At the end of a fairly intense section of training on storytelling and presentation skills, just before…
Overcome your fear
Most of the issues around fear and public speaking stemm form three false beliefs.
Improve your pitch
When you can effectively sell yourself, your ideas and your products, a whole host of benefits emerge.
Speaking and leading with gravitas isn't easy. For starters, it's difficult for many to define. You can spend a long time searching and not make any progress.…
The founders of The College of Public Speaking London met as members of a voluntary organisation while engaging in seperate occupations of sales, IT, business leadership and marketing. Like magnets, they pulled together through a passion for excellence and a desire to change the world of communication.
- Vince Stevenson
- Michael Ronayne
- Simon Maier
- Banu Abdurahman
- Jo Rawlinson
Vince Stevenson (The Fear Doctor) - Speaker - Trainer - Author
Vince is a well-known speaker/trainer and has won a number of awards for leadership, education and development. He is a founder of the College of Public Speaking and works as Education Director managing all aspects of course delivery and content. He is also one of the UK's leading speech coaches and has worked with leaders across the spectrum of politics, industry, finance as well as featuring largely in a humanitarian role.
Michael Ronayne - National Speaking Champion - 4th time in 7 years
Director of the College of Public Speaking, Michael Ronayne, returned to the competitive stage at the ASC's (Association of Speakers Clubs) National Speech Contests in Castle Donington on April 26th and walked away crowned National Topics Champion at the head of a highly accomplished field of UK speakers.
Simon Maier is a communications expert with a thirty year background in global corporate communications, event content design and direction, working with corporations around the world. He runs the brand new, online-only one-to-one coaching programme here at the College of Public Speaking.
A best-selling author of nine books on communication including The 100: Insights and lessons from 100 of the greatest speakers and speeches ever delivered, Speak Like a President, and In Any Event: How to manage and deliver any corporate event, Simon is a former Saatchi & Saatchi MD with vast experience in the events and communications industries at the highest levels, worldwide.
Jo is an expert in communication skills, storytelling, presentation and more. She brings a wealth of related experience to the Speak Out and Inspire workshop.
Training in psychology, therapeutic wellbeing, communication skills, NLP (neuro-linguistic programming) and Hypnotherapy, Jo has developed a more rounded experience in connecting with others, using the voice to persuade and influence, and communicate with more than just words and story.
"An exceptionally useful day's training, delivered in a positive and personanable manner, very enjoyable and significant food for thought. Thank You."
"The anxiety is gone - now that I understand it. Not only can I make a presentation - I feel I have so much to give now. It's quite a transformation."
"Since attending the course, I feel like a completely different person; more confident, relaxed and easy going. I gave a speech at work last week and it went so so well."