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Michael Barris




Michael Barris is a transformational speaking coach who empowers and equips individuals and organizations to achieve their business goals through an unconventional audience-focused system of principles for speaking with confidence and connecting with audiences. Drawing on a background as a Rutgers University public speaking instructor, award-winning public speaker, professional musician and Dow Jones/Wall Street Journal journalist, Michael's approach adopts the methods and frameworks of professional performers to help new and aspiring leaders inspire productivity and personal change. His bestselling book, "How to Become a Super Speaker: The 7 Principles for Speaking with Confidence and Connecting with Audiences," lays out seven principles for making spoken presentations effective and memorable through an informed understanding of the behavior of audiences. His transformational signature talk, "Become a Super Speaker: Accelerate Career Growth with An Audience Focused Performer's Mindset," shows users how to apply his "Inspired Principles in Action" public speaking system in everyday practice for consistent career growth and business success.