Confident speakers make great leaders.

It’s not enough to have great ideas. You need to be able to communicate them to others and inspire them to take action to make things happen.

How can a speaking coach help me?

Working with an experienced public speaking coach can be a valuable investment for many reasons:

  • Improved Communication Skills: Your coach can help you enhance your verbal and non-verbal communication skills, such as voice modulation, body language, and eye contact. This can make you a more effective and persuasive communicator in public speaking and everyday conversations.
  • Overcoming Fear and Nervousness: It’s expected to be nervous or even have stage fright when speaking in public. Your coach can provide strategies and techniques to manage anxiety and boost confidence, making you a more composed and polished speaker.
  • Constructive Feedback: Your coach will provide personalized feedback on your strengths and weaknesses. They can pinpoint areas where you need improvement and provide specific guidance on enhancing your speaking style, content, and delivery.
  • Tailored Training: You’ll receive a customized training program for your needs and goals. Whether you want to excel in business presentations, political speeches, or any other form of public speaking, your program will address your unique requirements.
  • Content and Structure Development: Your coach can help you craft compelling speeches or presentations. They can help structure your content logically, creating engaging openings and closings and using storytelling techniques to captivate your audience.
  • Get a Competitive Advantage: Strong public speaking skills are a competitive advantage in many professions and industries. A well-coached public speaker can stand out in job interviews, promotions, and business negotiations.

Frequently asked questions

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How much does speaker training cost? Isn’t it expensive?

No. Each situation is unique, and Tom Kephart Communications works with clients to create an effective and efficient training program that also fits into your professional development budget. Introductory one-on-one training generally starts at $65.00 per hour. Workshops are priced depending on the group size and are typically at least two hours long.

Travel costs and mileage are not required within the metro Detroit area (Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw, Lapeer, and St. Clair counties). Mileage and accommodation costs may be added outside of that area.

What size groups do you work with?

Our trainers work with groups of two to 20 people.

One-on-one training is also available.

How do I book speaker training?

Use our Contact Form to get in touch with us. Include the type of training you’re interested in, including if you’re preparing for a specific situation, the dates and times you’re available, and your location, and we’ll get back to you right away to discuss what we can do for you!

Ready to learn more?

Contact us today for a personalized quote that meets your – or your group’s – specific needs.