Motivating. Flexible. Leading.

You are always leading – first yourself, and then others! Benchmark delivers highly effective leadership skills coaching, consulting and training programs. We provide top-rated leadership development strategies to help your high potentials and leaders change behaviors and acquire new skills to be their very best!

Our leadership coaches are also Certified Master Practitioners in NLP or Neuro Linguistic Programming, the study of effective language and behavior patterns.

Custom Presentations & Speeches

Tap the power of a professionally produced presentation when you need to hit a home run with your audience and influence their thinking!
How You Succeed – You succeed when your presentations are targeted, engaging and worthy of your audience’s time! Our presentation experts know how to shape ideas into presentations that engage people at an emotional level and shift their beliefs and behaviors. We can help you create a custom presentation from conception to completion – to ensure your next presentation exceeds audience expectations!
The Process – When you present, you are competing with crucial audience filters: emotions, beliefs, perspectives, values, criteria and more. We will help you design a presentation that uses these filters to immediately engage your audience and influence them at an emotional level. First, our consultants will analyze your content, presentation goals and audience expectations. Second, we will identify the best strategies to keep your audience engaged, while influencing their thinking and actions. Third, we will create a highly impactful and visually compelling PowerPoint presentation (or other media) worthy of your audience’s full attention. Finally, we will show you new presentation strategies to transform your delivery skills and increase your Credibility and Likability Factors. The Credibility Factor has to do with presenting believable and compelling information. The Likability Factor has to do with how you deliver that information to connect with your audience at an emotional level.
Extras – If you have a fear of presenting, our coaches have a very high success rate helping people overcome this obstacle. Clients who once dreaded presenting say they now look forward to it! We have been helping leaders improve their presenting skills for more than 25 years – and our goal is to give you the edge you need to be your very best!


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LEADERSHIP 2018: What Effective Leaders Do Differently

Some leaders talk about it. Some leaders read books about it. Dave Barney, President and CEO of Knife River Corporation, actually does it. “It” is engaging employees! Barney counts time as a valuable commodity, and that is why he chooses to spend 70% of his time in the field talking with and...

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