SBD University

Speak by Design


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. 

This is a gym membership for those seeking to advance their missions with their speaking skills. 

We are currently accepting enrollment to begin December 1, 2021.

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

Each month, there are a wide variety of “live” coaching options to choose from:

1. New lessons around the monthly theme

2. Live Group Coaching Calls with Founder, Stephanie Bickel

3. 2 Private Coaching sessions per month 

You have complete freedom in the University to explore our vaults with video lessons, tip sheets, and workbooks. You have two coaching sessions to schedule at your discretion every month.  If you need more sessions, those can be requested and will be charged at an additional, reduced rate.

Speak by Design University is the only leadership communication coaching program that gives you:

1. A combination of “live” and recorded content

2. Freedom to explore at your pace

3. Original content that is fresh and timely

4. Relevant monthly themes 

5. On-demand access to private sessions with our coaches

Your career story gets really interesting starting on 
December 1, 2021

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 fill out the form, and we’ll give you to the keys to the house. 

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Starts 12.01.2021

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Speak by Design coaching helped me become more successful in my job and career, and enhanced my executive image and communication. I highly recommend Speak by Design for anybody interested in refining or improving presentation skills, verbal and body language communication and other soft skills (assertiveness, self-confidence, etc). Working with Speak by Design was a life and career changing experience for me.



I just returned from a 5-day leadership training, and I received more value in one private coaching session with you. Thank you so much. Priceless.