Ep #64: How to Book More Paid Speaking Gigs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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I am a speaking coach who helps mission-driven leaders, coaches and creatives say ‘yes’ to their calling, step into their expert selves, and serve others through sharing the stories only they can tell.

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