(noun): an increase in strength or quantity; a marked improvement; an upward trend.
Upswing Strategies trains good people with good ideas to deliver their message with impact. Our coaching is hyper-individualized, rooted in social science, and focused on making you feel confident in front of any audience.
Upswing is run by two experienced leaders, Emma Sprague and Matt White, in concert with a network of dynamic collaborators and expert communications trainers.
ARLINGTON COUNTY BOARD
SOCIAL CAPITAL MARKETS
REED & ASSOCIATES
+ WOMEN UNINTERRUPTED
Upswing trainings build and strengthen a network of leaders who have the confidence, tools, skills and support to most effectively drive their agendas and move people to action.
Our trainings employ an interactive, hands-on approach where skills are presented and then immediately put to practice. We train in several adaptable formats to meet your coaching needs. Here are some of our favorite, most effective models:
Ready to get planning? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll work together to craft the best format for your goals and priorities.
This team has had an invaluable impact on my media career. I utilize the skills and strategies they taught me almost everyday. In this moment more than ever, we need to arm leaders to have tough conversations and I can’t think of two better people to spearhead that effort.
I love the multi-day bootcamps. In my work supporting and amplifying the voices of grantee leaders, these trainings have been key. There’s nothing like practicing a media interview with skilled and talented trainers. The highly-individualized experience makes everything they teach come to life, and the feedback you get is critical to improving.
Your presentation was engaging, fun, and taught me skills on a practical level that I will immediately bring into my professional work in the Deputy Mayor's Office.
DC DEPUTY MAYOR FOR
GREATER ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY
The training was excellent - a well planned and managed engagement that has had a concrete impact on how my team organizes their work and approaches their new partner development encounters. Your session was judged the best, most practical and useful part of our strategic planning workshop.
SVP OF GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT
AND GOVERNMENT RELATIONS
While I've always had an interest in politics, I've never been a great speaker. After your session, I feel like that may be starting to change. Every piece of advice you gave was incredibly helpful. I already find myself using the techniques in everyday conversation.
BROWN UNIVERSITY IN