Learn how to get up on a big stage and talk about something important, through the lens of award winning director, and the executive producer of TEDxLincolnSquare, Tricia Brouk. She interviews people who talk for a living and gets them to reveal their secrets on how to become a successful public speaker. Past guests have included Lolly Daskal, Dorie Clark, Bob Burg, Mark Sanborn, Petra Kolber, Jason Van Orden and Scott McKain.
Intimacy: Finding Our Own Motivational Speech Together—Carol Haggerty Reardon and James Reardon
Intimacy does not happen by accident. Investments are made by all parties when relationships are formed between individuals and communities. All speakers, no matter the size of the audience, hold the responsibility of encouraging healthy connection.
Carol and Jim are a married couple writing their own Big Talks at The Big Talk Academy. Encouraging each other’s growth in the Process, Jim and Carol are exploring new truths and growing their Talk.
A Great Public Speakers Shares Their Inner Voice—Gayle Damiano
Releasing intuitive power occurs when our physical voice shares lessons and wisdom from our inner voice. Gayle Damiano delved deep into her inner voice resulting in more clarity and taking more action on things she knew to be true. She is magnifying her voice and helping others do the same with skills honed at the Big Talk Academy.
A Top Motivational Speaker Directs Their Voice for Change—Bryn Drescher
Everyone has a voice to use and a story to share. We are naturally ready to connect with others. Each conversation we enter can grow our skill of expressing ourselves and helping the world to become a better place.
So how do you build up your voice with greater power and effect change in the world?
Public Speakers Need More ‘You’ in Point of View – Cheryl Liew
Wouldn’t be great if there was a process, a proven path, for sharing who you are through your unique point of view that minimized the risk of feeling rejected?
Our guest today is Cheryl Liew. As a student of The Big Talk Academy, she has learned to strengthen her unique point of view. Cheryl shares with Tricia how writing, focusing on story, and getting deeply involved in community are growing her personal and professional life.
How A Public Speaker Grows with Trust in a Process and Community - Shuhada Alauddin
Storytelling and community are powerful forces of change for audiences and the speaker. Stories invite people to know you as a speaker and form a loose-knit community around your story, you, and your topic.
Our guest is Shauna Alauddin, a Big Talk Academy student who is using her new writing habits to make a difference. She reveals how trusting the process of creating story and building community impacts her speaking, daily task list, and more.
Limits are What You Set for Yourself - Zach Messler
Whether you are speaking on stage or simply living your everyday life, you will face limiting beliefs. Today’s guest shares his experience of facing fear while preparing for Speakers Who Dare, and also how his family is moving forward with courage during this challenging time.