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Presentation Mastery
4 - 5 July 2024

A transformative two-day masterclass for ambitious professionals looking to take their speaking skills to the next level. Magnify your presence and confidence, craft and deliver messages with impact, and ignite a passion for speaking.

Don’t settle on ordinary, when you can be extraordinary. Commit to the ultimate day of professional and personal growth.

I have no hesitation in saying that this was one of the best professional development courses I have been on ~ and as a professional with over 20 years experience at management level, this is high praise.

- Mark Hundal, Head of Commercial, oOh!media NZ

If you’re ready to work with someone at the top of their game who will help you get to the top of yours then go no further than Miriam Chancellor from Naked Audience. Confronting, exhilarating and transformational.

- Toby Beaglehole, CEO, BCITO

Just goes to prove you CAN teach an old dog new tricks

- Helen Parker, CEO, Pinnacle Midlands Health Network

One on One Coaching 

Tailored one-on-one sessions for middle to upper management.

Team Training 

A course on effective speaking for small-medium sized groups.

GROUP Workshops

Large group workshop suitable for conferences and business events.




In a competitive marketplace, technical skills are not enough. The ability to communicate and present effectively, among other soft skills, is the secret of high-performing individuals.

Miriam coaches clients to overcome the challenges of public speaking to enable them to achieve their professional goals.

Miriam works with a range of clients, from entrepreneurs to leaders of global organisations. 

As well as running workshops for corporates, Miriam coaches several of New Zealand’s leading C-Suite executives.

Through her years of training, Miriam has identified the small changes that make an enormous improvement to a person’s presenting style. She now seeks to share that knowledge with you.




New blog post!

Jerry Seinfeld: Lessons from a pro

My guilty pleasure is preparing dinner with a glass of chardonnay whilst watching Seinfeld with my noise-cancelling headphones. Once I finish the series (all 66 hours worth), it doesn’t take me long to start watching it from the beginning again. Needless to say, I’m a huge fan. 


For that reason, I was thrilled to see this video recently released containing two of my favourite things: Jerry Seinfeld and public speaking. 

Business People Applauding

One-on-One Coaching

Level: Intermediate - Advanced

One-on-one sessions for middle to upper-management professionals who are working towards a specific presentation. Session frequency and content will depend on the presentation being prepared. 

As a busy executive, I have been increasingly expected to present and speak in public. It has become a key skill execs in this day and age need to have.  I chose to seek out who was best qualified to help improve my skills and decided to engage Miriam from Naked Audience for one on one personal professional coaching. It's been an incredibly positive and rewarding experience with Miriam providing tailored structured feedback and advice that has honed in on key areas of improvement in a professional non-confrontational way.  I highly recommend Miriam to others who may be time poor and need focussed and professional guidance to get the best results for them.  Amongst a myriad of options for ongoing development being a great communicator and presenter should be a priority for those looking to develop professionally for their careers and personally

- CFO, Large Healthcare company

One on one coaching

Team Training 

Level: Beginner - Intermediate

Customised in-house training that incorporates a combination of theory and practical. Ideal for teams of up to eight. 


The number of sessions required, their frequency, and content will depend on the needs of the team. Sessions are best spaced 3-7 days apart. A typical requirement is 2-4 sessions.


Topics may include (but are not limited to):


  • Structure and content

  • Delivery (body language and the voice)

  • Storytelling at work

  • Managing nerves and overcoming public speaking anxiety 

  • Impromptu speaking 

  • Managing Q&As

  • Pitching 

  • Running effective meetings

  • Networking

  • Preparation

  • Visual aids

As a professional service organisation, our people are our greatest asset. From the outset, Miriam has worked with us to devise a coaching plan that responds directly to our needs and delivered it in a way that has been both approachable and direct. With an expert understanding of her subject matter, Miriam has been able to influence and improve the way our most senior leaders communicate. We’re now rolling out Miriam’s programme organisation-wide and would have no hesitation in recommending her to others.

- Head of Marketing and Brand, Leading NZ Architecture Firm 

Team training

Group Workshops

Level: Beginner - Intermediate


An interactive group, conference-style workshop covering public speaking/presenting/communication at work. Suitable for large groups 50-200+. 

Precise topic(s) will depend on your requirements.


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Want to explore the best way forward for you?

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+64 22 422 1143

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