What if you were the most amazing presenter in the world? What if every time you stood up to suggest a new idea or propose a change, people would listen and act on your recommendations? The good news is that anyone can learn to captivate an audience and command a room. In this session, you'll discover how to instantly build rapport with others, use your nervousness to your advantage and handle questions with confidence. Using the latest research and real-world success stories, you'll walk away equipped and inspired to make a lasting impact within your firm.


  • Outline how to grab people's attention from your very first words and keep it throughout your presentation.
  • Discover the secrets to being perceived as more confident.
  • Explain how to field any question with poise and flair.
  • Demonstrate how to use PowerPoint to be more compelling.

Audience Statement: This session assumes that participants have a working knowledge of communication skills in the legal industry. No advance preparation is required.

  • 60 Minutes
  • Audience: Intermediate
  • CLM App Management Category: Communication Skills
  • CLM App Management Category -FS:
  • CLE: Law Practice Management
  • HRCI: General Credit

Speaker Info

Steve Hughes is the President of Hit Your Stride, LLC, a consultancy that helps people look and sound smart when they talk. He is the author of Captivate, and his seminars have been featured on NPR, CBS and BBC Radio. Today, Hughes works with top law firms, Fortune 500 companies, national associations and leading universities.

Seminar Information
Date Presented:
December 19, 2018 3:00 PM Eastern
1 hour
Registration Fee:
Captivate: Presentations That Engage and Win Over Today's Distracted Audiences
Individual topic purchase: Selected
Association of Legal Administrators
CLMSM Recertification Credit: 1.00
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ALA Member Price:$109.00
Non-Member Price:$109.00