Keynote Speaker / Performance Coach / Communications Expert

Brett Lavender is a highly sought-after professional who trains thought leaders, business owners, and everyday people on how to become a persuasive and effective leader for any audience...
EVERY audience.

The Persuasive Lion methodology and Brett's trademark process, called the Lost Languages, are not just tactics. They literally transform your psychology and physiology so that you are the absolute authority in any room.



"The mind is your Instrument
Learn to be its Master And Not its Slave
True Victory is Victory over Oneself"

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In this episode of GatherGeeks, David Adler, C.E.O. of BizBash, and Beth Kormanik, editor in chief of BizBash, hear from Brett Lavender, owner of speaking, training, and coaching practice The Persuasive Lion. Lavender gives in-depth advice for event and keynote speakers, sharing a mix of theory and practical tips for improving your skills. He dives into how room layout and temperature affect communication at conferences and meetings, why most people speak too quickly, the importance of eye contact, and why delivery might just be more important than content.



  • Master the art and delivery of interpersonal, verbal, and nonverbal communication skills.

  • Completely understand how the brain controls your machine.

  • Control your thoughts to positively affect your message, and take command of any room.

  • Implement and execute nonverbal usage of body language, facial expressions, eye contact, tuning your vocal instrument, etc.

  • Perfect eloquent speaking techniques, proper pitch, and effective pauses in your verbal communications.

  • Identify what tools YOU need to capture the attention of EVERY audience.


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