Build up your confidence from the inside out.


This course utilizes video teaching, worksheets, and written lessons to guide you through identifying who you are as a speaker, leader, and individual. You will learn to overcome your fear, gain internal confidence, and appreciate your own uniqueness.

You'll work through four Milestones in this course to help you realize and act on the truth that YOU are the message, and that you are worth the attention of the audience. You'll work with CEO of ADVANCE, Mike Acker and Lead Coach, Aimée Bruneau in four private coaching sessions.

Overcome your presentation anxiety in 30 days!


As you watch the teaching, read the lessons, and work through the course content you will learn how to create memorable moments in your presentations, conversations, and speeches. This course will lead you to know the answers to the questions your audience is asking. You will master the art of defining the message. You won’t just speak; you will communicate material that connects with your audience.

After you learn to master messaging, you will work to develop new skills. This program is packed with mini-videos to show you techniques to aid your presentations.

When you develop strong communication skills you develop confidence in all areas of life. After all, communication is key to our everyday existence. You will learn the discipline of assertiveness, methods to extend your influence, and tips to grow your leadership.

This course guides you through four Milestones to improve your messaging and your presentation skills. You'll work with CEO of ADVANCE, Mike Acker and Lead Coach, Aimée Bruneau in four private coaching sessions.

There are specific tracks for the SPEAK TO ADVANCE program. Two of your private coaching sessions will be specifically tailored to your advancement goals in:

1. Increasing Sales

2. Interviewing Successfully

3. Positioning for Promotions

4. Speaking to be Heard


The Bundle of SPEAK TO OVERCOME and SPEAK TO ADVANCE offers a total of eight private coaching sessions.


The Public Speaking School student body is a growing community of professionals who want to gain confidence in their communication. Each month you are invited to a Small-Group Coaching Session along with your colleagues.

Advance your career in three months.

Gain confidence in and through your communication.

Rachel Richards

Bestselling author Rachel Richards worked with Mike at ADVANCE to improve her Public Speaking.

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Dr. Kelly Henry

This is Dr. Kelly Henry. He's worked with ADVANCE to improve his presentation skills and to write and publish his book on customer service.

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Stephanie Jadotte

Corporate designer, entrepreneur, and business owner Stephanie Jadotte was one of the first students of The Public Speaking School and worked on her speaking and communication skills with ADVANCE.