Expanding Your Personal Story into a Universal Message with Nicole Rochester, M.D.: Podcast Ep. 98 [Coaching]

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You may have had an experience, a situation, a life event that caused you to change how you looked at the world or led to a new understanding of how something is wrong and needs to be changed. Your personal story can have a powerful impact on an audience. But, for it to spark a movement, to cause others to …

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

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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 …

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

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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

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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 at TedX Orlando

Carol Cox at TEDxOrlando

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TEDxOrlando was so much fun! I helped the organizers get the speakers prepped and all the organizers, speakers, and volunteers did an incredible job. A truly high-quality experience for the audience. I had the opportunity to introduce to the audience my two clients, Laura Gallaher and Savannah Boan. They did amazing! They worked so hard and it’s always a joy to be able …

Visibility Works: From Local Speaking to TED.com to a Book with Tammy Lally - Podcast Ep. 091

Visibility Works: From Local Speaking to TED.com to a Book with Tammy Lally – Podcast Ep. 091

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 How does a visibility strategy actually work? What does it look like to grow your business and your personal brand through speaking? What are the steps you can take? This episode is truly a case study in what happens when you show up consistently and put yourself out there with courage and conviction. Over the course of the past …

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

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

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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 …

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This will set you apart as a speaker

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I’ve been listening to TEDx talks by women to find potential guests for my new podcast. Their talks are well done – good delivery on important topics in women and leadership. But most of them are missing that X factor that makes them intriguing and memorable. They haven’t moved beyond the WHAT into the WHY, from platitude to provocative. And …

Stepping stones to get you to a Keynote or TEDx stage

Stepping Stones to Get You to a Keynote or TEDx Stage

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If you’re reading this, I know you’re interested in upleveling your speaking. You imagine yourself as the keynote speaker at an important conference in your industry or you’re standing on a stage giving a TEDx talk that blows the audience away. I know you’re fully capable of doing this. But, here’s the thing: to get to that destination, you can’t …