Help launch Speak with People!



Friends!

The way our world communicates is getting progressively worse and worse by the day. Maybe you have noticed the mountain of hate that fills the online comments? And, it’s not only online. So many lives are being dismantled by apathetic, hurtful, angry and hateful words. It's made it to our homes, in our parenting, our marriages, our workplaces and even our Churches. Unhealthy communication is taking over, and it’s time to reverse that trend.

Speak With People is Launching on September 1st, and with your help and support, we could reach so many more people. Our Vision is HUGE. We want to Lead a Movement to Change the World with our Words. Yes, that’s ambitious! Yes, that's huge! But, God has given us a HUGE Vision, and our prayer is that God will use Speak With People to lead a movement to elevate the importance of healthy communication in our lives.

Would you HELP US? Would you GIVE FINANCIALLY to help launch and support Speak with People? So many friends stepped forward and asked if they could give financially to help us get Speak with People off the ground, and we were encouraged to launch a crowdfunding campaign to launch this movement well. Our goal is to raise $25,000 in the launch and start-up funds.

Speak With People is a Communications Coaching organization that believes healthy communication can change the world.

Why? Because Words are so important! They’re so important that God used them to create the world. Think about that! He didn’t use Pinterest to create the world, HE SPOKE, and EVERYTHING WAS CREATED. Jesus was also the great curator of words. Throughout the New Testament, Jesus’ words were profound, helpful, and hopeful. Imagine if we elevated the importance of healthy communication; imagine the lives that would be transformed and changed.

This is why we’re launching Speak With People. First, we want to come alongside leaders (anyone with influence) and help them raise the importance of healthy communication and to speak words filled with life into the world. Second, we will Coach and Empower leaders through online cohorts and personal coaching. Third, we will launch an online video library to help inspire healthy communication. Finally, we will establish a Conference for speakers to be more effective communicators. And if that's not enough, our current plan is to release the book...'Speak with People, not at them' in early spring.

This is an exciting time, and we're praying and asking for God's favor and blessing!

How you can help support Speak With People:

  • Give financially to help us with start-up funds so we can launch well. Could you help us reach our goal to raise $29,000? A detailed list below shows what these gifts will be used for and purchased.
  • Listen to the Podcast. It launches on September 1st! If you like it, please email the link to five friends and leave a review.
  • Sign up to be Personally Coached or for one of our online Cohorts. Sign Ups will begin on September 1st for the fall season.
  • Join our public Facebook group HERE. This will be filled with inspiring stories, encouragement and a guide to help people communicate in healthy ways.
  • You can join our weekly email HERE. This will be delivered to your inbox every Thursday with that week’s podcast, a helpful article and Jay’s Favs (the best resources I think you should know about).
  • Attend ‘The Speakers Conference’ in Clearwater Beach, March 21-23, 2023. We will announce all the details very soon, but if you want to be a more effective speaker (from a stage or behind a screen), trust me, you will like to attend our inaugural conference.

Here is how financial gifts will be used:

  • Support the day-to-day operations of the business by providing the opportunity to develop our Coaching Content and write the book.
  • Launch the Speak With People Website and Podcast.
  • Studio Equipment. This will help us create our video library. (Video cameras, mics, computers, ipads, lighting, backdrops.
  • Banners for our events, conference and speaking engagements: (2) 10 x 15 Speak with People fabric banners: $2700, (1) 10 x 10 Registration Banner: $1100, (4) Teardrop Flags: $1000, (2) Fitted printed tablecloths: $500, (4) Retractable banners: $1000
  • Office needs: Color laser printer, Large whiteboard. (2) Computer Monitors. MacBook Pro for video editing. 40 inch TV
  • Help us advertise at (2) fall conferences to spread the word to Pastors, ministry leaders and marketplace leaders.

Additionally, we are currently looking for Sponsors for ‘The Speakers Conference’. Hosting this conference has been a lifelong dream. The website will go live on September 11th and the theme is ‘Lean In’. We're going to help speakers communicate so effectively that their heart, life, words and message will cause their audiences to Lean In. Our goal is to raise $20,000. Please email [email redacted] if you want more information to donate, or be a sponsor or vendor.

**You can give on the Gofundme platform. However, if you would like to give directly, you can do that on Venmo (Jason-Raitz) or Paypal ([email redacted]).

Benefits of being on the Launch Team:

By giving financially, being on the podcast launch team, leaving a positive review about the podcast, forwarding the website and podcast to friends and colleagues and praying for Speak With People, you are a part of the Launch Team! Yeah!

  • You will be the first to know what is going on.
  • You will be the first to read the book, Speak With People…not at them. Most likely completed chapters at a time, but you will be the first.
  • You will be eligible to receive the friends and family rate for the Speakers Conference.

Thank you so much for your encouragement, help and support! We believe God will use our start-up to bring enormous blessings and change to many people. We can’t do this without you!

This is such an exciting time, and we can’t do it without you!

Blessings,

Jason

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