Experts in Influence/ persuasion Top 7 experts

Lenny Laskowski

Lenny Laskowski

Wilmington, NC | The Leading Authority on Public Speaking

Lenny Laskowski is an internationally known professional speaker and the President of LJL Seminars. He is a leading authority on the topic of public speaking and presentation skills. His workshops, seminars, keynotes, and private coaching provide practical techniques that help people succeed as speakers. Throughout his 25 year engineering career, Lenny has written and presented technical papers to people throughout the world. He shares his own personal experiences with universities, businesses, and corporations, providing practical techniques to improve presentation and communication... Read more

Sims Wyeth

Sims Wyeth

Montclair, NJ | The art & science of speaking persuasively

Since 1989, Sims Wyeth has been coaching senior leaders, executives, scientists and other subject matter experts on how to sell themselves and their ideas. He has helped to get a client elected to the position of chairman at a global consulting firm, shaped the complex data-based arguments to win approval for new drugs at the FDA, and coached thousands of professionals so they can speak like leaders, get promoted, make more money, reduce their stress and anxiety, save time preparing, and look good in the eyes of other. Sims' work is based on actor training, classical rhetoric, and... Read more

Barry Zweibel

Barry Zweibel

Northbrook, IL | Leadership Coach/Mentor | Author of "Leadership Haiku: Increasing Your Impact and Influence, 17 Syllables at a Time"

Barry Zweibel started coaching and mentoring, full time, in 2000, helping executives, managers-of-managers, and emerging leaders develop the leadership competencies and disciplines they need to contribute – and achieve – at a consistently higher level with the people they work with up, down, and across the organization. A former executive and corporate officer in the high-tech world, adjunct instructor at Northwestern University, and many a boss’ go-to person, Barry honed his leadership skills in the real world of mission-critical operations. Whether presenting in the boardroom,... Read more

Matt Eventoff

Matt Eventoff

Princeton, NJ | Owner, Princeton Public Speaking

Methodology

 Matt does not believe in the “One-Size-Fits-All” approach. He delivers results by building upon clients’ individual communication styles, strengths and background. Matt generally adheres to the following methodology:
 • Develop an effective and dynamic communication style based on the client’s unique abilities 
• Create a step-by-step, result-oriented training program based on client’s specific needs
 • Train the client on a range of communication skills, rhetorical devices, message development techniques and communication approaches to ensure a permanent change in the... Read more

Barbara Haig

Barbara Haig

Milwaukee, WI | Executive Communications Coach

Barbara Haig and Jeff Jackson help smart, capable business people unlock their communication skills and become more effective leaders. We close the gap between the communications skills organizations have - and the ones they need to succeed. With more than thirty years of experience in television news and corporate communications, we help highly-intelligent professionals – executives, physicians, engineers, and others - learn to: + Conduct better media interviews + Deliver more successful presentations + Communicate effectively in a crisis We also provide assistance when... Read more

Terry Horsmon

Terry Horsmon

Ventura, CA | People Connector | Brand Marketing Influencer | Opportunity Developer

I've always been passionate about connecting people's emotions with their experiences. Whether I was marketing films for Columbia Pictures, consulting on medical technology for McKinsey & Co. or launching social media startups in post-Communist China, I have been fascinated with how to use emotion to change the way people experience the world. I help brands create targeted insight, buzz and engagement. I use content creation, influence strategy and outreach to connect people to the right opportunities and relationships while telling powerful stories to their customers. I'm an expert... Read more

Bryan Rutberg

Bryan Rutberg

Seattle, WA | Communications facilitator and coach

I help leaders and their organizations connect with their most important audiences – customers, partners, and employees – in person, in print, and online. I am the principal and owner of a Seattle-based communications firm, and my personal work is in message development and then coaching public speakers when they share the message. My clients run from senior executives at Microsoft (where I ran the Executive Briefing Center when I was an employee), to entrepreneurs preparing for sales and fundraising efforts, to the rich variety of men and women who speak at industry... Read more