Finding Your Idea Worth Sharing with Lori DiGuardi: Podcast Ep. 095 | Speaking Your Brand

Finding Your Idea Worth Sharing with Lori DiGuardi: Podcast Ep. 095

Carol Cox Home, Podcast, Presentations, TEDx, Women & Gender Leave a Comment

If you have doing a TEDx talk on your list, you’ll need a TED-worthy idea, an “idea worth spreading.” How do you know if you have a *really good* idea for a speech, one that’s going to make an impact, whether it’s for TEDx or a keynote? In this episode, my guest Lori DiGuardi, a TEDx and professional speaker, and …

Turning Your Framework into a Course with Jessica Korthuis: Podcast Ep. 093 | Speaking your Brand Podcast

Turning Your Framework into a Course with Jessica Korthuis: Podcast Ep. 093

Carol Cox Home, Podcast, Presentations, Public Speaking 1 Comment

One of the most popular episodes of this podcast is episode 61 on developing your own framework. I’ve heard from so many of you – in the FB group and via email – that it got you thinking of creating your own framework for your business and your presentations. Having a framework differentiates yourself from others in your field, it …

Interview with the Social Bee Podcast: How To Build Your Brand Through Speaking Events with Carol Cox, Episode 55

Interview with the Social Bee Podcast: How To Build Your Brand Through Speaking Events with Carol Cox, Episode 55

Carol Cox Home, Presentations, Signature Talk, TEDx Leave a Comment

In this episode, we dive into why speaking gigs are so good at growing your business, how to organize your presentation, why you need to dump the bullet points, and how to integrate examples and client stories into your signature talk. We also discuss TED talks – how to find them, how to create your own, a bit of history …

Deconstructing My TEDx Talk: Why We’re Uncomfortable with Women in Power - Podcast Ep. 092

Deconstructing My TEDx Talk: Why We’re Uncomfortable with Women in Power – Podcast Ep. 092

Carol Cox Home, Podcast, Presentations, TEDx, Women & Gender 2 Comments

Two years ago, right before the November 2016 U.S. presidential election, I gave a talk at a small, local TEDxWomen chapter. Until now, I’ve never shared it publicly (beyond the audience that was there). Why? There are several reasons, which you’ll hear about in this episode. It was the most challenging speaking experience I’ve ever had. Not because of the …

Carol Cox on the Dream Cast Podcast

Carol Cox on the Dream Cast Podcast

Carol Cox Home, Presentations, Public Speaking Leave a Comment

We all have a message to share, but are people actually listening? How do you give an effective speech that separates you from the pack, brands you, and engages your listeners? In this episode, we will explore some secrets to speaking your personal brand: – Learn how to connect and engage your audience. Distinguishing the difference between dialogue vs. monologue. …

Book Writing and Using Your Book to Get Speaking Gigs with Julie Broad: Facebook LIVE Show #001

Book Writing and Using Your Book to Get Speaking Gigs with Julie Broad: Facebook LIVE Show #001

Carol Cox Facebook Live, Home, Marketing, Presentations, Public Speaking Leave a Comment

Watch the Facebook Live video replay of my interview with Julie Broad of Book Launchers. We talk about strategies for writing, publishing, and promoting your non-fiction book, including: How important are the book title and chapter titles What’s the best way to start the writing process What to do if you feel like you have too much content for a …

How to Create an Emotional Connection with Your Audience with Leanne Kabat [Coaching] – Podcast Ep. 082

Carol Cox Home, On-Air Coaching, Podcast, Presentations, Signature Talk, Storytelling Leave a Comment

How can you create an emotional connection with your audience? Even if you *think* you have a topic that doesn’t lend itself to creating an emotional connection, there are ways you can pull your audience in. Creating an emotional connection: Engages the audience and keeps them interested Builds trust with you and with each other by being vulnerable and relatable …

Be a Better Speaker - Top Takeaways from Watching Presenters at Podcast Movement: Podcast Ep. 081

Be a Better Speaker – Top Takeaways from Watching Presenters at Podcast Movement: Podcast Ep. 081

Carol Cox Events, Home, Podcast, Presentations Leave a Comment

What separates a great speaker from a so-so one and how can you be a great one? I recently attended a 3-day conference (Podcast Movement) and took notes during the keynotes and breakout sessions on what the speakers did well and what could have been better, so you can take these tips and apply them to your own presentations. Although …

Connecting Your Why with What Makes Your Approach Unique with Anne Torrez [Coaching] - Podcast Ep. 080

Connecting Your Why with What Makes Your Approach Unique with Anne Torrez [Coaching] – Podcast Ep. 080

Carol Cox Branding, Home, On-Air Coaching, Podcast, Presentations, Public Speaking Leave a Comment

Do you know what makes your approach and process unique? As a speaker and entrepreneur – whether you’re a coach, consultant, strategist, trainer, therapist, or other type of business owner – your methodology and philosophy are important components of what you do. In this on-air coaching call, I help my guest Anne Torrez find what makes her coaching approach unique, …

How to Develop the Shape of Your Framework for Your Presentations with Coryne Forest [Coaching] - Podcast Ep. 079

How to Develop the Shape of Your Framework for Your Presentations with Coryne Forest [Coaching] – Podcast Ep. 079

Carol Cox Business, Home, On-Air Coaching, Podcast, Presentations Leave a Comment

In this on-air coaching call, you’ll hear how my guest Coryne Forest and I create the visual shape of her framework to use in her presentations. In episode 61, you learned how developing your own framework can be a game changer for not only your presentations but also your business. Many listeners have told me how impactful that episode was …

Balancing the What, Why, and How in Your Presentations with Libby Rothschild [Coaching] - Podcast Ep. 077

Balancing the What, Why, and How in Your Presentations with Libby Rothschild [Coaching] – Podcast Ep. 077

Carol Cox Business, Home, On-Air Coaching, Podcast, Presentations Leave a Comment

In this on-air coaching call, you’ll hear how to distinguish and balance the WHAT, the WHY, and the HOW of what you teach related to your business and your offer. My guest is Libby Rothschild, a registered dietitian who helps other registered dietitians build their businesses and use social media, especially Instagram, effectively. With her partner, Libby offers an online …

Finding the Right Presentation Content for Your Business with Regina Byrne [Coaching] - Podcast Ep. 075

Finding the Right Presentation Content for Your Business with Regina Byrne [Coaching] – Podcast Ep. 075

Carol Cox Business, On-Air Coaching, Podcast, Presentations, Public Speaking Leave a Comment

Do you feel like everything’s already been said about your topic and that your audience has heard it all before? Let me assure you that sharing your own experiences, knowledge, and examples *will* set you apart. The key is to have a unique angle and to align your presentation content with what you do in your business. In this on-air …

April Caldwell

Increase Conversions at Your Speaking Engagements with April Caldwell [Coaching] – Podcast Ep. 074

Carol Cox Home, On-Air Coaching, Podcast, Presentations Leave a Comment

In this on-air coaching call, you’ll learn how you can shift the content and flow of your presentations to increase conversions (leads, clients, and referrals) at your speaking engagements. My guest is April Caldwell, who helps professional women manage their money and achieve their financial goals. April hosts a monthly in-person event for women and also speaks at other groups, …

Using Humor in Your Talks Will Get You More Speaking Gigs with Kathy Klotz-Guest: Podcast Ep. 071

Using Humor in Your Talks Will Get You More Speaking Gigs with Kathy Klotz-Guest: Podcast Ep. 071

Carol Cox Home, Podcast, Presentations, Signature Talk, Women & Gender Leave a Comment

You’ll notice that the title of this episode is in the definitive: using humor in your talks *will* get you more speaking engagements. I don’t mean you have to add a stand-up comedy routine to your presentations (leave that for the professional comedians!). Rather, as my guest Kathy Klotz-Guest and I talk about in this episode, using humor and improv …

Integrating What You Do in Your Business into Your Presentation with Melissa Bennett [Coaching]: Podcast Ep. #67

Integrating What You Do in Your Business into Your Presentation with Melissa Bennett [Coaching]: Podcast Ep. 067

Carol Cox Business, Home, On-Air Coaching, Podcast, Presentations, Signature Talk Leave a Comment

If you’ve been giving a presentation but you feel like what you do in your business isn’t well integrated into it and you aren’t getting the leads, clients, and referrals that you know you could, it’s time to stop giving that version and create one that gets you results. In this on-air coaching call, I help my guest Melissa Bennett …

Five Mistakes You’re Making in Your Presentations that Turn Off Your Audiences with Carol Cox: Podcast Episode 063

Five Mistakes You’re Making in Your Presentations that Turn Off Your Audiences – Podcast Ep. 063

Carol Cox Home, Podcast, Presentations, Public Speaking Leave a Comment

Have you been to conferences and events and, during sessions, you see lots of people in the audience on their phones? And not using their phones to take notes, but to do other things because they’re not engaged with the speaker. How can you keep your audience interested and off their phones? In this episode, I share 5 mistakes I …

Finding Your Presentation’s Spine & Why It Absolutely Needs One with Joanna Sapir [Coaching]: Podcast Ep. 060

Kaela Whitaker Home, On-Air Coaching, Podcast, Presentations, Signature Talk Leave a Comment

Do you feel like you have so much you want to share in your presentations that you’re not sure what to keep, what to exclude, and how to streamline it? Or, are you afraid that you’re giving away too much valuable information? In this on-air coaching call, I help business strategist Joanna Sapir simplify her presentation content, so that it’s …

Why You Shouldn't Sell from the Stage - and What to Do Instead with Carol Cox: Podcast Ep. 059

Why You Shouldn’t Sell from the Stage – and What to Do Instead with Carol Cox: Podcast Ep. 059

Kaela Whitaker Events, Home, Podcast, Presentations, Public Speaking 3 Comments

Have you heard the phrase “sell from the stage”? The idea is that you pitch your programs and products to the audience at the end of your presentations. If you’ve been doing speaking engagements, you know it takes time, effort, energy, and sometimes money (especially when travel is involved), so it’s understandable that you want to get a return from …

How to Use Simple Story Structure to Create Compelling Content with Carol Cox Podcast Ep. #57

How to Use Simple Story Structure to Create Compelling Content with Carol Cox: Podcast Ep. 057

Kaela Whitaker Home, Podcast, Presentations, Public Speaking, Storytelling 6 Comments

Why use story structure? Simple: It’s what makes us human. You want to make sure the content you’re sharing is compelling, keeps your audience interested to the end, and invites them to take action, whether you’re hosting a podcast, being interviewed on one, or giving a presentation. Our brains are hard-wired to understand and respond to story structure. Think about …

How to Become a TEDx Speaker with Tamsen Webster Podcast Ep. #56

How to Become a TEDx Speaker with Tamsen Webster: Podcast Ep. 056

Kaela Whitaker Events, Podcast, Presentations, Public Speaking, Storytelling, TEDx Leave a Comment

If you’ve been wanting to do a TEDx talk, this episode is perfect for you. My guest Tamsen Webster and I talk about everything TEDx, including what are the 3 key elements that make a great TEDx talk and how to know if you have a TED-worthy idea (“an idea worth spreading”). Tamsen was the Executive Producer of one of …