Boardroom confidence starts here.
What if you felt confident enough to say "yes" to every speaking opportunity that came your way?
Well, there's no reason why you can't be. The only thing standing between you and confident public speaking skills is practice, practice and (guess what) more practice! Did you know that communication skills training can help you:
advance your career by positioning yourself as a leader in your organization;
reduce feelings of nerves and anxiety before meetings and presentations;
project confidence and credibility when speaking with important clients or executive management;
influence colleagues by promoting your ideas clearly and confidently;
If you're an emerging leader who wants to advance your career and overcome feelings of nervousness then you're in the right place.
"Speak for Success was a great experience for my team. The workshop gave them tools and techniques to improve their public speaking skills so they were better prepared for online meetings and presentations. They had time to implement the training and practice in a safe setting, while having fun. Highly worthwhile."
- Bridgitte Anderson, President and CEO, the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade
Benefits of communication skills training
Mental health. Improve your mental health at work by learning how to manage feelings of nervousness and anxiety triggered by public speaking.
Job effectiveness. Be more effective, productive and confident at what you do as a result of having sharper communication skills.
Leadership growth. Learn how to project a strong leadership presence in order to get noticed by your boss and senior management.
Our flagship 4-Part Public Speaking Workshop© aims to take on participants feelings of nervousness and turn them into confident and credible speakers.
Whether you want to prepare for an upcoming presentation or get comfortable in front of an audience, this workshop will help you get where you want to be.
Ready? Let's do this.
Why train with us
We practice the skills that matter most. Many of us will never deliver a TEDx talk but nearly all of us will have to deliver a presentation at work, answer impromptu questions from our manager, and formally introduce ourselves to new clients. That's why we practice the day-to-day communication skills that matter most.
We have small class sizes. While most other programs have anywhere between 20 - 35 people per class, we cap all of our classes at 10 people to ensure everyone has multiple opportunities to practice speaking as well as giving and receiving feedback.
We maximize your practice time. Unlike other programs that spend the majority of class time on lecture and theory, at Speak for Success nearly 100% of class time is devoted to practice. Practice is what confidence is made of, so it's critical that you get plenty of opportunities to take center-stage.
We provide a fun, safe and engaging environment for young professionals. Public speaking programs have a reputation for being stuffy, boring, and intimidating. Our goal is to cater the Speak for Success experience to young professionals, ensuring that their learning experience is fun, safe, and engaging.
We focus on strategies that reduce feelings of nervousness and anxiety. We've partnered with Registered Psychologist and VP of Anxiety Canada, Dr. Melanie Badali to develop online resources that use proven, science-based methodologies that will build your confidence and reduce feelings of nervousness and anxiety. That way, you can feel confident saying "yes" to any speaking opportunity that comes your way.
Start training with us today
Since our founding in 2019, we've helped over 200 people build their level of boardroom confidence. We'd love to have you join our growing community of leaders and start training with us today.
Want to learn more? Book a quick, 15-minute call with one of our Learning Specialists today to find out if Speak for Success is right for you or your team.
“I really enjoyed the Speak for Success program. It gave a great overview of what makes a good speaker and how you can structure your message to drive your point home. The speaking exercises are a great way to put your learnings into action and the constructive feedback helped for better understanding what you did well and where you could improve further. Thanks for this great learning opportunity!” – Joelle Delhaes, Design Manager at SAP
You'll be in good hands, we guarantee it.
We're so confident you'll enjoy your time with us, that we offer a 100% money-back guarantee. If you're not completely satisfied with your experience you'll get a full refund. However, we're pretty certain you'll love your time at Speak for Success.
Here's who some of our clients work for
"Everything I was looking for: specific focus on communication challenges professional women face, small group so you get lots of personal attention and feedback. If you want to take your communication skills to a new level, get yourself into this program!"
- Nina Legac, Development Manager, David Suzuki Foundation
So much of the S4S is geared toward taking risks and putting yourself out there, which I found really fun. The group is extremely supportive and offers real time feedback so you can work on areas that challenge you. Because of this structure and environment, I felt like I excelled much quicker."
- Mandy Lit, Senior Consultant, Kirk Management Consulting
"I discovered more about my speaking and presentation style in these sessions than I have in my entire career!"
- Sarah Rushton, Director of Community at Mountain Equipment Co-Op
"Learned some incredibly useful skills in such a fun and encouraging environment."
- Tiffany Tolmie, Manager, Investor Relations at Zymeworks Inc.
Speak for Success is proud to be supported by the following funding partners: