February 2018 News & Events

How is your talk coming along? You know…that talk you want to give but haven’t had time to write, or that talk you NEED to give but have been putting off. Imagine…being able to go from idea to presentation-ready in just 4 days.

Because of our experience with events like TEDx, SingularityU and Elevate TechFest, we know what it takes to create a great talk and an engaging presentation.

SpeakEasy Intensive

May 23 – 27, 2018 | Auberge Saint-Antoine, Québec

We are proud and excited to introduce SpeakEasy Intensive – an exclusive retreat developed by our world-class TED-trained speaker and presentation coaches to help leaders refine their BIG idea, clarify their message, find their speaker style, improve their body language and much more…accomplished in only four short days.

Whether you are a professional or an aspiring speaker, a leader who presents regularly or are building your career, SpeakEasy Intensive is a must-attend for anyone who wants to become a polished, confident speaker.

Learn more & apply


Performance Workshop

Workshop: Performance Skills for Speakers and Presenters

Thursday, March 8, 2018 | 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Does your job require you to present or speak publicly? Do you wish you were more confident in your performance ability? This half-day workshop focuses on audience engagement, improving body language, vocal skills and techniques to help you appear cool, confident and engaged during any presentation or talk.

Register now


Speaker Salon

Salon Event: Diversity or Empathy?

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 | 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Only 15 tickets remain for our upcoming Salon, get yours before they sell out! Join us for a night of food, drinks, great conversation and thought-provoking talks by Jodi Kovitz, David Bastedo and Tania DeSa to discuss our salon topic:

Diversity or Empathy: Are diversity and inclusion conversations actually a symptom of a much larger problem… a society lacking in, yet desperately seeking empathy?

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Welcome Lisa Taylor

Talk Boutique Welcomes Lisa Taylor to Our Speaker Roster!

We are happy to officially welcome Lisa Taylor, Workforce Researcher, Futurist and Author to the Talk Boutique speaker roster. Find out how you can book Lisa to help make your event unforgettable.

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Congratulations Paul Nadeau

Congratulations, Paul Nadeau!

Take Control of Your Life: Rescue Yourself and Live the Life You Deserve

We are proud of Talk Boutique speaker, Paul Nadeau on the upcoming release of his book, Take Control of Your Life. It is available for pre-order now and will be released on May 22, 2018.

Pre-order your copy


Welcome Ian Keeling

Welcome to the Team, Ian Keeling!

The Talk Boutique family continues to grow. We are excited to welcome Ian Keeling to the team as a speaker coach. Ian is an author, actor and public speaker. His short fiction and poetry has appeared in Realms of Fantasy, On Spec, and Grain. He teaches sketch and improv at The Second City in Toronto and now joins Talk Boutique as our newest speaker coach!


Truth & Lies

February Book Club Pick: Truth & Lies by Mark Bowden & Tracey Thomson

Congratulations to Mark Bowden and Tracey Thomson on the release of their book, Truth & Lies. We are thrilled to announce that this will be our book club read for the month of February.

Join the conversation using the hashtag, #TalkBoutiqueReads.

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