118: Find Your Voice and Change Your Life

118: Find Your Voice and Change Your Life

Do you ever hesitate to speak up in a meeting or in a situation that you perceive to be risky? My guest Dr. Doreen Downing shares practical, valuable tips that can make those moments more comfortable and enjoyable for you. You’ll love Doreen’s approach to helping people identify their negative thoughts and beliefs that prevent them from feeling safe about speaking up. In conquering her own stage fright, she discovered being connected to your authentic self is the key to relaxed and confident speaking.

Doreen is a Psychologist, Founder of the Essential Speaking Institute, and host of the podcast, Find Your Voice, Change Your Life. Her experience as a therapist helps her create a safe space for clients who want to get past the fears and doubts that have held them back from being their authentic selves. Doreen now specializes in the treatment of public speaking anxiety.

You’ll discover:

  • How Doreen’s training as a psychologist helps her in her work with clients
  • The fears that prevent people from offering their opinions and ideas in meetings or risky situations
  • How to recognize when you’re being authentic so you speak with great confidence
  • Why Doreen uses the word BE as the first word in each of her 7 steps
  • What’s required to BE Silent and quiet a busy mind

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070: How to Master the Art of Public Speaking

070: How to Master the Art of Public Speaking

Do you get nervous when you need to speak in public? Whether you’re new to making presentations or a seasoned professional speaker, you’ll want to catch my interview with Michael Gelb. He’s known for his life-changing presentations on creative leadership, genius thinking and conscious business. Michael shares several strategies from his new book, Mastering the Art of Public Speaking: 8 Secrets to Transform Fear and Supercharge Your Career. He also tells remarkable client stories that will inspire you to tap into your own creativity.

You’ll discover:

  • What’s behind the fear most people have about public speaking
  • How you can transform fear and get the butterflies to fly in formation
  • 2 simple ingredients for excellence
  • Why mindmaps are better than an outline for creating and remembering your presentation
  • The 5 elements for structuring your message so your audience will remember it

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051: Become the Key Person of Influence in Your Field

051: Become the Key Person of Influence in Your Field

051: Become the Key Person of Influence in Your Field

by Frank Mulcahy

Would you like to become the key person of influence with your ideal clients? My guest Frank Mulcahy has achieved this goal, and in this interview he gives you the exact steps for achieving this status yourself. Frank is a best-selling author, international speaker and coach. His entrepreneurial journey has included high’s and low’s; he lost more than $5 million in one venture, then came back to build a highly successful speaking career, where he is in high demand globally. Bring a notepad when you listen to this episode because Frank drops a lot of gems along the way.

You’ll discover:

  • How Frank defines a “sabbatical” and why it’s critical to build it into your schedule
  • The questions to ask yourself during a sabbatical to achieve breakthrough ideas and solutions
  • The 5 key steps you need to complete in sequence in order to become a Key Person of Influence
  • How Frank made the shift from local to international speaker
  • What event organizers want to know…that most speakers miss

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