Learn the secrets to persuasive storytelling so you can win customers, close life-changing fundraising rounds, and stand out from the crowd.
Trial lawyer turned speaking expert who’s helped founders raise over $185M.
Ben Horowitz says “the story is the strategy.”
Without a great story, a founder can’t close funding rounds, recruit great talent, or build a beloved brand.
Founders who don’t figure this out inevitably fail.
In this 2 week sprint, you’ll become the Chief Storytelling Officer.
Early-stage founders struggling to win the buy-in they need to fundraise big rounds.
Repeat founders who know success all comes down to world class storytelling and communication.
Aspiring founders with a “crazy idea” fighting to solidify and streamline their vision.
It’s no secret that many people suffer from nerves and Imposter Syndrome. It’s also no secret that most founders struggle to create a deep connection with their audience. You’ll understand how to conquer nerves, imposter syndrome, & leave every audience feeling attached to you.
Storytellers rule the world. Ask any investor or successful founder and they will tell you the same thing: "The key is storytelling." You will learn the right frameworks, strategies, and tactics to finally call yourself a master storyteller. Then you just need to use it for good.
Ever wondered why MLK, JFK, and Amanda Gorman are such memorable speakers? It’s because something magical happens in the brain when you have dynamic delivery and musicality. Learn how to trigger the creative part of your audience’s mind so your message is sticky & beautiful.
The best in the world know how to persuade people and frame any conversation. Instead of spending decades studying Cialdini or Voss, you will get all these lessons and strategies brought to you in the clearest and most implementable way, from a trial lawyer. Sound good?
You need to know how to listen closely, ask great questions, and leave people feeling energized & valued. Mastery of these skills lets you connect to anyone like Jamie Foxx and empathize like Brené Brown. In other words, you’ll have relationships that want to open doors for you.
I spent the past decade as a trial lawyer with 102 jury trials on robberies, murders, and child abuse cases. This experience helped me coach the national mock trial team at SMU Law School for 4 years.
Here's the tradeoff: being a trial lawyer is about minimizing risk, being a founder is about maximizing reward.
I founded Performative Speaking as a way to unlock everything I learned as a trial lawyer for startup founders in the technology world.
Over the past 18 months I've worked with hundreds of founders just like you (or you in the near future), helped clients raise over $140M, and taught this course for over 200 people in the past 3 cohorts.
I believe you all have a story inside of you. It’s one worth sharing and it’s one that can change the world. I want to help you create the impact in the world you deserve.
AMA with Robbie on all things storytelling & fundraising. If you've ever wanted a chance to pick Robbie's brain, this is the time to do it.
Storytelling for Fundraising
Advanced Storytelling Techniques
Storytelling Workshop. On our final day together, you will deliver a 60-second pitch of either your Founder Origin Story, Startup Vision Story, or your one big idea. There will be a sign-up sheet and those who present will get live feedback from Robbie.
Sign up for the introductory email series for a sneak peek at what you'll get in the course.
This course focuses on live workshops and hands-on projects
Surround yourself with like-minded founders who want to grow alongside you