“We have more means to communicate than ever before in human history.  Yet we’re not doing it as well as we could be. Too many people either never knew or have forgotten how to communicate effectively.


Get Your Point Across

Liz Wainger’s interactive and customized presentations inspire businesses, nonprofits, and individuals to connect, engage, and delight—cutting through the clutter to reveal your true value and get the attention you deserve.  Liz’s entertaining and dynamic presentations leave audiences with strategies that can be implemented immediately to deliver results.

Today, we have more ways to communicate than ever before. The irony is that we aren’t doing such a great job. We understand each other less, trust each other less and talk at each other. We aren’t getting our point across.

For more than two decades, Liz Wainger (rhymes with “ranger”), as speaker, writer, trainer and public relations advisor, has been showing people how to get their point across when it’s critical to their success. Her work has appeared in Huffington Post, The Washington Post, and Washington Business Journal (WBJ). In 2015 she was named to the elite WBJ cohort of Women Who Mean Business.

Liz offers interactive and customized presentations that cut through the clutter to identify and express your value to those who matter most. And she leaves audiences with practical tools and skills to immediately influence others.

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Truth, Value, and Getting Your Point Across


This lively presentation shows how to move from “list-speak” to” value-speak.” All relationships depend on exchange – material or emotional. Too many of us suffer from the “Listmaker Syndrome,” boring people with what we do rather than why it matters. This program will show you how to build a strong personal or organizational brand with the people who matter most to your success.

The Shtickiness Factor (no, this is not a typo)

Keynote or Breakout Session

Before you can be sticky, you need to be shticky. You’ve heard the importance of creating sticky messages that people remember. Getting noticed is getting harder. Having a distinct brand persona — with a signature look, phrase or perspective — commands attention. Those who have found their inner “shtickiness” are not just memorable, but impossible to miss. Liz helps you find yours.

Communications Lessons from Dorothy

Keynote or Breakout Session

Learn why The Wizard of Oz offers real-world examples of communications at its finest: from great messaging to team-building. Dorothy, an unlikely but brilliant communicator, mastered the five key elements that are essential to effective communications

Crafting a Great Elevator Pitch

Breakout Session

With short attention spans and 140-character limits, it’s important not just to tell people who you are and what you do, but to convey how your pursuits matter to your listener in a brief amount of time.  Learning to craft an effective elevator pitch will help infuse all of your communications with messages that win sales, support, and interest.

How to Exploit  the Negative Bias


Humans are hardwired to pay attention to things that can hurt us. We notice the negative and overlook the positive.  Learn how to challenge or build on the Negative Bias with communications strategies that work.