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Ep #61: How to Craft a Talk that Attracts Awesome Clients

Standing in front of a room full of people sharing your best insights and inspiration to help them live their best life feels amazing. It's the juice and fire of being a great speaker.  The cool thing is, when done right, this opportunity to serve can also be the...

Ep #60: 5 Things that Make a TED Talk Different

If you're like most of the speakers and thought leaders I get to talk with who haven't yet delivered a TEDx talk, you likely have "deliver an awesome TED talk" at the top of your speaking bucket list.  This makes sense. TED talks are highly respected and having...

Ep #59: The Power of Resolve

  Whether you're starting a new business or trying to write a book, a large part of those accomplishments that I emphasize is commitment. You have to really step up and say “I’m going to do this” in order to motivate yourself to do it. However, there can be a...

Ep #58: Sharing Vulnerable Stories with Jo Encarnacion

  Stories are incredibly powerful tools for sharing lessons that have the potential to change the lives of others. Some of the most impactful stories involve a great deal of vulnerability and sharing them requires a great deal of bravery. Our guest this week, Jo...

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...

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