Since 1964
Celebrating 50 years of coaching and training
Dr. Ethan F. Becker

President/Senior Coaching Partner/Trainer

Contact: The e-mail address is the coach’s first name in lower case letters followed by @speechimprovement.com

Ethan Becker, President, is a second-generation speech coach and trainer with THE SPEECH IMPROVEMENT COMPANY, INC. He holds multiple degrees in communication, has received an honorary doctoral degree in humane letters for his global work in communication and is currently enrolled in a doctoral study.

He is co-author of best selling book Mastering Communication at Work, which is published worldwide by McGraw-Hill. Ethan has developed and delivered powerful customized motivational training programs on various topics related to communication worldwide. In addition to group work, Ethan serves as trusted advisor and coach to many.

“In today’s competitive business environment it is critical that messages be communicated with clarity, competence and confidence. Human beings have the potential to be as effective as they wish. Sometimes, it’s learning a whole new skill, while other times it’s just a bit of guidance.” comments Ethan. Ethan has a patient and precise one-on-one coaching style, which is complimented by his motivational group training technique. Topics for which Ethan brings unique expertise include: Executive communication, leadership and management communication, presentation skills, motivational speaking, persuasion, negotiation, dealing with conflict, and more.

Experience:

In addition to helping business partners in nearly all of the United States, Ethan has unique international experience. He has lived in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia where he immersed himself in the Asian culture conducting research, training, and coaching with the ICLIF leadership and governance center. In addition, he has coached and presented in countries such as Japan, Australia, Singapore, and Korea. This provides him with valuable international and cultural perspectives, which he brings to his clients. Ethan has taught at and helped such organizations such as Harvard University,  Wentworth Institute of Technology Apple Computer, The New York GiantsBain Capital, Canon USA, Biogen IDEC, Telekom Malaysia, Maybank, Kenanga, AmBank, RAZAK School of GovernmentThe FBI, CBT Architects, Build Boston, Northeast Human Resources Association, Aspentech, Kronos, SuriaKLCC, and IBM, as well as countless individual executives, managers, politicians, celebrities and other clients from around the world.

Ethan holds an  honorary  doctorate from Fitchburg State University in Humane Letters, an MBA from the school of business at Capella University , with a dual focus on International Business Communication and Leadership and presently engaged with his doctoral study focused on psychology at the Harold Abel school of psychology at Capella University He is energetic and inspirational as both a trainer and coach to his clients and as a colleague at THE SPEECH IMPROVEMENT COMPANY, INC.