Innovation pushes the world forward.
Turns it upside down.
Changes how people think and act.
The world needs your ideas.
Move the Message
Leadership Coach + Trainer + Speaker + Author
Josephine Bellaccomo helps CxOs, innovators, changemakers, and professionals at all levels to communicate with impact. Inspire their listeners. Build trust and relationships. Lead self-directed teams. Perform better. Be happier. Solve the problems no one else is solving. Move the world.
Her philosophy is simple. Provide clear training, coaching, tools and techniques to help you break through obstacles that get in your way.
In 2001, Jo founded Move The Message, a social enterprise training company, to support NGOs and non-profits. She continues to partner with her Fortune 500 clients as she focuses on social justice, animal rights and animal rescue.
Clients on Jo
Training + Coaching + Speaking
"Jo possesses an incredible level of sensitivity in combination with a razor sharp memory, giving her the ability to read her clients (seemingly) effortlessly and instantly. As a result, my colleagues and I dramatically improved our ability to speak publicly, create effective communiqués and understand how to reach our audience(s). I would re-hire her in a heartbeat."
Mindy Aronoff, Senior Director of Engagement, Bay Area Video Coalition
"Jo has a marvelous gift, and has truly helped me to verbally communicate my message in meetings and really connect with the audience. She is an excellent corporate trainer, and I recommend her expertise highly to any person or group that wants to more effectively 'move the message.'"
Cat Dupont, Sr. Project Manager at Wells Fargo Securities
"We loved Jo so much that we invited her out for a second training! Move the Message is definitely a resource to look into for both educational workshops/coaching for your team or your own personal growth. Not only is Jo knowledgeable, she is super personable and wonderful to work with! Thank you, Jo!"
Rachelle Struthers, HR Generalist, Cryptic Studios
"I want to thank Jo from the bottom of my heart. Her advice is solid and gives us concrete actionable steps for successful interactions with others."
Tami Tsark, Creative Media Producer
“This woman is a five-star trainer - authentic, extremely professional and full of verve. She is a pro at 'holding the room' and superbly skillful with facilitation.”
Laura Saponara, Sr. Strategist & Consultant, Public Health Institute
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Popular Workshop Topics
Each Move The Message workshop is tailored to make your job easier, help you meet your goals and drive results. Here are some areas in which participants got the solutions they needed…
Storytelling & Public Speaking
Tools and techniques to eliminate nervousness, engage your listeners, stay on track, and move your audience to action
Presenting & Pitching to Executives
How to present your project, product or progress without getting thrown off by questions, cut off by timing, or choked by doubt
Techniques to focus your mindset, demonstrate confidence and credibility, and promote trust and transparency
Strategies and tools to lead innovation with focus and purpose, demonstrate situational awareness, and motivate with participation rather than compensation
Emotional & Social Intelligence
Harvard Business School research determined that emotional intelligence counts for twice as much as IQ and technical skills combined in predicting who will be successful. Learn tools and strategies to manage your own emotions and raise awareness of others’ so that you can connect, influence and inspire at work, in the community, and in your personal life.
Eighty percent of managers believe having difficult conversations is part of their job, but more than half dodge them because they lack the training and experience. Learn how to quickly plan what you’ll say and practice how you say it so that conversations happen sooner and more often, before poor performance impacts business.
Networking & Building Stakeholder Relationships
You’re faced with a great opportunity. Here’s how to talk about yourself, present your contribution to stakeholders, and build your network, without coming across as uncertain, unclear, siloed, or arrogant.
Innovation, Diversity & Inclusion
Racially and ethnically diverse companies outperform industry norms by 35%, and teams where men and women are equal earn 41% more revenue.Learn how to reduce subtle biases, engage and enlist allies, develop teams that perform more optimally, and make participation to drive innovation an ongoing business strategy.
Giving and Getting Feedback
Tools to assess performance, easily structure helpful feedback, and drive toward continuous improvement. Learn how to ask for feedback and plan for a successful performance review.
Techniques to improve listening, eliminate defensiveness, respond with accountability, and demonstrate credibility to build more trusting relationships.
Writing for Results Bootcamp
5-step writing process focused on moving business forward, eliminating time sucks, and producing clear, concise, compelling work that says what you mean, inspires and influences.
Your leaders, managers and teams need some help in how they interact, how they show up, how they get things done. Whatever you’re struggling with, I’m here to help.
Clients on Move the Message
with Josephine Bellaccomo