Hosting Your Own Workshop or Retreat with Blair Thielemier: Podcast Ep. 090

Hosting Your Own Workshop or Retreat with Blair Thielemier: Podcast Ep. 090

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

Speaking at someone else’s event is great, but hosting your own workshop or retreat can be even better. You get to control the content and you’re center stage as the host and presenter. But, there’s also a lot that goes into planning a successful workshop or retreat that’s a full day or even two days. My guest, Blair Green Thielemier, …

Launching a Podcast - What's Important and What's Not with Carol Cox: Podcast Ep. 087

Launching a Podcast – What’s Important and What’s Not with Carol Cox: Podcast Ep. 087

Carol Cox Business, Home, Podcast, Thought Leadership 2 Comments

Have you been thinking of launching your own podcast? It’s been a game-changer for my business and personal brand – and it can be for yours too. But, it can seem overwhelming and daunting: What to do first, then next, what equipment and software do you need, much less thinking about the format and interviewing guests, and so on. In …

Writing, Publishing, and Promoting Your Book with Julie Broad: Podcast Ep. 065

Writing, Publishing, and Promoting Your Book with Julie Broad: Podcast Ep. 065

Carol Cox Business, Home, Marketing, Podcast, Thought Leadership, Visibility Leave a Comment

 Have you thought about writing a book, but you’re not  sure what’s involved or even if it’s worth it? My guest today, Julie Broad of Book Launchers, answers the questions you have about the process of writing, publishing, and promoting a book. You’ll hear towards the end of the episode what’s the best way to promote and sell your …

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 …

Building a Culture of Trust with Your Team and Audience with Dr. Laura Gallaher: Podcast Ep. 054

Building a Culture of Trust with Your Team and Audience with Dr. Laura Gallaher: Podcast Ep. 054

Kaela Whitaker Business, Events, Home, Podcast, Thought Leadership 1 Comment

When you’re in a group dynamic, whether it’s during a presentation or at work with your team, how can you build real and deep trust and connection? It may seem like this could take days, weeks, or even months or years. But, during a recent workshop I attended that was facilitated by today’s guest, I personally experienced a profound sense …

Producing Live Events to Showcase Your Business & Brand with Renee Warmack: Podcast Ep. #52

Producing Live Events to Showcase Your Business & Brand with Renee Warmack: Podcast Ep. 052

Kaela Whitaker Business, Events, Home, Networking, Podcast, Public Speaking, Thought Leadership Leave a Comment

Have you thought about creating and hosting your own in-person event, whether it’s a monthly meetup, a panel discussion related to your industry, or a full conference? Or, if you’ve hosted your own event, but felt like your business and personal brand didn’t get as much exposure as you would have liked (probably because you were busy running around taking …

Amy Lang on the Speaking Your Brand podcast

Creating Better Audience Engagement and Learning with Amy Lang: Podcast Ep. 047

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As a speaker, you’re only one-half of the equation. The other half is your audience. Particularly when you’re doing workshops and breakout sessions with smaller groups, you want to make sure that the audience is engaged, interested, and learning. My guest Amy Lang is an experienced speaker and workshop facilitator and she shares with us strategies she uses, from stories …

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 …

Jaime Slutsky on the Speaking Your Brand podcast

The Ins and Outs of Virtual Summits with Jaime Slutzky: Podcast Ep. 044

Kaela Whitaker Events, Home, Marketing, Thought Leadership, Webinars Leave a Comment

Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts. Virtual summits can raise your visibility: whether you’re being interviewed on one or hosting your own. Being a part of a virtual summit can introduce you to a new audience. Hosting your own virtual summit can help you grow your email list, network, and revenue. My guest Jaime Slutzky is an expert on …

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

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

Kaela Whitaker Events, Public Speaking, Thought Leadership, Webinars Leave a Comment

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 …

Bruce Friedrich on the Speaking Your Brand Podcast

Aligning Your Mission with What Your Customers Want with Bruce Friedrich of the Good Food Institute: Podcast Ep. 028

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

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 …

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

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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 …

Tara Lynn Foster on the Speaking Your Brand podcast

Shifting Your Presentation from Practical to Inspirational with Tara Lynn Foster [Coaching]: Podcast Ep. 014

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

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 …

Loren Margolis on the Speaking Your Brand podcast

Why Your Business Needs Diversity with Leadership Expert Loren Margolis: Podcast Ep. 006

Carol Cox Business, Home, Podcast, Public Speaking, Thought Leadership, Women & Gender Leave a Comment

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 …

Women's March

Tomorrow We March

Carol Cox Thought Leadership, Women & Gender Leave a Comment

A quick note for today, as the new administration takes over, which has been weighing heavily on my mind. We will not be silenced Our voices will be heard. We will not be violated Our bodies are our own. We will not be alone Our sisters have our backs. #IWillMarch in Orlando for our voices, our bodies, our daughters, ourselves. …

Rumi quote

This will set you apart as a speaker

Carol Cox Home, Newsletter, Signature Talk, TEDx, Thought Leadership Leave a Comment

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 …

The Danger of Piecemeal Work

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With my calendar getting filled up week by week, I find myself trying to slot in 30 or 60 minutes here and there for the focused activities I wanted to do, like writing, researching, and thinking through ideas to grow Speaking Your Brand into a training and development company. But, this strategy of piecemeal work wasn’t cutting it. I would start …