communicate | collaborate | Connect


Speaking and Workshop Topics

presentation to conversation:

connect with your audience from the stage or the podium

Juliana shows speakers, presenters and those who run meetings how to engage their audience, connect from the stage and create a sense of community in a group.  

Using tools and techniques from Comedy Improvisation and persuasive speaking tactics from years of practicing law, Juliana teaches participants how to change the energy in a room, create deeper, more meaningful connections with an audience and deliver presentations that are entertaining, informative and unforgettable. 

Participant takeaways:

  • Create and deliver icebreakers that work
  • ​Energize an audience and think on your feet
  • Make your presentations fun and memorable

The Five questions: 

create a positive mindset and find happiness

In this powerful program, Juliana teaches participants how to find fulfillment and happiness in their lives--simply by answering 5 questions.

In this interactive talk, audiences will experience deeper connections and gain a new perspective on life. Participants will leave understanding the positive impact they have on the world and feeling empowered to make a difference--regardless of their life circumstances.  

Participant takeaways:  

  • Cultivate a positive mindset
  • Find the happiness that is hidden in your day 
  • Discover the power you have to make a difference in the world

Making Connections:  

The secret sauce to building relationships for Business and life   

In this interactive and entertaining program, Juliana empowers participants to step outside their comfort zone, have fun, and experience deeper and more meaningful connections with fellow audience members. Participants leave with the tools and motivation to strengthen relationships, make instant connections and create positive change in their career and life.

Using the basic tools of comedy improvisation, former Comedy Improvisation Performer Juliana Ashley leads the audience through a series of activities designed to enhance communication skills and deepen connection among participants. Audiences see drastic results in both business and personal relationships! 

Participants takeaways: 

  • Make instant connections
  • Strengthen relationships with customers, clients and co-workers 
  • Make a memorable   impression  


Here is what some of those who have experienced Juliana's presentations have to say:

"I loved that this program was different that anything I've done before and extremely valuable for work and everyday life!"

  • J. Edmonds, Society for Professional Marketing Services Regional Conference

She ROCKED the room! Everyone just blossomed, even if they were already skilled they all 
sounded fabulous! Can't wait to see her again!"

  • P. Moore, Referral Business Builders 

"Juliana, thank you for “wow-ing” us last week.  We loved your talk, especially the interactivity 
and your terrific energy.  I so hope you will work with us again."

  • E.  Berry, Professional Women's Network of Houston 

"She changed the energy of the entire room with her talk--everyone was so much more connected and engaged with each other after participating in her speech." 

  • S.  Holzer , RBB Networking Group 

"A big thank you for delivering such a valuable program for our Chamber yesterday. It was 
pertinent, engaging and enjoyable! We hope to have you back!" 

  • B. Thomason, Northwest Houston Chamber of Commerce 

"I use the information I learned from Juliana both at work and at home—I even use some of the 
persuasion techniques on my kids and husband!"

  • P.  Moore, Verde Wealth Group

"I liked the interactive quality of this class best.  This workshop gave me an advantage over other 
job seekers who haven’t taken it."

  • C. Neal, University of Houston Law Center

"Juliana I thought the workshop was wonderful!  Your presentation was fun and informative and 
I will be sure to utilize your recommendations at my next manager’s meeting."

  • V. Stewart, National Society of Black Engineers