Speechworks is a communication and selling skills coaching firm. Since 1986, we have helped countless professionals become better communicators and presenters through workshops and individual instruction.
Yesterday we launched part 1 of a 5-part series that discusses the problems with over-relying on data to convey verbal messages. If you've ever been the victim of (or guilty of) a presentation chock-full of mind-numbing numbers, stats, charts, and graphs, you'll appreciate this insight! ... See MoreSee Less
Category: Content Data is a valuable tool. It can provide untold benefits in terms of analysis, understanding, and decision-making. But when it comes to presentations, data can be a real liability. Th...
The Persuasive Post is our monthly newsletter. As you would expect from us, we keep it simple and fun, but still packed full of useful tips and lessons related to great communication skills. Many people tell us it’s their favorite newsletter they receive!
They presented in a manner that really got the attention of the committee. They were convincing. They had prior experience, but their sincerity and eagerness for the job really stuck out.
- Head College Football Coach (Commenting on our client’s winning presentation to design upgrades for the school’s stadium and athletic facilities.)
I'm sure you've heard by now, but we were selected for the project! Your training and guidance were a huge part of the success! Thank you!
- President, General Contractor
We won the contract! The client said one of our main strengths that made us stand out among the competition was the quality of our presentation and our enthusiasm for the work. My hat is off to you for showing us a better way!
- Sr. Vice President, Mid-Size Engineering Firm
I asked the client if anything stood out about our team, and they mentioned our “energy, hunger, and sincere enthusiasm.” Wow! How often do you get to hear that in a debrief!? Thank you for helping us tell our story, sincerely and with enthusiasm!
- Business Development Manager, Mid-Size Engineering Firm
At Speechworks, I was challenged to step beyond my boundaries. Major improvement!
- Architect, Gresham, Smith & Partners
The workshop was great, I learned a lot felt that I improved in the short time we had. Most important, it was fun!
- Sales Manager, The Home Depot
Speaking in front of others is a fear of mine, but after attending the workshop, I felt more confident and comfortable.
– Analyst, Federal Reserve Bank
The training was presented in such a way that I saw immediate improvement in my presentation skills.
– Analyst, Southeastern Data Cooperative
I prepared a presentation for our Board of Directors… In 10 slides I was able to present my case and obtain the necessary funding for the project.
- Executive, Fiserv
Great experience! I learned a lot in a very short amount of time.
– Manager, Energy Systems Group
The class was excellent! Can be used in meetings and speeches.
– Manager, LexisNexis
Very helpful. Brought me out of my shell. Will really help me progress in my career.
– Manager, Georgia-Pacific
Great class! Very useful advice for consultants who present to executives.
– Consultant, Kurt Salmon
Seeing myself on video was powerful.
– Manager, Cardlytics.
I was so nervous, but the workshop was so relaxed and fun. It was great!
- Account Manager, Century Fire
Taking this class was the best thing I have ever done!