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Larry Blumsack's Zoka Training® is a proven Face-to-Face communication/presentation/speaking program that teaches you how to find your authentic voice to command attention, trust and respect one-on-one or from any size audience.

About Larry’s Amazon Bestseller

“At last — an antidote to this age of digital communicators! In this engaging, wise book, Larry Blumsack teaches us to use our minds rather than our thumbs to build meaningful bonds with people. A masterful communicator, he illuminates the marvel in face-to-face encounters. Larry taught me how to find my voice in political communications — as he has taught thousands of businessmen and women how to find their voices — how to stand out — as leaders. His message: mindful face-to-face interactions enrich the human spirit.”

Evelyn F. Murphy, Founder/President, The WAGE Project, Inc. and former Lt. Governor of Massachusetts.

About Larry

Larry Blumsack is the founder of Zoka Training® and specializes in the training and developing of top communicators, presenters and speakers. He brings 45+ years of experience to Zoka Training® as a theater actor/director/producer, radio & TV commentator and show host, serial entrepreneur, and syndicated columnist. Over 10,000 professionals in business, science, healthcare, politics and the arts have directly benefited from his programs and coaching. Learn how you can do what you do best BETTER.

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Keynote Speaker

High Impact Topics
Content Rich
Experiential
Entertaining

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Personal Coaching

The ways you command
Attention
Respect
Trust

In-person coaching
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by Skype

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Seminars/Training

How you move others

Collaboration
Face-to-Face Skills
Acting and Storytelling Techniques
Improvisation Methods
Mindfulness

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What leaders have to say

“Larry’s book guides you through a simple but powerful process of persuasion that makes it easier for you to make more sales faster and easier, than ever before.”
~Brian Tracy, Author, The Psychology of Selling



“Larry’s approach to presentation, communication and speaking provided me with a solid foundation in going forward. I benefited significantly from his coaching of how to use mind/voice/body in sync. I learned how to expand my vocal range, project my voice, better use my hands and body, use storytelling, and the techniques of scoring a presentation. He taught me how to be more thoughtful about what I’m presenting and who I am presenting to."
~Patricia DeWare, Chief Financial Officer, Selventa

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“Larry’s presentations on mind, voice, body and media were engaging and impactful workshops for our staff that helped many of them interact more confidently with members and customers at our international convention. The two executives he individually coached found his approach encouraging and effective in helping them find their unique voices and command the attention and respect of their audiences.”
~Anita Horne Lawlor, COO/CFO, IHRSA

“Larry Blumsack's book is a much-needed reminder of the original social medium -- face-to-face connections in real time, with real people. Face-to-Face is The Ultimate Social Media takes the reader on a quest to discover and develop the qualities needed to forge true connection in the workplace and beyond.”
~Daniel H. Pink, author of A WHOLE NEW MIND and DRIVE

Larry's Latest Blog Posts

Creative Geniuses

Turn limited energy into creative energy

Turn limited habit energy into expansive creative and innovative energy to develop and foster a creative and innovative culture in an organization. Getting the concept is one thing, and putting it into action is another. Read more →

ears All-Ears cartoons

My Job is to speak and your job is to listen. If you finish before I do let me know.

“My job is to speak and your job is to listen. If you finish before I do, let me know.” Any leader, collaborator, presenter, salesperson needs to be mindful that communication is not just talking. It is equal parts of listening with talking that requires focused concentration. Being fully present in the moment allows you listen and hear. We never learned how to listen effectively. The lost skills of listening are exponentially worse in this age of digital communication where the sound of the human voice is rapidly disappearing as bits and bytes into the cloud. It’s not that people don’t listen it’s just that they don’t hear. They don’t how to pick up the subtleties and intonations of the human voice they are listening to. With training and experience you can sort out if your listener is distracted, bored, disinterested, fails to understand you, lacks the problem/issues you’re hoping to solve. In other words, if you don’t listen fully to the needs and concerns of the other person, your ideas, and solutions to their problems or information on your services fall on deaf ears. Your listeners don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care about... Read more →