How to be Calm, Comfortable, and Relaxed during a Speech or Presentation


White Haven, PA – Results First Training, Inc. and Creative Energy Options, Inc. are teaming up to offer a new workshop to improve your presentations skills. Whether you’re making your first big keynote address, presenting a new concept to your boss, or making a sales presentation, this workshop from business and communication experts will give you the confidence and skill needed to be calm, comfortable, and relaxed during your speeches and presentations.

Presentation Skills Training is probably one of the most important steps you can take for yourself and your business. Some may think this is a soft skill. Unfortunately, there’s nothing soft about it. Communicating is the one make or break skill that affects every area of your life. Whether you are on a job interview, asking for a raise, negotiating with a spouse or children, or of course, speaking at work, you have an opportunity to create powerful change.

And… there’s good news! It’s easier than you think. Once you know what the hidden systems are and have the tools to use them, you will create new possibilities in your life. Imagine connecting with your audience and inspiring them to take action.

Jess Todtfeld is one of the leading public speaking and communication authorities in the U.S. Prior to running his own training and consulting company, Jess was a television producer on the national level for 13 years for networks including ABC, NBC, and FOX. Jess spent two years with Cable’s #1 prime time show, “The O’Reilly Factor.” While there, Jess saw many guests that could have benefited from proper communication training. Before making his way to FOX, Jess spent two years at the NBC’s cable channel “America’s Talking.” Jess performed on-air duties reporting and delivering humorous on-air feature pieces.

For more than 15 years, Jess has helped CEOs, U.N. officials, business executives, spokespeople, mid-level managers, experts, and authors to not just do a better job when speaking, but to create powerful and measurable action.

On a daily basis, Jess helps people to propel their business forward by helping them with small and easy changes that yield large results.

Jess feels one of his greatest accomplishments is being able to give people the confidence to master this area of their lives. Jess Todtfeld, President of Results First Training, states, “I am so proud to be able to offer this workshop to the public. Almost all of my business is private, corporate trainings and I am pleased to offer this program to the public.”

Sylvia Lafair, President of Creative Energy Options, Inc. and award winning author of “Don’t Bring It to Work” will co-present at this open to the public workshop.

Lafair is a business leadership and communications expert. Dr. Lafair’s talents to make the complex simple, has revolutionized the way employees cooperate and teams collaborate. Her company is dedicated to redefining leadership and optimizing workplace behavior.

Her award winning book “Don’t Bring It to Work” (Jossey Bass) has been ranked in the top of Amazon’s Best Selling Workplace books. She is often quoted as a workplace relationship expert in newspapers and magazines across the country, including the Wall Street Journal,, USA Today, Time, New York Times, as well as being on

As an executive coach and leadership educator, she has 30+ years of experience with all levels of management from corporate officers of global companies to executives of non-profits, owners of leading family-owned businesses, and entrepreneurs. She holds a doctorate in Clinical Psychology.

As a workshop leader or keynote speaker, Sylvia engages audiences with her natural storytelling ability. Her thought-provoking messages leave audiences with information to take back to the office and immediately put into practice.

Lafair states, “I am honored to be presenting the plus part of this workshop, addressing the unique gifts and challenges you bring to your presentation skills and of course giving you the techniques to transform the challenges into gifts by being aware of your patterns that have developed over the years.”

Outcomes from this workshop:

  • Gain a new level of confidence ANY time you speak in front of people
  • Feel more relaxed and confident
  • Overcome nervousness
  • Connect with colleagues, bosses, or any audience at a level you never thought possible
  • Be able to put a speech or presentation together in half the time,
    with twice the results.
  • Create more action when you speak, whether you are motivating co-workers to work harder, or compelling others to “buy” what you are saying or selling

You should attend if you are:

  • Executives, managers, business owners, sales people, entrepreneurs, and anyone who thinks an improvement in communication skills can help their career or personal life.
  • Those who currently give presentations.
  • Those who plan to give presentations.
  • Those who AVOID presentations but would like to change that.

To receive more information on this program contact Mary Jane Saras,, 570-636-3858 or go to to register.