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If you were handed a mic and 5 minutes to share your message, could you do it? Would you be able to distill your story– the things that have made you, YOU, into those few precious moments?
That was the exact situation today’s guest was in when she was presented with the opportunity to compete at Speaker Slam. This was a shock even to her, as she has JUST made the decision to finally act on her long time goal of becoming a speaker!
In this conversation, she shares her personal journey on how she worked hard to hone her speaking skills and took action to own her dream. We dive into the importance of practicing and getting feedback from peers, how investing in yourself can push you forward to your goals, and most importantly how you can distill your story into one powerful core message that can move your audience.
Speaking on stages is something that can happen much sooner than you think as there are more virtual stages available to business owners than ever. Podcast interviews, live streams, virtual summits, etc.
So the question is — where do you start?
If I were to start today from scratch building my online business through speaking there are FIVE core areas I’d focus on and I’m sharing them with you.
So whether you’re just getting started with crafting your message or you’re looking to be more effective when you show up— today's episode will help you:
One of the best ways to get better at public speaking is to do it. But most people only practice when they are in front of a live audience (or are too terrified to get started). Wouldn't it be great if you could practice more often? Or find a low stakes way to build your confidence? Cue: live video.
Live video on social media is an unexpectedly useful tool for developing confidence and skill with public speaking. Not to mention video a fire strategy that connects you with your audience.
That is why in today’s episode I’m sharing with you the five ways that will help you redefine your leverage live video to become a magnetic speaker on any stage.
This week you’re getting TWO speaking coaches in one episode! For the first time EVER on the show, I’m sharing my mic with my “competitor” to bring you the most amazing conversation on all things speaking, storytelling and the five stage languages YOU must master to become magnetic on stage.
You’re going to be obsessed with today’s guest: speaking coach, storytelling and communication expert— Mike Ganino. So whether you're a first time-speaker or a seasoned speaker, this episode is going to make you laugh… and take ALL the notes. I’m advance— you’re so welcome ;)
Would you believe me if I told you that if you showed up perfectly for your audience, you’d actually turn them off?
No one is perfect. Deep down we know this and yet we continue to chase an ideal to the point that we are unwilling to take action until we find the ‘right’ way to get the outcome we want.
But this perfection trap is precisely the thing keeping you from connecting with your audience.
Learn WHY and what to do instead when you show up on stages or other areas in your business where perfection keeps you stuck in this episode.
1. Be prepared.
This does not mean having a script and having it so well memorized that you know exactly what to say because here's the thing— our brains like...
If you’ve felt the pull to share your story in a bigger way from stages, the question is when is the right time to get serious about it?
If you’re like most business owners, you have a list, a mile long filled with competing priorities– many of which are on the “do it now” list, so “speaking on stages” just doesn’t feel urgent.
But what if I told you that speaking on stages is something that can happen much sooner than you think? And what if I told you that the #1 regret my private clients have is not preparing for big stage moments sooner? What if I told you that by taking steps now to speak on stages, you would actually improve other areas of your business?
This is what we’re going to explore in today’s episode. I’ll share when to start getting serious with pursuing stages.Spoiler – the sooner you START, the sooner you'll get good at it.
And when you have the skills to command a stage, it makes micro...
Even if you have no dreams of speaking on a stage— there are fundamental skills you must master as a business owner to effectively communicate with your audience. Especially if you have a desire to reach more people and create scalable programs.
In today’s episode, you’ll hear from Speak Up to Level Up member, Serena Shoup, a CPA running a virtual bookkeeping business dedicated to helping course creators. She’s someone who would not classify herself as a speaker and hated the idea of being in front of people, but had a heart to be a mentor, a desire to serve and an idea for a new offer in her business.
If leveling up in your business, reaching for bigger things, making a bigger impact with your voice and your heart is something that you're sitting with right now, I want you to listen to this interview as Serena shares her story of transformation and how she embraces her fear on stage and use it as fuel to accomplish her goals for her business.
In today's episode, I'm welcoming back to the show one my dear friends, Krystal Proffitt for a revealing discussion on how she has leveraged the skill of speaking to grow her brand and land every single stage on her dream list for 2021.
In previous episodes, we’ve talked about the fear of public speaking, but what about the business owners who love speaking and have never been one to shy away from an audience?
Enter Krystal. She’s sharing how her natural strengths in communication were actually holding her back in a way that she didn't expect, plus what she specifically worked on to reach her goals.
This interview kicks off a new segment on the show where I feature other entrepreneurs leveraging their voice to make an impact.
Krystal shares her big scary goals back in 2020 and what happened to these goals when the whole world shutdown (i.e. physical stages weren't a thing anymore)
"I had this energy around, 'oh my...
I don’t have to tell you that getting your message noticed in this era of CONTENT OVERLOAD takes work.
But did you know that you could actually be causing your ideal client to pass right by your amazing tips and juicy insights?
It doesn’t matter how deep your experience or good your results, if your ideal client never hears, what chance do you have for them to love it, sign up for your free guide or join your program?
In today’s episode, I’ll share with you one of the top mistakes I help my clients correct when speaking to their ideal person. More importantly, I’ll teach you how to FIX IT so that your message will get heard and get them into action.
When you position yourself as an industry authority, opportunities will come to YOU. You attract clients, get more recognition and get paid, very well. But in a world full of competition and endless marketing messages, how do you stand out and why would someone choose YOU?
Today’s episode will show you the 4 drivers that define every industry authority and how to leverage them for your brand. You’ll learn how to be more sophisticated when talking about what it is you do, where to focus your efforts and how to evaluable your own credibility.
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