Ep #47: How to Write Your Book in Two Months

As I was preparing this week's The Thought Leadership School podcast, I did some quick research about how many people want to write a book. In my quick search I couldn't find a recent statistic (I'm sure there is one somewhere), but a survey from 2002 claimed that 81%...

Ep #46: How to Become a Sought-After Speaker

"How do I break through and become a sought-after speaker in my industry?" This is a question I get asked far more than any other. I speak to people all the time who know that they could make a huge difference in the world if they could just get their message across...

Ep #45: How to Make Your Message More Powerful

How do you make your message as powerful as possible? I've wrestled with this question many times myself over the years, and it's one of the most common things my clients and I work on together. A truly powerful message is one that you share with clarity and...

Ep #44: The Evolution of Your Message

I am so thrilled to be back and bringing you The Thought Leadership School Podcast. This new show is not only about being a public speaker but about being out there as a leader in your industry and reframing the work you’re doing in the world. If you want to make a...

Ep #43: The Message You Came to Share & Sabbatical

This episode is a special one. I'm talking about a topic that lies at the core of my speaking, my mission, and my life.As human beings, we're meant to live in freedom. There is a place inside each of us where we are free, and this can never be taken away from us. And...

Ep #42: Want My Money? Tell Me a Story!

I've been to five talks recently that didn't use a single story in their delivery. Don't get me wrong, overall they were great talks - they were packed with statistics, government websites, and text-heavy slides that all proved the importance of the topic to the...

Ep #41: How to Stand Out as a Leader in Your Industry

Many of my clients don't get into speaking because they love being onstage under a spotlight. Although they might enjoy the act of speaking, they're really drawn to it because they feel compelled to share a powerful, important message. This drive to serve is often...

Ep #40: Who Are You to Call Yourself a Thought Leader?

Over the years, I've had a couple people challenge me on using the term "thought leader" in my blog posts, books, and speaking. Some people just really dislike the term; others have told me that real thought leaders wouldn't call themselves that, and that I might...

Ep #39: How to Use Speaking to Write Your Book

If you've followed my work for a while, you might already know that writing does not come easily to me. I've gotten a lot better, but I find the sight of a blank page so daunting, and the "get-it-perfect" part of my brain goes into overdrive. I learned a long time ago...

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