Ep #66: Lit Up On Stage: Staying Connected to Your Audience and Message

The desire to speak can feel so powerful and certain… until the questions start filing in. What if I forget what I’m going to say? How do I deliver my message in a way that keeps their attention? What if I lose my train of thought while I’m speaking? So many feelings...

Ep #65: Lit Up On Stage: The Inner Game of Great Speaking

It’s hard to describe that feeling while delivering a full-out, heart-centered talk, isn’t it? For me, it’s so full of love and connection, and there this overflowing fullness in my heart. My mind is calm but my energy is on fire. I did NOT always feel this way. And...

Ep #64: How to Book More Paid Speaking Gigs

In this week’s podcast, I’m answering the question I get asked more than any other question as a speaking coach: How can I book more paid speaking gigs? The fact is as speakers, even if you’ve spoken for some awesome events and been paid nicely, getting a steady...

Ep #63: How to Deliver an Awesome Webinar

You've heard you should do webinars. You've heard that video is the new black... or whatever. That you really must move past your fears of being on camera so you can reach your audience, bring in more clients and otherwise join the 21st century. And I'm here to tell...

Ep #62: When Your Message Is Controversial

 It can be scary to share your message when you know there will be people in the world - and likely in your audience - who disagree with what you have to say. Depending on your message, you might have people who passionately and outspokenly disagree with you.  Some of...

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...

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