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The no-nonsense guide to authentic + engaging public speaking with Lee Jackson PSAE - the award-winning Motivational Speaker, Presentation Coach, Author and past President of the Professional Speaking Association in the UK & Ireland.

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The no-nonsense guide to authentic + engaging public speaking with Lee Jackson PSAE - the award-winning Motivational Speaker, Presentation Coach, Author and past President of the Professional Speaking Association in the UK & Ireland.

    Ep16 - UK Election special! Lee interviews political presentation coach Graham Davies but not about politics you'll be glad to know!

    Ep16 - UK Election special! Lee interviews political presentation coach Graham Davies but not about politics you'll be glad to know!

    In this non-partisan, non-political (!) UK election special, Lee interviews Conservative MP presentation coach Graham Davies. Graham's clients are a who's who of the Conservative Party and he has worked with some of the most senior politicians in the land.  Beyond politics and policies though, this isn't a political podcast (!) - learn how a politician has to speak differently to other speakers and how some of the worst political speeches are also good to learn from too. A candid, fun and true learning experience with two people who are very different but come together to help you learn more about the art of science of speaking. They cover using lecterns, scripts. rehearsing, venue prep, using teleprompters and much more, enjoy.
    Graham Davies is here: https://grahamdavies.co.uk/ Lee is here: http://leejackson.biz 

    • 37 min
    Ep15 - How to be a great speaker and run a speaking business - Interview with U.S. based Pro Speaker + YouTube viral sensation Jim Johnson

    Ep15 - How to be a great speaker and run a speaking business - Interview with U.S. based Pro Speaker + YouTube viral sensation Jim Johnson

    Ep15 - Interview with US-based Professional Speaker + YouTube viral sensation Coach Jim Johnson - made famous when his high school basketball game went viral after he substituted into the game the team manager J-Mac. J-Mac is an autistic young man who went on to score 20 points in 4 minutes! Hear more of the story here. Jim's website is here: https://coachjimjohnson.com
    The videos and more info is here: 
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jason_McElwain 
    https://www.tiebreaker.com/jason-mcelwain-autistic-high-school-basketball/ 
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tui8EOdv_VU
     
     

    • 32 min
    Ep14 - Stagecraft mastery, using mentors, experts and comedians! Lee chats to US-based Keynote Speaker Vinh Giang

    Ep14 - Stagecraft mastery, using mentors, experts and comedians! Lee chats to US-based Keynote Speaker Vinh Giang

    Ep14 - Stagecraft mastery, using mentors, experts and comedians! Lee chats to US-based Keynote Speaker Vinh Giang https://www.vinhgiang.com/ 
    Lee has a great chat with Vinh Giang after seeing him light up the stage in the US in 2017. Vinh talks honestly about life, family, speaking mastery and how he combined magic and speaking to become the best version of himself on stage. There is also a great little geeky fact about a microphone that you'll love! 

    • 28 min
    Ep13 - Lee talks to slide expert David Henson about Powerpoint and how to avoid making really bad slides that could ruin your talk and reputation!

    Ep13 - Lee talks to slide expert David Henson about Powerpoint and how to avoid making really bad slides that could ruin your talk and reputation!

    Get Good At Presenting Ep13 - Lee talks this week to presentation slide expert and designer Dave Henson about Powerpoint and how to avoid making really bad slides that ruin your talk and reputation. Seriously bad slides are like the elephant in the room at conferences - and still, no-one seems to talk about it. Death by Powerpoint is still really bad in some cases. So Lee who's done research on this talks to his go-to guy Dave Henson -'The Slide Presentation Man' to try and find ways that you can make your slides as good as your talk! Don't let your slides ruin a great presentation. Dave Henson is here: https://www.theslidepresentationman.co.uk/ and Lee's website is here https://leejackson.biz and his course Powerpoint Surgery is here and is on offer: www.powerpointsurgery.com 

    • 46 min
    Ep12 - What does a speaker need to always have in their bag? And navigating the world of international speaking with Roger Harrop

    Ep12 - What does a speaker need to always have in their bag? And navigating the world of international speaking with Roger Harrop

    Get Good At Presenting Podcast Ep12 - What does a speaker need to always have in their bag wherever they are so they can work? And navigating the complex world of international speaking with Roger Harrop. Roger is one of the UK's most experienced international speakers and he shares with Lee what he always takes with him when working and how his magic speakers bag has gotten him out of trouble on the road thousands of miles away from home. Roger is here: https://www.rogerharrop.com/ and Lee's website is here: https://leejackson.biz 

    • 42 min
    Ep11 - How to make your talk funnier, MC-ing events and what we can learn from putting together an Edinburgh Fringe Show with Speaker, MC and humorist Jeremy Nicholas

    Ep11 - How to make your talk funnier, MC-ing events and what we can learn from putting together an Edinburgh Fringe Show with Speaker, MC and humorist Jeremy Nicholas

    Ep11 - How to make your talks funnier, MC-ing events and what we can learn as speakers from putting together an Edinburgh Fringe Show with Speaker, MC and award-winning humorist Jeremy Nicholas. Jeremy or Jem as he is often known is a former BBC Radio host and experienced humourist and speaker, Lee and Jem have a funny and frank chat about being funnier on stage and how to survive 30 shows in a row in Edinburgh! Find out about Jem's new 2019 Edinburgh Festival show and his speaking here: https://www.jeremynicholas.co.uk and Lee's website is www.leejackson.biz 

    • 49 min

Customer Reviews

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Great insights and ideas

Lovely easy and friendly interview style. Nice length and fab content for aspiring and experienced speakers.

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Solid and practical

Actionable advice from a friendly voice - this is a great resource for people sharpening their skills.

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