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Un-Conventionally Speaking - The Professional Speakers Australia podcast where you will get to know our Learning Gurus and Experience Masters who will be helping you hone your craft, grow your business and manage your mindset during Un-Convention 2022.

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Un-Conventionally Speaking - The Professional Speakers Australia podcast where you will get to know our Learning Gurus and Experience Masters who will be helping you hone your craft, grow your business and manage your mindset during Un-Convention 2022.

    The Journey to Becoming A Professional Speaker with Allan Parker, OAM

    The Journey to Becoming A Professional Speaker with Allan Parker, OAM

    In this episode, Kim Seeling Smith speaks with Allan Parker about his journey to becoming a professional speaker. He shares the things he has been through before he became a professional speaker and gives a sneak peek at what to expect from him.

    To Allan, the road isn’t easy. He has been through a lot before becoming a professional speaker. But what matters most to him is the feeling he gets when he connects with his audience. It’s the best feeling in the world, and it’s worth all the hard work.
    As hard as it seems, the journey to becoming a professional speaker is worth it. And Allan Parker is a prime example of that. Be sure to stay tuned for his episode!

    • 26 min
    Getting Future Ready In A Fast-Changing World With Gihan Perera

    Getting Future Ready In A Fast-Changing World With Gihan Perera

    In this episode, Warwick Merry talks with Gihan Perera, a futurist, online presenter, conference speaker, and author who gives you a glimpse into what’s ahead. He is also the author of “The Future of Leadership,” “Disruption By Design,” “Disrupted,” and ten other books.

    According to Gihan, in today's world, it's more important than ever to be prepared for a future in a fast-changing world. Whether you're just starting in your career or are already established, it's crucial to keep up with the latest trends and technologies.

    If you want to know what you can do to stay ahead of the future, then this episode is for you.

    • 37 min
    Data And Exploration Of Influence in Professional Speaking with Jon Yeo

    Data And Exploration Of Influence in Professional Speaking with Jon Yeo

    In this episode, Kim Seeling Smith speaks with Jon Yeo, who works with TEDxMelbourne. John is known for his interest in the psychology of influence over the mechanics of storytelling.

    • 32 min
    From Theatre Stage to The Boardroom with Marianna Pascal

    From Theatre Stage to The Boardroom with Marianna Pascal

    In this episode, Warwick Merry chats with Marianna Pascal, a theatre actress turned professional speaker. Marianna's hilarious and engaging style speeches have been important in ensuring easy collaboration and good communication inside organizations. She was a semi-finalist in the 2019 Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking and has been granted the designation of CSP (Certified Speaking Professional).

    For Un-Convention 2022, Marianna will talk about the key to becoming an effective speaker -preparation. You must first understand why you are speaking and what you want your audience to learn or do as a result of your talk.

    If you are interested in becoming a professional speaker with a different background, then this episode is for you!

    • 24 min
    The Many Paths to Speaking Professionally with Karen Tui Boyes

    The Many Paths to Speaking Professionally with Karen Tui Boyes

    In this episode, Kim Seeling Smith speaks with the professional speaker, Karen Tui Boyes. Karen has been a professional speaker, predominantly in the education sector, for 27 years, giving her a unique perspective in her quest to improve the lives of teachers, children, and young people.

    For Un-Convention 2022, Karen will help you on how you can jumpstart your career as a professional speaker.

    If you want to know more about Karen and how you can jumpstart your career as a professional speaker, then keep on tuning in!

    • 25 min
    How to Un-Suck Panel Discussions with Brian Walter

    How to Un-Suck Panel Discussions with Brian Walter

    In this episode, Kim Seeling Smith speaks with the professional engager, Brian Walter. He knows that at some point in a professional speaker’s life, they will be asked to moderate a panel discussion.

    For Un-Convention 2022, he will demonstrate several techniques to make panel discussions engaging.

    If you want to learn more about how to level up panel discussions through fun and quirky ways, let’s dive in.

    • 36 min

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There are so many great ideas and fantastic example on this podcast for those in the speaking business. Such a great range of topics and guests. Thank you.

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