Empower your people with training from

Soft Skills Academy


Empower your people with training from Soft Skills Academy

Why there is nothing soft about Soft Skills

Research shows that Soft Skills propel success. They are essential for organisations facing the challenges and costs of high turnover, toxic relationships, unhealthy workplaces and poor customer experience.

When businesses invest in relevant Emotional Intelligence and Soft Skills development for their leaders, it can bring about positive change throughout the organisation.

In an ever-evolving global business landscape, Soft Skills Academy’s Emotional Intelligence and Soft Skills training can give your organisation a hard, competitive edge.

$2.5 million more in sales 

was brought in by salespeople with high emotional intelligence at L’Oreal.

10% more productivity

was generated at PepsiCo by executives selected for their Emotional Intelligence competencies

Joshua Freedman & Paul Stillman

Emotional Intelligence – The Business Case

24% increase in market share 

was helped by an Emotional Intelligence initiative at Sheraton

Soft Skills Academy founder Lisa Evans has a healthy fascination with success 

Lisa Evans, MBA, has always been fascinated by what makes one person successful while others are held back from reaching their true potential.

Since 2014, her public speaking training has helped over 1,000 leaders develop better communication, confidence, mindset and influence skills.

Over time, Lisa identified a pattern in the people who got ahead, got noticed and achieved more success.

They tended to share common behaviours – they were more self-aware, with the ability to understand their emotions and how they impacted others. Furthermore, they were keen to ask for and accept feedback on their performance and able to articulate how they felt, and able to connect with other people’s feelings to bring out the best in them.

Lisa is a Genos Emotional Intelligence Practitioner, which means she has the specialist knowledge to help others develop their Emotional Intelligence. She is accredited to deliver the internationally acclaimed Genos Emotional Intelligence training programs and assessments.

Why work with Lisa Evans and Soft Skills Academy?

Lisa is a highly experienced corporate coach, and sought-after professional public speaker and trainer. 

Her impressive set of qualifications and credentials reflect the quality she brings to all her results-driven training programs.

  • Certified Speaking Professional and Virtual Presenter
  • Associate Certified Coach (ICF) 
  • Neurolinguistic Programming Practitioner
  • Emotional Intelligence Practitioner (Genos)
  • Certificate of Neuro Coaching (ICF accredited)
  • Certified World Class Speaker Coach
  • TEDx Speaker Coach
  • Improvisation Actor with Perth Playback Theatre
  • Radio Show Host at 89.7 fm and Host of the Business Chat Podcast
  • Founder and curator of Stories From The Heart
Lisa is an accredited, people-focused trainer and coach. Her worldwide reputation as a reliable, talented professional has grown from her refreshingly engaging presentation style and her enthusiasm for helping others achieve success.
Soft skills academy - Lisa Evans
certified speaking coach

I really enjoyed the session last week and got a lot out of it.

You are a great presenter and I gained some valuable tips along with a much clearer idea of what I need to do to improve in the public speaking space.


Emergency Supervisor – Fortescue Metals Group

‘Lisa Evans has a very authentic and engaging presentation style. Lisa’s course is well structured with highly engaging group activities. The learning outcome of the course is outstanding: I am now able to offer business storytelling to different groups of stakeholders with unshakeable confidence.’

Lincoln Pan

 Partner- Thrive and Company

‘The workshops delivered by Lisa Evans were invaluable, not just for me, but for all participants.

I found Lisa to be a particularly warm and insightful coach, who encouraged me to step outside my comfort zone in order to perform to the best of my ability.’

Natasha Mohiuddin

Executive Tenant Advisory – Colliers

Our training programs deliver actionable steps and tangible outcomes

Lisa’s career experience includes 20+ years as a health professional and 10 years in Project Management.  

In 2014, she transitioned into a new career and became an award-winning public speaker. Since then, she has developed and delivered a range of training programs to help individuals and teams enhance their public speaking skills.

Having developed a broad skill set throughout her career, Lisa understands how to nurture and encourage program participants, and bring out the best in them. She delivers an engaging, rewarding and fun learning experience with actionable steps to improvement that can be implemented immediately.

The enthusiasm, depth of knowledge and practical skills Lisa brings to her training programs ensure participants achieve the learning outcomes they need. Her Soft Skills Academy training programs produce tangible results that deliver a dependable ROI for your organisation.

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More than ever, Emotional Intelligence is not just a ‘nice to have’ but a core capability for the future.’

Pip Russell

Strategy, innovation, and commercial operations vice-president, Schneider Electric