Keys to Captivating an Audience:Informing and Inspiring through Conflict & Compassion,Courage & Creativity

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Schedule Friday, May 27, 2022 || 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT
Duration 60 Mins
Level Basic & Intermediate & Advanced
Webinar ID IQW22E0505

  • Quickly capture an audience through the Stress Doc’s New KISS:  “Keep It Short & Smart” and Memorable MISS: Sassy & Surprising”; “Less Is More (More or Less)” and “Stand Out…Don’t Just Be Outstanding”
  • Through a playfully “out-rage-ous” exercise, learn to disarm conflict by asking “Good Questions” while “Building Trust”
  • Learn to bring to life concepts through Get Real and Get FIT – Fun-Interactive-Thought-provoking – exercises
  • Grasp the Five “A”s of Arousing, Connecting & Energizing (ACE) Communication:  Attention-Anticipation-Animation-Activation-Actualization
  • Discover and discuss, then bring to life through storytelling the Stress Doc’s acclaimed “Five ‘P’ Passion Power Model” – being Purposeful-Provocative-Passionate-Playful-Philosophical
  • Gain participatory, “Helmet’s Off” structures, skills, and strategies for making your teams more “Inclusive, Involving, and Inspired” 

Overview of the webinar

In a TNT – Time-Numbers-Technology – Driven & Distracted World, getting and holding people’s attention is critical.  Capturing your audience is necessary, but still not sufficient.  As noted by a Diversity Consultant and the Program Coordinator for the Human Resources of Palm Beach County, FL (the local SHRM affiliate:  (The Stress Doc ™) has a way of captivating the audience and making them want to hear more…a must-hear!  The Doc’s “how-to” blend of FUN and mind-expanding concepts and dynamic small-large group exercises is for anyone that wants to be a more compelling and connecting leader-communicator.  Consider three captivating keys/questions:

  • Are you exploring, developing, and bringing your best “Energy, Experience, and Expertise”?
  • Are you “Being Heard or Just Making Noise”
  • Are you building collaborative relationships enabling you to maximize diversity, productivity, and creativity?
  • Discover the Stress Doc’s “New KISS and Memorable MISS” and other attention-grabbing, conflict-reducing, and thought-provoking tools
  • Grasp and Bring to Life the Doc’s Passion Power:  Model & Method (including the Higher Power of Humor)
  • Become a more captivating communicator: build more productive, stronger interacting, and coordinating teams.

Who should attend?

This webinar is for anyone who wants to be a more engaging and effective high-impact communicator in any professional and personal arena.  The webinar will outline the four key components to designing, developing, and delivering engaging and effective, “one of a kind” programs that reflect your singular perspective.  Also, for the professional who wants to be a role model and inspiring example for others.

Why should you attend?

In today’s digitally distracted world, all employees, especially leaders, need to be able to both compel and captivate an audience.  Not only to capture attention but also to sustain active involvement and engagement.  The Stress Doc provides tools and techniques as well as hands-on exercises that will help transform a group into an IC (2) – Individual Creativity and Interactive Community – Team.

Faculty - Mr.Mark Gorkin

Mark Gorkin, MSW, LICSW, "The Stress Doc" ™, a nationally acclaimed speaker, popular webinar educator, writer, and "Motivational Psychohumorist" ™.  Mark is a founding partner and Stress Resilience and Trauma Debriefing Consultant for the Nepali Diaspora Behavioral Health & Wellness Initiative and is a Cross-Cultural Diversity Training Speaker & Consultant for numerous Federal Agencies.  The Doc is also a Leadership and Life Coach as well as a Clinical Therapist for Inner City Family Services, Washington, DC.  A former Stress and Violence Prevention Consultant for the US Postal Service, he has led numerous Pre-Deployment Stress Resilience-Humor-Team Building Retreats for the US Army.  Presently, Mark does Cross-Cultural Facilitation and Presentations for organizational/corporate clients of HR Consulting Firm PRM. The Doc is the author of Practice Safe Stress, The Four Faces of Anger, and Preserving Human Touch in a High-Tech World. Mark’s award-winning, USA Today Online "HotSite" – – was called a "workplace resource" by National Public Radio (NPR). 

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