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Melissa G.

Mountain View, CA

$150/hour

Public Speaking Coach

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 6/11/15
5.0 average from 21 ratings
Knowledgeable and patient tutor
— Paul, Mountain View, CA on 1/26/16

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Washington University in St. Louis

Education

Washington University in St. Louis

About Melissa

Public speaking skills are essential to success in the business world. Unfortunately, the public speaking curriculum in most schools does not adequately prepare students for this aspect of professional success. As a public speaking coach, I help bridge the gaps between what schools teach and what will be needed for teens and adults to be successful in business environments.

I have experience working with students ranging from 8th graders to business executives, focusing on both content and delivery. I tailor my curriculum to your needs, helping you improve your weakest areas while building confidence in your strongest.

Qualifications:

* Provide one on one coaching and teach classes for students ranging from 8th graders to business executives

* Mentor Stanford Toastmasters, a public speaking program for Stanford Staff

* Facilitate Stanford Leaders in Communication, helping postdoctoral students improve their persuasion skills

I look forward to working with you and helping you become a better speaker!
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Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Mountain View, CA 94040
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Knowledgeable and patient tutor"

- Paul, Mountain View, CA on 1/26/16
Business:
Public Speaking

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Public Speaking

As a professional public speaking coach, I have experience working one on one and teaching classes for students ranging from 8th graders to business executives.

I've given workshops at Stanford University, guest lectured at Santa Clara University and coached clients at companies like LinkedIn, Symantec and Cisco.

Writing

As a professional public speaking coach, I often help my clients improve their speech writing, organization and grammar. I minored in Writing in college, and I've always had a very strong intuitive understanding of grammar. I love writing, and I'd love to help you or your child become a better writer!

Washington University in St. Louis

Education

Washington University in St. Louis

Knowledgeable and patient tutor — She does her homework well -helping me adapt to new formats very quickly, and is exceptionally smart; asking all the right questions. Recommended for job interviews as well as public speaking. ...

— Paul, Mountain View, CA on 1/26/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $150.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Melissa will travel within 30 miles of Mountain View, CA 94040.