The LEAP Academy

Become A Certified LEAP Mental Health Speaker

What's Your Story?

We want to help you share it...

...and get paid well


LEAP = Lived Experience And Paid

The LEAP Academy has been specifically designed for emerging youth mental health speakers who want to know things like...

"How do I share my mental health story?!"

"How do I get speech bookings?!"

"How do I structure my speeches"

"How do I negotiate speaking fees"

We cover it all and more...

4 PILLARS

1) POSITIONING 

2) PROMOTING

3) PREPARING

4) PERFORMING

About Your Speaking Coach

Brent Seal

Brent Seal

Founder and CEO

Brent has been offering training and keynote speeches for over 8 years to diverse groups of youth and professionals, from high schools and universities to the RCMP and Doctors Associations.

Since going through deep mental health struggles in 2007, Brent has graduated from Simon Fraser University as Valedictorian, run a number of ultramarathons, co-hosted and spoken at many of Canada's biggest mental health events and launched Mavrixx to give back to the community. 

In January, 2016, Brent summited South America's highest mountain - Aconcagua (22,840 ft).

In June, 2016 he summited North America's highest mountain - Denali (20,310 ft).

Endorsements

LEAP was an incredible learning opportunity to dig deep with Brent
Jasmine Rakhra Mental Health Advocate, Speaker
The story vault has been invaluable to me throughout these past couple of years.
Rylee Mckinlay Mental Health Speaker

Skills

Speech Writing

Getting Bookings

Stage Presence

Fee Negotiation

Building Your Brand

Much More

Curriculum

WELCOME: START HERE

08:55

  • WELCOME: START HERE

POSITIONING & PROMOTING: FOUNDATIONS

77:18

  • Carving Out & Dominating A Category
  • Building Your Credibility Part I
  • Building Your Credibility Part II
  • Leveraging Platforms for Expert Positioning
  • Positioning Foundations [Activities]
  • How To Get Booked
  • Boosting Speech Bookings
  • Speaking Fee Negotiation
  • LEAP Events Directory [PDF]
  • LEAP Email Templates [PDF]
  • Boosting Bookings From The Stage
  • Promoting Foundations [Activities]
  • Positioning and Promoting Foundations Recap

PREPARING & PERFORMING: FOUNDATIONS

100:16

  • Intentions of Preparing and Performing
  • How to Build Training Frameworks
  • Storytelling and Structuring Your Speech [Part 1]
  • Storytelling and Structuring Your Speech [Part 2]
  • Storytelling and Structuring Your Speech [Part 3]
  • Storytelling and Structuring Your Speech [Part 4]
  • Speech Prep [Part 1] One Month Out
  • Speech Prep [Part 2] Week of and Day Before Speech
  • Speech Prep [Part 3] Day of Speech
  • Preparing Foundations [Activities]
  • Introduction to Performing
  • Unlocking the 5 Components of Voice
  • How to Avoid Using ‘Filler Words’
  • How to Have Presence on Stage
  • Performance Foundations [Activities]

POSITIONING & PROMOTING: ADVANCED

47:49

  • How to Get Great Testimonials
  • How to Get Speaking Referrals
  • How to Create Market Leadership Positioning
  • The Machine
  • Content Creation Leveraging Strategies
  • List Building + Activities

PREPARING & PERFORMING: ADVANCED

46:36

  • Intro + Storytelling Essential: Conflict
  • Event Mapping
  • How to Create and Structure Workshops
  • Connecting With the Audience: Advanced Strategies
  • The Bounce Audience Engagement Strategy
  • Performing Advanced [Activity]
  • Performance Recap + Thank You

[Bonus] LEAP PDF's

  • Speaking Questions For Event Organizers [PDF]
  • List of Events to Speak At [PDF]
  • Email Fee Negotiation Examples [PDF]
  • Advanced Speech Negotiation Strategies [PDF]
  • Speaking Fee Guidelines [PDF]
  • Speaking Tech Guide [PDF]

LEAP Packages

LEAP Membership Package

4 months of online training

4 months of online coaching with Brent

In person workshops

LEAP Certification upon completion

2 Tickets to LEAP Academy Live 2018


QUESTIONS? EMAIL US - INFO@MAVRIXX.COM


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