Peggy Klaus

Celebrated Coach, Speaker, and Author Revolutionizing Communication and Leadership

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Peggy is the author of two best-selling books, BRAG! The Art of Tooting Your Own Horn Without Blowing It and The Hard Truth About Soft Skills: Workplace Lessons Smart People Wish They’d Learned Sooner.

As one of America’s most sought-after communication and leadership experts, Peggy has spent more than two decades helping thousands of professionals from Fortune 500’s, mid-size companies and start-ups succeed in their jobs. She has also dedicated much of her work to the empowerment of women of all ages.

Taking her message from the boardroom to the classroom, she is a featured guest lecturer at universities including Harvard’s Kennedy School and School of Public Health, Wharton’s Executive MBA Program, U.C. Berkeley’s Haas School of Business and the Public Policy Institute at Georgetown University.

Peggy began her career as an actor and classical singer, earning advanced degrees in drama, speech and theater from the London-based Royal Academy of Music and The Drama Studio. From England she moved to Hollywood, working as a producer, director, and talent coach for actors, comedians, musicians and broadcasters in production for Paramount Studios, Warner Brothers, ABC, CBS, and NBC.

When not working, she can be found enjoying the incredible beauty of Santa Fe, New Mexico where she lives.

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“I can't thank you enough for your assistance on my journey. You have really changed the direction of my path as you gave me the tools and confidence in myself to land this awesome role!”

Amber McClure - Senior Director

“Quite simply, Peggy makes a difference with everyone she works with. Whether she’s working with individuals or teams, she always makes them better, and those who are lucky enough to work with her come away with invaluable learning and tips.”

Dan Henkle - former President
Gap Foundation & SVP, Global Sustainability

“As a woman of color, I am grateful for Peggy’s tireless championing with helping me (and so many others) break through the often double glass ceiling faced by people of color in the corporate workplace. I can't imagine making a career move or adjusting my career plan without first consulting her.”

Karla Martin - Managing Director
Deloitte Consulting

“Working with Peggy is a wonderful experience. Her energy, candor, and vision helped transform my Executive Presence.”

Geoff Walker - EVP, Head of Innovation

“Every time I stand up in front of an audience, I have your voice in my head saying, “I can’t wait to tell you...” Thank you for being so instrumental in my development as a speaker.”

Brett S. Staffieri
Riverstone Holdings LLC

“I love Peggy’s approach to coaching! She has been a phenomenal coach to me and my team. She’s insightful, passionate and always finds tangible ways to unlock what’s holding us back from the highest level of performance.”

Bill Chandler - lululemon, Senior Vice President
Global Communications & PR

“Can you believe the shy Hal you met so many years ago can now walk into a room of a 100 and feel comfortable speaking? I will always be thankful to you for helping me find my voice.”

Hal Marz

“I sought presentation coaching from Peggy while fundraising for my startup. Not only did she help me with the skills to successfully raise a seed round of capital, she gave me the confidence and expertise to improve my communication in all professional situations.”

Shea Tate Di-Donna - Founder & CEO

“If you’re serious about improving your speaking, Peggy is the best in the business.”

Bert Chilton - Commissioner
Commodity Futures Trading Commission

“I have immensely enjoyed reading about your work. I just wish I had read your book many years ago, early in my management and leadership career. As CFO, I recommend your book to my colleagues in both management and leadership positions, and personally.”

Hana Krskova - CFO
Heart Research Institute

“Taking your class had such a big impact on my professional life. It gave me the confidence to leave my stable corporate job and start my own company.”

Tiana Tenet - Co-Founder
The Culinistas

“I have never met a bigger personality packed in such a little body! You fill a room and dazzle folks in all ways.”

Leslie Bracksick - Co-Founder
My Next Season

“You shine a light on everyone around you. I don’t know many people I can say inspire so many so selflessly. I’m grateful to know you and have you in my life.”

Richard Madigan - CIO
J.P. Morgan

“Peggy, you were absolutely superb (no surprise there)! You really set the tone and put us all in a very inspired mood for the rest of the day.”

Lena Sakson
J.P. Morgan

“The two days with you were transformative! I am convinced that you not only played a huge role in my successful banking career but also helped me to launch my own career as a coach. You can’t imagine how often I give your book to clients.”

Anita Nemes, London

“I can attest to the fact that even the most cynical of audiences will be entertained, engaged, and challenged during Peggy’s presentation.”

Patsy Doerr - Global Head
Thomson Reuters

“I wish I could find at least one ‘Peggy Klaus’ for every Symposium. Each participant left armed with the ability and confidence to “brag” about her talents and accomplishments, and they RAVED about Peggy!”

Anne Hanyak - President
AZ Women's Leadership Forum

“Like a bolt of intelligence and professionalism. How do I get to work with you more?”

Carson Bondeck - Chief Data Officer
Balyasny Asset Management