Speak by Design

We are offering you a one-of-a-kind
instructional leadership communication program
right at your fingertips.

Great Leaders are Great Speakers 
When your communication wanders, it limits professional success. Speak by Design University makes exceptional speakers and stand-out leaders by teaching you how to communicate powerfully. Become a consistently compelling force. 


Speak by Design University is a monthly communication coaching program with career-building leadership training.


1. New “live” weekly lessons around the monthly theme
2. 45-minute private coaching sessions
3. “Live” weekly group coaching with Founder, Stephanie Bickel
4. Invitation to attend of our 2-hour Speak by Design signature trainings
5. Access to self-paced video lessons and workbooks
6. 24-hour “Ask a Coach” feature
7. Ability to schedule additional coaching sessions at a discounted rate

Speak by Design University is a monthly coaching program with trainings on topics like:

Visual Leadership

Vocal Presence

Personal Branding

Relationship Building


Managing Up, Down, and Across

Strong Starts and Closes

Audience Analysis

Presentation Skills

Message Structures

Articulating a Strategy

Leadership Communication Agility

Handling Questions

Influencing Skills

Poise Under Pressure

Media Communications

Investor Relations Presentations

Board Conversations and Presentations

Who is the program for?

This curriculum is for anyone tired of reading communication books and attending group trainings. Speak by Design University is for people who want to start doing the work required for real, lasting change. It is the best communication coaching value around. You can stop your membership at any time, but you won’t want to once you see how the world changes when your communication skills are top-notch. All you have to do is sign up, and we’ll give you the keys to the house.

But don’t just take our word for it. Find out what other people are saying about the program.

“Speak by Design University is awesome!  Private coaching is fun and engaging.  I felt that the session were well structured.  I really appreciate being able to practice using real-world scenarios and look forward to continue practicing the tools that I learned during my sessions.”

President of Communications Firm, Podcaster

“My coach was constructive and inspiring, and I genuinely enjoyed our time together.  I am walking away armed with a plethora of communication tactics to use in every day meetings as well as a long term plan to help build my career.”

Manager at  Bio Technology Firm

“Speak by Design University exceeded my expectations.  Each coaching and training was theoretical and practical.  This is the perfect practice for work situations.”

Manager at Technology Firm

Your career story is about to get really interesting, beginning with our new enrollment session on
October 1, 2022.

Do you have questions?

Contact us to learn more about Speak by Design University

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