr. presentation done in my home studio. Workshop excerpt
“We recently had Don speak at our monthly all-company meeting. This is the third time that I have heard him and each time I listen I pick up some new compelling insight. With a unique blend of humor, warmth, and honesty he shares his perspective on behaviors, motivations, and the underlying drivers behind human interactions. He offered us concrete suggestions – tools for our interpersonal relations toolboxes as well as frameworks and guidelines for more productive communication between co-workers, family, and everyone whom the listener might interact. His presentations contain nuggets that will help one in all aspects of their lives – personal and professional. I am just sorry that we could not do it in person as some of the best ah-ha moments come from some of the group activities. But he is not daunted by the delivery constraints of these challenging times, and is definitely worth watching. … and listening. He brings good wisdom to any group of humans.”
– Laurel Lembo VP/Owner at CyberData
“Don Phin is a passionate speaker who truly cares about making a difference in the lives of others. His background in HR and law are a unique complement to his passion for employee engagement and emotional intelligence. As a speaker, he knows how to engage with and adapt to an audience to maximize the value they receive, combining humor with questions that challenge their assumptions. When he presented to all three of my Vistage groups recently, every member walked away with action items they were going to implement. I’d highly recommend Don as a speaker and a coach.”
– Cindy Hesterman, Vistage Chair, FL
“Don knocked it out of the park with his “The Inspired Workforce”. My members walked away with powerful takeaways. His Virtual presentation was effective and seamless. “40/40” is the way to go. Transitioning Expectations to Agreements is the game changer!!!”
– Derek Derdivanis, Master Chair at Vistage Worldwide
“Don presented his program The 40/ /40 Solution for Leadership and Engagement online for our Fall Summit. This was the fifth time we had Don present for us, and our Members really loved this presentation! Wonderful feedback and survey results. The Playing 40/ /40 presentation is a unique concept with excellent take-home value that can be implemented immediately! Our membership always thanks us when we have Don speak to them and consistently ask us to have him come back! Book Don for your next event and your members will love you for it!”
– Sanford M. Fisch, CEO & Co-Founder
American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys, Inc.