Speech and Media Coaching
Transform from being an ordinary presenter into an impactful communicator who connects with your audience, on stage or on camera. From believing in yourself, to developing a message that matters with distraction-free delivery, David will bring out the best in you. Video sessions online or in person.
What Clients are Saying:
“Being interviewed live by the media is nerve-wracking, and I’m glad David was able to help me organize my talking points and get into the right mindset. My segment went very well, and I really couldn’t have done it without David’s coaching.” – Bhumi Butani, Co-Founder, www.way.com
“David is an insightful coach who knows what’s effective for an audience….as well as authentic for a speaker. He never told me that there was one magic way to reach the audience – instead, he asked powerful questions that allowed me find the answers that worked for me. As a published author and established writer, David helped me sharpen my writing to maximize the impact of my speech, challenging and encouraging me all the way to the Semi-Finals of Toastmaster’s International Speech Contest, placing in the top 100 out of 30,000 contestants.” – David Hollingsworth, Speaker, Author, Technology Leader, www.holliworks.com
“Working with David helped me to hone in on speaking skills I wanted to develop. His coaching sessions made me question the ‘why’ behind my words and allowed me to refine the speech to my audience and message. Not only did I leave David’s sessions with a better speech, I came out with new speaking skills to draw from in the future.” – Emma Jane Santa.
Whether you are a later stage career changer or recent graduate seeking your first job, David will help you determine your strengths and strategy, develop compelling stories for your resume, customize your message for a specific opportunity and practice with guided interview roleplay. Video sessions online (or in person where feasible.)
What Clients are Saying:
“Changing careers requires a lot more than just resume writing. David challenged me and provided the insight, patience and supportive coaching I really needed to leave a job that was no longer a fit. I found my new career within 30 days!” – Candice Borgen, Tracy, CA
“I was let go as part of a reduction in forces and David inspired me to transfer my skills to a tangent industry and rebuild my career. I now have a great position at a company where I enjoy going to work every day, and without David’s help I’m not sure I would be here. I feel confident recommending him for executive coaching and support.” – Andy Jerger, Software Development Lead, Home Depot, Atlanta, GA
“My company announced it was closing its doors and I needed to find a new job quickly. I asked David Goad for some creative writing assistance on my resume but got much more than I expected. He counseled me on best practices for job search, developed compelling proof stories for my resume and prepared me to walk into any interview with confidence. I got a great new job within 3 months. ” – Charles Smith, Controller, Stockton,CA
“I was anxious about an important job interview, and a friend recommended David Goad to coach me. He helped me develop mini-stories to highlight my accomplishments and then role-played an interview to help me gain confidence before the real interview. He even helped me write an effective thank you letter that I believe helped seal the deal. I got the job! David is knowledgeable and very easy to talk to, and I highly recommend him for career coaching.” – Tiffani Nguyen, Customer Service Specialist, San Diego, CA
With over 30 years of marketing experience, David excels in strategy, messaging, product naming, create copywriting and developing content for digital demand gen and thought leadership. He has helped enterprises, start-ups and non-profits launch new products and services, and will provide fresh perspective as he works with your team to deliver results. Video sessions online (or in person where feasible.)