Passionate, poised, confident and powerfully succinct. These are some of the words people use to describe a successful TED format or TEDx speaker. How did they get there? Would it make a difference for you? What if all of your communication was that good?

To master the TED format is to master oneself. The TED format develops your ability to communicate clearly, to inspire and influence and to crisply place your ideas in the minds of your listeners

Once you know them, there are many powerful secrets from the TED format that will elevate your ability and transform your results. 

Could you, or your executive team members, be more effective at influencing, benefit from having a dramatically more powerful executive presence, benefit from a greater ability to be succinct, accurate and sharply focused? Would you or anyone on your team benefit from being able to reliably inspire any audience, anywhere, any time?

Whether it’s the global customer summit, an opportunity to speak at a TEDx or TED style event, or a simple commitment to better leadership and effectiveness everywhere, you’ve found the right place.

Based on my intense, long term experience with the TED format I have created the perfect programs to help you speak like the powerful leader you are. Available in several styles and options, including in-person coaching, online video based training, large and small group training and video based coaching I’m here to bring out what is awesome inside you so that it can live in the world and make a real difference. Join the many top executives, celebrities, astronauts and entrepreneurs who have delivered their best talks yet. 



Here are just few of the hundreds of people I have coached.

John Bates is a world renowned Leadership Communication Expert, keynote speaker, TED and TEDx speaker, who has coached many TED and hundreds of TEDx speakers. He brings his expertise as an entrepreneur, Executive Whisperer, Leadership Communications expert, and presentation coach to all he does. He inspires teams and individuals to greatness by seeing the unique genius in everyone’s talent and the inspiration in everyone’s story.