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. 106: What Does One Year of Speaking Training Get You? (12/12/2018) -   The benefits and changes may surprise you!  On today’s episode, I take you back into the world of the Speaker Sisterhood as you hear from three of our members who have invested the last year of their lives in public speaking training. Find out what surprised them, what changed over the year, and how…
  • Podcast Ep. 105: Navigating Difficult Emotions on Stage with Johanna Walker (11/28/2018) - When you’re getting all the feels and you wish they would just go away. Have you ever found yourself crying on stage and wished you could make it all stop? Do you avoid difficult topics in your presentations in fear of getting emotional and looking unprofessional? If you’ve ever found yourself feeling uncomfortable about your…
  • Podcast Ep. 104: Courage Vs Confidence with Janet Whalen (11/14/2018) - This episode will surprise you! You always hear having confidence in yourself will propel you to take risks and accomplish your goals. But what if you could get yourself to take action without confidence? On today’s episode, I interview Janet Whalen, a CoActive career transition, courage and confidence coach at BeAmbitiousForHer.com – a coaching practice…
  • Podcast Ep. 103: Why Don’t You Have a Video Yet? with Rebecca Rideout (10/24/2018) - We’ve talked about the value of Facebook Live and YouTube to market yourself and build your platform, but what about having your own video that tells your story to event planners, clients, and audiences? On today’s episode, we discuss how to use a promotional video to capture what makes you unique and share it with…
  • Podcast Ep. 102: Why Perspective Matters with Stephanie Feger (10/10/2018) - 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…
  • Six Podcasts Episodes to Help You Decrease Fear, Share Your Voice, and Tell a New Story (10/4/2018) - 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.…
  • Podcast Ep. 101: Top Five Questions I Get About Professional Speaking (9/26/2018) - Time to register for Speaking School! Speaking School for Women is back and it starts this Monday, October 1st. I’ve been getting lots of questions from women who are interested in taking the course and I thought I’d address them here, in case you’re asking yourself the same things. Speaking School is a live, 6-week…
  • Podcast Ep. 100: The Radical Reclaiming of the Stage Through Doing Nothing (9/17/2018) - Welcome back to the podcast!! It’s good to be back in your ears after three months off. On today’s episode, I invite Lenore Braun, the club director of the Speaker Sisterhood, and Amber Ladley, the creative director, to the show to discuss our life-changing summers. Last time we talked, I told you my podcast was…
  • 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…

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