Stand and Deliver Asheville offers a variety of programs and workshops to help you become a better speaker, listener, and storyteller.


The Learning Lab

The Speaker’s Learning Lab is Barrie’s signature program. It’s offered a few times per year, and each session has its own theme. Click here to learn more about The Learning Lab and how you can become a better speaker in a matter of weeks, not months!

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The Real Deal

The Real Deal is a special advanced program for previous Learning Lab attendees. Get plenty of one-on-one and small group coaching for your presentations and general public speaking skills with Barrie. Perfect for individuals who love having weekly practice and real-time feedback on their skills.


The Art of Listening to Each Other

Everyone seems to be talking, but so few people feel heard. Learn the art of presence-based listening, dissolve barriers that hinder your connections, and help your group make a bigger impact. Great 3-session workshop for organizations, nonprofits, and mission-based companies.


Write and Present Your Story

Want to take your storytelling skills to the next level? You could see more customers, sales, and better engagement as a result. For nonprofits and companies, Write and Present Your Story is a 1 or 1 1/2-day intensive with Barrie Barton and Marilyn Ball.

Barrie Barton - Lead Facilitator - Stand and Deliver Asheville

Story Choreography Project

A workshop unlike any other, Story Choreography Projects combines storytelling and movement in a 9-week program, culminating with a live performance in Asheville. SCP offers individuals and communities innovative and expressive work relevant to the human experience.


Business Mastery Workshops

Whether it’s collaborating between departments or a keynote for hundreds of stakeholders, you have the ability to effect powerful change for your company.The Presentation and Communication Mastery Series is conducted for groups of 8-14 people, and Barrie can help you identify whether a 6-, 8- or 10-week series is right for your group.

Not sure which program fits your needs? Contact us.