Sellable keynotes & speaker kits

Sellable Keynotes & Speaker Kits

As a Thought Leader, you have a unique perspective, fresh ideas, experience and expertise and message worth sharing. You know it’s your time, your turn to share and monetize your expertise into a TEDx Talk or keynote speech. Let’s get started!

Crafting a remarkable speech or keynote address requires vision, strategy and a creative mindset. This two-day training combines information on how to create content that is compelling, concise and relevant. Expect hands-on activities to help you align your vision and lead you through applicable strategies to craft your speech. You’ll leave this class with a personal blueprint of your speech and clear steps to continue designing your speech.

In addition to writing and delivery a compelling a Keynote, packaging your services into a sellable Speakers Kit is what truly makes this venture worthwhile. We will walk you through the critical components and steps for constructing a high-impact and high-demand kit, which makes you vastly more appealing when applying for paid presentations.

Meet your Trainer – Barrie Barton

Barrie Barton is the founder and lead facilitator of Stand and Deliver, a presentation and communication skills coaching firm for corporate professionals and teams. Stand and Deliver Asheville combines Ms. Barton’s decades of experience as a facilitator, educator, director and performer to uniquely develop the art and skill of dynamic presentations and effective communication for all who participate.

Her teaching style combines highly developed and insightful perspectives of body language, presentation mastery and adult learning methods with her talent and passion to motivate and encourage clients to reach their finest potential. As a lifelong educator, Ms. Barton’s finely tuned capacity to organize learning, results in an embodied experience of success and lasting results.

Barrie’s approach is firm and honest, with a dash of humor, empowering you to make meaningful personal connections and challenging you to stand up and deliver in a more powerful and confident way.

In addition to her groundbreaking Stand and Deliver Asheville series, Barton serves as Artistic Director of Story Choreography Projects. She directed and produced 10 large-scale multi-media productions at the Diana Wortham Theatre and other venues. Ms. Barton holds a BA in Dance from the University of California at Santa Barbara and a Masters of Arts Education from Vermont College.  She taught for over 22 years in two High Schools as a Dance Educator in the Buncombe County School System.