New Zealand's Expert in Public Speaking, Presentations, and Investment Pitching

Inspire more people to take action

Some of my clients

Are you struggling to prepare for your next talk?

Can't organise your thoughts? Don't know which stories will grab the audience's attention? You don't need to struggle any longer. I'm here to help:

Speaker Coaching For Business Leaders

Executives & Salespeople

Close the sale, motivate the team or negotiate the big deal.

Speaker Coaching For Thought Leaders

Thought Leaders

Communicate your ideas in a spreadable and simple way.

Investment Pitch Speaker Coaching

Pitching for Investment

Convince investors that you've got a winning venture.

I will coach you through improving your script and your delivery so you can inspire your audience to take action.

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Workshops and coaching to help you ace your next talk or presentation

Simplify Your Speaking Workshop

Simplify your Speaking Workshop

Many leaders and executives aren’t great communicators, and it’s affecting their ability to lead. I will teach you how to design, develop, and deliver a talk so you don’t have to fumble your way through another team meeting or presentation.

Simplify Your Speaking Workshop
Talk Like TED Masterclass

Talk Like TED Masterclass

Imagine if you could give a world-class presentation just like a TED speaker. Think about how you could inspire the people around you. I will take you through the same framework I use with TED speakers, so you too can give world-class presentations with ease.

Talk Like TED
Investment Pitch Coaching

Investment Pitch Coaching

A lot of investment pitches fail because entrepreneurs are too focused on looking competent. Competence is essential, but to be successful you need to show character and charisma. I will help you focus on the right talking points so you can secure your investment.

Pitch Coaching
Private Coaching

Private Speaker Coaching

It can feel overwhelming when you’re given an amazing opportunity to speak. Often, you’re short on time and struggling to collect your thoughts. You need me to sit down with you and create a game plan so you can go into your big talk prepared and confident.

Private Speaker Coaching
Michael As Your Conference Speaker

Invite me to speak at your conference

In my years of Speaker Coaching, I have stories of success and failure that will help your audience overcome their fear of public speaking. With my help, give your audience something to rave about.

Conference Speaking

Your next talk could be the best one yet

For nearly 20 years, I have helped New Zealand's most inspirational speakers turn their rough drafts into world-class talks. My job is to bridge the gap between you and your audience.

Don't just take my word for it

Eduard Liebenberger
Michael has been instrumental in every talk or pitch I delivered over the past 18 months or so. Every time I start out with more confidence that I now know what I’m doing.

Eduard Liebenberger

Lilia Tarawa
In our coaching sessions Michael helped me identify what I was going to say, how I was going to say it and how to condense my life story into the allotted 18 minutes. His immense knowledge of human psychology was vital to creating a talk people 'couldn't stop watching'.

Lilia Tarawa

Emily Blythe
Michael helped me to craft my talk to suit the knowledge base and interests of my audience. He made me aware of tone and speed of delivery and then worked with me consistently until I was confident on every aspect.

Emily Blythe

Isaac Giesen
Growing up with dyslexia I find it very hard to express what is in my head to on paper. Michael has been the big boss and great help in helping unravel the stories and ideas in my head.

Isaac Giesen

William Trubridge
I was oblivious to what I had been communicating through body language, or to the subtleties of tempo and eye contact. Michael Philpott opened my eyes to all of these and more vital parts of speaking, and did so in the space of only a couple of sessions working together.

William Trubridge

Don't make these common speaking mistakes

Download my new PDF, 5 Simple Mistakes Speakers Make, and learn how you can avoid looking like an average speaker.

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Michael Philpott: Speaker Coach

You can become the speaker that everyone is talking about

How much time could you save with a speaker coach? How many more people could you inspire? Engage your audience with Michael Philpott

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