What we're about


Welcome to the Speak with Confidence group to help you improve your confidence speaking. The intention is to give your confidence, tools and mindset strategies to be a messenger for a very important message.


We have Webinars, Meetups, and Online Programs to help you improve your speaking, leadership, and basic communication skills.


Deborah Deras, known as the nation's top Peak Performance Latina Speaker. Don't take my word for it Google, Latina Speaker and you will see Deborah' Deras, you organizers speaking videos, events, and workshops. Deborah has been speaking professionally for over 16 years. She has shared the stage with huge speakers such as Michael Beckwith, Panache Desai, Lisa Nichols, Marianne Williamson, Stedman Graham, Eva Longoria, and Jack Canfield. Her corporate client list includes Fortune 500 companies such as Procter & Gamble, J.P. Morgan, State Farm, New York Life, Macy's, Verizon, British Petroleum, and more. You can download her free book on how to speak with more confidence. http://www.DeborahDeras.com/speaknow.


If you are a bit shy and prefer to start learning from the comfort of your own home, Deborah has Speaking Videos that you can SUBSCRIBE to her youtube channel, Latina Speaker. There are videos to help you with your speaking. www.DeborahDerasLive.com.

If you would like to Be A Paid Speaker Now, listen to her podcast with over 67 episodes on how to www.BeAPaidSpeakerNowPodcast.com.

For a free ebook on How to Speak with Confidence grab your gift at:


To your success with ease and grace,

Deborah Deras

310-945-5651 office and cell


Upcoming events (4+)

How to do Instagram for Sales. Pasadena City College.

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How to do Instagram for Sales. Pasadena City College. Paid for by tax dollars via the Small Business Development Center.

Register here:

We all know that Instagram has blown up in the last couple years, and people are now using it for voting campaigns, yoga classes, and more. But how to get started? First, you need to set up your Instagram in alignment with your brand, and in this webinar, you will learn the basics of how to develop your brand on IG so you can sell.

You will learn:
• What the Instagram platform is and how it is very different from other platforms
• How to set up your Profile to be found by your target audience
• How to schedule your content for the entire week
• How to organically get followers
• How to turn “likes” into sales with one link
• How to create compelling content
• How to use Highlights as sales tools
• How to create appealing content that aligns with your brand
• Plus much more in our Q&A sessions

Presented by: Deborah Deras
*The WEBINAR will be conducted via ZOOM. Instructions to connect via ZOOM will be sent out to all registrants the day before the webinar.

Live Q& A to answer all of your Social Media Marketing Questions.

Needs a location

Live Q& A to answer all of your Social Media Marketing Questions.

Paid for by tax dollars via the Small Business Development Center.

Register here: https://longbeachsbdc.org/workshop/live-qa-all-about-social-media-for-your-business-11/

Are you overwhelmed by Social Media marketing? Are you posting but not seeing likes convert to sales? Join the Long Beach SBDC for our Live Social Media Q&A, addressing questions on how to effectively use social media to grow your business. SBDC Marketing and Social Media advisor Deborah Deras, and Brad Pollak, Director of the Long Beach SBDC, will interact live with the audience via Zoom and answer questions covering a broad range of social media topics including how to clarify social media marketing goals, how to structure your messaging, which social media platforms to be on, how to schedule posts on various platforms, where to find great content and more.

Virtual Vision board Playshop to manifest your visions.

Needs a location

Virtual Vision board Playshop to manifest your visions. Stay home, stay safe and get clarity on what you would like to manifest for 2022, and create a virtual vision board with a group of positive people all ready for clarity, purpose, and intention.

Register here: https://bit.ly/VirtualVboard12922

The last two years have been very expansive. If you are awake, aware and aligned you will have received many lessons over the course of all the changes going on and are now ready to take your Visions to the next level now more than ever because you know how precious life is.

For those of you who do not know me I have facilitated Visionboard Playshops for over two decades since 1999. Some of the more memorable ones have been at the NASA space center in Houston,NBC television twice in person and virtually during the pandemic, Umbria, Italy for a Women's Retreat, Macy's and numerous Mortgage & Real Estate companies. As well as for the Long Beach Chamber of Commerce, City of El Monte, New York Life and countless private events. I can happily say these events have helped hundreds of thousands of people manifest their goals and visions for success with ease and grace.

Deborah Deras, is a Master Results Coach, Spiritual Counselor, Marketing Consultant, International Speaker, Author of two books (the second releasing in 2022), and most important a Manifesting Goddess and will teach you how to be one too.

People who attended her workshops have manifested houses, husbands, twins, trips to Europe, Dubai, new Careers, new jobs (the typo said boobs, ha! maybe that too), new homes and so much more. Deborah manifested a beach house twice.

Everyone that registers for the Early Bird will get a free eBook: 6 Steps to Manifest Faster & Easier. So register and grab a few friends to join in the fun.

In this VIRTUAL (via ZOOM) Visionboard Playshop you will discover:

The secret to manifest with ease and grace
How to reframe limiting beliefs that you may not know are sabotaging your goals
Experience a visioning exercise to gain clarity on your goals and visions
We will do a clearing exercise do release blockages to your goals
We will Synergize your Visionboard & activate them to achieve your goals faster and easier
You will leave with a Visionboard and a new group of POSITIVE, PURPOSEFUL, PASSIONATE friends to support your visions and dreams
All supplies are provided including VisionBoards, Scissors, Glue, and Magazines. Feel free to bring your own specialty magazines if you would like to. Feel free to share this on your Social Media and bring friends, colleagues, and family members. All are welcome.


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

14 and up

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Meter parking on street and public parking lot at the end of Washington adjacent to the Pier Houser restaurant & the Whaler

What can I bring to the event?

Bring any specialty magazines, power words and an open mind. Be sure to eat before you arrive there are alot of restaurants in the area if you want to plan a day in Venice. I recommend Mercedes at 14 Washington.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Text or call[masked]

Visionboard Playshop to Manifest your visions using mindset strategies.

Visionboard Playshop to Manifest your visions using mindset strategies. 5-7pm. Private Event- Private Event, City Club LA.

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