Speaking & Media

Talks, Media and Partnerships

I love being in the wings, but sometimes I like to pick up a mic to share what I’ve learned and seen in the thousands of hours of rehearsals, coaching and experimentation my clients and I have done together.

In addition to private coaching and consulting, Dia speaks on the power of authentic communication and storytelling in the world of Leadership and Solo/Entrepreneurship.  In her talks she aims to inspire, educate and bring us all closer to ourselves and each other.  

Dia will custom build a talk for your gathering, conference or event.  Some specific topics include:

  • Leadership Communications
  • Secretes from the rehearsal room
  • What it takes to be clear, compelling and credible
  • Communications as Culture- the power of communications to ignite change.


Sample Talks:


Side Doors: a talk for people invested in their process

Photo by: Marc Fiorito

How we see what matters is how we do what we do- understanding and giving big cred to how we each see the art of our work.  The “how” is the Side Door you use to access your genius and forge your ideas into the world in a way that is uniquely yours.  In over 20 years of coaching executives, entrepreneurs and technologies and champions for social good, I’ve seen thousands of people bring to the story of their Side Door as it is the juice of their success, it’s the life force of their story, it’s the inspiration. 

Photo by: Marc Fiorito

For some, it’s about technique, for other’s it’s about process, and still for others it’s about something unimaginable.  We each have an art to how we do what we do.  Let’s make room for that and make it your right way, not the secret you hold.





Auctioneering meets Entrepreneurship meets Communications

Ask like an auctioneer- a talk for solopreneurs, freelancers and passionate souls:

Photo by: Shelly Rivoli

Some of my most rewarding coaching is with solopreneurs, freelancers and friends who are both crafting their story (pitch) and delivering it in order to ASK for dollars…a scope of work, a daily rate, a project fee or a big fat investment.  Too often, these clients shape their asks on what they think they can get, not what they really need.  In this short and fun talk, we’ll explore a new mental model, one where you ask like an auctioneer.  You ask for what you want and know in the process you’ve left nothing on the table.  Using this model can be fun, playful, empowering and can lower the stakes and help you reach a little further when it’s your turn to ask for the money.





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