LEAP Academy

The LEAP Academy

Become An In Demand Mental Health Speaker

What LEAP graduates are saying

"LEAP was an incredible learning opportunity to dig deep with Brent"
Jasmine Rakhra Mental Health Advocate, Speaker
"They were lessons you could apply right away"
Liza Kopyl Student, Mental Health Speaker
"The story vault has been invaluable to me throughout these past couple of years"
Rylee Mckinlay Mental Health Speaker

Everyone has a story

...we want to help you share yours

...and get paid well


LEAP = Lived Experience And Paid

The LEAP Academy has been specifically designed for emerging youth mental health leaders 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...

The 4 LEAP Pillars

1) POSITIONING 

2) PROMOTING

3) PREPARING

4) PERFORMING

LEAP Academy Membership Includes:

The full LEAP Academy online course

A 2 hour deep dive strategy session with Brent

3 one-on-one coaching sessions with Brent

10 months of email coaching

LEAP Certification upon completion

BONUS: 2 Tickets to LEAP Academy Live 2019!!

BONUS: Exclusive LEAP PDF Speaking Guides

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]
  • Speaking Fee Guidelines [PDF]
  • Speaking Tech Guide [PDF]

Your Speaking Coach

Brent Seal

Brent Seal

Founder and Head Trainer

Brent has been offering training and keynote speeches for over 10 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).

Brent continues to coach and mentor some of Canada's youth mental health leaders and while pushing the boundaries of what's possible while living with mental illness.

Let's get started on your story today!!

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