April 2018 News & Events

This month, we’re looking forward to warmer weather and are busy preparing for our SpeakEasy Intensive, an exclusive retreat where participants will experience a concentrated program where they will progress from idea to professional quality presentation in four short days.

This is not for the faint of heart but for those that are serious about upping their presentation game.

Think this might be for you? Get a taste of the experience with a free online coaching session facilitated by Talk Boutique Co-Founder, Nick Kindler. Secure your spot for this Wednesday, April 25.


SpeakEasy Intensive

SpeakEasy Intensive

Our SpeakEasy Intensive is next month, and time is running out to sign up for this unique chance to invest in yourself, your career, and your future.

We’ll take you from an idea to a compelling, polished talk in four days – and we get to work in an exclusive, relaxed setting.

Take advantage of this opportunity and sign up for a spot in SpeakEasy Intensive.

Learn more & apply


[Free] Webinar – 5 Powerful Strategies to Become a Better Presenter

Got an hour to spare? Let us help you:

  • Accelerate or advance in your career
  • Close more client business
  • Speak professionally

We’re excited to announce the first-ever Talk Canvas Webinar – 5 Powerful Strategies to Become a Better Presenter.

In this free 1-hour coaching session, we’ll walk you through strategies and techniques used to coach fortune 500 executives to help them become better speakers, storytellers and communicators.

Join us to learn:

  • How and when to embed storytelling into your narrative
  • How to use powerful and persuasive language to create lasting impact
  • How to create a strong message time and again
  • Answers to any questions you bring to the conversation

And as a bonus, we will be sending all participants a copy of our proprietary Talk Canvas™ worksheet, a framework to help you build a successful foundation for your presentation that allows you to layer on a memorable narrative.

Webinar Details:

Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Time: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. EST

Speaker: Nick Kindler, Executive Speaker Coach and Co-Founder Talk Boutique




TED2018: The Age of Amazement

We’re excited to dedicate April to TED Talks in honour of TED2018: The Age of Amazement that took place earlier this month.

We’ll be featuring some of our favourite TED Talks, ones that have sparked our imaginations and we’ve been lucky to work with many TED speakers as valued clients. Find out who we’ve coached for their TEDx Talk.

We love to help people get TED-ready – learn more about what it takes to deliver an impactful TED Talk!



Maverick’s Manifesto Masterclass: The 7 Reasons Business Owners Fail to Reach Their Potential

Talk Boutique speaker, Jill McAbe invites you to join her 60-minute Maverick’s Manifesto Masterclass to learn the 7 reasons business owners fail to reach their potential.

Her methodology is based on leading leadership, business, and neuroscience research. Jill has spent the past 10 years refining and fine-tuning her system as she has helped Entrepreneur and Business Owners in over 15 industries build their businesses faster.

We’ve personally experienced Jill’s coaching and expert business-growth methods, so believe us when we say we’re confident you’ll learn game-changing strategies to improve your business during this masterclass.

Learn more & register


Truth and Lies by Mark Bowden

Mark Bowden’s Truth and Lies, What People Are Really Thinking

We loved reading author and coach Mark Bowden’s book, Truth and Lies. Find out why we loved it, and what you can learn about impacting the way others perceive you.

Body language is something that we all think we have a sense of but body language is tied to context. Someone with closed body language, represented with crossed arms may just be cold.

Context is everything, find out how evolutionary cues can help propel your dating life forward or close that business deal. Stay tuned for our review coming soon.

May Book Club
Next month we will be reading Keith Ferrazzi’s book, Who’s Got Your Back: The Breakthrough Program to Build Deep, Trusting Relationships That Create Success–and Won’t Let You Fail.

Pick up a copy and join the conversation using #TalkBoutiqueReads.

Learn more about our book club


Children's Aid Foundation's five14 Talks

Children’s Aid Foundation’s five14 Talks

Talk Boutique supports the Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada and encourages you to participate in this event to celebrate Children and Youth in Care Day. On May 11, five speakers will present 14-minute talks to inspire positive change within the child welfare system. Talk Boutique’s co-founders, Andrea Sampson and Nick Kindler, are coaching the speakers to help them tell their powerful stories and create awareness and change.

Celebrate Youth in Care Day this May 14 by watching the five14 talks online.

Sign up for the webcast


Speaker Slam: Fear & Failure

Speaker Slam: Fear & Failure

May 1, 2018 | Lula Lounge – 1585 Dundas Street West

Speaker Slam is a space for those who love public speaking to share their passion and their message.

Join us on May 1 at Lula Lounge, and be inspired as our ten powerful speakers go head-to-head and heart-to-heart, sharing their stories of fear, failure, and the pursuit of success.

Ian Keeling, our newest Talk Boutique coach will be on the judging panel.

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8 Reasons to Attend Speaker Slam!</h3

  1. 10 incredibly inspiring speakers sharing their stories.
  2. 4 amazingly dynamic and prominent judges.
  3. A stylish venue in a central location with an appealing menu. Dinner reservations guarantee seating. 416- 588-0307 / Lula.ca
  4. Passion speed share – an opportunity to jump up on stage and share something exciting in your own life.
  5. A room full of like-minded people that you need to meet.
  6. An engaging networking game that allows you to work the room and connect with a purpose.
  7. An opportunity to check out the vibe and format of our event while you prepare for your own Speaker Slam debut – yes, YOU can join our contest and compete to win cash and prizes!
  8. An enjoyable, entertaining evening out with two wonderful hosts.


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