Welcome to the home of the Claim the Stage podcast! This podcast is dedicated to women everywhere who want to get on stage and be heard! I interview professional speakers, authors, speaker bureaus, thought leaders, entrepreneurs, interesting people, and creatives who all have something to say on the topic of finding and using your voice so you can CLAIM THE STAGE!

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Claim the Stage Podcast Episodes

  • Podcast Ep. 99: Summer Break + Making Diversity a Competitive Advantage with Amy Waninger (6/20/2018) - 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…
  • Podcast Ep. 98: Be Normal, Not Common with Travis Thomas (6/13/2018) - You’ve heard “normal is boring.” On today’s episode, find out why that’s not actually the case! A must-hear for all public speakers of any level. Speakers often mistake their “norm” as a commonality that they share with many other speakers. In reality, your “norm” is actually your unique DNA. Every speaker has their own unique…
  • Podcast Ep. 97: The Value of Male Allies with Julie Kratz (6/6/2018) - Thinking differently about where you go for support can expand your mind and your outcomes. When you’re looking for support in accomplishing your goals, where do you turn? Do you value diversity of thought and experience unlike your own when seeking advice and direction? To offer her insight on this topic, I interview Julie Kratz, a…
  • Podcast Ep. 96: Using Internet Marketing (Website/Blogs, Social Media & Email Marketing) for Best Exposure as a Speaker with Kristen Wilson Day (5/30/2018) - SEO, blogging, websites, and more! You’ve likely heard of SEO (search engine optimization), blogging, and websites, but have you ever used these tools yourself? If you are interested in being a paid public speaker, a big part of booking your next gig comes from event organizers finding you! If you don’t have a website yet,…
  • Podcast Ep. 95: Using the Power of Your Voice with Lauren Roselle (5/24/2018) - Your voice can save your life. How comfortable are you with being assertive? Did you know that it can save your life? On today’s episode, I interview Lauren Roselle, one of the world’s experts on the topics of interpersonal communication, assertiveness, harassment prevention, and self-defense. She is also the founder and President of Esteem, a communication…
  • Podcast Ep. 94: Tales from the Road: #SpeakUpTour2018 Part 6 (5/18/2018) - Looking back at my five-week speaking tour. In the final episode of the Tales from the Road mini-series, Lenore Braun, club director of the Speaker Sisterhood, and Amber Ladley, creative director of the Speaker Sisterhood, interview me about my reflections, lessons, embarrassing moments, and advice for other speakers interested in planning a tour. Thirteen days…
  • Podcast Ep. 93: Using the Power of Persuasion for Good with Dr. Michelle Mazur (5/9/2018) - Afraid of sounding like a sales person? Follow Michelle’s advice! Being a persuasive speaker is a work of art. It requires thinking through some key elements of your message, knowing your call to action, and keeping things simple. On today’s episode, you’ll hear from Dr. Michelle Mazur, a speaking strategist and founder of Communication Rebel…
  • Podcast Ep. 92: Tales from the Road: #SpeakUpTour2018 Part 5 (5/2/2018) - I’m public speaking on a public speaking podcast. So meta. As I was thinking about this week’s episode, it occurred to me that there was one major piece missing from the series so far: the speech I’ve been giving on the tour! Monday night, I setup my podcast mic in the event space and recorded…
  • Podcast Ep. 91: Tales from the Road: #SpeakUpTour2018 Part 4 (4/27/2018) - A conversation with public speakers. On today’s episode of Claim the Stage, you’ll hear an impromptu conversation between some serious public speakers! We put together a little roundtable to share stories, tips, and what still surprises us. Featured on the episode: Bobbie Carlton, founder of Innovation Women Kit Pang, founder of BostonSpeaks Brenda Loan Baker,…
  • Podcast Ep. 90: Tales from the Road: #SpeakUpTour2018 Part 3 (4/20/2018) - 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…

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