Deb Sofield


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“Speak without Fear is a playbook for anyone seeking to connect with an audience and realize their full potential.  Fear not! Be heard!”

– Amy B. S., Vice President, Raytheon

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Transform Your Stage Presence and Master Public Speaking with Deb Sofield: Keynote Speaker, Coach, and Author

Deb Sofield is a dynamic Keynote Speaker, Private Speech Coach and Author of five books. Her best-selling books are Speak without Fear – Rock Star Presentation Skills to get People to Hear What You Say, and her latest book Perfecting Your Platform – Transforming Your Stage Presence into Stage Power, and her three-volume series Encouragement for Your Life – Tough Love Memos to Help You Fight Your Battles and Change the World.

She is a Radio Talk Show Host on the Salem Network and President of her own Executive Speech Coaching Co., which trains women and men for success in public speaking, presentation skills, how to deal with the media and crisis communications in the U.S. and abroad.

Recognized for her work for improving the lives of others and her contribution to the state of South Carolina and the nation, Sofield was awarded the Order of the Palmetto – the State of South Carolina’s highest honor. Sofield was honored with the Legacy of Leadership Award. Considered one of South Carolinas most formidable women, the Southeastern Institute for Women in Politics awarded Deb Sofield the Leading Women Award. She was named “Communicator of the Year” by the Association for Women in Communications and won the prestigious Toastmasters District 58 Communication and Leadership Award. She was also awarded the Excellence in Public Service award and was chosen as the ATHENA Award recipient by the Greenville Chamber of Commerce. Deb Sofield is a Liberty Fellow – affiliated with the Aspen Institute Global Leadership Network, a worldwide community of successful, high-integrity entrepreneurial leaders.

Deb Sofield is a long-time trainer for The Campaign School at Yale University (where she is Past President of the Board) and for years was a visiting professor, teaching public speaking at Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government – Women and Public Policy Program. Sofield has worked nationwide with State Government groups and Internationally with the Non-Governmental Organizations. She served on the board for the Women’s Democracy Network of Washington, DC and served as a mentor and trainer for The Center for Liberty in the Middle East. Sofield teaches Communications and Media Training for Civil Society around the world.

Deb About Deb...

Throughout my extensive experience as a national circuit speaker, I’ve come to realize that it’s not just about what we say, but about how our message resonates with our audience, friends, and family. It’s crucial to adapt and refine your message to cut through the noise and capture their attention.

When I’m not traveling and speaking at conferences and conventions, I dedicate my time to assisting others in finding their unique voice and harnessing its power. As a private executive speech and presentations coach, I’ve been privileged to traverse the globe and various parts of America, training executives and elected officials to become effective and influential communicators. I help them craft a polished message that guarantees success across all mediums.

Drawing from my previous experience as an advertising agency owner, I specialize in harmonizing visual and verbal messaging to achieve remarkable results. My expertise lies in empowering individuals to amplify their natural abilities in influence, leadership, and diplomacy. By honing their speaking skills and dedicating themselves to practice, my clients become capable and motivated speakers who can leave a lasting impact.

If you’re ready to transform your life and unlock your full potential, I am ready to guide you on this journey as your coach. Don’t hesitate to reach out to me through the contact section on my website, and let’s embark on this exciting adventure together.

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