Negotiation Masterclasses & Keynotes

Negotiation Masterclasses & Keynotes for startups, corporate teams, conferences and mastermind retreats

Your community is engaged, motivated and ambitious.

But can they negotiate?

Dynamic masterclasses to build your community’s negotiation skills and get them excited to #maketheask

Topics include


Make The Ask (and feel good doing it)

Getting what you need doesn't mean feeling like a sleaze


Creative Negotiation for Creative Souls

Transform your creativity into a negotiation superpower


Negotiating While Female

Overcome gender bias to become an effective negotiator


Embrace Your Influence

Amplify your influence to improve your impact at work


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'Our team members face a variety of challenges in making and delivering nutritious meals to our clients, and the response to the seminars Devon designed for our afternoon together was immediately positive. The programs generated important dialog among staff around issues we share, and employees recognized how the material applied to their own work and to their relationships with each other.  Many thanks to Devon for making negotiation so real that employees saw themselves in the content immediately.' 

- Deborah Virella, Director of Human Resources, God’s Love We Deliver



Tailored expertise for your team or community

Masterclasses are tailored to reflect the unique needs of your team or community. Interactive case studies are customized and key learning points adapted so that the audience leaves with immediately implementable skills. 

Sessions can be adjusted to accommodate a variety of delivery methods and audience sizes, whether that's a 60minute webinar or a 3 hour intensive workshop. 

Past events include:

  • Intimate 10-person mastermind retreat workshop for creative entrepreneurs
  • Live webcast training for over 800 women worldwide in partnership with UN Women
  • In-depth 3 hour workshop on negotiation and power dynamics for a leading real estate and data management firm
  • Foundational seminar for authors and journalists at an annual conference for their 1,200+ members
  • VIP masterclasses for entrepreneurs in D.C., Philadelphia and NYC in collaboration with a global coworking firm.

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'Devon conducted an excellent negotiations training session for our staff that was dynamic, engaging, and imparted immediately implementable skills to the workshop participants. We greatly benefitted from Devon’s world-class expertise in negotiations and are grateful for the new skills learned.'

- Ricardo A. Castro, General Counsel, Clinton Foundation


Frequently Asked Questions

Where are you based? How will we work together?

I’m based in Paris, France and work with clients around the world. Masterclasses can be delivered in person at your conference, retreat or mastermind event - or adapted for a webinar format. Speaking rates for in person engagements include a flat rate travel fee.

What type of entrepreneurs do you work with?

Web Designers, Life Coaches, Bookkeepers, Film Editors, Freelance Writers, Marketing Agencies, Personal Stylists…and more! Negotiation is a skill *every* entrepreneur needs in their toolkit to grow their business and reach their goals.. 

I like your style, but my company is quite traditional and corporate. Are you a safe pair of hands?

My negotiation stripes were earned in a very traditional corporate environment in the aerospace industry. The suits, the ties, the multi-million dollar deals with everyone and their cousin signing off on the final contract. I understand how negotiators can struggle to succeed in that type of environment, and the uphill battle employees and leaders face when it comes to exerting influence and getting the results they need. I bring all of my lessons learned to the table with my clients, with the utmost of professionalism. Past clients have included JPMorgan Chase and Rolls-Royce - so I have the corporate chops.