About Communication360


What do we do?

Communication360 is a full service communications-training firm specializing in educating professionals around the globe. With over 25 years of experience in the communications and training industry, Communication360 works with individuals and teams to teach skills that can be learned, owned, practiced and integrated into one’s individualized communication strategy, including:

  • Presentation skills training
  • Individualized executive coaching
  • Communications consulting
  • Train-the-trainer programs
  • Career transition services
  • Media training, and more…

How do we do it?

Unlike lecture-based training, the Communication360 educational approach to learning is rooted in guiding participants through the art of self-discovery. Our educational philosophy involves creating a safe environment that fosters risk-taking and growth. All services include high impact, interactive coaching, ownership of the learning process, and a clear commitment to follow-up. This approach is applicable across all industries.

Why do we do it?

Our goal is to guide individuals to discover new approaches to effectively communicate in all areas of work, while successfully maintaining control and credibility when responding to a range of different audience members.

We want you to be the most effective, dynamic and memorable communicator you can be. To that end, we focus on helping you to make real, human connections. We believe that by connecting with people, you can make every connection count–-in everything you do.

What’s in it for you?

Plenty. This is just a taste of what you can expect:

  • Delivery skills that help you come across the way you intend to come across to your audience (i.e. confident, dynamic, professional, motivating, credible, concise, consultative, thought leader, compassionate)
  • Increased productivity
  • Improved interpersonal effectiveness
  • Clear messaging
  • Overall improved career satisfaction
  • Motivation, excitement, and personal determination regarding your immediate experienced improvements



Joan Guthrie
Founder and CEO, Communication360

Joan is an accomplished training and development professional, bringing over 25 years of demonstrated expertise to the communications field. Her extensive experience includes designing, developing and creatively implementing a wide range of training programs in the areas of communication, medical education, sales and marketing, and management.

Joan is a dynamic educator and group facilitator, applying her strengths while working in a variety of environments (one-on-one private coaching, small group workshops, presenting to large groups). Her diverse skill set allows her to work effectively with the different types of professionals across all businesses and industries.

Her background ranges from director of marketing training departments for two Blue Cross/Blue Shield corporations to Senior Faculty positions with a variety of training companies specializing in medical education and business communications consulting.

As part of giving back to the community, Joan provides communications consultation and training to students from elementary to high school levels and women reentering the workplace; she supports the DECA high school organization as advisor and district judge, and sits on the board of the Share-A-Gift organization.

Joan holds a M.A. in Training and Career Development from the American University in Washington, D.C.

What clients say…

“Thank you Joan for helping to prepare me for the Global Sales Meeting! Felt like I knocked it out of the park and dozens of reps came up to me and said I did great!! Thank you for helping to make a big day for me in my young career so successful!”
Vanessa J., Spectranetics
“Joan is amazing at her craft. Using a super-positive, high-energy, high-expectations approach, she provides concrete coaching and techniques that generate rapid improvements in oratory skills and self-confidence in public forums. Couple her customer-results orientation with a warm, down-to-earth personality, and you’ve got a one-of-a-kind talent.”
Stephen D.B.,V.P. Professional Services, Pearson Learning
“This session with Joan focused on hand gestures, posture, inflection, eye contact, fillers. I will use these skills in future meetings, presentations, metro connections. Compared to previous workshops I have attended, this was excellent – great focused time!”
Carlos P., Vice President,, Level 3 Communications

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