Leo Novsky is a professional speaker and executive speech coach at SPEAK with Power Consulting. Coming to US as a political refugee at the age of 12 from the Soviet Union, Leo experienced first-hand the challenge of not being understood. This challenge turned to interest and then to passion to master the art of effective communication.
Now his mission is to empower business professionals to overcome destructive communication habits and to develop powerful presentation skills to reach the hearts and minds of the audience to lead people, close sales and speak with more power, confidence and poise.Leo has over 15 years of experience in communication, sales, marketing and business development. Leo’s educational background includes a BA in English and an MBA in Marketing. He is an author, inventor & founder of several start-ups. He is fluent in English, Russian, & conversant in Japanese.
“Leo is an expert at what he does and he is a pleasure to work with. I would recommend any top executive that speaks regularly work with Leo to help take their speaking effectiveness to the next level.” Wayne Wilkinson CEO, McFarland Cascade
“If you want to speak and write with more power, confidence and effectiveness, you MUST contact Leo Novsky! He cuts through to the core of the subject and is insightful, and very direct, yet respectful. I highly recommend Leo as a Speech Coach and Professional Consultant!” Tim Adam Director, Boeing
“Leo did a fantastic job engage his audience, culminating participation and explaining his wisdom. His ability to transform "old ways" into "new ways" is quite astounding and I will continue to use the tools he provided for the rest of my career.” Kelli Walter Marketing Director at ITEX Corporation
“Leo is a high-energy expert in how to capture a crowd, project your message and motivate your listeners to action. Anyone looking for an event emcee or speaker will find Leo’s expertise and vision a real asset.” Mardie Rhodes President and Owner, Rhodes Communication
“In less than 30 minutes Leo helped me craft a personal mission statement of less than 30 words which I put into use the very next night at a networking event. I was amazed how using a few well chosen words could prompt such emotional reactions from those I met. I wish I had met Leo sooner. He's got a real gift to share.” Charlie Magee, Franchise Business Consultant, FranNet
“Whether you're seeking to close a piece of business or win a job offer, as part of an interview, there's one undeniable reality: stories sell. Those individuals who know how to engage their audience, speak concisely, and hit all the right notes in a presentation are going to have a major advantage -- and Leo is a master at helping people understand and develop this skill set. I highly recommend him to any individuals or groups seeking to improve their public speaking and communications skills!” Matt Youngquist, President & Founder, Career Horizons, LLC