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Claim the Stage Podcast Episodes

  • Podcast Episode 202 The #1 Reason You’re Uncomfortable Speaking (1/19/2022) - Welcome to episode two of my new format, “three things”. In case you missed last week, each episode will feature three things to help you. Of course I’m always focused on speaking, but that can mean a lot of things! This month’s theme is “Connection” and I continue talking about different ways to connect with…
  • Podcast Episode 201 Three Things for You (1/12/2022) - Happy New Year! It’s good to be back. I’m trying something new on the podcast! Each episode will feature “three things” that I think can help you. Of course I’m always focused on speaking, but that can mean a lot of things! On today’s show, I introduce this new format and give you three things…
  • Podcast Episode 200 Twelve Ways to Be Awesome in 2022 (12/15/2021) - I know you’re already awesome, but if you want to  continue building on your awesomeness, you’ll love today’s episode! It’s episode 200 and it’s packed with stories, ideas, and tips from things I learned this year. I hope you love it! This’ll be my last episode of this year and I’ll be back in January…
  • Podcast Episode 199 Using Mindfulness to Ease the Stress of Speaking with Theresa Wiggins (12/8/2021) - You’ve likely heard of mindfulness by now, perhaps you have even studied and practiced it. But have you thought about how mindfulness can improve the process of putting together a speech, delivering that speech, and processing the whole experience afterwards?   On today’s show, I interview Theresa Wiggins, a mindfulness coach, Speaker Sisterhood club leader,…
  • Podcast Episode 198 Got Anxiety Over Speaking? Do This! Featuring Judy Grupenhoff (12/1/2021) - Public speaking, speaking up, being singled out…all of these activities can lead to serious fear and anxiety. In fact, you may feel so much fear and anxiety about them that all of your life decisions are made in an effort to avoid them. If this is you, you are going to love today’s episode. My…
  • Podcast Episode 197 Speak Up, Dammit! With Hope Timberlake (11/17/2021) - How many times have you had something you wanted to say, but stopped yourself in fear of being wrong, looking stupid, or being the center of attention? My guest today, Hope Timberlake, is a speaker, trainer and author who focuses on the communication side of leadership. She is here to talk about her new book, Speak…
  • Podcast Episode 196 Five Simple Ways to Improve Your Presentations (11/10/2021) - Even great speakers could use more tips and tricks to improve their speaking skills. If you’re looking for simple tweaks that will make a huge difference, look no further. I share five ways to improve your presentations without much effort at all. Try one or try them all! You’ll be glad you did.   If…
  • Podcast Episode 195 The Dandelion Marketing Strategy (11/3/2021) - What is the Dandelion Marketing Strategy? I’m glad you asked! On today’s show, I share a recent thought I had while at the park with my son and how it relates to sharing our messages about what we do. If you struggle with sharing your voice, being seen through your marketing, or putting your message…
  • Podcast Episode 193 Behind the Scenes of Making a Skillshare Course (10/20/2021) - Have you ever thought about making an online course? Or, have you made one that didn’t turn out so well and you’re wanting to take a new approach? On today’s episode, I take you behind the scenes of my new Skillshare course, Public Speaking for Shy Creatives: How to be Relaxed and Confident. I talk…
  • Podcast Episode 192 Are You Using the Language of Leadership? With Joel Schwartzberg (10/13/2021) - If you want to get back to basics and have a refresher course on the fundamentals of communication, speaking, and leadership, this episode is for you.  My guest today is Joel Schwartzberg. You may remember him from one of our most popular episodes, How to Make a Point That Sticks. Joel is a leadership communications…

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