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  • Chris’s presentation on pitching was very valuable to our audience, academic environmental scientists. As one participant related, “Focus on you, not I (which is what academics often do!)

    Margaret Krebs

    Program Manager of Leopold Leadership Program
  • Chris created a highly interactive session working on the key skills people must consider when attempting to convince an audience to act. Not only does Chris foster a mastery of the skills, but he does so in a manner that allows his students to have fun while practicing the craft

    Steve Siegel

    Director of Silicon Valley Program at Claremont McKenna College
  • Chris developed a well-proven, easy-to-use and flexible framework for creating pitches, and he helped each company improve its delivery in real time. Highly recommended!

    Stephen Johnston

    Aging 2.0 Entrepreneurial Program Co-founder
  • Chris’ communication course has made me a better and a more confident communicator. Using key concepts from Chris’ course, my emails are more concise and persuasive–doubling the response rate. And instead of dreading public speaking engagements, I actually look forward to them now

    Keo Chao

    Financial Consultant with Key Point Credit Union
  • Chris approaches communication from a totally different perspective than most scientists are used to. He taught us to shift from an information-oriented to an audience-focused communication style to better and communicate our value

    Ermelinda Porpiglia

    Programs Committee CoChair, Palo Alto Women In Science
  • I attended Chris’ workshop on persuasive email writing and the day after applied his simple scheme to ask for recommendation letters. Within an hour a Nobel laureate and the CSO of a company who has won an important prize from the White House replied, saying they would be happy to help me

    Francesca Meschi

    Stanford Post-doctoral student