TEDx MaidMarianWay | Nottingham, England

Talk Title: Gratitude: The Foundation of Confidence


My mission is to create unstoppably confident leaders and teams through Keynote Speaking, Workshop Facilitation, and Consulting. Confidence serves as a crucial foundation for extraordinary accomplishments, enduring impact, and unparalleled success.

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Speaking & Workshop Facilitation

Tara is a leadership speaker with a strong skill set as an experienced facilitator who teaches participants, “How to Techniques” and “Practical Application Strategies” to ensure success in the modern workplace.

Her most in-demand keynote is centered around her bestselling book, “How To GRASP Confidence & Own Your Power.” She teaches her audiences how to increase their confidence with a simple 5 step method that she used to transform her life and make her a more effective and purpose-driven leader. 


Audience Member Testimonial:

“I first met Tara LaFon Gooch at a conference where she was one of the keynote speakers. Her delivery style was clear, concise, and captivating, and she easily broke down some complex topics into easily understandable strategies that left a lasting impression on those of us in the audience.”

-Lysa Allman-Baldwin

CEO & Leadership Speaker

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Book a 15-minute Discovery Call with Tara to secure a spot on her calendar.


During our session, we will discuss your event and what you are looking for in a presenter.


After assessing your needs and goals, we will begin strategizing a plan for your event and secure your date on my calendar.

Signature Programs

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How To Lead Confidently

Program Delivery: Live Presentation | Virtual Keynote | Webinar

A lack of confidence can impact growth potential, lead to fewer opportunities, less wealth, and less advancement if unaddressed. However, confidence is not a static state, it is a dynamic quality that has the potential for exponential growth through daily personal development activities. By following a simple five-step method based on my best-selling book, “How To GRASP Confidence & Own Your Power”, leaders unlock their full potential, enabling them to lead with unwavering confidence and inspire those they guide toward collective greatness.

In order to lead a team of many, we first have to learn the art of self-mastery and become a leader of one. This empowered program will transform unconfident leaders into high-performing visionaries capable of becoming the best version of themselves, leading their teams to new levels of success.

After this program you will be able to:

  • Learn an effective 5-step method to achieving confidence that attendees can apply immediately.
  • Learn How-To techniques to beat imposter syndrome, lack of self-confidence,
    and negative self-talk.
  • Uncover powerful truths within you and discover your fullest potential.
  • Discover your inner power, and capabilities, and learn my proven
    method for restoring confidence and sustaining it for the rest of
    your life.
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"I had the privilege of experiencing Tara's exceptional leadership and public speaking skills firsthand. Tara is undoubtedly a visionary leader who not only captivates and inspires through her powerful speeches but also leads by example with unwavering passion and commitment to her core values and purpose. Her genuine and thought-provoking presence truly stands out when you connect with Tara. Tara's speeches are not just motivational; they are transformative. She shares her personal journey of overcoming obstacles, extracting valuable life lessons, and inspiring hope in her audience. Tara's stories of resilience and triumph serve as a source of inspiration, emphasising that setbacks can be stepping stones to success."
Gratitude, Resilience & Overcoming Adversity

Program Delivery: Live Presentation | Virtual Keynote | Webinar

Immerse your audience in an empowering journey of personal and professional development. This engaging presentation delivers actionable strategies, equipping individuals to cultivate gratitude, fortify resilience, and skillfully navigate adversity. Uncover transformative insights that go beyond leadership dynamics, inspiring teams and fostering a culture of innovation within organizations. With a resilient mindset as their foundation, attendees will leave not just prepared, but eager to seize growth opportunities and thrive amidst challenges, driving both individual and collective success.

After this program you will be able to:

  • Cultivate a Resilient Mindset: Attendees will be equipped with actionable strategies to cultivate a resilient mindset, allowing them to navigate challenges with strength and grace.
  • Transform Leadership: Gain insights into reshaping leadership dynamics through the integration of gratitude and resilience, fostering adaptability, and inspiring teams to thrive in the face of adversity.
  • Practical Tools for Personal and Professional Growth: Armed with transformative insights, attendees will have practical tools to drive personal and professional growth, maximizing opportunities and thriving amidst the complexities of today’s challenges.
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Personal Brand Leadership

Program Delivery: Live Presentation | Virtual Keynote | Webinar Series

Our personal brands are not only how we are thought of in the present time, but also how we will be remembered as part of our legacy. Your brand is your reputation and it is someone’s perception of who you are and what you stand for. This awareness-based program is designed to instill audience members with the importance of identifying their individual core values, beliefs, and principles and showing up authentically online while securing professional reputations and showcasing their companies in the best possible light. 

Discover best practices on LinkedIn, develop an effective content strategy that appeals to your target audience, execute thought-provoking marketing that attracts, and learn how to communicate effectively while increasing your online visibility.

This program is perfect for corporate executive leaders to attract and retain top-talent as well as drive sales and increase overall brand awareness.  


After this program you will be able to:

  • Represent your company’s vision and mission statement while increasing visibility through digital marketing impressions like never before.
  • Uncover reputation management techniques that alleviate concerns for business owners to ensure your leadership team is showing up well online and reflecting a professional image.
  • Groom new executive managers and leadership teams to become efficient on LinkedIn, improve team functionality, increase top-talent into your organization as well as retaining existing talent within your organization with proven methods.
  • Discover a series of proven strategies that allow any generation to follow.

Empathy-Based Leadership

Program Delivery: Live Presentation | Virtual Keynote | Webinar

Recent studies have shown that 86% of employees said they are more successful at balancing their work and life concerns when they have a leader focused on empathy, Additionally, 61% of employees felt more innovative compared to only 13% of those without empathic leadership. Leaders who lack empathy have teams that lack retention, commitment, and unity between members. When leaders display empathy, vulnerability, sympathy for others, gratitude, and forgiveness it has the power to create an unstoppable team that knows no limits.

This program will help leaders uncover their potential to lead their teams to new heights through the power of human connection that drives long-term performance and growth.

After this program you will be able to:

  • Apply effective techniques to develop empathy as leaders and increase emotional intelligence.
  • Discover proven ways to remain present-minded with your team so that your team feels valued, heard, and understood.
  • Elevate the importance of good mental health in the workplace, so it is prioritized as much as good physical health.
  • Uncover the capabilities within you to lead with vulnerability, kindness, and compassion.

Clients Served

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Empower Corporate Leaders & Teams With Confidence

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