Speaking Up!

Learn the key success principles and skills you can use to become a confident speaker.

This one day Speaking UP! Workshop is for anyone who wants to improve their communication skills, powerfully engage their audience and be confident they really are getting their message across.
Just like 100% of our graduates, by the end of this one-day training you will be standing in front of your audience and presenting with poise!

"Communication - the human connection - is the key to personal and career success." Paul. J. Meyer


Speaking Out!

Refine your public speaking abilities and leave a lasting impact on your audience.

This two day Speaking Out! training will take your presentation skills to the next level. Join our dynamic and immersive two-day Advanced Speakers Training, designed specifically for individuals who want to refine their public speaking abilities and leave a lasting impact on their audience.

This intensive training delves deep into advanced techniques and strategies to elevate your public speaking and presentation prowess. Through practical exercises, interactive discussions, and personalised feedback, participants gain the confidence and expertise necessary to deliver compelling and influential presentations.

Now is the time to build on your new skills and focus on the impact of your message.


"Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity and the emotions to affect other people." Jim Rohn

Program Dates

Training Options - Melbourne or Geelong 


"I know that you believe you understand what you think I said, but I am not sure you realise that what you heard is not what I meant." Robert McCloskey

Effective communication skills can open doors,
but poor communication skills can close them.


Whether we are in a team meeting, or presenting in front of an audience, we all get called upon every now and then to speak publicly. Now you can do it well or do it badly - the choice is yours.

"There are always three speeches for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave and the one you wish you gave". Dale Carnegie

Empowering yourself as a stronger and more effective communicator means you become a more confident and influential person.

Breakthrough the limits that have held you back in the past.

  • Destiny Pursuit Coaching & Training

    “Jo Clark, I always love attending her courses. I love the energy in the room and the fun she creates. The Speaking Up course is a worthwhile day where you leave feeling confident, inspired and excited for your next event.”

  • Destiny Pursuit Coaching & Training

    “The best part of the training was learning about structure, stance and how to engage with you audience. This is a must do day - if you speak to any number of people for any purpose, there is something in Speaking Up for you.”

  • Destiny Pursuit Coaching & Training

    “Speaking Up gives you the practice of techniques and a way to build upon them through the day. You get a really good framework which is presented and practiced in sequence.”

  • Destiny Pursuit Coaching & Training

    “I now have a good understanding of the core elements to public speaking.”

  • Destiny Pursuit Coaching & Training

    “Joanne models what a great presenter does and gets all the participants practicing the craft very quickly. I highly recommend that you just do it, it will transform how you present and the impact you can have.”

  • Destiny Pursuit Coaching & Training

    “I enjoyed most learning the structure. Made developing a presentation logical and easy. I recommend it. Specifically, to many of my education managers at work.”

  • Destiny Pursuit Coaching & Training

    “During the workshop, I gained invaluable insights into the art of communication. I discovered that our body language, including posture, gestures, and facial expressions, plays a vital role in conveying confidence, credibility, and engagement to our audience.”

Your Trainers

Joanne Clark

Joanne Clark is an Internationally accredited Master Trainer of NLP who has been delivering NLP training since 2011.  Being on her feet in front of training rooms is where Jo loves to be and her passion for inclusive and immersive training that delivers outstanding learning outcomes is apparent to everyone in her training rooms.  On average Jo delivers 140 days of training per year in addition to online webinars, guest speaker events and group coaching. 

“NLP is at the core of all my training and coaching, it is at the core of who I am, how I interact and connect with people.  I am absolutely passionate about spreading the NLP tools across the planet as I endeavour to support Robert Dilts’s vision of Creating a world to which people want to belong.” Joanne Clark

Certified Master Trainer of NLP; Master Practitioner NLP, Hypnotherapy & Matrix Therapies; Performance Coach; Cert IV Coaching; Advanced Practitioner in Coaching; Cert IV in Business; BA(Hons); Majors in Sociology and Psychology; Parent Education Leadership Training (PELT) Certificate; Mother of four children; Private Pilot (PPL); Diploma in Life Coaching


Peter Drummond 

Peter Drummond has made education his life’s work.  Teaching, lecturing and training professionally, he brings his extensive experience and knowledge of 21st century learning models to our trainings.  In addition to training teachers at university he has worked as a coach and mentor in schools designing and redeveloping curriculum and assessment frameworks that address the learning needs of students and the training needs of teachers. Peter has more than 35 years teaching and training teenagers and adults in classrooms, universities, training colleges in addition to online webinars, guest speaker events and group mentoring and coaching.

“Bringing my NLP Master Practitioner training into education has meant I can guide and contribute to the transformation of teachers and trainers where it matters most – in their communication and relationships with their students.” Peter Drummond

Bachelor of Education (Secondary) with Majors in Linguistics, Literature and History, Master of Education, Certified Master Practitioner Neuro Linguistic Programming, Father of four children


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