Speak Up!

Do you ever find yourself hesitant to Speak Up in a meeting, while networking, or in social situations at work? Do you ever find yourself worried about how you sound or whether or not what you have to say is important? Are you ready to enjoy simply Speaking Up?

Join internationally acclaimed seminar leader Ariel Kane and professional speech and voice coach Susan Finch in a dynamic, engaging and highly effective series of classes that will set you up to communicate confidently, clearly and easily, regardless of the circumstances.

This course is appropriate for individuals of all professions interested in developing and strengthening their ability to confidently express themselves as both a leader and a team player.

Sign up for Speak Up! and you will find YOUR voice and learn to express yourself with ease.

Speak Up!


Dates: Wednesdays – November 1, 8, 15, 2017
Time: 6:45pm – 9pm*
Fee: $275 (a non-refundable, non-transferable deposit of $100 reserves your space)

*Please arrive 15 minutes early. Course begins promptly at 6:45pm.

Please note: Attendance at all 3 sessions is required for participation in this course.


Location: Skyline Hotel
725 Tenth Ave. at 49th Street – Penthouse Ballroom, New York, NY

Ariel Kane, Speak Up!

Ariel Kane, President of ASK Productions, Inc. and Vice President of Ariel & Shya Kane, Inc., is a consultant and seminar leader, an award-winning author and co-host of a top-ranking radio show. Her transformational approach allows people to discover satisfaction and increased productivity in all areas of their lives, without working on their “problems.” Ariel has been a guest speaker for organizations such as the United Nations Society for Enlightenment and Transformation and she is currently a consultant for the New York City Department of Education. Ariel is an award-winning photographer and holds multiple women’s world records for fly-fishing. Find out more on her website: www.TransformationMadeEasy.com

Speak Up Susan Finch

Susan Finch has been teaching voice and speech for over twenty-five years. She currently teaches at The Juilliard School, where she is an alumna of their Drama Division. She also teaches at NYU’s Atlantic
Theater Acting School, where, as Head of the Speech Department for twenty-four years, she created their undergraduate speech-training curriculum. An award-winning voice and speech coach and professional actress in theater, film and audiobooks, Susan also offers private classes in accent reduction, classes for actors and consults with business professionals and corporate clients, including Fortune 500 companies. Find out more on her website: www.SusanEFinch.com

What Participants Are Saying:

“Since attending the Speak Up! course, my communication skills have greatly improved. I am more comfortable leading meetings and can convey information in a clear and concise manner.”
– Candace B.

“I no longer waste time second guessing myself or hesitating to express my ideas.”
– Colleen M.

“After attending Speak Up, I stopped second-guessing myself, discovered confidence in my ability to present ideas, increased my ability to listen to others and now have a new-found ease in communicating. The class is fun, engaging and moving. I will attend again this year and I encourage you to do so as well.”
– Holly R., Senior Advisor to School Leaders in Special Education

“My participation in the Speak Up! course brought my confidence to a new level. In fact, while taking the course, I aced a number of internal interviews where I work and will be starting my new job soon!”
– Madhu B., Project Manager,
Major Investment Bank

“The Speak Up! class has really helped me to step into and own the opportunities that have come across my path. As a result, I found myself talking in meetings and giving suggestions, there was clarity in my communication, my voice had more resonance and my manager has given me more responsibility.”
– Wendy C., Vice-President,
Leading Financial Services Firm

“Speak Up! greatly improved my ability to communicate clearly in meetings. Now I feel more confident to voice my comments and opinions without eating my words. It was a great experience and I could see the benefits right away!”
– Adam M., Application Support Analyst,
Major Global Banking Institution

“Attending Speak Up! was one the most effective and fun ways of elevating my communication skills ever! I discovered the confidence to deliver clear and direct communication and as a VP at one of world’s top finance institutions, it’s a skill that’s called upon every day.”
– Susan D., Vice President,
Leading Global Finance Institution