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Speak by Design

Who would you be with exceptional communication skills and no self doubt?

Let's find out.

Strong leadership communication skills make you a consistently compelling force for your organization. We are committed to helping people develop exceptional communication skills and presentation skills  that launch and transform their businesses, teams, and relationships to new heights. We help clients make big and small shifts in their communication that make their interactions unforgettable.

Your conversations, meetings, and presentations need to tell your story and inspire action. Speak by Design coaching, training, and communication consulting support personal and business transformations. The Lead by Design Method for building leadership communication skills and presentation skills is changing careers, teams, companies, and our communities.

Group training strengthens whole teams, practices, organizations, and cultures. Group training also allows you to grow and learn faster by watching others and seeing how a variety of styles can be successful. 

Contact Speak by Design to build a one-of-a-kind virtual communication skills and presentation skills training series for your groups and teams. Or, reach out to us to learn more about private coaching and tailored options for you or your people.

See below for a list of our signature courses and coaching topics:

Virtual Group Training

  1. SBD 100 – Presence
  2. SBD 200 – Crisp, Confident, and Credible
  3. SBD 300 – High Impact Meetings
  4. SBD 400 – Presenting with Impact
  5. SBD 500 – Articulating a Vision
  6. SBD 600 – 360 Leadership Communication Agility
  7. SBD 700 – Handling Difficult Situations
  8. SBD 800 – Coaching Others to Greatness

Communication Skills and Presentation Skills Coaching Topics

  1. Visual Leadership
  2. Vocal Presence
  3. Personal Branding
  4. Relationship Building
  5. Networking
  6. Managing Up, Down, and Across
  7. Strong Starts and Closes
  8. Audience Analysis
  9. Presentation Skills
  10. Message Structures
  11. Articulating a Strategy
  12. Leadership Communication Agility
  13. Handling Questions
  14. Influencing Skills
  15. Poise Under Pressure
  16. Media Communications
  17. Investor Relations Presentations
  18. Board Conversations and Presentations
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COVID-19 Update

In light of COVID-19, this provider is now delivering some or all of their courses online. Contact them for more information!

Why choose Speak by Design?

Instructors with 10+ years of experience in communication coaching and training

Deep and vast catalogue of resources on communication style, structure, and strategy

Customized approach based on each client’s communication goals


Leadership Communication Coaching, Training, and Consulting

Speak by Design is a team of coaches and trainers who are experts on personal style, message structure, and message strategies. We help associates and managers reach their potential through private coaching, group training, group coaching calls, video courses, and/or self-paced learning guides on communication topics. Services include:

  • Presentation Skills Programming
  • Leadership Communication Programming
  • Team Communication Trainings
  • Speaker Coaching
  • Transition Coaching

Speak by Design’s approach is tailored exactly to the individual’s unique communication demands. We are dedicated to helping clients become consistently compelling forces within their organization.


Corporate / Group Training
Communication Skills Length Price Location Reviews
Leadership Communication Coaching Program Online
5.0 (16)
Presence Online
5.0 (13)
Presenting with Impact Online
5.0 (15)
Speak by Design University Online
5.0 (11)
360 Leadership Communication Agility Online
5.0 (14)
Articulating a Vision Online
5.0 (13)
High Impact Virtual Meetings Online
5.0 (15)
Leadership Communication Training Online
5.0 (16)

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Speak by Design

Aon Center
200 E Randolph
Ste. 5100 Chicago Illinois

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Average rating 5

Based on 113 reviews.

Xiao Li, Global Fashion Company
We really liked our coach's approach and style. She is a perfect fit for our company. She's wise, geniune, observant and experienced in giving tactical strategies and approaches in dealing with specific communication challenges we are facing now. I trust she'll bestow a lot of wisdom and help us achieve our speaking goals.
Benny, Banking Executive
I would like to thank you for the time well spent evaluating and reviewing how I would conduct a virtual meeting. Many aspects such as body languages and gestures have easily been overlooked and those key things may turn out to be game changers to make the virtual meetings meet the goals and expectations. This session was truly one of the most ...
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Chris, Business Consulting Firm
A great executive coach and I found her advice to be actionable and tailored to my individual needs and where I am in my career. I sincerely appreciated the opportunity to work with her and hope to continue the relationship as I seek to take the next step in my career.
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