Telling our own stories can be difficult. Too many of us are hesitating in sharing our stories for fear that we’ll make the moment about US instead of our idea. So - how do we tell our own stories without making it all about us?Read More
Carmen Simon - neuroscientist, best-selling author, speaker - uncovers the importance of knowing why and how we can remember things in the hopes that the message we have will stick with our audience forever.Read More
One of my speakers, Josh, had texted me before a big talk he was giving in Germany. He stated in this conversation that he was nervous and requested that I send him some good vibes!
I told him to just have some fun! Joy is contagious and most people forget to bring joy to their talks even if it is about something serious. He proceeded to tell me that he was still nervous so I reassured him. I said, “Stick to what you do best. Trust in that, find a receptive face in the audience to connect with.”
So many times I have felt like I am not getting anywhere with my audience, I am not making that connection. Then to my surprise, an audience member will approach me afterwards and tell me something positive.Read More
Olivia Mitchell – Presentation Trainer, Speaker, Introvert – aims to redefine the expectations of speaking. Living in New Zealand, Olivia uses her professional presenting skills to speak up about what she is passionate about.
Addressing real-world needs, Olivia sets out to use her voice to make a difference while helping others do the same. All of this – as an introvert. Olivia dedicates her craft to develop ways in which other introverts, like herself, can be just as confident and effective public speakers. She lives by the notion that anyone can speak with confidence despite the obstacles.Read More
Tamsen Webster – speaker, presentation strategist, TEDX producer, messaging guru – brings her delightful spark to our conversation about how to not just get your audience to listen… but how to get them to ACT.Read More
Matt Abrahams is a passionate, collaborative and innovative educator, author, and coach. He is a lecturer at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business where he teaches two very popular classes in Strategic Communication and Effective Virtual Presenting. Additionally, Matt is a professor of communication at De Anza College and an adjunct faculty member for Stanford University’s Continuing Education Program. Also, Matt coaches entrepreneurs from around the world on pitching their ideas as part of Stanford’s Graduate School of Business’s Ignite Program.Read More
How do you create a truly spectacular event? If you speak at events - or pull together events - or attend events! - then you know that HOW an event comes together is really important. And it's way more complicated than most people think...Read More