To everyone who submitted questions over the last several months, thank you! I used five of them in today's episode. If you have a question you want addressed on an upcoming Q&A episode of the podcast, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Here are the questions and the time they appear on today's show:
1. Who are your heroes? (3:27)
2. What goes into a signature talk? (14:10)
3. How do you build credibility as a speaker? (30:55)
4. What was your most embarrassing moment on stage and what did you do? (34:05)
5. How do you practice and prepare for a lengthier speech (longer than 5 or 10 minutes)? (38:36)
Today's episode is sponsored by Speaking School for Women. This course I’ve been teaching since 2016 is coming back as a self-guided online offering in March! If you’re thinking about doing more speaking in 2019 and want to save yourself a lot of time when it comes to learning how to book and deliver talks that make an impact and a paycheck, Speaking School will teach you how. I’ll be making more announcements as we get closer, but for now, mark your calendar!
This episode is also sponsored by Told Video: Original, thoughtful storytelling for your brand. Here to help you with your next step in marketing: a meaningful video. Let your story out into the world - get it Told. Learn more at Toldvideo.com. Contact Told before March 1st for 15% off a video project.
Did you know body language is 55% of what your audience is judging when they're deciding if they like and trust you? When it comes to the way you present yourself, you want to make sure you're paying attention to it -because it matters. This means noticing your breathing, energy, presence, and stance. On today's episode, I give you four simple tools you can use to feel more powerful, improve your overall presence, appear more relaxed, and breathe without feeling like you're going to pass out or hyperventilate.
Many of these tips you've heard before if you've been listening to the podcast for a while. Today's episode is a summary of some of the tips mashed into one episode. If you want to go back and listen to the full episodes, here they are:
Tip one: Do a Power Pose - Episode 56
Tip two: Breathing Exercise - Episode 92
Tip three: Prep Your Face - Episode 63
Tip four: Take a Power Stance - Episode 45
Today's episode is sponsored by Told Video: Original, thoughtful storytelling for your brand. Here to help you with your next step in marketing: a meaningful video. Let your story out into the world - get it Told. Learn more at Toldvideo.com. Contact Told before March 1 for 15% off a video project.