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Claim the Stage: A Public Speaking Podcast for Women

Claim the Stage is a podcast for women who want to discover, awaken, and create their voice through the art of public speaking. Hosted by Angela Lussier, an award-winning professional speaker, six-time author, and CEO + founder of the Speaker Sisterhood. Learn more: www.speakersisterhood.com
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Mar 20, 2019

Today's episode is mind bending and eye opening. I hope you've had your coffee! My guest is John K. Coyle, #TheTimeGuy. John is a world leading expert in innovation and Design Thinking, and best-selling author of Design For Strengths: Applying Design Thinking to Individual and Team Strengths (2018) and The Art of Really Living Manifesto (2016). A graduate of Stanford University’s Product Design Program, John is an NBC sports analyst, two-time TEDx presenter, and sought-after keynote speaker. He earned an Olympic silver medal for speedskating.

In this episode we talk about how to "design for your strengths" and also expand time through choosing experiences that have depth and breadth. 

John also explains:

  • what he means by “innovate the human experience” 
  • the differences between chronological time and experiential time 
  • why time speeds up as we age
  • what crying has to do with slowing down time
  • what “event horizon moments” are and why are they important
  • what "flow state" means and how you know you're in it
  • the difference between being afraid of something and being bad at something
  • what public speaking has to do with all of this

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Learn more:

John's website

John's books

John's TEDx talks

This episode is sponsored by Speaking School for Women, an online course for women who want to become professional speakers. Learn about branding, marketing, pitching, pricing, speechcraft, and more. Build your entire speaking business in a month. Go to https://speakersisterhood.thinkific.com to learn more.


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Mar 5, 2019

Welcome to the final part of my three-part mini course, The Top Five Secrets to Becoming a Paid Speaker. If you’ve been learning a lot and enjoying the process of thinking through what your speaking business might look like, my 6-module online course, Speaking School for Women, might be for you! In this course, you'll take a deeper dive into everything covered in the mini course and also get support and guidance from me along the way. The course re-launches tomorrow right here.

The first 15 women to register on launch day will get a free 60-minute speechcraft session with me! Be sure to enroll early if you know you are ready for this next step.

Here’s what you’ll learn in today’s episode:

  • how to price yourself so you don’t under or over charge and lose out on the gig
  • the most popular questions I’m asked about professional speaking
  • what to expect from Speaking School for Women

Again, find out more about Speaking School, all the cool bonuses that come during this 5 day special launch period, and enroll here. Hope to see you there!

Mar 3, 2019

Welcome to part two of my three-part mini course, The Top Five Secrets to Becoming a Paid Speaker. The purpose of this mini course is give you a little road map to getting started on your way to professional speaking. I’m trying to demystify the process and offer you the secrets I wished I learned when I was starting out. If what you hear in this mini series gets you excited about continuing down this road, I have a larger, 6-module online course called Speaking School for Women which re-launches on March 6th here.

Here’s what you’ll learn in today’s episode:

  • tools to be seen as an expert by others
  • strategies to pitch yourself as the perfect person for a gig
  • why you don’t want to be everywhere and how to share your expertise with the right people

If you'd rather watch this mini-course on video, you can get it here

Stay tuned, part 3 is coming soon...

Mar 1, 2019

Welcome to part one of my three-part mini course, The Top Five Secrets to Becoming a Paid Speaker. This mini course is meant to help answer questions around how to go from speaking for free (or not at all) to building a speaking business. I’m trying to demystify the process and offer you the secrets I wished I learned when I was starting out. I’m also hoping to save you some time and frustration while also giving you a launch pad. If what you hear in this mini series gets you excited about continuing down this road, I have a larger, 6-module online course called Speaking School for Women which re-launches on March 6th here. Here’s what you’ll learn in today’s mini episode:

  • the chance to see how what you care about could become a marketable workshop or keynote
  • the two key questions you need to ask yourself to determine your speaking path
  • the secrets to saving time when building a speaking business from day 1
  • A few of my embarrassing stories of what I did when I got started…

If you'd rather watch this mini-course on video, you can get it here

Stay tuned, part 2 is coming soon...

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