Barks Tells Consultants Group How to Manage Tough Questions on February 13

For immediate release                                  Contact:    Ed Barks
Thursday, January 9, 2014                                              (540) 955-0600


Ed Barks will demonstrate how to keep cool under fire when he addresses the Institute of Management Consultants National Capital Region chapter the evening of Thursday, February 13, 2014.

His presentation, “The 411 on Q&A: What Questions Do You Have for My Answers?” will help consultants navigate challenging questions from their clients, reporters, and audiences to which they speak. Among the featured topics: How to build a bridge that leads to your message and methods to deflect irrelevant or hostile questions.

Register online for the February 13 program at Specifics of Barks’ talk are as follows:

  • Date: Thursday, February 13, 2014
  • Time: 8 to 9:15 p.m.
  • Place: LeMeridien Hotel, 1121 19th Street North, Arlington, Virginia

Ed Barks zeroes in on the messages and skills that executives need on a daily basis. They gain sharper verbal and nonverbal talents, greater confidence, more opportunities for career advancement, and achievement of long-term business goals. He is the author of The Truth About Public Speaking: The Three Keys to Great Presentations. As President of Barks Communications since 1997, he has taught more than 4600 business leaders, association executives, and other experts how to succeed when they deal with the media, deliver presentations, and testify before government officials.