Public Speaking Coaching
for Executives, Nonprofit Leaders & Ambitious Artists
If you have a presentation looming you'd like to deliver with confidence and ease, I can help you find your story, organize what you have to say and home in on your most important message.
In one-on-one public speaking coaching sessions or in a workshop tailored for your team, you'll learn how to calm your nerves and connect with your audience. I bring 25 years of experience in corporate communications and fundraising and as a writer, author and solo performer. My specialty is working with executives, scientists, introverts, nonprofit leaders and ambitious artists.
To start with a free presentation coaching consult, email me now. Then, download this free workbook.
5 Steps to Nail Your Next Presentation
The most important thing to remember about the talk you’re about to give is that it’s not about you. But how do you create a cogent and powerful presentation that helps you connect with your audience? I’ve broken the process of creating and delivering a presentation into small, doable steps including answers to questions like:
How do I organize my story?
How do I keep my audience’s attention?
What do I do during a rehearsal?
What can I do to calm my nerves?
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Artist Workshops & Artist Coaching
Click here to book your free artist coaching consultation. Then download this free workbook:
5 Steps to Your Artist Statement
A good artist statement opens doors between your art and your audience. Use this 10-page, step-by-step workbook to craft or revise yours. I've broken the process down into small, doable steps and answer questions like:
What do I say about my art?
How do I structure my statement?
What if I have more than one statement?
What are the three phrases I should avoid?
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Public Speaking Coach & Artist Coach
Gigi is a public speaking coach and artist coach who works with executives, nonprofit leaders and ambitious artists. Her goal as a public speaking coach is to help leaders connect with their audiences with clarity, authenticity and warmth. For details about her one-on-one presentation coaching, artist coaching and public speaking coaching workshops, book a free consultation.
Writer & Solo Performer
When Gigi’s not coaching, she’s a writer and solo performer. Her writing has been published by Psychology Today, Poets & Writers and The Oregonian. With a background in storytelling and theater, she’s been a guest commentator on Oregon Public Radio and has performed off-Broadway and at Seattle's On The Boards.
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for Emerging & Mid-career Literary, Visual & Performing Artists
Are you a visual, literary, or performing artist who needs to raise funds for your creative project? Then order a copy of my book:
The Artist’s Guide to Grant Writing
The Artist’s Guide to Grant Writing transforms readers from starving artists into working artists who confidently tap into all the resources at their disposal.
Gigi wrote this book so that every second an artist spends grants writing, pushes their art further into the world. Inside the pages, you’ll find concrete information about how to write winning grant applications and fundraise creatively so that you can finance your artistic dreams.
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