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Member Spotlight: PowerSpeaking

Our founders launched PowerSpeaking, Inc. in 1985, with the vision of helping people in the business world break through their fear of public speaking, find their voice and their own passionate message, and deliver it in a way that inspires people and drives business forward. Fast-forward to today, with more than 1,500,000+ people trained worldwide. We carry on the same passionate drive to make businesses—and the world—better places by helping people become clear, confident, powerful communicators.

What problem(s) are you currently solving for your customers?

We help clients solve the myriad problems that arise from ineffective communication:

  • Poor productivity and missed goals
  • Stalled projects and delays in critical decision making
  • Lost opportunities for innovation
  • Resistance to needed changes in the organization
  • Disengaged employees due to poor leader/management
  • Communication
  • Loss of top talent due to all of the above

Tell us about some future plans for your organization.

In recent years we have garnered the “100 Fastest Growing” and “Top Woman-Owned Businesses” honors in the San Francisco Bay Area for a reason: our decades of expertise and passion for delivering transformative learning experiences. Our vision for the future is to innovate, grow, and continue to offer our clients world-class presentation and communication- training that employs:

  • The latest technologies
  • Sophisticated adult learning models
  • The most recent research in speech communication
  • Private, personalized coaching
  • Good old-fashioned cheerleading

Why is North Carolina a great place to do business?

North Carolina shines as a beacon for business, and the thriving Research Triangle Park (RTP) stands as a testament to its allure. Home to esteemed research universities like Duke, UNC Chapel Hill, NC State, and NC Central, the RTP fosters innovation and collaboration, hosting industry giants like GlaxoSmithKline and Cisco Systems. With a booming bioscience sector, exceeding $86 billion annually, and a rapidly expanding tech hub in Raleigh, North Carolina's appeal is undeniable for companies seeking growth, innovation, and an employee base with world-class skills.

How can NC TECH members get involved with your company?

You can write to or visit our website, our Linkedin page, or TwitterX.

Interested in submitting a piece for the NC TECH blog?

The Take 5 series features brief 5 question interviews with leaders who are making an impact within their organization and in the community. The interviews are shared in the monthly e-newsletter, blog and through social media.

Visit our Marketing Toolkit page for a submission form. Questions? Contact Rachel Kennedy.