About us.

Our passion is your speaking success.

Project Charisma is a communication training company based in Manchester, UK. We have a passion for helping people overcome anxiety, develop outstanding speaking skills, and communicate with impact.

Since 2014 we’ve been delivering public speaking courses to both private organisations and the public, as well as providing personal 1-2-1 coaching for individuals.

Our training has helped hundreds of people to become more confident, charismatic speakers. With students frequently going on to gain career advancement, attain leadership roles, and establish themselves as thought-leaders within their industry.

We’re proud to have coached TEDx speakers, business leaders and top academics to speak with influence & charisma.

Project Charisma is headed by three coaches: Danny Riley, Chris Delaney & Ed Darling. We’re professional speakers and trainers, who each specialize in own unique fields.

Read on to find out how we combined our expertise to develop high-impact public speaking courses that are helping people to transform their confidence and unleash their charisma.

A New Approach
to Public Speaking.

Back in 2014, we realised the “old style” of public speaking training was taking weeks, if not months, to start seeing real improvement.

We knew there must be a better way. So we came together to develop a new style of training – one which accelarated the learning process and gave people results in hours, not weeks or months.

The success of our new approach comes down to two key things, our emphasis on practical learning to build confidence through competence, and our fusion of three powerful disciplines: acting, speaking & therapeutic techniques.

Our mission now is to deliver the most advanced, effective and enjoyable public speaking courses available anywhere in the world, transforming how people think and feel about public speaking.

Meet The Team.

Edward Darling

A professional actor, voice over artist and public speaker, Edward has performed on hundreds of stages around the UK, Europe and NYC. He spent 3 years as the public speaking coach for the NCS, and was elected President at Salford Speakers club.

Ed specializes in the cross-over between stage acting and public speaking. His coaching fuses the best techniques of both to get you feeling comfortable in the lime-light, and bring out your natural stage presence.

Danny Riley is an award winning speaker, Chartered Manager, and Learning and Development Professional. He has coached TEDx speakers, and leaders to be more effective communicators.

A highly accomlished speaker himself, Danny’s coaching focuses on structure, storytelling and writing techniques. He will help you bring any presentation, pitch, or speech to life using using conflict, hooks and storytelling techniques designed to make your audiences sit up and take note.

Danny Riley

Chris Delaney

A Hypnotherapist, Confidence Coach and published author, Chris specializes in helping people to overcome phobias, take charge of their emotions and build the inner-confidence to succeed, using his own version of phobia therapy called ‘fast therapy’.
 
Chris’s coaching will give you the tools to overcome anxiety and develop a positive mindset around public speaking. If you’ve never had a phobia of presenting, Chris’s techniques will give you that extra edge to handle any situation with authority and poise.
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