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Tom Drews        

Emotional Intelligence, Work-Life Balance, Productivity & Corporate Culture Consultant; Expert in Effective Virtual Presentations & Remote Work

Tom Drews is the Founder and CEO of Making Minutes. His workshops and speaking programs combine productivity with optimal living topics such as mindfulness, happiness, work/life balance, and emotional intelligence. Presentation skills is also an area of his expertise.

He has delivered Making Minutes workshops and talks for all kinds of companies including Google, Expedia, Intuit, Williams-Sonoma, Fitbit, WebEx, and Genentech. Drews has over 20 years of experience helping people to increase their productivity while at the same time achieving a deeper sense of happiness and peace of mind.

Drews started his company in 2001 by teaching people how to deliver highly effective in-person presentations. This eventually evolved into training people on how to design and deliver captivating virtual presentations using Zoom, Webex, MS Teams, or any comparable platform.

Since then, Zoom has hired Drews to train their entire sales force in how to design and deliver engaging virtual sales presentations. Cisco/Webex also hired his company as their exclusive provider of virtual presentation training for their 65,000 employees. His clients include Zoom, Cisco, Genentech, Roche, and Hotwire.

Drews was previously Vice President of Sales for two fast growing technology companies based in San Francisco. He also ran a sportswear company, which sold its products to 87 different department store chains including Macy’s, Kids R Us, and Footlocker.

Drews learned to deliver entertaining and engaging programs having been an actor in Hollywood, where he studied improvisation, acted in commercials, and played small parts on Days of Our Lives and General Hospital.

Speech Topics


Fully engage your audience by running effective and engaging virtual meetings and presentations!

Whether you're using Zoom, WebEx, or any comparable platform, you'll learn how to interact with and engage your audience using popular tools such as live video, chat room, raise hand, annotation tools, break out sessions, and more. This program can be delivered in a one-hour virtual keynote or a two-hour workshop for audiences of any size.

  • Run effective Meetings
  • Deliver Effective Virtual Presentations
  • How to Structure Your Presentation
  • How to Design Captivating Visuals
  • Deliver with Ease and Confidence
  • Remote Worker Optimization & Business Process Support

Our workshops include mastering the discovery process, designing and structuring persuasive presentations, and delivering clearly and confidently. Ultimately, your sales people will shorten their sales cycle, beat the competition, and close more business.


Make the most of your minutes! It's more important to do the RIGHT things, than to do things right.

"Making Minutes" combines productivity strategies with life balance, mindfulness, happiness, wellness, emotional intelligence, and other optimal living topics to train employees to feel a greater sense of happiness, while also being more productive. Fortune 500 companies have used these trainings to foster positive cultural change.

  • Build a Culture of Positivity
  • Happier and Healthier Workforce
  • Improve Team Effectiveness
  • Increase Sales Productivity
  • Get Organized & De-Cluttered

Tom works with companies to help them create a positive cultural change, leading to lower turnover, an increase in productivity, and a happier and healthier workforce. This program can be delivered in a one-hour virtual or in-person keynote or a three-hour workshop for audiences of any size.

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