Jamara Wilson on the Speaking Your Brand podcast

Podcast Ep. 18: [Coaching] Focusing on What Drives Revenue in Your Business with Jamara Wilson

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Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. As solopreneurs and small business owners, we often get stuck doing tasks that we really need to delegate or hire someone else to do. We tell ourselves that it only takes a few minutes, or we don’t have time to train someone, or we’ll do it later. The problem is that a bottleneck occurs (us!) …

Carolyn Delaney on the Speaking Your Brand podcast

Podcast Ep. 17: [Coaching] Getting Better Results from Your Online Marketing with Carolyn Delaney

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Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. If you’ve listened to some of my other episodes, you’ve heard me help my clients with on-air coaching calls. Now, I’m turning the tables and having someone do a strategy session on me. My guest Carolyn Delaney is the founder of OurCraft.com, which helps creatives and makers by taking care of their technology needs …

Karen Millsap on the Speaking Your Brand podcast

Podcast Ep. 16: Connecting through Empathy and Storytelling with Karen Millsap

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Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. This idea of empathy and sharing our stories, especially our deep and vulnerable ones, has been coming up a lot for me lately, from panel discussions on politics and social media I’ve participated in to podcasts I’ve been on talking about the power of public speaking to build trust and empathy. Empathy is defined …

Freya Casey on the Speaking Your Brand podcast

Podcast Ep. 15: Vocal Training and Being More Confident Speaking on Stage with Freya Casey

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Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. As speakers, we want to use our voices effectively, feel confident, and project confidence on stage. In this episode, professional singer and vocal coach Freya Casey shares exercises we can do to improve and warm up our voices and how to reduce stage fright and project confidence. What I love about Freya is that …

Tara Lynn Foster on the Speaking Your Brand podcast

Podcast Ep. 14: [Coaching] Shifting Your Presentation from Practical to Inspirational with Tara Lynn Foster

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Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. If you’ve been giving presentations for awhile that are the typical 30-60 minutes in length, but you’re curious as to how to condense your idea into a speech that’s less than 10 minutes (it is possible!), you’re going to learn a lot in this episode. My guest, Tara Lynn Foster, is a leadership speaker …

Christina Nicholson on the Speaking Your Brand podcast

Podcast Ep. 13: How to Get Local and National Media Coverage for Your Business with Christina Nicholson

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Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. How can you get media coverage for your business? In this episode, you’ll learn common mistakes business owners make when pitching journalists, what to put in your pitches, how to show you’re an expert, and how the media landscape is changing. My guest is Christina Nicholson, an award-winning journalist with more than a decade …

Podcast Ep. 12: Defining Your Value Proposition for Marketing with More Heart and Less Hustle with Lisa Princic

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Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. How many of us wouldn’t rather market and grow our businesses with heart rather than hustle? It’s exhausting trying to keep up with every new social media channel and tactic (Facebook Live! Snapchat! Instastories!), much less everything else that goes into running our businesses and working with clients. But, it doesn’t have to be …

LuAnn Nigara on the Speaking Your Brand podcast

Podcast Ep. 11: [Coaching] Creating and Preparing for a Keynote Presentation with LuAnn Nigara

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Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. If you’ve been asked to do a keynote talk at a conference – or one of your goals is to do a keynote – this episode is going to give you a behind-the-scenes look at what it’s really like to prepare and deliver a keynote. Keynotes are meant to be inspirational and aspirational, which …

Susanna Barkataki on the Speaking Your Brand podcast

Podcast Ep. 10: [Coaching] Identifying a Target Market Ready and Eager for What You Offer with Susanna Barkataki

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Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. If you’ve struggled with figuring out who your ideal target market is, what problems and needs they have, and what results you can get for them, this coaching episode is going to show you the process I use with my clients to help them identify this. We know that in our businesses and in …

Donna Cravotta on the Speaking Your Brand podcast

Podcast Ep. 009: [Training] Social Media for Speakers and Thought Leaders with Donna Cravotta

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Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. You are going to get so much out of my conversation with Donna Cravotta, who is a social media expert and founder of Social Pivot PR. This episode is part coaching – I give Donna feedback on her presentation content and how she should position herself. And then it leads into training. Donna is so …

Danielle Liss on the Speaking Your Brand podcast

Podcast Ep. 8: [Coaching] Topics Worthy of a Keynote with Danielle Liss

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Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. What kind of topics are worthy of a keynote versus a presentation you would do in a workshop or breakout session? How can you position what you offer so that clients see you as a go-to expert rather than a one-time or infrequent purchase? Both of these questions are key if you’re looking to expand …

Loren Margolis on the Speaking Your Brand podcast

Podcast Ep. 6: Why Your Business Needs Diversity with Leadership Expert Loren Margolis

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Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, an executive, or a professional, you’re a leader, especially if you’re speaking in front of groups of people. It’s important to be aware of the diversity (or lack thereof) in our businesses and in our networks – it’s good for us as people and it’s good for our company’s bottom …

Edie Berg on the Speaking Your Brand podcast

Podcast Ep. 5: [Coaching] Niching & Pitching for Business Success with Edie Berg

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Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. It seems counter-intuitive, but it’s true: the narrower the niche for your business (or podcast), the more successful it will be. In this episode, I talk with my guest Edie Berg about her shift in focus from strong women to strong Jewish women, some of her concerns in making this change, and why she …

Shelli Warren on the Speaking Your Brand podcast

Podcast Ep. 4: [Coaching] Attracting Clients through Speaking & Podcasts with Shelli Warren

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Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Shelli Warren of SheConnex spent 25 years as an executive leader and trainer at a Fortune 500 company and is now a success coach helping other women launch their own encore careers as entrepreneurs. I met Shelli through the mastermind we’re currently in together and have been so impressed with her wisdom and her …

Deconstructing My Podfest Presentation on the Speaking Your Brand podcast

Podcast Ep. 3: [Training] How I Created My Podfest Presentation

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Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. In this episode of the Speaking Your Brand podcast, I’m taking you behind the scenes as I deconstruct the key elements of the presentation I recently gave at Podfest Multimedia Expo, which is a podcasting conference. I’ll do the speech for you (it’s less than 7 minutes) and then I’ll deep dive into why I chose this topic, …

Diane Diaz on the Speaking Your Brand podcast

Podcast Ep. 2: [Coaching] Taking Your Speaking to the Next Level with Diane Diaz

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Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Diane Diaz is the founder of The Brand Teacher and a self-described brand geek. She worked in the corporate world for 15 years doing marketing and branding and now teaches branding classes at the same university where I teach, which is how I met Diane 8 years ago. Diane has been doing speaking engagements …

Heather Ryan on the Speaking Your Brand Podcast

Podcast Ep. 1: [Coaching] Getting Paid Speaking Gigs with Heather Ryan

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Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Heather Ryan looks like an elementary school teacher, but for 14 years she served as a Special Agent with NCIS (no wonder she was so effective under cover and as an interrogator!). Now, she teaches effective safety techniques for women and offers innovative prevention education for men, from college campuses to organizations and corporations. …

Chameleon vs. Peacock

Are you a chameleon or a peacock?

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Chameleons seem pretty cool. They’re brightly colored, adaptable, able to go with the flow and fit in regardless of the environment. I identify a lot with being a chameleon: I can jump from group to group and converse on any number of topics, from code and artificial intelligence to history and politics to business and marketing. There’s nothing inherently wrong …