John Plank

Master Public Speaking Coach, Founder of Commanding Presence

John is one of the most highly qualified and respected communications Coaches in North America.

John has been coaching for 25 years. He was a director of workshops and actor training at the Stratford Shakespearean Festival. He has taught at universities in Canada and the U.S. and is a popular keynote speaker for conferences. He coaches senior executives, lawyers, accountants, broadcasters and professional speakers. As performance coach for CBC Radio and Television, John works with reporters, news anchors, hosts and Olympic commentators.

In his relentless pursuit of perfection for his clients, John uses compassion, humour and ingenuity.

His internationally acclaimed Commanding Presenceā„¢ programs are accredited by law and accounting associations in North America and the U.K. The programs focus on essential public speaking, presentations, and meeting skills for all professionals who wish to elevate their career.

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