Public Speaking & Communication Expert
Communication Insights and Critical Skills For Leaders and Professionals
Lauren Sergy is a public speaking and communication expert who has helped thousands of professionals improve their speaking and communication skills.
Lauren has worked with organizations big and small across a variety of industries. With humor and candor, she’s helped people at all levels – from new hires to senior leaders – develop a more strategic, effective, and confident approach to presentations and public speaking.
Looking for an entertaining and intelligent speaker who can make a difference for your team? Contact Lauren today to see what she has to offer!
Strengthen your communication skill and increase your impact - practical, inspiring, actionable talks for you and your team
Creating an Energizing and Memorable Experience
In my dynamic, entertaining, and hugely practical talks, I rip back the curtain and reveal the art and alchemy of public speaking and communication.
I help driven professionals, businesses, teams, and entrepreneurs dial up their effectiveness by diving into the whys and hows of speaking and communication. Come with me as we investigate the nuts and bolts of successful, persuasive, confident communication.
My high-energy, high-value keynotes laser in on key communication issues professionals face.
My keynotes focus on:
- Unpacking your expert knowledge and making it accessible, understandable, and compelling for laypeople
- Connecting meaningfully with your clients, customers, and team members
- Shifting the way you approach communication to become more tactical, strategic, and authentic
- Overcoming speaking and communication issues that plague highly competent professionals and executives, including dealing with self doubt, getting a handle on corporate communication culture, managing power dynamics, and communicating effectively within complex interpersonal relationships
With energy, humor, and candor, I teach my audiences how to use communication strategically – wielding their words like tacticians and taking command of the image and message they present to the world.
I’ve worked with audiences in Canada, the United States, and Europe, including:
T-Mobile, Carboline, KPMG, Grant Thornton, University of Alberta, Northern Trust Corporation, Brand Bastion, Dairy Farmers of Canada, BOMA, Park deRochie, Meeting Professionals International, Alberta Association of Municipal Clerks, Government of Alberta, Business Career College, Young Professionals in Engineering, Family Services Canada, Lloyd Sadd Navacord . . . and many more!
I’m here to help you to make this event awesome.
How? By working with you to make sure I understand both your delegates and your event inside and out, and then by building relationships with my audience before, during, and after the event. This way, I can give your people the talk they most need and want. I am a speaker who not only educates and entertains but who also supports the greater theme and vision of the event.
Let me help you make your event a success by being the speaker your clients crave – one that makes them say “Wow…that event was fantastic! I learned so much!”
Keynote Presentation Descriptions
Note: All talks are available as both Virtual and In-Person Keynotes
KEYNOTE 1: Secrets of Persuasion – A Holy Grail communication skills, persuasiveness is admired, desired, and sought out by individuals and organizations alike. But what makes someone truly persuasive? In this keynote, I take you through a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at what persuasion is and how it works. You’ll learn how to dial up your own persuasive skills while becoming savvier to the persuasive tactics thrown at us in daily life.
KEYNOTE 2: Developing Executive Presence – Leadership demands a great deal: knowledge, experience, and confidence, but also the ability to communicate those traits in ways that command the attention and respect of others. While it may seem like some people are simply “born with it,” the traits of executive presence can be taught, learned, and strategically leveraged. With an engaging mix of humor and candor, we will look at high-impact behavior and traits at the heart of executive presence. You will learn practical methods for honing your own personal form of executive presence.
KEYNOTE 3: Managing the Boiling Point – Communicating Productively when Tempers are High –In the midst of pressured work environments, hectic lives, and a non-stop barrage of information, we need to be able to find ways of managing shortened nerves and frayed tempers so that our communication remains open, clear, and productive. In this candid keynote, we will explore the forces affecting our communication and learn practical ways to create collaborative, positive communication with our co-workers and our clients.
90+ Minute Breakout sessions, Half Day Workshops, and Full Day Workshops are also available – please inquire for further details
What Clients are Saying
Our senior management team spoke at our conference 2 weeks after Lauren’s workshop – the conference was a massive success. We all used what she taught us and it added immensely to the main stage presentations.
There is no leader or professional that would not benefit from Lauren’s unique ability to make complex communication topics simple to understand and relevant to our professional lives. Lauren is a catalyst for lasting positive change for many. Our organization would work with Lauren again in a heartbeat.
“You changed how I make and give presentations. The last presentation I gave at a large global health conference woke them up…people said they hadn’t seen anything like it!”
“From the first point of contact with Lauren, I knew that I was dealing with a professional who was going to do everything in her power to satisfy me: the client. Lauren went over and above! I would not hesitate to recommend Lauren as a speaker – she is fabulous!”
“We were thrilled to have Lauren present. Lauren was engaging, insightful, and downright hilarious, invoking fits of laughter from the audience!”
“Not only was Lauren’s speech educational, it was also very entertaining and fresh. She engaged the audience and proposed new ideas for both us and our clients. We definitely suggest Lauren for your next event!”
“Lauren is a wealth of knowledge about an underexplored topic. She knows her stuff, she explains it clearly, and she provides tips that are immediately useful. Engaging Lauren will improve your communications and your business.”