Making Effective Business Presentations will Make You Money. Doug Staneart is a keynote speaker from Dallas and CEO of The Leader’s Institute. In this video, he shows how the single best investment that any person can make into his/her future would be to invest in public speaking training or developing presentation skills. The people around us judge our COMPETENCE by how much CONFIDENCE that we show when we communicate –especially when we communicate to groups. People who speak well get promoted faster, generate consistently higher salaries, and are esteemed more by their colleagues. A small investment in yourself can generate higher incomes for the rest of your life.