Welcome to WindWord Communications Inc.
We offer communications consulting, coaching, training and editorial production services. Specializing in media skills and presentations, we help you to prepare for an interview or a business presentation, with a workshop, a seminar, a small-group session, or one-on-one coaching, focused on a polished, confident performance. We can also develop a communications plan, clarify your theme and core messages, write the material to express them, suggest improvements to your "last draft", and/or help you to deliver your message.
On the page, on any stage, on line, or on the air -- your words should soar.
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May 2013 - Gail Hulnick featured speaker at monthly meeting of Successful Women Always Network in North Vancouver, BC
April 2013 - Gail delivers session on public speaking and face-to-face networking skills -- Meet, Greet, and Speak -- for MPI Tennessee in Nashville
February 2013 - Gail presents Spotlight Session at the Ontario Library Association SuperConference in Toronto -- Communicating with the Media During a Crisis
January 2013 - Gail presents for the third time at Cannexus, the annual meeting of the Canadian Career Development Association
November 2012 - Gail designs Media Skills and Strategies seminar for the Chartered Financial Analysts Society, Vancouver meeting
November 2012 - The Youth Symposium (Chicago 2012) of the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals to host a WindWord workshp on Presentation Skills -- "Say What You Need to Say"
November 2012 - Gail Hulnick invited to present a session on Media Skills to the Meeting Professionals International North Florida Chapter, Tallahassee
October 2012 - Meeting Professionals International North Florida Chapter, Jacksonville hosts meeting focused on media skills and strategies
September 2012 - Board Development Workshop geared to the priorities of insurance brokers delivered in Vancouver
August 2012 - Getting Your Story Told: Media Skills for Insurance Brokers published in the August edition of BC Broker Magazine
August 2012 - Gail Hulnick invited to deliver a workshop titled Say What You Need to Say: Coaching Presentation Skills Basics at the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals Youth Symposium in Chicago, November 2012
July 2012 - Gail is invited to be a Spotlight Speaker at the 2013 Ontario Library Association Super Conference, in Toronto, January 30 to February 2, 2013.
July 2012 - Gail will be presenting the workshop Getting Your Story Told to the North Florida chapter of Meeting Professionals International in October 2012
June 2012 - WindWord Communications selected to consult on media coverage for Fraser Valley Regional Library
May 2012 - Gail will be speaking at the end of the month at the Canadian Library Association Annual Conference on Choosing and Training Your Media Spokesperson
March 2012 - WindWord Communications publishes The Media Communications Tool Kit: General Edition, a book that covers the basics of media planning, public relations, advertising, social networking, interview skills, and news release writing. Sectors we serve:
- Small Business
- Meeting Professionals, Event Planners, Suppliers
- Human Resources and Leadership Development
- Workforce and Career Development
- Ski, Snowboard, and Winter Sports Resorts
- Business and Employer Associations
- Financial Services
- Tourism and Hospitality
- Health Care
- Natural Resources
WindWord Communications Inc. delivers communications consulting and skills development to clients in business, government and the not-for-profit sector. Gail Hulnick offers 20 years of experience in the media and 13 years in business, and also draws on a network of affiliates with specialized expertise in photography, graphic design, public relations, and event management.
Coaching and Training
Media Skills - We make sure you're strong on the basics, giving you techniques and guided practice that will help you "raise your game" when it comes to media interviews. Our presentation Boost Your Media Smarts provides insights that will improve your performance, increase your confidence, and help you to be heard. We can also assist in developing a media relations plan that will allow you to draw on the power of the media to supplement your marketing budget, bring in more business and grow the top line, build the brand over time, communicate with the public during a crisis, or establish a new, long-term communications channel. Getting Your Story Told is a workshop that suggests media strategies that are tailored to your industry and your specific requirements.
- Presentation Skills - The ability to deliver a compelling presentation is a valuable skill in many occupations and professions. It can become a productive tool for your company, as you work to raise revenue in an increasingly competitive business environment. Working the Front of the Room is a WindWord Communications workshop that assists you in turning every presentation into an opportunity for building profile and establishing recognition for your brand or your ideas.
Public Speaking - Making a toast at a wedding or a dinner. Introducing or thanking a guest speaker. Standing to ask a question at a meeting or a convention. Taking part in a committee or club. Rise to the occasion, with your nerves under control and a smile on your face, after the workshop or coaching series Well Said: Public Speaking and Other Fundamentals.
Voice and Visuals - Concentrate on two of the essential elements of a powerful presentation. Whether a speech, an interview, a podcast, or a business presentation, we can work with you to develop the right sound and make a strong impression.
In all of the skill areas mentioned above, we also design workshops or coaching sessions customized for the particular requirements and priorities of a company, organization, event, or individual.
Speeches, Breakout Sessions, Facilitation
Gail Hulnick delivers keynote speeches and interactive workshops at conferences and meetings around North America. She is also available as an MC.
MRM - We develop and help you to execute a Media Relations Management Plan that is adapted to the size, culture, goals, and specific dimensions of your organization.
Social media - We help you explore the world of online networking and identify networking applications that make sense for your organization.
Strategic communications planning - We analyze your needs, your current profile, your goals and objectives, then design a plan that meets the communications requirements for your organization. Alternatively, we can take a role as part of your team and work with you as you move through the planning process.
Message development - Whether positioning a brand, crafting a speech, or identifying priorities, we can help you to clarify your thinking and communicate the essence of your ideas.
Crisis communications - When an emergency arises. a thoughtful, decisive response is required. We can help design a plan and train your spokespeople.
Communications project counsel - We can facilitate the planning and implementation of a project, large or small, either by leading, coordinating, or providing a sounding board.
Business Writing - We deliver brochures, articles, reports, newsletters, speeches, websites, scripts, grant applications, or manuscripts that meet your communications goals.
Editing - We provide substantive editing and copy editing services to bring clarity and impact to the finished material you present to your audience of readers, listeners, or viewers.
WindWord Communications Inc. is based in the Vancouver area.
Please send an email to discuss your communications requirements.