What we do and why it matters.
We help you attract more support by changing how you talk about what you do. Why does this matter? How we speak to garner interest and support decides whether we will fizzle or thrive. Speaking is the passageway through which our efforts must go to succeed. At stake is not just our individual success but–ultimately–our collective ability to create positive change in the world.
What you get
Have a framework for any speaking situation.
Increase confidence and gravitas.
Discover how to be most interesting.
Get your listeners to trust you.
Solve the challenge of having too much to say.
Create a frame of relevance and purpose.
How we work
Endorsed by Leaders
“If only all my one-hour meetings were so productive!”
Priya Jayachandran, CEO, National Housing Trust
“Elevator Speech Training helped us translate our successes more clearly to crucial investors like Morgan Stanley.”
Julia Kumari Drapkin, CEO, ISeeChange
“This one hour session was more impactful for me than the hours, days, weeks that I have spent in other communications trainings.”
Dan Nissenbaum, CEO, Low Income Investment Fund
“Marc’s Elevator Speech Training was, quite simply, transformational.”
Heidi Binko, Executive Director & Co-founder, Just Transition Fund
“I have never experienced a more streamlined, to-the-point, and helpful one-hour training session.”
Ben Strauss, CEO and Chief Scientist, Climate Central
“Marc’s training was like hitting a re-start button.”
Gladys Limon, Executive Director, California Environmental Justice Alliance
About Marc Fest
Helping leaders worldwide communicate better
Marc Fest is the creator of MessageHouse.org, a free toolkit helping thousands of NGOs, companies, nonprofits, and governments globally create key messages and increase messaging discipline. He is a former vice president of communications for the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and the New World Symphony.
He lives at a remote farm in the Everglades. When he is not coaching clients, he enjoys hanging out with his Belgian Shepherd dog Zeus and an assortment of lizards, sparrow hawks, and raccoons.Contact Marc