Professional Speaker Training for Keynote Talks
Access our exclusive list of stage and speaker contacts, and join our Paid Speaking and Talk Writing Intensives, so you know how to structure and submit speeches to event planners across the globe. Gain access to top minds in the industry so you can navigate the professional speaker landscape once and for all.
Master Your Delivery and Gain Stage Confidence Once and For All
A Professional Speaking Coach Can Help You Reach Your Goals
Thought-Leader professional public speaking coaches help you navigate the journey of becoming a professional speaker. Whether you’re interested in speaking at a conference, in front of an online community, or leading a company meeting, we’re here to help. Our expert speakers have proven track records of success and have helped hundreds of other aspiring leaders land paid public speaking gigs and become the professional keynote speaker of their dreams.
When you join our Paid Speaking Accelerator program, you get access to our community of professional speaking coaches who can help you:
Improve Communication Skills
Deliver More Persuasive Messages
Learn How to Get Paid Speaking Gigs
Hold Yourself Accountable
Establish Your Network
Build Your Brand
Create Keynote Content
Brainstorm and Learn from a Community of Like-Minded Peers
Get Help With Speech Practice
Join one of our weekly calls and practice your speech alongside others. Here is where you have the opportunity to perfect your skills alongside former TEDx speakers, coaches, and other aspiring professionals. This open feedback loop enables you to think about your talk objectively and mold it into a piece ready for the big stage.
Land a $10,000 Speaking Gig!
Get Access to World-Class Training
The professional speaking landscape can be tricky to navigate on your own. Our professional speaker training takes the guesswork out of the keynote speaking process so you can focus on getting paid for the work you put in. Once you train with our team members you’ll know how to:
Grab an Audience’s Attention
Use Stories to Craft Powerful Messages
Find Paid Speaking Gigs
Negotiate Paid Speaker Fees
Deliver an Energetic Speech
Professional Speaker Training Designed With You in Mind!
Craft an emotional journey for your audience, so they want to listen to what you have to say.
Thrive under pressure
Build a story-style framework that will take you anywhere
A Different Kind of Professional Public Speaking Training
Whether you are accessing our online education modules or joining our Talk Writing Intensive, the training you receive at Thought-Leader is one-of-a-kind. Instead of training you and dropping you off a cliff with a good luck sign, we’ve created a path that will help you learn, find, and land the speaking gig of your choice.
Even better? We aren’t limited to paid speaker training. Our TED talk-style training provides you with opportunities to share your message on the TEDx stage. Likewise, the teachings we incorporate in our programs help you learn and understand how to make your talks go viral. This increases your chances of landing more talks in the future.
Overcome Your Limitations
Fear of Public Speaking
Gain Confidence On Stage
Chronic Imposter Syndrome
Uncover Your Internal Uniqueness
Not Being Able to Craft A Message
Solidify Your Personal Story
Hear From The People We’ve Helped
Ready to take your brand or business to the next level? Hear what others have to say about how our professional speaker training has helped them on their path to success!
Work With Experts
Our Team of Professional Speaking Experts
4x TEDx Speaker, President of Thought-Leader, and Speaker Coach
Taylor is your motivator and personal example of Thought-Leader success. As a former TEDx and current professional motivational and keynote speaker, he knows how to encourage and challenge you to reach your dreams. He might pop in on a Weekly Community Call or show up to an Intensive, so you stay grounded in your goals.
Bradly can also help you hold yourself accountable to your goals while navigating the next steps in our process. He’s an all-star community advocate that can help you get thorough feedback and answers to your questions in a timely manner.
Head Speaker Coach and Application Strategist
Sophie ensures your talk is crafted to meet your end-goal needs. She’ll coach you on writing tactics you can use to evoke emotion from your audience while keeping you grounded in your central message. Her storytelling capabilities are out of this world, and she’s known to facilitate some of the best Intensives around.
TEDx Speaker and Accountability Coach
Phi can help you with accountability and clarity on your speaking journey. As a rockstar TEDx speaker, you might find him on weekly practice calls or across other areas of our community as he helps ensure your time with us is successful.
20+ Year Professional Speaker Coach
Minna is your advocate and coach on all things speaking. Her Talk Practice sessions will leave you feeling rejuvenated and empowered to tackle the world one speech at a time. As a 20+ year veteran and published author on public speaking techniques, she will wow you with her presence.
Professional Speaker Resources
How to Become A Successful Keynote Speaker In 2022: 9 Step Guide