— Speaking Topic 4 —

pitch perfect: master the art of persuasive presenting

Unlock the secrets to building visibility and standing out in a crowd. Discover your authentic voice, your ‘true north’ values and leverage them to shape your unique leadership brand.

Discover the three key pillars of success – Preparation, Persuasion and Performance - this blueprint eliminates trial and error and provides a direct path to creating winning presentations. For those seeking to step up and stand out, this is the blueprint they need to find the voice and make an impact.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Build visibility and stand out from the crowd
  • Find their voice, speak their truth and create their leadership brand
  • Enhance their leadership presence through powerful communication
  • Create a lasting impression with an audience, leaving them inspired and engaged
  • Develop stage craft, project the voice and tell a compelling story that makes people sit up and take notice


"The calibre of guest speakers which Toyota Australia provide at their dealer training courses has always been high, but they went to a totally new level by using Bernadette Schwerdt.  I’m not someone who often gives a 10 out of 10 – and I won’t now. I’m giving a 12.”
Tania Hall, Marketing Manager, Toyota, Jarvis Cars

"This is the best session I've been to in ages. Bernadette was knowledgeable, approachable, well prepared and great to listen to. I thoroughly enjoyed it."
Kelly Holcroft, Project Officer, Funds Executives Association Ltd

"Bernadette is one of the best I have had the pleasure of listening to, and the most relevant speaker I have heard on this topic."
Angela Van Der Sluis, St George Bank

"I just wanted to shoot you a quick email to say a MASSIVE THANK YOU - I used one of your tips from your keynote today and and boom!  3 news interview requests in a day. Your tips really work!"
Dr Asti Mardiasmo, National Research Manager, PRD Nationwide