About

When you can present your ideas more effectively, you can achieve your goals.

Speech Capital, LLC was founded by Public Speaking Coach Melissa Goldman to help technical leaders more effectively communicate their ideas, connect with their audiences, and collaborate with their colleagues. Melissa provides one on one coaching to Silicon Valley clients at technology companies such as Google, LinkedIn and NVIDIA. In these sessions, she helps her clients improve public speaking skills such as:


Executive Presence
■ Communicate authentically with confident body language, movement and tone
■ Use engaging eye communication to connect with your audience
■ Eliminate filler works and distracting behaviors

Influence
■ Learn proven techniques to improve others’ responses to your requests
■ Understand the differences when influencing at different levels of the company
■ Leave your audience with a crystal clear message and next steps

Storytelling & Audience Engagement
■ Understand and speak to your audience’s values, challenges and objectives
■ Craft relevant stories, visuals and demonstrations to engage your audience
■ Assess which types of data and stories are most compelling for your audience

Preparation
■ Conquer the fear of speaking in front of groups and individuals
■ Find the preparation strategies that work best for you
■ Handle difficult questions and respond with poise


Technology for Presentations
■ Learn the ideal technology set-up for any in-person presentation
■ Make the most of your visuals, including slide design
■ Ensure that all use of technology in presentations adds value



"Melissa gave me very useful feedback about both the content of the presentation and the body language when presenting. Her advice helped me overcome my nervousness and improved my confidence when presenting."

- Research Fellow at Stanford University