Public Workshops for Individuals

Become a More Confident Speaker

Take Your Presentation Skills to the Next Level

Do you want to be more polished and confident when you speak? Do you struggle to put your presentations together and would like to find a simpler way? Do you wish that your presentations would be more interesting and engaging – and motivate your audience to take action? In one day you will receive countless tools and methodologies for becoming the speaker who delivers engaging presentations with confidence and passion.

Watch our 2 min video

Watch our 2 min video

Included in this program are practice exercises around the six delivery skills you need to be more confident and commanding. We will cover tips for being calm and natural, and we’ll share our exclusive step-by-step process for putting all your presentations together. You’ll get an opportunity to practice all the skills while delivering two short talks to the group. As a bonus we’ll discuss the four E’s of Energy and how to add them to every presentation so your talks are more interesting and exciting. You will be videotaped and receive real-time feedback. The video will be yours to keep.


What You Will Learn:

  • Tools the professionals use to overcome delivery problems in these key areas: Sincere eye contact, meaningful gestures, confident body language, vocal variety, and clear verbal delivery
  • 15 ways to combat presentation anxiety and be calm and natural
  • The one model that you can use every time to put a talk together that includes:
    • The five questions that every presentation must answer
    • The six elements for understanding your audience
    • 23 ideas for openers
    • 15 different templates for the body depending on your purpose (persuade, make a recommendation, inspire, inform, update, create buy-in)
    • 9 compelling closes
  • How to create a key message that ties everything together
  • Six guidelines that all PowerPoint users should follow
  • How to tell a memorable story that helps make your point
  • How to use the four E’s of energy – and why entertainment, engagement, emotional connection and examples will keep your presentation interesting and exciting

Tools You Will Receive

  • A 45 page workbook that steps you through all our examples and activities
  • More than 55 different tip cards covering topics ranging from “How to Introduce a Speaker” to “Beyond Information to Insight.” (electronic version included)
  • Our unique 11 x 17 guide that can be used as a quick reference tool for putting all your presentations together
  • Flash drive with video of your two practice presentations
  • A unique impact cube that summarizes the six most important concepts in the program
  • Written feedback from the group’s participants as well as the lead trainer

Session Length: One Day
Format Available: Public Workshop - Live - In Person Training

Contact us for a discount code when registering three or more people from the same company:

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Location: Parkdale Plaza Building, St. Louis Park

Parking: Free

Lunch: Full lunch included to give you time to network with peers (will accommodate all diets).

Guarantee: We promise this program will exceed your expectations or we will refund your money! (See testimonials below)

Refunds: Will refund up to 30 days prior to session less $25 cancellation fee.

CEU Credits: Certificate of Completion for 0.8 hours included.


You will receive a confirmation when you register with all of the details you’ll need regarding this program.

Cost: $749

Contact us for a discount code when registering three or more people from the same company:

Maximum of 10
participants per session.
Register early!


The session was exactly what we were looking for. My group found the training very valuable, especially the tools, examples and exercises for making information more relevant and understandable to our audience.
Lawrence Hooks, Director of Finance, Winfield Solutions/Land O’ Lakes


The group was unanimous. The training was a success and we all learned a great deal. As one participant said, "Great insights into presentations even for those who have a lot of experience."
Tiffany Crandall, Marketing Manager, Hamon Deltak, Inc.


The attendees from all the training sessions were unanimous in their evaluations and said that the training was excellent. We are more than happy to be a reference and are looking forward to working again with you in the future.
Juergen Jahn, Global Executive Vice President - Human Resources, Wagner Group


We're thrilled with the program. Our group had only positive comments. They felt the program touched on all the issues they struggle with regarding creating and delivering more interesting and effective presentations. Everyone was excited to implement the ideas they learned.
Maryam Peters, Chief Executive for Human Resources, Sebesta Blomberg


Our entire team found the training to be very beneficial. The format had us evaluating and practicing changes right away. Without a doubt very worthwhile.
Troy Austian, Director, OPIN Apprentice Program


Everything about your program came back very positive. The day just flew by and many of us left very excited to incorporate the concepts we learned. Watching videotapes of speakers and being videotaped was very helpful. Great program.
Lora Hedin, Senior Director of Marketing, HealthPartners

Business Edge Speaking Groups Terms & Conditions

Business Edge Speaking Groups:
Cancellation/Change Policy

  1.  If you cancel 30 days prior to start date you will receive a full refund less $25 processing fee.
  2. If you cancel in the one month period before start date you have two options:
    1. transfer registration to another person – and there is no charge or
    2. receive credit towards future Speaking Group program less our $150 set-up fee
  3. If you cancel after the program starts you will receive credit towards future Speaking Group program less $150 set-up fee and less $75 for each session you have attended. Credits for future groups are valid for six months from the date of the original registration.

Recorded Webinar Terms and Conditions

On Demand (Purchased) Webinars
Cancellation/Change Policy

  1. Purchase of an on-demand recorded webinar gives you unlimited viewing access to that webinar for 30 days from the date of purchase.
  2. The 30 day access is only for the individual listed as attendee on your registration confirmation. (Our recordings are not designed for conference room (group) settings.)
  3. Refunds or extensions are not available should you not be able to view the video within 30 days of purchase.