Podcast Ep. 30: Frazzled, Type A Women Unite with Kara Martin Snyder

kara-snyder-strategist-claimthestage-podcast-speakersisterhoodKara Martin Snyder has made a career of turning around chaotic, painful situations ranging from bankruptcy cases to constipation. Her wide ranging skills came from making a huge shift in her 20’s after she realized her job was killing her. What she has done for herself and others since then is inspiring and a great example of how you can take a literally shitty situation and turn it into a whole new career path. Kara shares how she helps frazzled, Type A women face their health concerns and feel better through her coaching, podcast, and speaking engagements.

In this episode, you’ll learn how Kara prepares for her talks by tempering her ego and her pacing. She shares her advice for cutting down your material so you don’t overwhelm your audience; we discuss the value of hydration, a good meal, and sleep as speech preparation, and you’ll learn how to rescue yourself and your audience from a tanking talk. Kara also shares why you should start speaking now and say yes to opportunities even if you think you’re not ready. You’ll also hear the cringe-worthy story of a moment that went being the most shameful event of her life to an enlightening revelation that changed her course forever.


Angela Lussier is the founder of the Speaker Sisterhood and also an award-winning speaker, three-time author, and two-time TEDx presenter. She is the host of Claim the Stage, a public speaking podcast for courageous women. Her motto: Stop waiting. Start creating.