Type of Business
Global Public Speaking
Allison is the owner of Global Public Speaking. She is a former opera singer turned entrepreneur, author, and founder/CEO Global Public Speaking. She and her team work with Fortune 500 companies, international nonprofits, and government agencies, helping their employees feel confident stepping into leadership by building their presentation skills and their executive presence. She teaches public speaking at the Harvard Kennedy School and is the author of Speak with Impact: How to Command the Room and Influence Others, a Washington Post best-seller. During the pandemic, she and her team quickly pivoted their programs from in-person to virtual and are now busier than ever helping others transition seamlessly between in-person and virtual pitches and presentations.
When you have 30 minutes of free time, how do you pass the time?
If it’s above 30 degrees out, I’ll go for a run! Alternatively, I will sit down and play the guitar.
Your favorite quote is:
Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. – St. Francis of Assisi
What sound do you love?
The wind and the ocean! Those sounds center and calm me, especially when I’m sailing.