I spare you the tedious process of writing the content yourself
SHARE YOUR STORY with the world
Each of us has a story to tell and a message to share. As a ghostwriter, speechwriter, and editorial director, I have worked with C-level executives, successful entrepreneurs, public figures, and spiritual leaders. I can help you articulate your story, unleash your ideas, extend your influence, and leave a legacy that goes beyond the bottom line.
From mining your intellectual capital to refining your insights, my ideation process and writing skills will help you mobilize your life story and message for maximum impact.
Whether your motive is to influence, inspire or–yes!–earn greater income, I help men and women maximize their impact for their gain and the good of the world.
It’s All About Engagement and Impact
From maximizing your confidence with people to the role of compassion in effective leadership, every presentation I deliver is aimed at helping you share your life, fully engage others, and impact the world–for your gain and the common good. Here are some of my keynote topics:
The cliche, shop-warn message of the typical motivational speaker is that confidence with people is grounded in what you believe about yourself. That is true, but incomplete. What is also vitally important is what we believes about others. In this message, I draw from the wisdom of social psychology, Hebrew proverbs, and the 80’s band Survivor to argue for a better way to maximize your boldness.
The definition of compelling is “evoking interest, attention, or admiration in a powerfully irresistible way.” Compelling people are exceptional and influential; they impact people’s lives and often achieve greater happiness and success. Is “compelling” the same as “charismatic?” No. Does it require being outgoing? Absolutely not. To be compelling, you must do what is uncommon. In this message, I share five way to separate yourself from the stereotypical–for your gain and the good of the world.
What if the greatest key to your success is beating inside your chest? I assisted my friend and client Donn Sorensen in writing the book Big-Hearted Leadership: 5 Keys To Create Success Through Compassion. Donn is the president of Mercy East Communities (the #7 ranked Catholic healthcare system in the nation) and a longtime medical management executive who is also board chair of several nationwide charities. In the book, Donn shows how compassion trickles down into every decision you make as a leader, right down to organizational structure, human resources, production, and all the way to your organizations bottom line. Donn and I have developed a seminar that is appropriate for all types of leaders–from corporate executives and business managers to those who serve non-profits and ministries.
It’s not uncommon for meeting planners to request a specific topic related to communication skills and/or meaningful connection. I’m happy to customize a presentation to your specific needs and goals.
What My Clients Say:
Vaughn Kohler has been invaluable in helping me write my forthcoming book, Big-Hearted Leadership.
As a person, he’s a standup guy and easy to connect with.
As a professional writer, he’s a mad genius…a modern-day Hemingway.
I really enjoyed working with Vaughn. He is extremely outgoing and personable. From the moment I met him for the interview, he made me feel comfortable and then asked me great questions that helped me dig deep into the past, to bring the story of my business–my story–alive again.
When it comes to writing, Vaughn has a unique gift. Tell him what you are trying to communicate, and he’ll write words that are powerful and effective, but still sound like they came straight from your mouth. He knows how to use his skills to make others sound, and look, good.
In whatever Vaughn does, he brings together his unique background and unquestioned expertise. Work with him and you will see BIG RESULTS.
I think the secret behind Vaughn’s great writing is his interview style. It’s very warm and open. His questions are thoughtful, intriguing, and even fun. It’s easy to let your guard down and open up. He takes that one-on-one connection and creates awesome content out of it.
Vaughn is a badass. He’s my sidekick. The MFCEO Project podcast, my books, and speaking career would not have happened without him.