The World of Speaker podcast series, hosted by Ryan Foland and powered by SpeakerHub, helps up-and-coming speakers build their speaking business with expert tips from world-renowned speakers.
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82: Eric Sim | From Keynote to E-note
From Keynote to E-note. Ryan Foland speaks with Eric Sim, a managing director at UBS Investments Bank, turned speaker with over 2 million followers on LinkedIn. He's a founder of the Institute of Life, whose mission is to help professionals become successful at work and in life.
In this episode of our series, Ryan and Eric talk about the ups and downs of navigating through this pandemic as a speaker. They stress on the importance of the role social media will play in getting you booked to speak on digital platforms.
One of the key messages in this interview is that no matter who you are, no matter how good you are as a speaker, there's always value in incorporating more examples, more stories, more people, more change up to fight that Zoom fatigue and truly create your own version of an E-note.
Tune in for an interview full of ideas and advice on how to prosper in the times of COVID-19
81: Interview with Dan Gingiss
Ryan Foland speaks with Dan Gingiss, customer experience speaker, coach, and social media expert. Over the years Dan has helped multiple businesses create experiences that have benefited their customers.
In this episode of our series, Ryan and Dan talk about the best ways to deliver customer service, and how it's a good idea to put yourself in your customers’ shoes when making integral business decisions.
One of the key messages in this interview is that businesses should use customer feedback and the insights they gain from customer interactions on social media to create a memorable experience for their customers.
Tune in for an interview full of ideas and advice on how to gain lifelong loyal customers for your business.
80 COVID19: How to have better conversations | Jason Richardson
How to have better conversations. Ryan Foland talks with Dr. Jason Richardson, speaker, leadership coach and olympic psychologist. Dr. Richardson has been working closely with high performance teams, athletes and executives. A former BMX athlete, he is also a TV pundit, commentating at international events for BMX competitions.
In this episode of our COVID-19 special series, Ryan and Jason talk about how to have those hard conversations, how to slow down to go faster, and how to ask questions, dig deeper, so everyone can get more.
One of the key messages in this interview is that the best speech has a series of questions, so we should always ask some questions, answer some questions, even if we have to search for the words.
Tune in for an interview chock full of insights into the power of speech and continuing conversations, especially in these testing times, and how to pivot to online and adapt whilst steering through a pandemic.
79 COVID-19 Special: Topeka K. Sam | Amplifying your message online
Amplifying your message online. Ryan Foland talks to Topeka K. Sam, speaker, advocate and the founder and executive director of ‘The Ladies of Hope Ministries’. She has been working relentlessly to get the voices of women heard, especially those of color and in prison, with the aim of resolving their issues and to change the way the legal system works.
In this episode of our COVID-19 special series, Ryan and Topeka talk about the gender inequality and racial injustices that have plagued our communities, and how now, under the current circumstance, the entire country is talking on this topic. Topeka shares about how she started her journey and the motivation behind talking about racial injustice.
One of the key messages in this interview is how, as speakers and as people of influence, we can use the platforms, especially digital platforms, that we have, to amplify messages that will change the U.S.A. and the way that people think.
Tune in for an interview chock full of insights on the power of visual representation, and how to pivot to virtual and adapt in these testing times of COVID-19.
78 COVID-19 Special: The show must go on | Vinh Giang
Ryan Foland speaks with entrepreneur, motivational speaker and magician Vinh Giang. Winner of the South Australia Young Entrepreneur of the Year award, Vinh left his professional career to create a platform to teach magic to students from around the globe.
In this episode of our COVID-19 special series, Ryan and Vinh discuss the state of the speaking industry in the COVID-19 situation that we're all in. Vinh shares his story about the path he took to take his venture online, the hurdles that he faced and how he was eventually successful.
One of the key messages in this interview is to adapt to the situation and realize that your content may need tweaking. If you are able to break your content into modules and deliver them virtually, companies still have budgets for that these days.
Tune in for an interview chock full of insights on how to pivot to virtual, to adapt in these testing times of COVID-19.
77: COVID19 Special Charlie Mechem
Ryan Foland speaks with Charlie Mechem, an expert on effective communication with over 60 years of speaking experience. In this special edition podcast, Charlie offers advice for speakers who now have to operate in a time where there is civil unrest. It is an open and powerful conversation.
Many speakers are anxious about what is going to happen in the future, and this can lead to immobility, but you can acknowledge that the world is changing, and you can be part of that change or you can resist that change.
In this podcast, Ryan and Charlie encourage speakers to be patient during these challenging time, to take this opportunity to work in and on their business, to work on making their content relevant, to not give up, and to have a sense of humor along the way.
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