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Welcome to Help To Grow Talk where we talk about growing your communication skills. How can you better communicate and change the way you live, work, interact with others, and help make the world a better place?

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Welcome to Help To Grow Talk where we talk about growing your communication skills. How can you better communicate and change the way you live, work, interact with others, and help make the world a better place?

    How To Be More Convincing And Be Heard - A Talk With Chris Lipp (SpeakValue)

    How To Be More Convincing And Be Heard - A Talk With Chris Lipp (SpeakValue)

    Listen and learn how to be more convincing in this talk with our guest, Chris Lipp, based on his book 'Magnetic: How Great Leaders Persuade and Inspire' co-authored with Antoine De Morree. He is also the author of the book The Startup Pitch: A Proven Formula to Win Funding. Chris is writing his third book on communication and empowerment, set to be published in 2024 and titled Radiate: The Science of Personal Power. In addition, Chris is a Principal Coach at SpeakValue. He is a world-renowned pitch coach working with entrepreneurs to promote their ideas, and has raised over $200 million in funding.

    In this episode about how to be more convincing and be heard, we cover for you the following topics: Chris's inspiration to write the book 'Magnetic: How Great Leaders Persuade and Inspire; Become Magnetic, 3 sets of approaches - how you encounter resistance, how you create value, and how you connect or how to relate -; a sneak peek into the new book by Chris, Radiate: The Science of Personal Power.

    Links
    Book: Magnetic: How Great Leaders Pursuade and Inspire (Chris Lipp & Antoine De Morree)Book: The Startup Pitch: A Proven Formula to Win Funding (Chris Lipp)Book (upcoming): Radiate: The Science of Personal Power (Chris Lipp)Company: SpeakValue (Be Powerful. Persuasive. Magnetic)LinkedIn: Chris Lipp
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    Follow on LinkedIn: Desiree Timmermans Email us: podcast@helptogrowtalk.com
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    • 23 min
    Storytelling & Vocal Justice - A Talk With Shawon Jackson (Stanford GSB & Vocal Justice)

    Storytelling & Vocal Justice - A Talk With Shawon Jackson (Stanford GSB & Vocal Justice)

    Listen, and learn about Storytelling & Vocal Justice in this talk with our guest Shawon Jackson, Adjunct Lecturer in Management at Stanford University Graduate School of Business and Founder & CEO at Vocal Justice.

    In this episode about Sortytelling & Vocal Justice, we cover the following topics: the what and why of storytelling, and its different elements; Vocal Justice - a nonprofit organization envisioning a world where everyone is liberated because everyone is cared for -; and recommended resources for listeners who want to learn more.

    Links
    Stanford GSB: Shawon JacksonNonprofit Organization: Vocal JusticeBook: Just Mercy (Bryan Stevenson)Book: TED Talks (Chris Anderson)Medium: Science of Story Building  (UF College of Journalism and Communications) 
    Contact Help To Grow Talk
    Follow on LinkedIn: Desiree Timmermans Email us: podcast@helptogrowtalk.com
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    • 30 min
    The Art Of Pitching To Investors - A Talk With Burt Alper (Stanford GSB)

    The Art Of Pitching To Investors - A Talk With Burt Alper (Stanford GSB)

    Listen, and learn about the Art of Pitching to Investors in this talk with our guest Burt Alper, Lecturer in Management at Stanford University Graduate School of Business and Founder of Burt Alper Consulting. 

    We talk about pitching frameworks - AIM (Audience, Intent, Message) and CUE (Curiosity, Understanding, Excitement); making your pitch memorable; how the investment process works; rehearsing your pitch; anticipating investors questions; last thing you do in a pitch & make it investors easy; what to do if there is no fit & finding an analogy to better connect with investors; and resources that help you sharpen your pitching skills.

    Links
    Stanford GSB: Burt AlperCompany: Burt Alper ConsultingBook: Get Backed: Craft your story, build the perfect pitch deck, and launch the venture of your dreams (Evan Baehr & Evan Loomis)Book: Guide to Presentations (Lynn Russel & Mary Munter)Book: Made to Stick - Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die (Chip Heath & Dan HeathWebsite: LinkedIn Series B pitch to Greylock (Reid Hoffman)Website: Perfecting your Pitch (Garage Ventures) 
    Contact Help To Grow Talk
    Follow on LinkedIn: Desiree Timmermans Email us: podcast@helptogrowtalk.com
    Thanks for Listening & Tune in Next Time!

    • 43 min
    Communicate With Mastery - A Talk With JD Schramm (USC Annenberg)

    Communicate With Mastery - A Talk With JD Schramm (USC Annenberg)

    Learn how to make your words count every time you write or speak in this talk with JD Schramm, Lecturer at USC Annenberg and a Keynote Speaker, Communication Consultant, Coach & Author. We talk about his book Communicate with Mastery. You never have a perfect call, talk, or email, but the goal in communication is: to get better and better.


    Links
    LinkedIn: JD SchrammBook: Communicate with MasteryBook: Guide to Presentations (Lynn Russel, Mary Munter)Book: Resonate (Nancy Duarte)Tedx: The secret structure of great talks (Nancy Duarte)Website: DanPink.com (Daniel H. Pink)Website: Vocal Justice (Shawon Jackson)YouTube - Stanford Graduate School of Business: The Cost of Conformity (Shawon Jackson)
    Contact Help To Grow Talk
    Follow on LinkedIn: Desiree Timmermans Email us: podcast@helptogrowtalk.com
    Thanks for Listening & Tune in Next Time!

    • 18 min
    What? So What? Now What? - A Talk With Matt Abrahams (Stanford GSB)

    What? So What? Now What? - A Talk With Matt Abrahams (Stanford GSB)

    Listen, and learn how to overcome your speaking anxiety in this talk with our guest Matt Abrahams, Lecturer at Stanford University Graduate School of Business & Podcast Host of Think Fast Talk Smart. We talk about speaking anxiety sources & solutions, presentation structure: What? - So What? - Now What?, techniques to handle the fear of forgetting, and creating your anxiety management plan.

    Links
    LinkedIn: Matt AbrahamsPodcast: Think Fast Talk SmartBook: Speaking Up without Freaking OutOrganization: Toastmasters InternationalApp: Orai - AI-Powered App for Practicing your PresentationsApp: Say IT Like So - Your Personal Speech CoachApp: Poised - Free AI-Powered Communication Coach
    Contact Help To Grow Talk
    Follow on LinkedIn: Desiree Timmermans Email us: podcast@helptogrowtalk.com
    Thanks for Listening & Tune in Next Time!

    • 23 min

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