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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E.98: David Wood | Find and Ride the Edge
Ryan Foland speaks with David Wood, speaker, coach, and communications ninja.
In this episode of our podcast series, Ryan and David talk about having a counterphobic approach to life, not playing safe, and going for it even if it's a longshot.
One of the key messages in this interview is that if you don't ask, you don't get.
Tune in for an interview full of ideas and tips on pushing yourself to do what you feel you should do, even when it's difficult for you.
E.97: Jaime Cohen | Finding Confidence
Ryan Foland speaks with Jaime Cohen, communications coach and advisor, whose mission is to help you find The Right Words, which also happens to be the name of her company.
In this episode of our podcast series, Ryan and Jaime talk about getting comfortable on stage and finding confidence in your performance.
One of the key messages in this interview is the importance of getting comfortable with how you sound, how you look, who you are as a person.
Tune in for an interview full of ideas and tips on gaining the right experience to be able to build your confidence.
E.96: Tamsen Webster | A Professional Who Speaks
A Professional Who Speaks. Ryan Foland speaks with Tamsen Webster - a messaging strategist, speaker, and author.
Tamsen started off in a corporate job before she found the way to becoming, what she calls, a “professional who speaks”. In this podcast, she talks about how she manages to put the pro in professional speaker.
She talks about the importance of leading the audiences on the right path by giving them the information they need rather than the information they ask for, how to define and improve your message and address specific issues, and most importantly, why being easy to work with can go a long way.
Tune in for some sound advice and some blunt truths about the professional speaking career.
E.95: Scott Allen and Maria Soriano Young | Delivering Digital Presentations
Delivering Digital Presentations. Ryan Foland speaks to Maria Soriano Young, Writing Center Director and freelance editor and Scott Allen, assistant professor of management about their latest project.
When Maria and Scott first discussed working together on Scott’s new book idea, they had a very different view on what their collaboration would look like. What started like an editor-author relationship, quickly turned into a co-authoring effort.
The result was a book that researches and documents best practices for delivering digital presentations. Maria and Scott spoke to numerous speakers and experts and observed how they managed to master the online domain.
Tune in for a discussion about the process behind their latest title: Captovation: Online Presentations by Design.
E.94: Maura Sweeney | Be Authentic, Be You
Ryan Foland speaks with Maura Sweeney, speaker, author and the ‘Ambassador of Happiness.’
In this episode of our podcast series, Ryan and Maura talk about the importance of being authentic when on stage.
One of the key messages in this interview is to try to connect and engage with as many audience members as possible prior to the event.
Tune in for an interview full of ideas and tips on how to present yourself authentically when on the stage
E.93: Robert Knop | Spreading the word
Ryan Foland speaks with Robert Knop keynote speaker, and social media strategist. He is the CEO of ‘Assist You Today’ and helps brands gain and retain clients.
In this episode of our podcast series, Ryan and Robert talk about various strategies on promoting yourself and the event you are speaking at in order to get more speaking engagements.
One of the key messages in this interview is to follow up with people on social media channels on the day you meet them.
Tune in for an interview full of ideas and advice on how to successfully spread the word about your event before, during and after the event.
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