Deborah Grayson Riegel

Presentation skills (including for non-native English speakers), communication skills, leadership, coaching

Favourite topics of speeches
Navigating Conflict and Tricky Conversations, Creating a Culture of Trust, Presentation Excellence, Presentation Excellence for Nonnative English Speakers, Storytelling, Giving and Receiving Effective Feedback, Positive Problem Solving using Appreciative Inquiry, Coaching Skills for Leaders

Number of performances over the past 2 years
100

The three best events you performed at
Fox Home Team Sports All-Hands Annual Meeting 2018
Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association Annual Conference 2017
Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association Annual Conference 2016

References to video of performances
Harvard Business Review: How to Give Feedback
Harvard Business Review: How to Present in English for Nonnative Speakers

Deborah is an executive coach, workshop facilitator, teacher and author who combines her expertise in cognitive, behavioral and social psychology to help leaders and teams achieve personal and professional success.

She started her career at age 17, when she won the U.S. National Championship in public speaking as a high school senior and was immediately recruited to coach on presentation and communication skills at colleges and corporations. Deborah is an instructor of Management Communication at the Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania. She also serves as a Visiting Professor of Executive Communications at the Beijing International MBA Program at Peking University, China, where she prepares senior leaders from around the world to communicate more effectively in a growing global marketplace.

Deborah’s clients range from American Express, Bloomberg, International Flavors and Fragrances and Kraft Foods to The American Bar Association, Pfizer and The United States Army. She is a columnist on presentation and communication skills for Inc. and Psychology Today, and has been a featured expert and a contributor to Harvard Business Review, The New York Times, Oprah Magazine, Forbes, Fast Company, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Fox Business Network, and American Express OPEN Small Business Forum.