Lisa Vanderkwaak is a recognized and highly respected communication expert, executive coach, and dynamic speaker, with an engaging personality and a unique skill-set that empowers individuals and organizations to create quick and sustainable results. Learn more about Lisa
Did you know that women speakers are in high-demand? Possessing strong speaking skills is no longer a ‘nice to have’ skill set, it’s a MUST HAVE asset , especially for women in positions of influence. Research shows that women who invest in refining your communication skills reach higher levels of success, earn more income and become more influential. The business magnate, Warren Buffet said that investing in improving your public speaking skills can increase your net worth by 50%.
You may not realize it but you have an influence on people whether you intend to or not. Your words, actions, "likes" on social media and even your silence, communicates a message to others. Why not make sure the message is clear and aligned with who you really are and what you stand for? Whether you are an entrepreneur, executive or faith-based leader, Lisa's training programs were designed to equip women to find your voice, stand with confidence and speak with clarity and transformational impact. Learn more about how Lisa can create customized training programs for your organization, whether corporate or faith-based , so you lead with greater impact. Learn More.
With over 25 years experience as a transformation catalyst, Lisa is uniquely equipped to help you identify why you are stuck and help you create a practical strategy so you can confidently take the right steps towards accomplishing your goals. As a Certified Personal & Executive Life Coach, Lisa has worked with highly motivated leaders in both corporate and non-profit organizations, through transition, change and challenging times to help them embrace the process and expand their personal capacity as they move into the next level of success, personally and professionally.
As you experience the coaching conversation you will find yourself gaining more clarity and focus and feeling empowered to engage the possibilities before you. Lisa's clients often discover new freedom to go beyond where they thought possible.
Want thorough training to help you master your trade, but can’t imagine it fitting into your busy schedule?
Lisa founded the Emerging Women Speakers Academy (EWSA) with you in mind. EWSA offers high quality online video training so you can learn on your own time—and grow at your own pace. Based on market research and years of coaching experience, Lisa developed the training programs to equip women with the exact speaking skills organizations look for when seeking for women speakers for their event. Research shows that women with highly developed presentation skills earn more, gain more promotions, and have more influence. This means that as you implement what you learn, the EWSA trainings won’t just engage you; they’ll also change you.
When you want your event to be a success, you need to be able to rely on your speaker to deliver a message that will inspire, entertain and create positive change. You want more than temporary motivation… you want to create lasting transformation! After all, you want to make the event memorable so you don’t want to leave anything to chance. Lisa Vanderkwaak delivers skill-building content and cutting-edge insights that will educate and energize your audience. Learn more about her speaking topics that can be customized for your organization's conference or training event. Learn more here.
"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. The closing Lisa helped me develop for my speech 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. What 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 training programs are for you."
"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."
I was a beginner speaker without any formal training. One of my biggest hurdles was preparation. 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 learned so much and realized how much more I need to learn.
"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"
"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."
"…the material used in training was so helpful, so practical, and very easy to follow. ”
"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. "
"The simplicity of (Lisa’s) message made it very easy to understand and digest, and helped me experience the powerful impact speakers can have."
“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."
“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.”