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. 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…
  • 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…

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