Speaking Skills for Dental Professionals

How Well You Speak Shapes Your Career

There may come a time in your career when you wish you had better speaking skills. You may wonder if being more inspiring with patients and team members would improve treatment acceptance and build a stronger team. Or you begin to imagine lecturing at association meetings, establishing yourself as a sought-after Key Opinion Leader, or leading a Dental Support Organization. To successfully advance your practice, lecturing, or leading, keen speaking skills are your path to being engaging, memorable, and influential. The workshop, Just Because You’re an Expert…Doesn’t Make You Interesting, is the fast track to building speaking skills you’ll need to get where you’re going.

A Taste of the Workshop

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I’ve attended Homoly’s speaking and thought leaders program three times. Not only did it make me a better speaker, it helped me communicate better with my patients. If you want to make a big difference, get involved with Homoly’s speaker workshops.

Dr. Mike DiTolla

VP of Clinical Affairs and Communications, AEGIS Dental Network

Your Coach:

Dr. Paul Homoly, CSP

Dr. Paul Homoly holds the highest earned designation in professional speaking – Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) – from the National Speakers Association. Paul is the first dentist worldwide to earn this distinction. He also practiced implant and restorative dentistry for twenty years. His experience as a dentist, combined with his speaking career, has earned him the reputation of being the premium coach for dental professionals who seek to improve their speaking skills that benefit their audiences and practices.

Dr. Paul Homoly has written two books on developing speaking skills: Just Because You’re Leading …Doesn’t Mean They’ll Follow and Just Because You’re an Expert…Doesn’t Make You Interesting. He also is the author of the book Making It Easy for Patients to Say “YES!” and the online curriculum, Treatment Acceptance Mastery.

Paul’s career as a practicing dentist, professional speaker, author, speaking skills coach, and thought leader has enabled him to become the leading speaking skills coach of dental professionals.

Workshop Summary:

Just Because You’re an Expert…Doesn’t Make You Interesting is a two-day hands-on workshop. Attendees are coached in individual and group settings. Enrollment is limited to ensure personalized coaching and accelerated results.

Day One: Just Because You’re An Expert… Doesn’t Make You Interesting

Day one emphasis includes the essential components of connecting with listeners, manifesting confidence, and bringing energy to your voice.

Topics Include:

  • The Leaders Pyramid™ – Earning and sustaining listener attention.
  • Stagecraft – How to own the room and look like you deserve to be there, whether speaking one-on-one or to an audience.
  • The Speech of 25™ – The smart way to rehearse, giving you a natural look and an authentic sound and feel.
  • Show time – Front-of-the-room performance and individual coaching.

Day Two: Just Because You’re Leading… Doesn’t Mean They’ll Follow

Day two brings your content and stories into the stagecraft you learned on day one. Day two brings out the leader in you.

Topics Include:

  • StorySelling® -Telling great stories, making your message compelling and leader-like
  • The Spectrum of Appeal™ – Assemble critical presentations in half the time with twice the impact
  • The Day / Night Schedule™ – – Right ways to use audio-visual tools with patients, team members, or audiences and avoid killer mistakes
  • Show time – Front-of-the-room performance and individual coaching

Dr. Paul Homoly has surpassed all our expectations as a leader and trainer in our speaker development programs. We’ve worked with Dr. Homoly for years and his workshops continue to improve and delight our customers and corporate leaders. He consistently inspires and brings out the best in all who attend.

Dana Comfort

Senior Manager, Training & Development, Nobel Biocare

Workshop Summary:

Just Because You’re an Expert…Doesn’t Make You Interesting is a two-day hands-on workshop. Attendees are coached in individual and group settings. Enrollment is limited to ensure personalized coaching and accelerated results.

Day One: Just Because You’re An Expert… Doesn’t Make You Interesting

Day one emphasis includes the essential components of connecting with listeners, manifesting confidence, and bringing energy to your voice.

Topics Include:

  • The Leaders Pyramid™ – Earning and sustaining listener attention.
  • Stagecraft – How to own the room and look like you deserve to be there, whether speaking one-on-one or to an audience.
  • The Speech of 25™ – The smart way to rehearse, giving you a natural look and an authentic sound and feel.
  • Show time – Front-of-the-room performance and individual coaching.

Day Two: Just Because You’re Leading… Doesn’t Mean They’ll Follow

Day two brings your content and stories into the stagecraft you learned on day one. Day two brings out the leader in you.

Topics Include:

  • StorySelling® -Telling great stories, making your message compelling and leader-like
  • The Spectrum of Appeal™ – Assemble critical presentations in half the time with twice the impact
  • The Day / Night Schedule™ – – Right ways to use audio-visual tools with patients, team members, or audiences and avoid killer mistakes
  • Show time – Front-of-the-room performance and individual coaching

The genius of Dr. Paul Homoly is his ability to put his lessons into a process that makes it easy for his students to follow. Paul coaches our key clinicians and our leadership team. From my 20+ years as a manager and leader, Paul is the best I’ve seen at what he does.

Joe Feldstien

Senior VP, Professional Partnerships, Pacific Dental Services

What You Can Expect:

A Two-Day Limited Attendance Workshop

You’ll be coached in individual and group settings. Enrollment is limited to ensure personalized coaching and accelerated results. We’ll have plenty of time for discussion and Q&A.

One-on-One Private Coaching

With one-on-one coaching, we will work on your specific content, stagecraft, and rehearsal.

Excellent Pre-Workshop Preparation & Workshop Materials

You’ll receive a pre-workshop assessment to help target the coaching that best serves you. Your workshop study guide will make it easy to take your training home.

You'll Be In Good Company

Typical attendees are already successful and looking to reach their next level. This makes for an engaging workshop experience with cool people. You’ll also rub shoulders with successful practitioners, speakers, and thought leaders.

You Can Expect to Become a Better Speaker

For over two decades, hundreds of attendees have experienced this workshop. All have learned crucial speaking skills that appeal to audiences, patients, and team members. Here’s what a few of them have to say;

Thanks to Dr. Paul Homoly, our Speaker’s Academy and Key Opinion Leader Program is the best in the profession.

Michael Augins

Past President, Sirona Dental Systems

Dr. Paul Homoly leads our educator’s academy. He’s reshaped how our experienced KOLs present and helped us discover “rising stars” within our association. Dr. Paul Homoly has created the best speakers and advocates of the AACD.

Dr. John Rowe, Jr.

Chairman, American Board of Cosmetic Dentistry

The genius of Dr. Paul Homoly is his ability to put his lessons into a process that makes it easy for his students to follow. Paul coaches our key clinicians and our leadership team. From my 20+ years as a manager and leader, Paul is the best I’ve seen at what he does.

Joe Feldstien

Senior VP, Professional Partnerships, Pacific Dental Services

Who Should Attend

Here are examples of typical workshop attendees.

Dentists

Dentists attend this workshop for two reasons. First, they want to speak on clinical/business topics at study clubs, association conferences, and self-sponsored seminars. Many alumni have evolved into becoming Key Opinion Leaders and authors.

A second reason dentists attend is to benefit their practices. Alumni have reported their new speaking skills improved treatment acceptance and team leadership. The speaking skills you’ll learn in this workshop apply to audiences, speaking to patients, and team meetings.

Leaders within Dental Support Organizations (DSO)

Exceptional Speaking skills facilitate all leadership competencies. DSOs thrive only in the presence of astute leadership.

Dental Team Members

Dental team members attend this workshop to benefit their careers within their practices and in the dental marketplace. Many team members who excel in their practice often seek opportunities for growth outside the practice. Sharp speaking skills are portable, whether used in their practices or for entrepreneurial endeavors.

Industry Professionals

Manufacturers, laboratory technicians/owners, entrepreneurs, salespeople, and consultants have attended this workshop to distinguish themselves and their products/services. The dental marketplace is highly competitive. Marketplace professionals have leveraged their speaking skills, differentiating themselves and benefitting their companies.

Non-Dental Professionals

Professionals in financial services, law, technology, health care, education, sales, entrepreneurs, and leadership attended the workshop to become more influential and memorable.

Dental Support Organizations (DSO) succeed or fail based on the quality of their leadership. Dr. Paul Homoly’s speaker development workshop is a must-do program for DSO leaders. His workshop ignited my success as a DSO owner and thought leader.

Dr. Eric Roman

Partner - Dentist Entrepreneur Organization, Former CEO of a mid-market DSO

Levels of Enrollment

There are two levels of enrollment into Just Because You’re an Expert…Doesn’t Make You Interesting; full participation and audience participation. Full participants are individually coached during front-of-the-room presentations. Enrollment is limited to ten full participants. Audience participants attend the workshop as a seminar and are included in all classroom activities but are not individually coached. Enrollment is limited to fifteen Audience participants.

Download this FREE White Paper

If your organization supports speakers, Key Opinion Leaders, or brand advocates, attending the workshop, Just Because You’re an Expert…Doesn’t Make You Interesting, will give you insights into what constitutes influential and memorable presentations. These insights will guide evaluations of your current speakers and help you make smart decisions on recruiting new ones. Download the free white paper and learn about Developing Key Opinion Leaders into Influential Advocates.

Workshop Details & Enrollment

Dates

September 27-28, 2024

Location

Harris Conference Center
3216 CPCC Harris Campus Dr
Charlotte, NC 28208

Tuition

$2,250 USD per attendee – full participation (limited to 10 attendees)
$1,125 USD per attendee – audience participation (limited to 15 attendees)

Just Because You’re an Expert…Doesn’t Make You Interesting is a limited-attendance workshop. In the event of a cancellation, your enrollment tuition is nonrefundable. Your tuition will be carried over to the following workshop dates.

Airport: Charlotte Douglas International (CLT)
Hotels:
Sheraton Charlotte Airport Hotel (1.5 miles from HCC) – 3315 Scott Futrell Drive, Charlotte, NC 28208 – 704.392.1200
Hyatt Place Charlotte Airport/Billy Graham Parkway (2.4 miles from HCC) – 2950 Oak Lane Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28208 – 704.423.9931
Hyatt Place Charlotte Airport/Lake Pointe (2.7 miles from HCC) – 4119 South Stream Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28217 – 704.998.0172
Comfort Suites Airport (2.1 miles from HCC) – 3425 Mulberry Church Road, Charlotte, NC 28208 – 704.971.4400
DoubleTree Charlotte Airport (2.1 miles from HCC) – 2600 Yorkmont Road, Charlotte, NC 28208 – 704.357.9100
To Enroll: Register online below or contact Janet at 800-294-9370, janet@paulhomoly.com

Paul Homoly’s speaking workshop is a MUST for dental speakers. I will be recommending attendance and participation to all of my clients and colleagues. It’s a game changer!

Vanessa Emerson

Founder, Dental Speakers Institute

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