Elimination of filler words - online

01-06-2021 12:00PM 01-06-2021 1:00PM
by webinar, New South Wales, Australia


As Risk and Compliance professionals, it is vital that all our communications with key stakeholders is clear, impactful and complements the credibility built through our technical knowledge. A subtle and yet profound way to ensure our authority is not diluted in our communication is to eliminate the use of filler words and doubtful/diluting words and phrases from our speech.

Training approach:

This is a very practical course where tips and tools are provided, practice time is given and expert feedback provided to ensure participants are equipped with all they need to continually be working on elimination of filler words and diluting/doubtful words and phrases.

Content Overview:

1.Types of common filler words and doubtful/diluting words and phrases
2.Common patterns and pit falls in the use of filler words and doubtful/diluting words and phrases
3.Strategies to minimise the use if filler words and diluting/doubtful words and phrases with the ultimate goal of minimising these completely

Course Facilitators: 

Sarah Ewen
Co Founder at Public Speaking for Life

Sarah has always loved speaking! Her key public speaking highlights to date include: Toastmasters International State finalist: Competed in the State final of the humorous speaking contest in 2013 and 2015. Public speaking training: Conducted training sessions for a number of Australian and International organisations including Westpac Banking Corporation and Web Directions and developed and delivered technical financial crime prevention training in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, United Kingdom, Pacific Islands. Personal coaching: Assisted a number of entrepreneurs in developing sales pitches for investors. She holds the following qualifications:

  • Chartered Accountant through the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales
  • Master degree in Accounting and Finance
  • Anti-Money Laundering Specialist
  • Diploma in Pastoral Leadership
  • Certificate IV in Training and Evaluation