Podcast Ep. #35: How to Rock a Panel as a Moderator and Panelist with Natalie Eckdahl

Podcast Ep. 35: How to Rock a Panel as a Moderator and Panelist with Natalie Eckdahl

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Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Moderating a panel, or being on one, can be a great way to increase your visibility at an event or conference. People in the audience see you as an expert and you get to know and network with the other panelists. But, as the moderator if you’re not careful, panels can quickly become unruly …

Podcast Ep. #34: Relationship Selling with Nikki Rausch

Podcast Ep. 34: Relationship Selling with Nikki Rausch

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Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. How do you approach selling, whether it’s your product/service or yourself for speaking engagements? Do you schedule time and make it a priority or do you tend to procrastinate on it because you don’t like “sales” and you’re not sure what to do or say? In this mini-training, my guest Nikki Rausch, founder of …

Podcast Ep. #33: How to Use Interns the Right Way in Your Business with Isabella Johnston

Podcast Ep. 33: How to Use Interns the Right Way in Your Business with Isabella Johnston

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Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Ah, interns. The promise of inexpensive (or even free) labor as you’re growing your business, especially when you’re in that hard point between having too much work to do yourself but not having extra revenue to hire someone. But, there’s a catch. Interns come with responsibilities for you as the business owner (as well …

Podcast Ep. 32: [Coaching] Finding Your Signature Idea and Angle with Adrienne Borgersen

Podcast Ep. 32: [Coaching] Finding Your Signature Idea and Angle with Adrienne Borgersen

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Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Your signature talk needs to be useful, interesting, and relatable to your audience – and it needs to be original and uniquely yours. In this on-air coaching call, my client Adrienne Borgersen and I discuss how we found her angle for her signature talk topic and we go over key parts of her presentation …

Podcast Ep. 31: [Coaching] Narrow Your Niche and Your Offer for Better Results with C S Wurzberger

Podcast Ep. 31: [Coaching] Narrow Your Niche and Your Offer for Better Results with C S Wurzberger

Kaela Whitaker Business, Home, Podcast, Public Speaking, Signature Talk 0 Comments

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Creating your signature talk can lead to clarity and better results not only for your presentations but for your business model, product offers, marketing messaging, and speaking strategy. In this on-air coaching call, I talk with my client C S Wurzberger about how our work together to create her signature talk (using my storyboard …

Podcast Ep. 30: How to Become a Sought-After, Stand-Out Speaker with Carol Cox

Podcast Ep. 30: How to Become a Sought-After, Stand-Out Speaker

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Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Here’s the problem I see with many of the presentations and workshops I attend: Too much impersonal information and data, not enough personal stories and connection. Or, to put it even more simply: Too much Wikipedia, not enough people. In this episode, I share examples of how you can create presentations that are personal …

How to Become a Sought-After, Stand-Out Speaker Webinar

Free Online Training: How to Become a Sought-After, Stand-Out Speaker

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How can you become a sought-after speaker, someone who’s invited to speak at events and becomes known as the go-to person for your area of expertise? In this free training, I’m going to walk you through the 3 C’s of Stand-Out Speaking. You’ll learn: how to build your brand reputation through content the kinds of stories to share in your …

Carmen Landrau on the Speaking Your Brand Podcast

Podcast Ep. 29: [Coaching] Networking the Right Way: Save Time and Find Speaking Opportunities with Dr. Carmen Landrau

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Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Are you spending time going to networking events and not feeling like you’re getting enough out of them? There’s a way to approach networking that can get you better results and save you time. In this on-air coaching episode, my guest Dr. Carmen Landrau and I strategize ways she can network more effectively, from …

Bruce Friedrich on the Speaking Your Brand Podcast

Podcast Ep. 28: Aligning Your Mission with What Your Customers Want with Bruce Friedrich of the Good Food Institute

Carol Cox Business, Home, Podcast, Public Speaking, Thought Leadership 0 Comments

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. As mission-driven entrepreneurs, we’re passionate and certain about the changes we’d like to see to make the world a better place. But, what happens if the people you want to reach aren’t as convinced as you are? You have a couple of options: You can work really hard to educate your market, to convince …

Marci McCue on the Speaking Your Brand podcast

Podcast Ep. 27: Building Your Company Brand with Values and Vision with Marci McCue of Flipboard

Carol Cox Branding, Business, Home, Podcast, Public Speaking 0 Comments

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. How important are values to your company’s brand and culture? For Flipboard, a social news magazine that launched as one of the first breakout iPad apps in 2010 and now has over 100 million monthly active users, it’s been central to their decision making and their success. In this interview, I talk with Marci …

Jodi Flynn on the Speaking Your Brand podcast

Podcast Ep. 26: [Coaching] Specific Strategies to Improve Your Presentations with Jodi Flynn

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Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. We’re back with a coaching episode, so you can take the strategies we talk about and apply them to your own presentations. My guest Jodi Flynn of Women Taking the Lead and I go over an upcoming presentation she has, including why your presentation should only have 3 key points (less is more!), how …

On the Speaking Your Brand podcast: Why you need a signature talk for your business

Podcast Ep. 25: Why You Need a Signature Talk for Your Business

Carol Cox Home, Podcast, Public Speaking, Signature Talk, Thought Leadership 0 Comments

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. What opportunities are you missing out on because you don’t have a signature talk? In this episode, I share why having a signature talk is critical for your business and your personal brand, including examples of what makes a great signature talk. With a signature talk, you become the go-to expert and thought leader …

Tammy Lally on the Speaking Your Brand podcast

Podcast Ep. 24: What It Takes to Do a TEDx Talk with Tammy Lally

Carol Cox Home, Podcast, Public Speaking, TEDx 0 Comments

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. What does it take to do a TEDx talk? In short, a lot of work! But, as my guest and client Tammy Lally talks about in this episode, the process was tremendously rewarding and transformational. Tammy and I talk about the process we went through to create the talk, how she prepared for it, …

Podcast Ep. 23: Building Your Influence Online and Off with Kerry Gorgone

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Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. If you’re interested in speaking at conferences and/or being a guest on podcasts, this is an episode you won’t want to miss. I met my guest Kerry Gorgone over 8 years ago and I’ve seen her influence rise, both online as she’s become the host of the MarketingProfs podcast and a contributing writer to …

Kat Mendenhall on the Speaking Your Brand podcast

Podcast Ep. 22: You Can’t Go It Alone in Business with Kat Mendenhall

Carol Cox Business, Home, Podcast 0 Comments

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Community has been the most important component for me in growing Speaking Your Brand over the past two years, from online masterminds I’ve been a part of to local women’s business groups I’ve joined. In this episode, my guest Kat Mendenhall shares how community and mentors have been instrumental in helping her with her …

Jay Acunzo on the Speaking Your Brand podcast

Podcast Ep. 21: Using Your Intuition to Create Exceptional Content with Jay Acunzo

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Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. There’s a LOT of content out there competing for your (and your customers’) limited attention, from social media updates and blog posts to podcasts and videos. Is the answer to create more content or better content? My guest today, Jay Acunzo, believes that the answer is not “more” or “better”; rather, it’s to create …

Podcast Ep. 20: Perfectionism, the Good Girl, and the Gremlins that Hold Us Back with Regena Garrepy

Carol Cox Home, Podcast, Signature Talk, Women & Gender 0 Comments

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. What’s wrong with being a good girl? What does striving for perfectionism and people pleasing cost us as women in leadership? How does it affect our message and our ability to have a greater impact? In this episode, my guest Regena Garrepy shares with us her journey to reclaim her essence – and the …

Jan Bowen on Speaking Your Brand podcast

Podcast Ep. 19: How Publishing a Book Impacts Your Speaking Opportunities with Jan Bowen

Carol Cox Home, Podcast, Public Speaking 0 Comments

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Have you thought about writing a book to boost your personal brand, your business, or your speaking career (or probably all three!)? I know I have, which is why I got a lot out of my conversation with author, executive coach, and keynote speaker Jan Bowen. In this episode, we talk about why Jan …