“Training the New York SuperCops includes daily discussions on the works of Aristotle, George Orwell and Nicholas Boothman” – THE NEW YORKER

Nicholas Boothman is truly inspirational” – THE ECONOMIST MAGAZINE

“Boothman is Dale Carnegie for a rushed era.” – THE NEW YORK TIMES  

“A whole new level of interactive keynote experence.”

Speech #1   55-75 minutes

Speech #2   55-75 minutes

I went back and checked and it turns out that every single person that got a deal on Dragon’s Den and Shark Tank was able to connect and articulate their business ideas in 90 seconds or less.”KEVIN O’LEARY – SHARK AND DRAGON

Speech #1. How to Connect in Business in 90 Seconds or Less A motivational speech of 55-75 minutes.

This is not a new business theory

It’s about how you can become more successful in business and life by learning to connect with your customers, clients, colleagues, bosses, employees and even total strangers in ninety seconds or less. After studying more than seven hundred people who can, in 90 seconds or less, connect, neutralize the fight or flight response, begin to engender trust and respect, find common ground and begin to arouse enthusiasm for their ideas, Nicholas Boothman shares his findings with his audiences. They learn: 


The ABCs (Attitude, Body Language, Conversation) to make a great first impression


How to articulate their business ideas in ways that are simple, emotional and memorable


How to get people talking and keep them talking


Quickly find common ground with strangers


Identify the different ways people communicate

How to Connect in Business in 90 Seconds or Less Custom Speech for Rockwell Automation, Houston Convention Centre Standing room only – 500 seated, 190 standing throughout.

“Bring Boothman’s ideas into your organization, your place of work, and they will have a dramatic effect on everything: how you run meetings, how you solve problems, how you connect with clients, how you connect with each other, fun, morale and general health and well-being.” – DELOITTE CONSULTING


Nicholas Boothman, an expert on forging instant relationships, shows how to use the tools available to all of us – face, body, attitude, words and voice to establish trust and master the people-to-people skills that will help you persuade others to embrace and act on your ideas. 

Happiness Leadership Conference – Lisbon, Portugal

“Genius Communicators” earn more, out-perform, do better in school and college, get hired and promoted faster and get better service in person, and over the phone.

Speech #2.  You are a Genius Until You Open Your Mouth

An inspirational interactive speech of 55-75 minutes.

A great first impression is just the beginning: it’s what comes next that really counts.

According to professor Thomas Harrell of The Stanford Business School, who spent 20 years studying success, the ability to “speak-up” is the #1 identifiable predictor of success across all realms of business and life.

But what are you supposed to say? And how are you supposed to say it?

After studying more than seventy “Genius Communicators” throughout history, from Aristotle to George Clooney, Warren Buffett to Sheryl Sandberg, Beyoncé Knowles to Pope Francis, Nicholas Boothman identifies five distinctive ways they use language to:

  • make charismatic conversation
  • simplify complex concepts
  • paint word pictures
  • tell stories with a point that people can relate to and remember
  • motivate themselves and others

Boothman tested his findings at more than 40 sold-out Speak and Get Paid weekend workshops across North America over the last four years.   MORE

Audiences learn:


3 ways to paint simple word-pictures to pitch ideas, bring a vision alive, land the job or sale


How to create conversation with chemistry 


How to tell business stories that make or prove a point 


How to get others to spread your words for you 


How to deliver a rousing motivational speech

According to a 2017 Nielsen poll we spend an average of 10 hours and 35 minutes a day feeding our imagination with stories of one kind or another, be it blogs, movies, TV shows, social media, news reports, gossip, conversation, sports, daydreaming and worrying about things that never happen. 

More Speech Videos can be found here: Speaker Nicholas Boothman

Some More Clients & Quotes

“Training the New York Supercops includes daily discussions on the works of Aristotle, George Orwell and Nicholas Boothman.”

- The New Yorker

“They don’t call him the ‘kick-start expert’ for nothing. Nick sets the tone for the day and has people connecting like old trusted friends in no time at all.”


“Nick has an ability to cut through so much of the blather that is dished out these days. His preparation was critical in giving our team HELPFUL tools they could take out into the workplace immediately.”

- Volkswagen of America

“Great Job! Everyone at our convention really enjoyed your talk. It was impressive to witness all the conversations that followed.”

- The UPS Store

“I have personally worked with Nick on 3 events and in each he has gotten rave reviews.”

- AT&T, New York

“Uplifting, inspiring, full of hope and a host of skills we can use right now.”

- Gartner Consulting

“Every time Nicholas has spoken on our behalf he has enthralled and impressed the audience from the first minute and a half of the presentation until the last syllable was uttered.”

- Mackenzie Financial Corp

“AWESOME You are a gifted speaker, Mr. Boothman!! What a joy to listen to you. Your enthusiasm is absolutely infectious. Excellent feedback from the participants.”

- Standard Life

“The rave reviews are still coming in. Your professionalism, charisma, intellect — are why you are considered one of the best in your field. Again, thanks a million. It’s an honor to have the opportunity to work with you.”

- RE/MAX Central States and Dixie

“Nick’s presentation resulted in really useful attitudes, improved customer service, raised productivity… and more fun at work.”

- Compliance Division, Ministry of Finance

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