Tapping into the 5 Senses for Effective and Unforgettable Public Speaking
While there are plenty of sophisticated strategies and skills that can elevate the art of public speaking, sometimes I find it’s best to bring things down to brass tacks as a reminder of what really works.
PSA: How to Make a Positive First Impression as a Public Speaker
Typically, a PSA signals a Public Service Announcement, but in our case, consider this my Public Speaking Announcement. I want you to succeed when it comes to speaking in public and making a positive first impression is easier than you might think.
Elevating Your Marketing Strategy: Convincing Your CEO to Prioritize Video Content
Let me guess… you drew the short straw and are now expected to convince your CEO that video is the way to go. Well, I’m glad you’re here because I can help you embrace the strategic approach that will highlight the benefits of video to a business, such as: magnified brand visibility, increased audience engagement, and overall company growth. Yes, growth.
The Ugly Truth about Avoiding Video
Why You Should Embrace the Camera and its Power of Connection
Even if you already know that video is an indispensable tool for connecting with your audience, you might still be one of those individuals who shies away from being on camera because you find standing in front of a screen uncomfortable.
First of all, it doesn’t have to be.
Episode 25: The Founders Stories
In this insightful episode, Patrice Poltzer, a renowned storytelling strategist, shares her expertise on crafting compelling founder stories that resonate with audiences. Patrice delves into the importance of authenticity, vulnerability, and strategic storytelling for entrepreneurs looking to connect with their audience. She explores the process of identifying key moments in one’s life, understanding audience psychographics, and leveraging AI for enhanced emotional connection. Join the conversation and explore the nuances of founder storytelling and its transformative impact on businesses.
Craft a quick & compelling video script, courtesy of ChatGPT
The pressure to come up with the perfect script or video outline can result in paralysis, which means nothing gets done. Before we dive into my shortcut for crafting a compelling video script, almost without effort, let me remind you of Winston Churchill’s wise words: “Perfection is the enemy of progress.”
What is virtual presence, why is it important and how to improve
Discover the art of projecting your leadership style, capabilities, and confidence through digital mediums such as video calls, social media, online meetings, and live streams. Your virtual presence directly impacts your ability to influence, engage, and gain credibility with your team, clients, and prospects. Gain insights into the essentials of clear, concise, and articulate communication, as well as fostering engagement and inclusivity in a hybrid audience setting.
Episode 24: Blooming Beyond Limits
In this enriching episode, I had the pleasure of welcoming Treva Graves, a dear friend and an expert in personal branding. With a decade of experience, Treva, the brilliant mind behind Bloom Personal Branding, shared her captivating journey—from childhood insecurities to navigating through the challenges of school bullying.
As Treva recounted her personal transformation, it became evident that the turning point in her life was marked by a decision to take control. Seeking mentorship and venturing into pageants, she discovered a path to boosting her confidence and overcoming the insecurities that had plagued her.
Why Your Fear of Public Speaking Doesn’t Have to Hold You Back at Work
You’ve heard the expression that the “only thing we have to fear is fear itself,” which former U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt declared while campaigning against Herbert Hoover in 1932.
That’s all fine and good, but these inspiring words actually do very little to calm the nerves of people for whom public speaking is a real phobia. And it is a legitimate phobia.
Beyond the Boardroom: 7 outside the box ideas to help CEOs leverage video
Video conferencing is an established staple in the corporate world. Like any staple, it can end up feeling… well, stale. So, I want to present some innovative ways for CEOs to leverage the power of video that go beyond the traditional boardroom setting.
What follows is an overview of seven ideas and what each one has to offer your video marketing in the C-suite.