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Networking, Building Relationships, Professional Presence, Media Pitching


Nadia Bilchik, President of Greater Impact Communication, is an internationally renowned television personality, communication and professional development training expert and author.

Her books include: Own Your Space (her most recent), Small Changes: Big Impact, The Little Book of Big Networking Ideas and Life After College.

Professional Presence:

Own Your Space

In this highly engaging keynote, Nadia will provide tips and techniques that will inspire you to always come across as the most confident, persuasive, polished and powerful version of yourself, particularly in stressful and high stakes situations.

Light the F.I.R.E.

We spend the majority of our time at work.  Nurturing your existing network, as well as building new relationships in a strategic and mutually beneficial manner is critical to creating a positive work environment, accelerating execution and attracting new business. In this energizing keynote, Nadia will explore the 4 key factors necessary for developing solid, long-term relationships and building rapport every time you communicate.

Unleash the Power of Your Personal Presence

Do you constantly and consistently come across as the best version of yourself?  Are you aware of your strengths as well as the qualities that can inadvertently sabotage you? In this interactive and highly engaging keynote, we examine the verbal and non-verbal qualities that will enhance your ability to leverage the power of your personal brand.

Elevate Your Personal Presence for a Winning Edge

We’ve all witnessed a moment when an individual walks in and commands a room.  Presence is intangible and elusive; it’s a combination of confidence, authenticity and being socially aware of others.  Every communication is an opportunity to create an impression – possessing presence can make or break professional success.

In this compelling keynote, participants will become more aware of what enhances their presence, what inadvertently sabotages their success, as well as learn techniques for quickly assessing others and how to project the very best version of themselves.

Nadia delivers keynote addresses to a wide range of audiences across a broad range of industries including technology, accounting, media/broadcasting, retail, real estate, public relations, and law, including various women’s corporate groups.
Audiences include corporate decision-makers such as executives, front and mid-level leaders from across business, as well as human resources professionals from talent development and learning and development. Examples of Nadia’s corporate clients include Coca-Cola, Home Depot, Starbucks, Cisco, ESPN, Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., Accenture and Kaiser Permanente.

Areas of expertise include all areas of spoken communication including presence, networking/building relationships, presentation skills, influencing and conflict management; all customised for professional development and keynote presentations.

In addition to the above, Nadia is an Editorial Producer for CNN’s Weekend Morning program. This involves booking and pre-interviewing a very wide range of experts in different fields and guests, which requires media expertise and quickly establishing trust and comfort. Examples of her interviews include well-recognised individuals such as Nelson Mandela, Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, Anthony Hopkins, Morgan Freeman, Matt Damon and George Clooney, amongst others.

Networking / Building Relationships Keynotes:

Kick Your Relationships up a Notch

It’s a highly competitive world and building relationships through the use of interpersonal skills is critical to cultivating existing business and attracting new business. This highly motivational keynote is designed to inspire self-confidence and introduce strategies for enhancing career relationships. Participants will learn proven ways to improve professional and personal relationships by creating opportunities to learn from others, discover unexplored options and how to relate to others in the most appealing way.

Cross-Cultural Networking in a Diverse Business Environment

Today, we live in a global marketplace – interacting daily with different cultures and languages is now the norm. Diversity will continue to influence and shape the future across all industries by becoming a part of the business strategy and providing creative and new solutions to challenging problems.
In this transformational keynote, participants will gain their own unique perspective on the importance of diversity. They will learn networking skills that are critical to creating an environment that drives innovation and growth and explore suggested strategies for companies to maximize multi-cultural perspectives.


Media Pitching:

A Perfect Pitch That Will Get You Through the Door

As a CNN Editorial Producer, Nadia will share her insider media knowledge to help you define what it takes to position your expertise and deliver it in a way that will get you through the door, allowing you to create and maximise opportunities. Participants will leave this session equipped with tools and techniques on how to target ideal media outlets, craft a powerful media pitch, prepare for a media appearance using the F.I.R.E. approach and maximise exposure on TV.                                  

Nadia has anchored and hosted feature programs for CNN International, CNN Airport Network and MNet Television (South Africa) and reported for CNN Weekends. She is currently an Editorial Producer for CNN’s Weekend Morning program.

As a sought after moderator and interviewer, Nadia has hosted many events such as Ted Turner’s The Captain Planet Foundation and opened the SOS Children’s Villages in South Africa with former President Nelson Mandela.

Her uniquely dynamic, entertaining and substantive approach to communication skills training comes from her extensive experience in conducting professional development workshops, coaching business professionals and delivering keynote addresses to a broad range of audiences around the world, as well as interviewing high-profile figures, celebrities and corporate leaders from global organisations.
Nadia received a Licentiate in Speech and Drama from Trinity College, London and Bachelor of Arts Degree (majors in Drama and English) from the University of Cape Town, South Africa.

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