Podcast Ep. 155 Build Your Brand Through Podcasting with Case Lane, Part 2 of The Branding Series

Have you ever thought about creating your own podcast? Or maybe you would like to be a guest on someone else’s podcast. If you’d like to build your brand through the explosive power of podcasting, look no further. Today’s guest is Case Lane. Case is a global writer, podcaster, entrepreneur, traveler, and the founder of … Continue reading Podcast Ep. 155 Build Your Brand Through Podcasting with Case Lane, Part 2 of The Branding Series

Podcast Ep. 154 WTF Is Branding with Maggie Bergin, Part 1 of The Branding Series

Today’s episode kicks off our four-part branding series. Branding became a hot topic around 10 years ago when the concept of creating a “personal brand” became more important. My goal in creating the series is to get you thinking about how you are showing up in the world, what you are known for, and how … Continue reading Podcast Ep. 154 WTF Is Branding with Maggie Bergin, Part 1 of The Branding Series

Podcast Ep. 153 The Four Steps to Transform Fear of Public Speaking Into Confidence with Billie Shepard

Instead of trying to crush your fear (whatever that means), why not use it to build confidence? On today's episode, you'll learn how to do this using The Billie Shepard Presentation Method. Twenty years ago Billie founded Billie Shepard & Associates, leveraging her acting experience and unique training methods into the business arena; transforming corporate … Continue reading Podcast Ep. 153 The Four Steps to Transform Fear of Public Speaking Into Confidence with Billie Shepard

Podcast Ep. 152 Asking for What You’re Worth: The Money Episode with Caleb Guilliams

Today's episode was supposed to be focused on how to ask for what you're worth as a speaker, but we ended up talking about much more! Our conversation covers speaking, money, and what my guest has learned about both. Caleb Guilliams founded the company BetterWealth, authored the best-selling book "The AND Asset", hosts the Better … Continue reading Podcast Ep. 152 Asking for What You’re Worth: The Money Episode with Caleb Guilliams

Podcast Ep. 151 Simplify Speech Prep with a Speech Framework with Mridu Parikh

Ever sat down at your computer to write a speech and then found yourself still sitting there an hour later with nothing written? You, my friend, are in need of a speech framework! My guest today is Mridu Parikh and she goes over the simple steps to create a speech that is simple to put … Continue reading Podcast Ep. 151 Simplify Speech Prep with a Speech Framework with Mridu Parikh

Podcast Ep. 150 How to Speak Up in Romantic Relationships with Dr Joli Hamilton

She's back by popular demand! Dr Joli Hamilton is back on the podcast today to discuss how to speak up for what you want in your romantic relationship. Do you find you keep having the same argument over and over again? Are you feeling stagnant or stuck in your relationship? Maybe you know you want … Continue reading Podcast Ep. 150 How to Speak Up in Romantic Relationships with Dr Joli Hamilton

Podcast Ep. 149 Pivoting from In-Person Speaking Events to an Online Presence with Juju Hook

We're all navigating a world that is requiring us to communicate through screens more than ever before. That means public speakers who were once used to a stage are now having to present themselves through a camera. If you made money as a public speaker or used public speaking to sell your business, you've likely … Continue reading Podcast Ep. 149 Pivoting from In-Person Speaking Events to an Online Presence with Juju Hook

Podcast Ep. 148 How to Go from Speaker to Author with Honorée Corder

A very popular subject among public speakers is how to become an author.  But how do you turn your speaking topic into a book? Today's episode features my conversation with Honorée Corder, an executive and strategic book and publishing coach, TEDx speaker, and the author of more than 50 books including You Must Write a … Continue reading Podcast Ep. 148 How to Go from Speaker to Author with Honorée Corder

Podcast Ep. 147 Four Minutes of Truth, Part 2

Our first installment of Four Minutes of Truth last month was such a success that it's continuing (as I hoped!). On today's episode, you'll hear from four women on the following topics: finding the right words, living with cancer, a relationship with an unexpected friend, and what living your truth actually feels like.     … Continue reading Podcast Ep. 147 Four Minutes of Truth, Part 2

Podcast Ep. 146 Ease Internal Chaos and Stress Using Your Voice and Body with Kelly Vogel

Today's show is a fun, interactive episode that gives you a chance to play along with your voice and body! My guest is Kelly Vogel.   Kelly is the founder of Sound Passage, a practice that helps people embody the power of their own voice through gentle sound and movement. Most episodes don't come with … Continue reading Podcast Ep. 146 Ease Internal Chaos and Stress Using Your Voice and Body with Kelly Vogel

Podcast Ep. 145 Q&A Episode: Online Presentation Edition

The hot topic right now is online presentations and how to do them so you feel good and your audience pays attention. The areas of interest range from feeling comfortable in front of the camera to how to use the tech and engage the audience throughout your meeting. Fear not! I have answers for you … Continue reading Podcast Ep. 145 Q&A Episode: Online Presentation Edition

Podcast Ep. 144 How Childhood Trauma Can Steal Your Voice as an Adult with Dr Omar Reda

Today's show is taking a rare turn into the world of mental health and trauma and how it influences our ability to use our voice. My guest is Dr. Omar Reda, a board-certified psychiatrist, Harvard-trained trauma expert, and Founder of Project Untangled, a model of care for trauma survivors. He has extensive experience and expertise … Continue reading Podcast Ep. 144 How Childhood Trauma Can Steal Your Voice as an Adult with Dr Omar Reda

Podcast Ep. 143 Four Minutes of Truth Series, Episode 1

I'm excited to bring you a new series I'm calling "Four Minutes of Truth." It features women who are sharing something that is true for them in a four minute recording. Today's episode features five women I asked to participate to kick off the series, but my hope is that future episodes will include submissions … Continue reading Podcast Ep. 143 Four Minutes of Truth Series, Episode 1

Podcast Ep. 142 The Results: Being More Unreasonable and Apologizing Less

If you missed the last episode, listen to that first! Today's show shares responses from you, the listeners, and observations of apologizing from other women in the world. I also shared an insight I learned from the apologizing challenge. If you have ideas for upcoming episode topics or would like to suggest a guest, email … Continue reading Podcast Ep. 142 The Results: Being More Unreasonable and Apologizing Less

Podcast Ep. 141 Being More Unreasonable and Apologizing Less

Today's episode is another one from the road. Pushing my son's carriage leads to many ideas and thoughts that need to be captured immediately! I smooshed two important topics together in hopes to inspire some thought around our behavior. The topics? Being unreasonable and apologizing. I put these two topics together because I think they … Continue reading Podcast Ep. 141 Being More Unreasonable and Apologizing Less

Podcast Ep. 140 Four More Ways to Look and Feel Powerful, Confident and Relaxed While Speaking

Here is the sequel to my most popular episode ever, Episode 108: Four Ways to Look and Feel Powerful, Confident and Relaxed While Speaking. On today's show, I share an update on what happened after recording "The Answers Episode" and offer the following four tips: 1. Perfect is boring. Don't aim for perfect, aim for … Continue reading Podcast Ep. 140 Four More Ways to Look and Feel Powerful, Confident and Relaxed While Speaking

Podcast Ep. 139 Seven Reasons You Suck at Online Presentations

The most frequently asked question I've heard in the last three months is something along the lines of, "How do I give an online presentation that doesn't suck?" First off, it's hard! Second, it requires a little more thought than just showing up and talking. Don't worry, help is on the way. Below is the … Continue reading Podcast Ep. 139 Seven Reasons You Suck at Online Presentations

Podcast Ep. 138 The Answers Episode

I'm 5% ready for this episode to be out in the world, but waiting to release it won't solve anything. On today's episode, I share the "answers" to the questions I posed in the last episode. I get into invisible privilege, how learning about my addictions made me aware of my own complacency in other … Continue reading Podcast Ep. 138 The Answers Episode

Podcast Ep. 137 Who Are You Today? The Questions Episode

Hiiii!! It's me again. It's been two months and I'm excited to get back to the show with a big episode of questions. These questions are designed to help you do some self-discovery during this time of change. They are also there to help you see things about yourself you may not want to look … Continue reading Podcast Ep. 137 Who Are You Today? The Questions Episode

Podcast Ep. 135 How to Make an Emotionally-Charged Topic Approachable and Fun with Rachel Richards

Do you speak about a topic that most people would rather avoid than have to deal with? Topics that make your target audience uncomfortable can be hard to market because they may not want to face that discomfort. On today’s episode, I interview Rachel Richards, a former financial advisor who has made a name for … Continue reading Podcast Ep. 135 How to Make an Emotionally-Charged Topic Approachable and Fun with Rachel Richards

Podcast Bonus Episode: How to Gain Confidence to Speak Up with Dr Joli Hamilton

Welcome to a special bonus episode! Today we're talking all about gaining confidence to speak up. My guest is Dr Joli Hamilton (you heard her on our last episode, #134) and we're sharing our experiences with speaking up, advice on how to do it, and what to do when speaking up goes wrong. This is … Continue reading Podcast Bonus Episode: How to Gain Confidence to Speak Up with Dr Joli Hamilton

Podcast Ep. 134 An Announcement and an Offering (and How We Got There)

I'm baaaaack! I mean, the show has been running, but I haven't really felt like I'm "back" until now. 2019 brought all kinds of challenges and every time I thought I got up, I was kicked down again. On today's episode, I invite my friend Dr. Joli Hamilton to join me to talk about a … Continue reading Podcast Ep. 134 An Announcement and an Offering (and How We Got There)

Podcast Ep. 133 The Misunderstood Process of Selling with Nikki Rausch

Selling. It's one of those necessary elements of making your business grow, but how do you do it in a way that feels satisfying and not slimy, especially when on stage? On today's episode, I interview Nikki Rausch, a sales coach, author, speaker and founder of Sales Maven. After 25 years of experience selling to … Continue reading Podcast Ep. 133 The Misunderstood Process of Selling with Nikki Rausch

Podcast Ep. 132 How to Stand Behind a Bold Message with Rachel Braun Scherl

If you're someone with a big message to share, you may find yourself wondering if your message is too much -- too controversial, too "out there" or too bold for your audience. What if you upset someone? What if you're misunderstood? If you're going against the norm or presenting a topic that will get a … Continue reading Podcast Ep. 132 How to Stand Behind a Bold Message with Rachel Braun Scherl

Podcast Ep. 131 Build a Multimillion Dollar Consultancy Through Speaking with Jennifer Brown

Jennifer Brown is an LGBTQ bestselling author and CEO of a multimillion dollar inclusion and diversity consultancy who has spoken at places like the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the NBA and Google. She also just released her second book How to Be an Inclusive Leader: Your Role in Creating Cultures of Belonging Where Everyone … Continue reading Podcast Ep. 131 Build a Multimillion Dollar Consultancy Through Speaking with Jennifer Brown

Podcast Ep. 130 Protecting Your Content with Jamie Lieberman

Putting your ideas and advice into the world can be a scary move. How do you protect yourself and your content so you don't have to worry about your work being stolen or used by others? On today's show, I interview Jamie Lieberman, an attorney, podcaster and entrepreneur dedicated to making legal accessible and sharing … Continue reading Podcast Ep. 130 Protecting Your Content with Jamie Lieberman

Podcast Ep. 129 Secrets of the Sisterhood Part 4 with Kathryn Pettrucelli and Carolyn Johnson

Today’s episode is the final installment of our four-part series that showcases Speaker Sisterhood members and their speeches that will appear in our new book coming out November 29th, “Secrets of the Sisterhood.” This is a compilation-style book that features 45 speeches about love, truth, and power. This episode features speeches and interviews with Kathryn … Continue reading Podcast Ep. 129 Secrets of the Sisterhood Part 4 with Kathryn Pettrucelli and Carolyn Johnson

Podcast Ep. 128 Secrets of the Sisterhood Part 3 with Shauna Gullbrand and Kim Meninger

Today’s episode is part three of a four-part series that showcases Speaker Sisterhood members and their speeches that will appear in our new book coming out November 29th, “Secrets of the Sisterhood.” This is a compilation-style book that features 45 speeches about love, truth, and power. This episode features Shauna Gullbrand, club leader of our … Continue reading Podcast Ep. 128 Secrets of the Sisterhood Part 3 with Shauna Gullbrand and Kim Meninger

Podcast Ep. 127 Secrets of the Sisterhood Part 2 with Sandra Costello and Stacy Every

Today’s episode is part two of a four-part series that showcases Speaker Sisterhood members and their speeches that will appear in our new book coming out November 29th, “Secrets of the Sisterhood.” This is a compilation-style book that features 45 speeches about love, truth, and power. On today’s episode, I interview Sandra Costello and Stacy … Continue reading Podcast Ep. 127 Secrets of the Sisterhood Part 2 with Sandra Costello and Stacy Every

Podcast Ep. 126 Secrets of the Sisterhood Part 1 with Lauren Simonds

Wow! It's so good to be back. Today's episode is part one of a four-part series that will showcase Speaker Sisterhood members and the speeches that will appear in our new book coming out November 29th, "Secrets of the Sisterhood." This is a compilation-style book that features 45 speeches about love, truth, and power. On … Continue reading Podcast Ep. 126 Secrets of the Sisterhood Part 1 with Lauren Simonds

Podcast Ep. 102: Why Perspective Matters with Stephanie Feger

There are a lot of different types of stories. Which one are you telling? Stephanie Feger is a passionate communicator who believes that a shift in perspective can help people live truly fulfilling lives. Her blog, Color Today Pretty, has inspired many to shift their mindsets and has spawned her new book Color Today Pretty: An Inspirational … Continue reading Podcast Ep. 102: Why Perspective Matters with Stephanie Feger

Six Podcasts Episodes to Help You Decrease Fear, Share Your Voice, and Tell a New Story

If you have spent any amount of time on social media or watching the news, you know that many women are turning their profiles into platforms to share their stories of sexual harassment, abuse, and assault. These stories represent a huge moment for each of the women who choose to speak up about their experiences. … Continue reading Six Podcasts Episodes to Help You Decrease Fear, Share Your Voice, and Tell a New Story

Podcast Ep. 99: Summer Break + Making Diversity a Competitive Advantage with Amy Waninger

When you hear the word "diversity," what do you think of? Race? Religion? Age? Gender? On today's episode, we're framing diversity as those special ingredients that make you who you are. It's those ingredients that also help you to connect with others in various environments and groups and make you a dynamic speaker. My guest today is … Continue reading Podcast Ep. 99: Summer Break + Making Diversity a Competitive Advantage with Amy Waninger

Podcast Ep. 90: Tales from the Road: #SpeakUpTour2018 Part 3

Hearing from women on the road! One of my favorite parts of the #SpeakUpTour2018 so far has been the private dinners we're doing at women's homes. In today's episode, you'll get to hear some of the two-minute speeches given at those dinners. To give you some context, at the dinners, I talk about the importance … Continue reading Podcast Ep. 90: Tales from the Road: #SpeakUpTour2018 Part 3

Podcast Ep. 65: The Power of Your Personal Story with Eva Tenuto of TMI Project

Think you have nothing to say about your life? Think again! "Who cares about my story? My life isn’t that interesting." If you've ever found yourself saying this to yourself, today's episode is for you. We're going deep into the power of storytelling, and not just any stories—your own personal stories. My guest today is Eva … Continue reading Podcast Ep. 65: The Power of Your Personal Story with Eva Tenuto of TMI Project

Podcast Ep. 59: When It’s Time To Tell A New Story with Hari Stephen Kumar

If you have a platform, use it! Controversial and upsetting events are happening around us all the time. What are you doing as a public speaker to address these events and open the conversation? Deciding not to talk about something because you don't know how or don't want to "go there" isn't helping your audience … Continue reading Podcast Ep. 59: When It’s Time To Tell A New Story with Hari Stephen Kumar

Podcast Ep. 52: Easily Find Topics + Stories in Everyday Life with Karen Friedman

Compelling stories are all around us, but how do you find them? When you need to put together a speech or presentation that sells, negotiates, or persuades, telling stories will make a deep impact on your audience. In today's episode, you'll not only learn how to find topics and stories in your everyday life, but … Continue reading Podcast Ep. 52: Easily Find Topics + Stories in Everyday Life with Karen Friedman

Podcast Ep. 44: Adventures in Storytelling with Christopher Landry

Chris Landry has been telling stories professionally for 15+ years. When he worked as a fundraiser in non-profits, he found out that if he told a story about who the money was helping, it increased donor interest. He took his knack for storytelling and started Landry Communications, a firm that helps mission-driven organizations tell their stories … Continue reading Podcast Ep. 44: Adventures in Storytelling with Christopher Landry