Lisa Braithwaite

Public Speaking Coach, Trainer, Best Selling Author

Lisa Braithwaite is a public speaking coach, trainer, and author of the book "Presenting for Humans: Insights for Speakers on Ditching Perfection and Creating Connection." She mentors entrepreneurs and professionals to create memorable and engaging presentations so they can grow their organizations through speaking.

She has a B.A. in Theater and an M.A. in Education, and has been interviewed for the Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Men's Health, Toastmaster Magazine, and

She provides training for companies as diverse as Microsoft, The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, Massachusetts Association of Realtors®, and AgWest Commodities.

Lisa's philosophy is that public speaking is fun, it's an awesome way to express yourself creatively, and it offers an accelerated approach to developing an intimate and trusting relationship with your target audience.

My Books

Please check out my most recent books.

1 Habit: 100 Habits from the World’s Happiest Achievers – Paperback

You know the joy you feel when you are so passionate about your “why” that you can’t wait to wake up and jump right into life? That motivation will get you started, but to be able to follow through, you need the Habits that will help you place one foot in front of the other when things get tough.

Author, Steve Samblis spent years searching the world for the most successful people on the planet. He got to know them and asked them each “What was the one most crucial habit in your life that has made the most significant impact on your success.” He then took these 100 Habits and put them into a book called 1 Habit.

Not only does the 1 Habit contain the Habits, but it also teaches you how to make a Habit part of who you are. Make it part of your being. Once instilled in you, the Habits becomes something you just automatically now do, and that automates your pathway to success.

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Presenting for Humans: Insights for Speakers on Ditching Perfection and Creating Connection

Lisa Braithwaite’s brain is wired to take everyday encounters and experiences and turn them into insights on public speaking —

  • Wine tastings
  • Tattoo artists
  • The Oscars
  • Drag queens
  • Broadway
  • Sleepwalking
  • Cheese plates
  • The Olympics

All become examples or analogies designed to teach a public speaking lesson. Through short, engaging essays and reflection questions, Lisa challenges your preconceived notions about speaking and encourages you to create
meaningful and memorable experiences from every presentation.

For anyone looking to make a major impact on audiences and offer them a transformative growth experience, this book is the resource to get you there.

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We all have Habits, whether we realize it or not. We can stay unaware and continue repeating bad Habits, or we can become self-aware & cultivate new positive Habits. It all starts with 1 Habit

Lisa Braithwaite