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 …

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 …

How to Speak Strategically for Better Business Results: Podcast Ep. #72

How to Speak Strategically for Better Business Results: Podcast Ep. 072

Carol Cox Business, Home, Podcast, Public Speaking, Signature Talk Leave a Comment

Have you been getting the results you want from the speaking engagements you’ve been doing? Speaking in front of the right audiences with the right message can position you as an expert in your field, showcase your business, build relationships, and lead to clients and referrals. What you need is a clear and intentional speaking strategy and a powerful signature …

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 …

[Coaching] Show, Don’t Just Tell, Your Audience How You’re Different with Kimberley O’Brien: Podcast Ep. 064

Show, Don’t Just Tell, Your Audience How You’re Different with Kimberley O’Brien [Coaching]: Podcast Ep. 064

Carol Cox Home, On-Air Coaching, Podcast, Public Speaking, Signature Talk 1 Comment

Speaking at groups and conferences is one of the best ways to create awareness about what you do and how you help your clients. The key is to show, through the examples and main points you include in your presentations, how what you do is different from others. In prior episodes, I’ve talked about how to do this without “selling …

A Game Changer for Your Business and Presentations: Developing Your Own Framework - Podcast Ep. #61

A Game Changer for Your Business and Presentations: Developing Your Own Framework – Podcast Ep. 061

Carol Cox Business, Home, Podcast, Signature Talk, Thought Leadership Leave a Comment

Developing your own framework can be a game changer for your business and presentations. It differentiates yourself from others in your field, it makes it easier for your audience and clients to understand what you do, and you’re creating intellectual property. What is a framework, why do you need one,  and how can you find yours? It’s not an internal …

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 …

Should You Give an Instructional or an Inspirational Talk with Carol Cox Podcast Ep. #55

Should You Give an Instructional or an Inspirational Talk with Carol Cox: Podcast Ep. 055

Kaela Whitaker Home, Podcast, Presentations, Public Speaking, Signature Talk Leave a Comment

 Should you give an instructional or an inspirational talk? You probably think I’m going to say that the answer is “It depends,” but I’m not. I think the real question behind this question is you want to know what kind of content to present to the audience. You’re not sure if they want to learn specific strategies and tactics …

Podcast Ep. #45: Your Visibility Roadmap: Build Your Business, Brand, and Influence with Carol Cox

Your Visibility Roadmap: Build Your Business, Brand, and Influence: Podcast Ep. 045

Kaela Whitaker Business, Home, Podcast, PR and Media, Public Speaking, Signature Talk, Thought Leadership, Visibility Leave a Comment

Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts. This episode is a mini-training to help you create your visibility roadmap and identify the areas you should focus on to build your business, brand, and influence. They’re not the same for everyone. I’m going to share with you 4 different visibility roadmaps depending on where you’re at in your business and what …

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

Finding Your Signature Idea and Angle with Adrienne Borgersen [Coaching]: Podcast Ep. 032

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

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

Narrow Your Niche and Your Offer for Better Results with C S Wurzberger [Coaching]: Podcast Ep. 031

Kaela Whitaker Business, Home, On-Air Coaching, Podcast, Public Speaking, Signature Talk Leave a Comment

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

How to Become a Sought-After, Stand-Out Speaker: Podcast Ep. 030

Kaela Whitaker Home, Podcast, Presentations, Public Speaking, Signature Talk Leave a Comment

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 …

Interview with BizChix 278: [High Performing Women] Gaining Visibility AND Clients Through Speaking with Carol Cox

Interview with BizChix 278: [High Performing Women] Gaining Visibility AND Clients Through Speaking with Carol Cox

Kaela Whitaker Branding, Business, Home, Signature Talk Leave a Comment

    How can public speaking help you gain visibility for your business, and find new clients?  In this interview with BixChix I share techniques to excavate your stories, define your core message, and create a breakthrough brand that grows your business. It’s a noisy world out there! You need to create a powerful brand that breaks through the crowded marketplace …

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

Why You Need a Signature Talk for Your Business: Podcast Ep. 025

Carol Cox Home, Podcast, Public Speaking, Signature Talk, Thought Leadership Leave a Comment

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 …

Perfectionism, the Good Girl, and the Gremlins that Hold Us Back with Regena Garrepy: Podcast Ep. 020

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

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 …

Chameleon vs. Peacock

Are you a chameleon or a peacock?

Carol Cox Branding, Home, Signature Talk 2 Comments

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 …

Signature Talk Group Program

Big Changes + Announcement

Carol Cox Home, Newsletter, Signature Talk Leave a Comment

I made a pretty big decision a couple of weeks ago about my business. (Tbh, I’m hesitant to write and send this email because I don’t want it to come across as self-indulgent. The reason I’m sharing this with you is because seeing behind the scenes in someone else’s business has proven useful to me, so I hope it does …