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Lisa Vanderkwaak

Communication Expert, Coach & Speaker

Lisa Vanderkwaak is a recognized and respected Communication Expert, Executive Coach, and International Speaker with a reputation for helping individuals and organizations create quick and sustainable results.

Being a high-capacity leader with extensive experience coaching motivated entrepreneurs and executive professionals,  Lisa is uniquely skilled at simplifying complex problems and creating actionable and effective solutions.

To succeed in these challenging times, individuals and organizations turn to Lisa to train them to go to the next level and be on the cutting edge in their industry. Possessing  strong speaking skills is no longer a ‘nice-to have’ skill set, it’s a MUST HAVE asset , especially for those in positions of influence. Whether you are a business-owner, work for an organization or are leading a project, knowing how to share your expertise clearly, confidently and with passion is key to becoming a positive voice of influence!

Women with highly developed communication skills are in big demand.  Research shows that those who invest in refining their communication skills experience greater success, earn more income and become more influential.

With over 25 years of leadership experience, combined with her educational background and certifications as an Executive Coach and World Class Speaking Coach, Lisa specializes in working with women in positions of influence who want to expand their leadership capacity and fine-tune their communication skills so they can lead with increased confidence, clarity, and transformational impact!

Contact Lisa to discuss how a customized training program or Keynote session can add value to your organization to experience significant shifts and sustainable results.

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  • Build your CONFIDENCE as a speaker
  • Give clear COMPELLING messages
  • CAPTIVATE your audience 
  • Turn presentations into PROFITS

"If I started my public speaking journey today, I would cut out the long trial and error process and go straight to Lisa Vanderkwaak for coaching. She'll teach you how to own the stage and make a lasting impact on your audience. As a result, you can get booked again and again."

"I was so excited to get my first speaking invitation as CEO of my own company. I immediately contacted Lisa Vanderkwaak.  After her coaching, I found I was much more at ease and confident about being able to deliver a speech that I was proud of.  My goal was to build my membership. The closing Lisa helped me develop garnered a 63% closure rate. Lisa - many many thanks for your expertise and the gracious way in which your deliver it."

"So if you are thinking that you are not a speaker, and don’t see the need to connect (with a speaking coach)– THINK AGAIN!! As a direct result of implementing the tools Lisa offers in her speaking tips, I have become a better writer and a better speaker. I have connected more deeply with my audience and am a better listener. All important pieces for my business growth."

"I was actually stuck, not knowing what to do next.The information I received will help fast forward my business by about 3 years.Through Lisa's coaching I came up with a program and gained new tools on how to present it. If you want to stand on stage and be seen as a professional speaker, then Lisa's programs are for you."

Alice Wheaton

 

Alice Wheaton

 

"I had the wonderful opportunity to attend Lisa's One Day Speaking Bootcamp.I almost cancelled the night before because I was so afraid of speaking in public. Boy did I learn a lot. I was so glad I went. It is a "must do" course for anyone having to speak in public."

Shannon Lang

Owner, Elder Move

Shannon Lang

Owner, Elder Move

I was a beginner speaker without any formal training. One of my biggest hurdles was preparation. I would spend way too much time preparing to for a short talk and feel exhausted afterwards. I wanted to know if there way easier way to prepare and how to grab the attention of the audience.  After applying the tools I learned from Lisa’s coaching program, I now spend less time in preparing and feel more confident in what content to include and more clarity around the outcomes I want to achieve.  I know how to give a clear roadmap to keep my audience engaged from start to finish.  What I learned from Lisa really shifted my thinking around public speaking. I always thought either a person is good at speaking or not.  I was surprised to discover that any body can (become a great speaker) if you want to.  The best speakers became great because they were teachable, applied the formulas and mastered the skills.  I learned a lot from taking Lisa’s coaching programs and realized how much more I still have to learn.

 

I liked how the course was delivered, that it was simple to access and I could do it from my home. It was way more personal than I expected.  The virtual classroom experience actually seemed better than a live classroom in lots of ways and I really enjoyed the feedback from the other women participants.  Although the course was intensive, I learned so much and realized how much more I need to learn.

Tamara Browning

 

Tamara Browning

 

"Lisa is a tenacious pursuer of excellence.”

"Before meeting Lisa I had no formal training in public speaking but I knew I  needed to start speaking in public. My goal was to gain confidence and become clear as to how to get started and what I needed to learn to be a great speaker. I understand more about what it meant to be a public speaker"

Carmell Pelly

 

Carmell Pelly

 

"Lisa is an amazing coach who supports and directs you in your journey towards your goal. She also helped me become more focused so that I could reach my goal sooner."

WooSun Brewer

Co-Owner Accelsun

WooSun Brewer

Co-Owner Accelsun

"…the material used in training was so helpful, so practical, and very easy to follow. ”

Rev. Richard Isindu

Kenya

Rev. Richard Isindu

Kenya

"With her outstanding oral and written communication skills, I always look forward to reading Lisa’s newsletters and seek every opportunity to hear her speak.….her ability to draw from a wealth of global perspectives… makes Lisa’s coaching authentic and truly life-changing. "

Jo-Ann Chiu

Educator

Jo-Ann Chiu

Educator

"The simplicity of (Lisa’s) message make it very easy to understand and digest. ….It has helped me understand in depth the clear cut difference between a mission and vision…”

Workshop Participant

 

Workshop Participant

 

“Lisa’s ability to ask the “right” questions helped me …focus on my plan of action to close the gap between where I started and where I wanted to go. “

“...Through (the) teachings I feel challenged and really charged to take up my tools and run with the vision God has given me."

Lydia Richard

Kenya

Lydia Richard

Kenya

“Words can’t tell and maybe the heart can’t stop at any point to count the great revelations that I have (received) after this one day of Lisa’s trainings.”

Pastor Charles Joseph

GMPIC, Nairobi

Pastor Charles Joseph

GMPIC, Nairobi

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