Becoming “The Story Midwife”

From Hearing Loss to Speaking Success

Hi, I’m Lisa Evans the Director of Speaking Savvy.  I’ve helped hundreds of executives and entrepreneurs take their presentation and public speaking skills to a whole new level.

I am passionate about public speaking and I really enjoy helping others realise their full potential through the power of effective and engaging presentation skills, as well as using the power of storytelling to make a business presentation compelling and memorable.

I know what it’s like to be nervous about speaking in front of an audience, as that is where I began my journey.

For many years I worked as a midwife and I specialised in neonatal intensive care.  It was a dream job and I never thought I’d do anything else. Then life sent me on a detour, when without warning a virus destroyed much of my hearing. I could no longer work in the high tech and demanding area of intensive care.

The next couple of years were a struggle, not only coming to terms with significant hearing loss but also a change of career and a subsequent toxic workplace.  My confidence and self esteem plummeted.

A chance meeting with a leading expert gave me an incredible opportunity to be part of a research trial. With the aid of a cochlear implant, I began the long journey of rehabilitation and learning to use this amazing device. It takes a lot of time and dedication to learn new pathways and to hear in a very different way. I literally had to learn to hear and speak again.  It was during this time that my interest in Public Speaking was sparked.

Following a milestone birthday, I decided to embrace a do what you love mentality and start my own business as a professional speaker and public speaking coach.

Over the past six years, I’ve won numerous awards for competitive speaking and have become known for my inspiring and moving speeches.

As a Certified World Class Speaking and Storytelling  Coach I  work with professionals globally. I am a speaker coach for TEDx and I have helped businesses deliver winning pitch presentations. I specialise in helping executives and entrepreneurs harness the power of story telling to inspire and entertain an audience.

How I can help you

With a background in health care, I have a nurturing approach to coaching. I also understand executive environments as I have had a successful career in project management.

I know what it’s like to lack confidence and be reluctant to present in front of an audience. I understand how it can hold you back from getting ahead in your career.

If you are ready to take the next step in boosting your career and personal brand using the power of public speaking and storytelling, then I can show you how to become the speaker you want to be.

Whether you want to be heard in the boardroom, charismatic at the podium, you want to step out on stage and share a story or deliver a TED style talk or keynote,  my coaching and training will give you the results you need to stand out from the crowd.

Once you’ve learned the essentials, you’ll be able to speak with authenticity, power and passion so that your audience will listen. Your coaching journey begins with a complimentary consultation designed to reveal your individual needs. Let me help you be the speaker you want to be and start creating real professional results today.

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