Thinking on your Feet

BiteSize Learning
Course summary
90-150 mins
1,080 GBP excl. VAT
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Course description

Thinking on your Feet - In-house Course

There are times when we all feel we have missed an opportunity, either because we couldn’t think straight, or we couldn’t articulate our ideas in a clear and influential way. This course, for those wishing to interact with others more effectively, helps us to buy thinking time and structure our thoughts. It also focusses on helping us get our point across and articulate more effectively when under pressure.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This programme is suitable for anyone looking for techniques to better think on their feet under pressure.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Participants will be able to:

  • Understand the elements of barriers to clear thinking and articulation
  • Buy precious thinking time and deflect the spotlight until ready
  • Know how to structure thoughts quickly to sound more in control of responses
  • Articulate more effectively under pressure
  • Get attention when we need it so our views are heard
  • Establish an action plan that will help build personal success through a series of achievable steps

Training content

What is going on?

  • What stops us communicating effectively?
  • Being present

Buying time and structuring our thoughts

  • Tips and techniques for getting precious thinking time
  • Ways to remove the spotlight from ourselves until we are ready
  • Simple models for structuring your thinking
  • Additional business models to help move towards a decision or manage uncertainty

Speaking with impact

  • Seeing yourself through another person’s eyes
  • Finding a personal solid foundation from which to build
  • Overcoming negative beliefs to enter the virtuous circle of self-confidence
  • “Taking the mic’” – getting attention when you need it

Dealing with disaster

  • Techniques for avoiding becoming flustered under pressure
  • Why disasters are rare and rarely disastrous
  • Reducing the risk
  • Recovery techniques

Personal action plan

Why choose BiteSize Learning

We have a team of 14 trainers expert in their subjects

Our trainers are rated 4.8 out of 5

Our programme content is rated 4.7 out of 5


The cost of this in-house course is £1,200 (+VAT and travel expenses) for up to twelve people. BiteSize Learning courses are discounted if two are delivered in one day, from £1,200 for a single course to £2,160 for two courses in one day. 

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