The Podium Pro

Matthew Cossolotto's Guest Speaking Programs and PodiumPower! Services

About The Podium Pro

Matthew Cossolotto -- aka The Podium Pro

The Challenge:  You need an expert guest speaker, workshop leader, speechwriter or coach.

The Solution:  Bring in a pro … The Podium Pro!


Former Aide to U.S. House Speaker Jim Wright and Congressman Leon Panetta, Matthew Cossolotto – aka “The Podium Pro” – Provides Guest Speaking Programs and PodiumPower! Coaching and Speechwriting Services

As The Podium Pro, Cossolotto’s credentials are impeccable.  He is the author of All The World’s A Podium and a leading authority on executive communications with over two decades of high-level experience.  Having worked closely with corporate titans and top leaders on Capitol Hill, Matthew brings a wealth of high-level public and private sector experience to every client and every audience – corporations, associations, agencies, schools/colleges, and nonprofits.  His clients over the years have included major corporations such as MasterCard, IBM, Lafarge North America, Deloitte, and NeuStar, among many others.

“Matthew is the perfect guest speaker for your next event.  In particular, I have found Matthew’s ‘Make A Promise’ message to be very motivating and empowering.  So much so that we’ll be featuring this powerful message in our future MDI Events.  The Power of Making a Promise concept has helped me become more focused, motivated, and productive.  It’s very uplifting but it also produces tangible results.  I encourage you to consider Matthew the next time you’re looking for a guest speaker or coach.  Matthew’s a real pro … a promise pro and a podium pro!”
Norm Lapalme
Founder, MDI Events

A Few Of Matthew’s Favorite Keynotes and Workshops:


  • The Power of Making a Promise: Make A Promise. Keep Your Word.  Change Your Life. (Half-price offer for first 10 engagements)
  • The Joy of Speaking: Turn Stage Fright Into Stage Delight and Speak Your Way to the Peak!
  • SUCCESS Is An Inside Job: Avoid FAILURE Traps, Get on the SUCCESS Track, and Reach Your Peak Personal Potential
  • There’s No Such Thing As Someday: Just 7 Days in the Week and “Someday” Isn’t One of Them!
  • The Great Escape! Break Free From FAILURE Traps and Get on the SUCCESS Track

“Bravo!  Matthew deserves a prolonged standing ovation for All The World’s A Podium.”

— Jim Wright, Former Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives

“I recommend [Matthew’s] book and his coaching programs to any executive looking to

enhance his or her podium power.”

— H. Brian Thompson, Chairman, Comsat International

More About Matthew Cossolotto — aka The Podium Pro

A former aide to Congressman Leon Panetta and to House Speaker Jim Wright, Matthew later served as a speechwriter and communications executive at MCI, Pepsi-Cola International, and GTE.  In 1996 Matthew founded Ovations International – “Home of the Standing O®.”   He is the author of The Power of Making a Promise, All The World’s A Podium, and HabitForce!.  To book Matthew as a guest speaker, speechwriter or coach, visit  To learn more about Matthew’s books and his “Make a Promise” speaking and coaching programs, visit


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