Wow Diana, what a fantastic day! You’re a great host and you present so well. Thank you for having me for the whole day, I throughly enjoyed it and learnt a lot, like the add-on section - about calming your nerves!
— Rebecca Zwitser - Stir Creative

About Diana Thomson

Diana Thomson is an international speaker, author and speaking coach. Specialising in working with women to get their voices heard, she's the founder of SpeechMarks Coaching for women, the author of The Naked Speaker – the ultimate speaking playbook to keep in your pocket for all speaking occasions, and joint founder of the She Says So speaking program and membership group for women. She was President of CBD Toastmaster Club, and is an accredited member of the National Speakers Association of New Zealand (NSANZ / Professional Speakers Association of NZ).

Guiding others along their journey with public speaking, she recognised that most people didn’t realise they have public speaking skills. SpeechMarks, brought together decades of her experience in business and six years as a public speaking mentor. It allows Diana to help other business women and entrepreneurs. She’s constantly reading, learning and developing new techniques for her clients.

Diana Thomson is a Master of Ceremonies as well as a sought after Keynote Speaker – sharing her discoveries around the challenges and triumphs of public speaking as a women, and her passionate story of how she came to provide an all women public speaking service.

About SpeechMarks Coaching

SpeechMarks Coaching is a consultancy specialising in teaching women how to be heard in their workplace, businesses and lives. You’ll be provided with the tools and resources to turn your speaking dreams into reality. On the way you may discover your purpose, self confidence or a new career. Just like SpeechMarks founder, Diana did.

Using proven methods and tools SpeechMarks will coach you to become not only a great speaker, but one who will be remembered for the shine of their personality. No one is a 'natural' when it comes to talking in front of groups – they work at it. We'll show you a clear, step-by-step plan to structure your message, plan your speeches, practice your delivery and get up on stage to inspire your audience. 

The SpeechMarks Way

SpeechMarks Coaching views the public speaking journey as a stair case, with many landings. Some people only want to get half-way up – others want to venture to the top, and everyone has their own pace.  Regardless, with time and effort anyone can get to the point that they are aiming to reach.

SpeechMarks helps women through 3 main services:
• Private coaching for fast, tailored advice.
• A Womens’ Only speaking club called She Says So for those who want to take a journey in public speaking with other like-minded women.
Disc Personality profiling for those in professional roles.

The SpeechMarks Community

With the tools and resources you'll find here at SpeechMarks, you have everything you need to achieve your goals and successfully deliver your message. So take a minute to browse around the website, join our free community, and make it a habit to learn as much as you can.

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