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Ep #57: Kick Ass Thought Leadership with Andrea Owen

I often tell clients that you don't have to be left crying on the bathroom floor at your moment of insight toward transformation for your story to be captivating and powerful for your audience. Yet sometimes, crying on the floor at that deepest low point IS how the...

Ep #55: A Creative Maker with a Message with Marie Greene

  Being a creative is no easy task, no matter what your chosen field. Whether you like to build businesses, coach clients, write novels, or knit sweaters (like today's guest), giving yourself permission to be creative and try something new can be difficult. That's why...

Ep #54: Building a Team and Business You Love with Brooke Keeling

  Being a business owner basically guarantees that you have to grow. You'll have to push your own limits, learn countless new things, and figure out how to lead yourself and others effectively. As I grow my team here at the Thought Leadership School, this last...

Ep #53: How Speaking Helps You Write Your Book

I meet so many people - peers and clients alike - who have started writing a book, then grind to a halt because they run into a common obstacle. They realize that they're unsure if the book will really be helpful, even if the message of the book is something that's...

Ep #52: 5 Books Every Speaker Should Have on Their Bookshelf

Crafting a talk is an incredibly personal endeavor, especially when integrating elements of your own story or transformation into your message. While looking inward for inspiration often forms the core of your talk – especially if you’re a client of mine – being...

Ep #51: How to Find Speaking Opportunities

One of the most common questions I get as a speaking coach is one of the simplest: How do I find speaking opportunities? Speakers both new and experienced are often confused about where to find speaking gigs and how to establish a consistent stream of opportunities....

Ep #50: Full Freedom Speaking

There is a place inside all speakers that exists beyond doubt, anxiety, and stage fright. It's the same place where you feel the calling to share your message, your story, with others so that you can serve them and change their lives for the better. It's the source of...

Ep #49: What to Wear for Your Next Speaking Event

Today's episode is super practical and will (hopefully) help you solve a problem that every speaker runs into: what to wear on the big day! Your clothes send a message, and the audience assumes that you picked your outfit with care (whether you did or not). So in this...

Ep #48: How to Create Great Video Without Fancy Equipment

By now, you've probably heard that video is one of the most effective ways to reach your audience. If you haven't heard that exactly, maybe you've noticed a steady increase in the number of videos on your social media feeds. It feels like video is absolutely...

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