Impact the world

It takes a different kind of communications company to inspire and support your authenticity, transparency, courage, and caring so you can have a greater impact on the world.

THAT IS WHO WE ARE


Be Authentic.
Be Confident.
Be Bold.

Are you ready to tell your story?

Interact Studio is grounded in the idea that something is missing from traditional communication courses.

That “something’ is the intentional practice of authenticity and the willingness to go beyond tips and techniques and allow what is genuine within you to connect to others.

We want to support you in becoming the brave, one-of-a-kind communicator when you lead others, speak publicly, interact with the media, tell your story, present your ideas to the Board, author messages, and connect one interaction at a time. In short, we want you to realize that your authentic self is your one true source of influence.

TRUSTED BY VISIONARY COMPANIES

Nucor
Lowes
Wells Fargo
Duke Energy
Harris Teeter
Henrick Automotive
Novant Health
Collins Aerospace
Lend Lease
Lou and the team at Interact Studio are amazing! I was fortunate to attend an Authentic Communication Workshop during a very transitional period in my career. The stakes were getting higher and I needed more confidence in presenting to larger groups – telling my story....
Linda Kirby, Co-Owner | Boingo Graphics
Interact helped us develop our people to become better sellers, team members, and leaders through authentic communication. The experience we had with Lou Solomon and her team has had a lasting impact on our business....
Denny Hammack, CEO | Patterson Pope
For Classroom Central, our experience with Interact has been incredibly impactful personally, professionally, and to our social bottom line. The results have built new and strengthened existing partnerships with our community and those we serve!...
Karen Calder, Executive Director | Classroom Central
Interact changed my life. I thought I was taking a course to improve my presentation skills. Instead, I learned to tell my story, reveal what my life has taught me, and meld it all into my own style....
Quinten Williams | Speaker, Author, former FBI Agent & Founder of Dedication to Community
Interact studio is the best! Lou Solomon and her staff have been an integral part of my public speaking success. They share their wisdom and expertise with patience, knowledge, bluntness (tempered with diplomacy), and great effectiveness. Their technology also adds a helpful dimension to all...
Paulette Ashlin
I have taken advantage of the teaching at Interact Studio for myself and also used services to expose others on my team to improve their “interaction” with all. We all walked away with a sense of understanding of what we needed to do individually that...
Swati Daji, CRO | Duke Energy
Several members of the Nucor leadership team have worked with Interact. Interact brings the competence needed to navigate complex issues, but also takes the time to learn about your business…and more importantly, to learn about each member of the team they interact with. The interest...
Dan Krug | NUCOR
Every interaction that I have had with Interact has led to breakthroughs in my thinking and in my behaviors. Lou Solomon and her team live their mantra of being “authentic”. There is always an element of fun in all they do – which makes time...
Wendy Laxton
I have had the pleasure of working with the Interact team for several years and I would recommend them with enthusiasm. Lou and the team provide tremendous counsel to our executive team (of a Fortune 150 company) on both internal and external communication matters. Lou...
Katherine Coley
Rarely do I walk away from a full day of presenting and say, “I really enjoyed myself.” It speaks volumes about the atmosphere you create and the positive energy/reinforcement throughout the day. Your reputation is well deserved… top-notch....
Cabot Williams
When you’re at Interact Studio, you stand straighter, taller, and stronger. Lou and her team zero in on your best work and invite even more....
Lynne Ingersoll | Xplore Leadership
I’m grateful for the investment Lou and the team at Interact Studio has made in me. Lou has built a tremendously successful business over the last two decades. I’m convinced, however, that the return on investment she prizes most is when a client is faced...
Greg Efthimiou, Head of Internal Communications & Community Relations | Honeywell
My experience with the team at Interact Studio was extremely meaningful. I valued being in a group with others willing to be vulnerable and learn together. I would recommend it to anyone who wants to grow in their ability to show up in an authentic...
Tania Mapes, HR Director | Duke Endowment
Several members of the Nucor leadership team have worked with Interact Studio. They take the time to learn about your business…and more importantly, to learn about each team member, which allows for a meaningful result and a fun experience....
Dan Krug, VP Talent & Technology | NUCOR
An incredible life-changing experience. I found my voice here and the freedom to be myself behind the microphone....
Martha Whitecotton
Interact gave me my voice in public speaking… it is one of the great joys of my life....
Tony Marciano, President & CEO | Charlotte Rescue Mission
My experience with Interact has been amazing! Each player on the Team has taken care of me during my Interact training sessions. I’ve followed Interact on social media as well and have attended a couple of their interactive sessions during 2020, each time having thoroughly...
Matt Drinkhan
Lou Solomon is a great storyteller and has the special talent of teaching others how to tell stories with impact. Lou has helped many of Novant Health leaders find and use their authentic voices and I’m personally glad to know her. Congratulations Interact for 20...
Carl Armato, President & CEO | Novant Health
I cannot tell you how much your teaching of authenticity has helped me lean into my speaking role as CEO. You are doing what you are supposed to be doing. You are changing lives....
Liz Clasen-Kelly, CEO | Roof Above
Lou Solomon deeply cares about each individual and accepts wherever she or he is on the continuum of experience in speaking. Her focus on telling one’s story is inspiring and confidence-building to all....
Mary Vickers Koch
Authentic, simple, humble, regal, smart, giving, positive, and many more such words come to mind as I think of how I would describe Lou. I have taken advantage of Lou’s teaching and also used her services to expose others on my team to improve their...
Swati Daji | Duke Energy
I cannot express how much I enjoyed and benefited from the seminar. You kept it simple, relatable, and actionable—remarkably effective!....
John Forneris | Robinson Brasdshaw
We all want to be re-energized in our passion and the way we express it. The Interact team has a unique talent for drawing us into our best, authentic selves, and they do it in such a non-threatening way....
Tina Postel, CEO | Loaves & Fishes
Incredible life-changing experience! I found my voice and the freedom to be myself behind the microphone....
Martha Whtiecotton, SVP | Atrium Behavioral Health Services
The folks at Interact Studio do more than help you deliver better presentations. It’s transformative!...
Helen Griffith, VP of Marketing | S&D Coffee & Tea
My experience with Lou and the team doing “your authentic speaking style” was extremely worthwhile. I valued being in a group with others willing to be vulnerable and learn together. I would recommend it to anyone who wants to grow in their ability to show...
Tania Mapes | Duke Endowment
With a focus on the things done right and video to allow the student to see what others are seeing, Lou Solomon has built a one-of-a-kind training center I will always recommend....
Helen Griffith, VP of Marketing | S&D Coffee & Tea
Interact has worked with many of the senior leaders at Novant and helped them use their authentic voices. I’m personally glad to know Lou and her team....
Carl Armato, President & CEO | Novant Health
Lou and the team at Interact Studio are amazing! I was fortunate to attend an Authentic Communication Workshop during a very transitional period in my career. The stakes were getting higher and I needed more confidence presenting to larger groups – telling my story. The...
Linda Kirby, Co-Owner | Boingo Printing
It has been a while since I took your course on authentic speaking, and it is still my favorite course. Your course opened a whole new dimension, previously unknown, opening my eyes to the “freedom” of being authentic. I have held onto that over the...
Iris Chang Sauls
Lou Solomon and her team at Interact have played an integral role in helping me shape my public voice. As an introvert often more comfortable with keeping thoughts to myself, speaking to crowds with confidence was a challenge. They first helped me craft and choreograph...
Susan Campbell
Interact’s agility to manage through the pandemic (and deliver a virtual program to 600 managers) is admired. Fantastic work by the entire team!...
Preston Gillespie, Chief Nuclear Officer | Duke Energy
The team at Interact Studio is able to draw out your authentic style and create breakthrough moments....
Beth Hernandez, Global Communications Leader | DPR Construction
Interact has meant a lot to Foundation for the Carolinas. Technology has taken us down a path that is less personal and sometimes takes us away from connecting with people. The tools that Interact provides allows for relationship building. When someone is about to make...
Holly Welch Stubbing, EVP | Foundation for the Carolinas
My biggest takeaway is increased confidence. I feel much more empowered to turn the anxiety adrenaline into what Lou termed “mojo”. You helped us all feel at ease early, which enabled us to more easily make a connection with our audience. I am literally excited...
Charlie Hall
Lou Solomon changed my life. No exaggeration. And I love her....
M. Quentin Williams | Dedication2Community
Highlights for me were the heightened awareness of the verbal and non-verbal things I do that I’ve never paid attention to as well as learning effective ways to tell a story....
Chad Carmichael | North Highland
The Interact program is transformative. I first got involved in order to prepare for large-scale speaking engagements. Thanks to Lou and her spirited team, I gained the tools, experience, and confidence needed to communicate authentically. I was able to find my voice, share stories, educate...
John Schultz, General Manager | Carmel Country Club
As an author and executive coach, I have been invited to speak at various conferences. Lou and the Interact Team are my go-to people for preparation and even practice. Love their emphasis on storytelling....
Joan Wright | O’Sullivan Wright
…At Interact Studio, be prepared to push yourself, to stand in your strengths and your greatness; and go beyond where you were when you walked in....
Charles Thomas, Program Director | James L. Knight Foundation
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