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Dara Connolly virtual presenter
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Dara will rock your next event!
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Dara is the expert to engage your audience

  • Deliver STAGE™– Impactful presentations for timid leaders!

  • Flip Your Fear™– Close sales with confidence for business leaders

  • "Connection Over Perfection"™– Make an impactful impression for polite leaders!

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DARA DELIVERS...

  • Energy, motivation & change...  Dara makes it happen!

  • Custom, high content, innovative experiences that engage your audience!

THE ADVANTAGE YOU GET...

  • Close more sales, more often

  • Develop memorable presentations

  • Become a more effective leader

  • Accelerate career success

WHY HIRE DARA?

  1. She fully engages audiences

  2. She's relatable

  3. She's easy to work with

  4. She uses clean language 

  5. She customizes every speech to connect with your audience

  6. She's fun & contemporary

  7. She provides actionable tools

  8. She has over 20 years of experience

  9. She uses audience interaction

  10. Meeting planners & audiences love her

  11. She is authentic

KEYNOTE TOPICS

  • STAGE™ – Impactful Presentations

  • Flip Your Fear™ – Close Sales Calls with Confidence 

  • Connection Over Perfection™ – Make an Impression

AVAILABLE FOR

  • Opening Keynote

  • Closing Keynote

  • Half or Full Day Trainings

  • Consulting

  • Virtual Solutions

  • Workshop Leader

  • Distanced or Remote Presentations

DARA SPEAKS AT

  • National Conventions

  • International & Regional Conferences

  • Organizations

  • Women's Initiatives

  • Corporate Seminars & Meetings

  • Private Events

PRESS RESOURCES ~ DOWNLOAD

Sample Fear Speech (4 min)
  • STAGE™– DELIVER IMPACTFUL PRESENTATIONS FOR TIMID LEADERS! (most popular!)
    Most people have a fear of public speaking which limits them from articulating and sharing their message with the world. Whether you are giving a presentation to 1 or to thousands– mastering the art of effective communication increases sales and grows your business. In this dynamic presentation, participants will learn how to overcome on stage nervousness and find their authentic voice to speak with confidence. Once a timid wallflower herself, Dara had to “dare” herself to speak on stage. She understands your concerns. She developed the innovative STAGE program– a fun and effective approach that helps novice and expert speakers deliver powerful presentations. STAGE teaches you the details of: Stories Takeaways Audience interaction Give (a tangible item members can take home) End (ending on a powerful call to action) Upon completion of this program participants will: · Develop memorable presentations · Master on-stage confidence virtually and in-person · Easily structure and remember your speech– without notes, slides, or stress · Deliver exceptional stories that connect with audiences · Become a more effective leader · Accelerate your career success Delivered as Keynote, online presentation or hands-on workshop. Meeting Planners hire Dara when they or their audiences want to overcome the fear of speaking or learn how to speak with impact. Dara can distribute her Flip Your Fear book as part of this presentation. Contact Dara to learn more about this presentation. She "dares" ya! ;)
  • FLIP YOUR FEAR! ™– CLOSE SALES WITH CONFIDENCE FOR BUSINESS LEADERS!
    There are two reasons why selling is difficult for most of us– most of us fear rejection and we don’t want to appear “pushy”. However, when we learn to overcome rejection and reframe “selling” into helping our customers we are more effective at closing more sales. Flip Your Fear teaches you: · How to identify and diffuse fear · To be Authentic in selling · How to propel fear into Excitement and Energy · To be Impactful and Memorable with clients Upon completion of this program participants will: · Close more sales, more often · Become a more effective leader · Accelerate your career success · Stand out in business · Overcome nerves when selling · Present your products with power and ease Delivered as a Keynote, online presentation or workshop. Meeting Planners hire Dara when they or their audiences want to be seen, heard and respected leaders. Dara can distribute her Flip Your Fear book as part of this presentation. Contact Dara today to learn more about this presentation. She "dares" ya! ;)
  • CONNECTION OVER PERFECTION! ™– MAKE AN IMPACTFUL IMPRESSION FOR POLITE LEADERS
    Tired of getting talked over, unheard or flat out ignored at meetings or in the workplace? Many of us struggle to speak with confidence as we fear it will result in judgment, retaliation, or conflict. Learning how to have effective communication to be heard in any environment is a skill– even for leaders. Upon completion of this program participants will have: · Tools to speak with clarity and impact so others listen · Increased respect and admiration among coworkers and superiors · Higher morale, team spirit and confidence · Confidence to share your ideas and contribute to the corporate environment · Head-turning confidence to command a room and close more sales This highly interactive and engaging presentation is available as a Workshop or Keynote experience. Dara can distribute her Flip Your Fear book as part of this presentation. Clients and audiences tend to hire Dara when their leaders are ready to speak with impact and be heard. Contact Dara today to learn how her engaging and interactive presentations can benefit you. She "dares" ya! ;)