The one-day strategy coaching session that will have you on track for the next 12 months.


The one-day strategy coaching session that will have you on track for the next 12 months.

What is the Fast Track Strategy Coaching Session?

The Fast Track Strategy Coaching Session is the ideal option for professionals who are looking for an accelerated approach to becoming recognized experts in their area of work.

The Fast Track Strategy Session has been ranked 2nd in the World’s Best Brand Development Programs for 2023 by Global Gurus.


The Fast Track Strategy Session is addressed to Speakers, Consultants, Authors, Coaches, and Senior Executives who want to position themselves as recognized experts and stand out.

You will be working directly with Maria.


You already know the answer to that. You’re already searching for ways to improve your positioning and for a strategy to follow in order to become a respected authority in your area of work. If not, then this session is not for you.


The Fast Track Strategy Session is an 8hr one-to-one intensive program (can take place in 1 day or 2 days).

For Team Sessions please contact us to discuss about the team’s needs and mix of participants (duration & costs vary per group).


You will be required to meet via Zoom or at a mutually agreeable location and retain yourself from any distractions for the most part of the day.


These are the items that you’ll be covering during your personalized Fast Track Strategy Session:



  • Understand where you stand at the moment.
  • Identify your strengths, weaknesses and areas for improvement.
  • Differentiate your beliefs from your values and capabilities.
  • Understand how others perceive you.
  • Define your goals and aspirations.


Thought Leadership

  • Start developing your Big Idea or refine it.
  • Define your target audience.
  • Define your micro-niche.


Communication & Personal Branding

  • Explore your authentic voice.
  • Rhetoric – Ethos, Logos, Pathos.
  • Messaging – use the right words to express your Big Idea.
  • Aesthetics. Visuals. Presence.


Online Presence & Exposure

  • Web site appraisal & areas for improvement.
  • The right media to share your thought leadership.
  • Getting invited to podcasts, interviews and writing for various publications.
  • What to pitch to an editor and how.
  • Draft your communications strategy.


Social Media

  • Understand the LinkedIn algorithm.
  • What to post on LinkedIn and how often.
  • Engagement & Connections.
  • Networking on LinkedIn and related tools & strategies.
  • Optimize your LinkedIn profile.
  • Overview of other social media.
  • Draft your social media strategy.


Speaking Opportunities

  • How the speaker bureaus work.
  • The armory of a successful speaker.
  • Handling paid and pro bono engagements – fee structures.
  • Show reels & videos.
  • Testimonials & reviews.
  • Where do clients actually look for speakers? The 4 pillars you must conquer.
  • Business development.
  • Draft your speaker profile strategy.



  • Who are your supporters and how can they support you?
  • Networking opportunities & the power of networking.
  • How to grow your supporters.
  • Draft your networking strategy.


Draft your 1yr plan

  • Focus on your Business development. Existing clients, past clients, new clients. Pull strategies & push strategies.
  • Combine and align your previous sessions draft strategies (Communications & Exposure strategy, Social Media strategy, Speaking plan, Networking plan) with your 1 year strategy.


Schedule a Zoom meeting with Maria to discuss about what you want to achieve and find out more about the Fast Track Strategy Session.

Send the required material to us for our preparation. For example, if you’re a book author we may need to ask you to send us your book prior to the session. Each session is highly tailored to meet each individual’s needs. Our preparation is crucial in order to be able to provide you with the tools and process that will apply specifically to you.

Schedule your Fast Track Strategy Session at your convenience. Make sure that you select a date where you can focus entirely on the session.

Do your homework. Upon arranging your session you will be given some homework in order to be as fully prepared as possible for your intensive Fast Track Strategy session. The homework will not require you to write any essays. It consists of a series of questions for you to think about prior to the session in order to facilitate discussion and speed up the process.

The Fast Track Strategy Session. Let’s work on your Strategy!

After your session is up to you to put in practice what you’ve learned and to follow the strategy you’ve designed. You are entitled to a 1hr session within 3 months of completing the Fast Track Strategy Session to fine tune various elements or for support.


Maria N. Papacosta

Speaker Manager working with elite keynote speakers | Presence & Inspired Leadership Coach | Marketing Strategy Advisor for leaders & peak performers

Maria Papacosta is a leading expert on Presence and Inspired Leadership and an acclaimed personal branding strategist. Her practical, high-energy talks and workshops provide tangible results that help people design a better version of themselves and excel in their work and life.

Maria is the co-founder of MSC Marketing Bureau. Her branding strategies have helped some of the leading thinkers of our time to spread their messages and make an impact. Maria’s mission is to help people create a better version of themselves.

Are you ready?

If you’re determined to become a recognized expert or even better, an authority in your area of work,
get in touch to schedule a quick Zoom meeting with Maria.

The cost for the 8hr Fast Track Strategy session is €4,000 and can take place in 1 full day or divided into 2 days.

For team sessions please contact us to discuss your team’s needs and participants’ profiles prior to sending you the program fees and duration.

Please note that the introductory Zoom call (free of charge) is mandatory. We first need to ensure our compatibility prior to committing to a process of such high importance for your future.

Thank you for your trust

Maria is an outstanding Personal Branding Strategist. But that title does no justice to her breadth and quality of service. She has been instrumental in helping me develop, grow and market my brand. She is truly a trusted advisor who goes above and beyond to ensure your success.

Ravin Jesuthasan, Author, Futurist & Thought Leader on the Future of Work

Collaborating with Maria has been an extraordinary experience. Her exceptional skills in attentive listening and interpretation, combined with profound insights, illuminated a distinct pathway to success for us. Maria’s expertise is especially invaluable for professionals grappling with the challenge of expressing their Unique Selling Proposition (USP) or feeling stagnant in determining their next career move. Having Maria on your speed dial is not just a recommendation; it’s a strategic advantage.

Dr. Sizakele Marutlulle, CEO + Founder Marutlulle + C/O

You have no idea how much you are helping me at this point. The Fast Track Workshop was exactly what I needed to move on to my next steps with clarity and confidence.

Vaso Vardaki, Leadership & Team Coach, Trainer, Author, Speaker
Maria isn’t just a speaker manager; she’s a career magician, personal mentor, and, on occasion, a spontaneous therapist all rolled into one. With her guidance, my professional journey was not just about grabbing the mic, but also about growth, laughter, and some truly unforgettable backstage pep talks. If you ever have the chance to work with her, grab it – and keep an eye on her, this woman’s entrepreneurial spirit and eye for opportunities knows no limits!
Zoe Fragou, Organisational Psychologist, International Keynote Speaker, Awarded Business Coach, WHO consultant

Maria Papacosta is an exceptional Strategist for the top experts and thought leaders. Maria adds even more value to her clients by using mastery as a Presence & Impact Coach. This is a privilege to work with Maria.

Dr. Oleg Konovalov, Thought Leader, Author, #1 Global Leading Coach, Marshall Goldsmith 100 Coaches

One of the most refreshing feelings to experience, especially in times of crisis and uncertainty, is the one of pure kindness. Met Maria Papacosta not a long time ago remotely through our network. She has been surprising me ever since with her kindness and generosity which are way over and above from what her professional role includes. Maria, people like you are blessed with the gift of energizing everyone around them and spreading inspiration. Keep up the amazing work!

Dr. Savvas Trichas, Keynote Speaker & Executive Coach
Maria’s deep knowledge and many years of experience in the speaking industry along with her marketing expertise and coaching skills make her one of a kind. She works with professionalism, integrity and mindfulness and always delivers extra value to her clients.
Cosimo Turroturro, CEO Speakers Associates

The Fast Track Strategy Session was eye-opening, informative, and inspiring. It helped me define my personal brand with clarity and passion!

Maria is the consummate professional who I trust fully because she consistently has exceeded my expectations. I would highly recommend MSC Bureau and their strategy process to anyone seeking to elevate their game.

Dr. Elia Gourgouris, President of The Happiness Center, Author, Speaker

If there was a “Genie” for speakers and consultants, its bottle would say MSC Bureau. These guys are ridiculously good at what they do and at the same time, the most kind and generous people you will ever meet. If you are a speaker, a consultant or anyone who wants to build a brand out of yourself, you can’t afford not to work with them.

Konstantinos Karypidis, Peak performance coach & motivational speaker



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