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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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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


The 3C’s for A Great Leader

The mark of a great leader necessitates three critical skills. I call them the 3C’s. The 3C’s will make a marked difference in a leader’s personal lifestyle as well as the success of their business or organization. In so many ways the “old ways” don’t work anymore. Ever so slowly, and I do mean ever so slowly, the vast education systems in this country are beginning to realize that the “no you can’t here’s the answer” education and workplace philosophy is nonproductive and stifles the creativity that leads to innovation. So what are the 3C’s that make a – not just good leader – but a great leader? Do you have them? • Communicator • Collaborator • Creator Communicator – one who has the face-to-face ability to effectively capture his or her audience’s full attention by making an emotional connection with excellent communication skills – storytelling skills that can be learned. However diminished one’s interpersonal skills are today, our digital world is further eroding them. Digital speed for efficiency and connectivity is creating a communication world with diminishing effectiveness. Does one really succeed by being far more efficient than effective? The answer is obvious. Collaborator – one who understands the... Read more →

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Are Selling and Pitching The Same?

Whether you’re pitching or selling — there’s no difference for me — there are four skills you need to conquer. The use of mind – voice – body – media. It’s what I call the “whole body” presentation. Dump PowerPointless. Read more →