• Chatterbox Public Speaking

    Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable

  • Our Story

    Chatterbox helps you find your voice, manage your nerves, overcome your fears and arm you with all the skills you need to feel completely at ease when faced with the prospect of public speaking.

     

    We help you unlock your potential to be the best speaker you can be.

     

    Who we help

    Whether you have a deep fear of public speaking or you would simply like to improve and refine your speaking skills, Chatterbox can help.

     

    We work with athletes, students at schools, colleges and universities, right through to junior, mid and senior executives.

    With personalised coaching available for those one-off situations when you need to prepare for a wedding, conference or work presentation - we can tailor our training to your specific needs.

  • Meet Shil

    The Chatterchief

    Shil Shanghavi thrives under the pressure of doing what most people are afraid of - public speaking. Having felt the fear himself, it holds a special personal significance. His experience of living with a lifelong stutter is part of the reason he has dedicated his career to helping others overcome the anxiety he once struggled with.

     

    Having now delivered numerous talks across a range of subjects, Shil is motivated to help people overcome their fear of public speaking and has developed a simple, powerful toolkit to assist with the process.

     

    With a diverse employment history in retail, fast moving consumer goods and corporate sectors that have required their fair share of nerve-racking presentations and speaking obligations, he knows exactly how to harness the fear by using an array of techniques to develop confidence and ensure the delivery of a compelling performance.

     

    Experience

    Some of Shil’s recent speaking engagements include delivering workshops for recognisable brands and organisations such as UBER and Edith Cowan University (ECU). Crafting and delivering speeches on a variety of contrasting topics is one of Shil's areas of expertise and some of his most notable talks include:

     

    Earth

    This thought provoking speech identifies the risk we face of losing some of Earth's most unique creatures and the impact it could have on different ecosystems.

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    Mob Justice

    This powerful story provides a novel perspective of living in a developing country and the challenges which come with it.

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    Why Be Afraid? 

    This motivational speech has helped many students break down their barriers to push themselves and feel comfortable with public speaking.

     

    Shil had the privilege of being asked to MC and deliver an opening address to the Toastmasters Global International President with one of his speeches titled Eliminating Fear.

     

    Shil is also a featured speaker at TEDxATOPerth event and a Speaker Coach for TEDxPerth

     

    A Toastmasters qualified competent communicator and the President of Toastmasters International, Shil graduated from Curtin University with a Bachelor of Commerce and holds a Double Major in Marketing and Management.

     

  • Testimonials

    Here is what people have said about some of Shil’s performances

    "Shil was my speaker coach for TEDxPerth 2018 and we nailed it! Shil assisted my message and delivery to be succinct whilst enhancing it’s impact. Thanks Shil, you’re a master!"

    "I have known and worked with Shil for over 10 years and it's amazing to see how much his speaking has progressed. At one point, Shil struggled to say his name as he had a strong stutter and when I later watched him speak at a Toastmasters event, I couldn't believe it was the same guy! He has worked hard to develop himself and it's inspiring to listen to him deliver his speeches and help others with their public speaking skills."

    "Shil delivered such an engaging and relatable public speaking workshop for us, every single attendee learnt new skills and improved their speaking confidence dramatically in the two short hours he was in the studio working with them.
    We have many mentors and speakers working with our community every year, and we see the impact that people with such genuine commitment to sharing their knowledge with people can make.
    Thanks Shil, we really appreciate your time and can't wait to work a lot more with you in future"

  • Speaking Events

     

    Contact us if you would like to book Shil as a speaker for your next event.

    Taking Care of Business

    October 29th, 2018

    Public Speaking and Small Business

    Shil recently spoke to RTRFM 92.1 about Public Speaking and Small Business.

     

    Missed it? You can still listen to the radio interview here

    TEDxATOPerth

    December 6th, 2018

    Speaker

    Shil has been accepted as a speaker at TEDxATOPerth in December 2018.

     

    His talk will be based on Public Speaking with an idea worth spreading.

    Let's Chat : Football

    December 12, 2018

    A novel way of connecting with new people

    Are you a football fan? Want to meet business professionals who share your passion for the beautiful game?

     

    You can read more about this event and grab your tickets from here and check out the promo video here

    Keynote Speaker

    October 11th, 2018

    Working with Fear

    Hosted by the Small Business Lounge, Shil will be delivering a talk to to some of Perth's most progressive small business owners around some of the most common fears we face with public speaking.

     

    Why Be Afraid?

    August 11th, 2018

    Why be Afraid of Public Speaking?

    Shil Shanghavi has been invited to NIT Australia as a guest speaker and will be talking about his experiences as an International student moving to Australia and his journey in overcoming his nerves to becoming a public speaker.

    Urban Development Institute of Australia

    June 21st, 2018

    Stay calm and nail your speech!

    Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA WA) has invited Chatterbox to give some of their brightest young professionals tips on how to tackle their public speaking nerves.

     

    You can read more about how this event went here.

  • Chatterblog

    We chat about some of the biggest topics around public speaking

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  • Contact Us

    It all starts with a chat. Reach out and find out how you can manage those nerves!

    258-264 Newcastle Street, Perth, 6000
    0431 287 496
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