When Jean Hamilton founded Speaking Results in 1998, it was the natural next step in her career. Early on, she began to develop and perfect her skills as a performer and artist, working for 15 years in modern dance, mime, and theater with various professional companies that toured extensively in the U.S. and Pacific Rim. After this successful career, Jean pursued a new direction studying Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP). She was soon hooked by what this discipline could accomplish and began using the tools of NLP to make profound, positive changes. She pursued her NLP studies and training with the same fervor and energy she brought to the stage. In 1993, certified as an NLP Master, Jean opened her private counseling practice.

As satisfying as she found working one-on-one with clients, Jean realized that she liked being on stage and began to explore public speaking. She started this endeavor through a local chapter of the Toastmaster’s Club. She quickly began winning awards and trophies for both her humorous and poignant presentations, drawing on the rich material of her life. Jean soon graduated into the professional world of keynotes and National Speakers Association meetings, where she saw scores of the country’s best presenters.

Presentations like the pros

The more pros she watched, the more she realized how much her current work drew on the performance skills she had honed earlier in her dance and theater days. She saw how she could combine these skills with the personal development tools of NLP to create powerful and profound presentations. Jean recalls with real pleasure the “Aha!” moment when she realized that these skills could serve others as well, and Speaking Results was born.

Today, Speaking Results has helped hundreds of CEOs and CPAs, presidents and vice presidents, engineers and educators to overcome their fear of public speaking and improve their communication skills. Working with Jean, they have been able to develop their message, discover where they honestly connect to it, and deliver that message with presentation skills used by professional performers. Through Speaking Results, you can learn to do this too. We can help you improve your communication skills and deliver stories that inspire, educate, and entertain your audience–whether that’s 5,000 shareholders at a convention center or one coworker at the water cooler.

Guaranteed investment

At Speaking Results we are 100 percent committed to giving you the skills you need to “ace” your presentations. Many clients have said working with us is one of the best investments they have ever made. If you are not fully satisfied with our coaching after an initial session, we offer a money back guarantee. To find out more about our method go to: Speaking Results 3-Step Approach

 

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Working with Jean Hamilton is the smartest thing I have ever done.Susan Sigl, Venture Capitalist
Jean Hamilton is a true master at her art! I hired Jean to train some of my clients on creating rapport and presentation skills, to help them build their financial practices. The reviews were terrific! I know I brought a lot of value by hiring Jean!Karen Satterberg, Alliance Capital
Jean was a huge help preparing me for speaking at DEMO, and continues to dedicate time towards OrbitFront. She is very supportive and I’m very grateful for her work.Tyler Simpson, CEO, OrbitFront LLC
Jean Hamilton’s coaching has been transformational. In the past, I avoided presentations at all costs. By helping me discover my unique style, I now actually enjoy giving presentations!Rena Bilodeau, VP Human Resources, Mutual of Enumclaw Insurance Company
I worked with Jean Hamilton to prepare me for testifying to Congress. Afterwards many people told me my testimony was refreshing and engaging. It was a big success in large part to my work with Jean.Ted Sturdevant Director, WA State Dept of Ecology
I had the pleasure of working with Jean Hamilton on my presentation skills. I found her coaching extremely helpful. Before I give a talk I practice what I learned in my sessions with Jean.Bill Clapp Board President, Seattle International Foundation
Jean is incredibly talented and insightful. She provided many recommendations all of which have made me a significantly better and more comfortable speaker. I highly recommend Jean Hamilton.Jay J. Manning, former Director, Washington State Department of Ecology
Jean is a wonderful speech coach and has helped me on several occasions with great results.Leslie Helm Editor, Seattle Business Magazine
After working with Jean Hamilton, I have used my much improved presentation skills many, many times, with the good result of several committed investors. Mark Stronach Principal, Equita Capital LLC
After working with Jean Hamilton, our interview team is speaking with much more confidence and enthusiasm. We are making great progress and could not have done it without Jean’s assistance.Bill Hawkins, Construction Services Manager, CH2M HILL
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