Rock Your Dot Intro Workshop

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Phoenix Theatre
10:00 AM
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Rock Your Dot Intro WorkshopCreated with Polka Dots in mind (and you can bring friends)
During this 3-hour workshop we'll be helping fellow Dots (and friends) with their brief introductions for PdP meetings and other networking events. 
We'll show you how to -

Hone your message down to 1 powerful minute (or less)

Say what you really want to say (while sharing who you truly are)

Succeed in a  challenging space

Connect to your listeners

Cope with various challenges:

People not paying attention (talking, thinking about their own intros)

Noisy rooms/distractions

Learn how to believe you are enough so you can take center stage, command attention, and move people!
Presented by Meryl Shaw and Lauri Smith
$50 at the door$35 Early bird (by Sept. 28)*Dots can bring a friend for free
Lauri SmithLauri Smith is the author of Your Voice Matters: A Guide to Speaking Soulfully When It Counts.  Known as “The Voice Whisperer,” Lauri's passion is elevating leaders’ voices and consciousness, which then transforms and amplifies their impact in the world.   
She's worked with thousands of individuals and corporate teams to connect to their deeper purpose and empower innovation – enabling them to speak soulfully when it counts so they can make their mark in the world while manifesting abundance and success on their terms. 
She helps Leaders do more than communicate, she helps them move people.
Meryl ShawMeryl Shaw uses her insights and experience from a career as a high-profile Casting Director to help successful women shine in high-stakes presentations. Meryl is a trained coach who works with professionals, attorneys, entrepreneurs, actors, and others who want to advance their careers. She served as Casting Director at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco for 17 years and has taught audition and performance technique for more than 20 years, at A.C.T., and other universities, including Rutgers, Carnegie-Mellon, San Jose State University, Santa Clara University, St. Mary’s College, and at numerous theater companies.


  1. Phoenix Theatre 414 Mason St., San Francisco, CA