135 episodes

Speeches, job interviews, deal-closing pitches... do you know the best way to handle yourself in the spotlight? “Steal the Show” offers a fast track to the skillset that will enable you to engage your listeners, manage your nerves, and give your message maximum impact in every situation, every time. Your host Michael Port is a New York Times bestselling author of 6 books, including Book Yourself Solid and Steal the Show, a top-rated corporate speaker, and former professional actor, having guest starred on shows like SEX & THE CITY, LAW & ORDER, Third Watch and many others. Music by: Shammy Dee.

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Speeches, job interviews, deal-closing pitches... do you know the best way to handle yourself in the spotlight? “Steal the Show” offers a fast track to the skillset that will enable you to engage your listeners, manage your nerves, and give your message maximum impact in every situation, every time. Your host Michael Port is a New York Times bestselling author of 6 books, including Book Yourself Solid and Steal the Show, a top-rated corporate speaker, and former professional actor, having guest starred on shows like SEX & THE CITY, LAW & ORDER, Third Watch and many others. Music by: Shammy Dee.

    134 Grant Baldwin on Speaking on the College Circuit

    134 Grant Baldwin on Speaking on the College Circuit

    Grant Baldwin is the founder of The Speaker Lab, a training company that helps public speakers learn how to find and book speaking gigs. He has delivered nearly one thousand presentations to more than 500,000 people in 47 states and has keynoted events for audiences as large as 13,000. His newest book (co-authored with Jeff Goins) is The Successful Speaker: Five Steps for Booking Gigs, Getting Paid, and Building Your Platform.

    • 54 min
    133 Sally Hogshead’s Top-Notch Tips to Fascinate Any Audience

    133 Sally Hogshead’s Top-Notch Tips to Fascinate Any Audience

    At just 24, Sally Hogshead was the most-awarded advertising copywriter in the United States. Since then, she has been inducted into the National Speakers Association’s Speaker Hall of Fame and has published New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling books. The creator of the Fascination Advantage®, the first communication assessment that measures how others perceive you, Sally’s latest book is FASCINATE: How to Make Your Brand Impossible to Resist.

    • 53 min
    132 Steve Drum on Performing in High Stakes Situations

    132 Steve Drum on Performing in High Stakes Situations

    Steve Drum is a retired Navy SEAL Master Chief, recently retiring from a 27-year career of, he says, “jumping out of planes and kicking in doors.” A two-time Heroic Public Speaking GRAD alum, he is launching his speaking career to share what he’s learned about handling stress in high-stakes situations.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    131 Rohit Bhargava on “Non-Obvious” Ways to Become a Better Speaker

    131 Rohit Bhargava on “Non-Obvious” Ways to Become a Better Speaker

    On today’s episode of Steal the Show, we’re talking about “non-obvious” ways to provide more value to meeting planners and organizers, as well as audiences and fans.

    Rohit Bhargava is the founder and Chief Trend Curator for the Non-Obvious Company and the bestselling author of six books. His latest book, for the new decade, is Non-Obvious Megatrends. He is widely considered one of the most entertaining and original keynote speakers on business trends and marketing in the world.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    130 Dorie Clark on Reinventing Yourself

    130 Dorie Clark on Reinventing Yourself

    Dorie Clark is a self-reinvention and branding expert and the author of  Entrepreneurial You, Reinventing You and the Washington Post bestseller and Forbes Top 10 Business Book of the Year, Stand Out.  She delivers dozens of keynotes per year and has appeared on the TEDx stage three times. Named on the 2019 Thinkers50 list, which identifies leading management thinkers, Dorie shares her secrets for reinventing yourself in business and in life. 

    • 1 hr 15 min
    129 David Meerman Scott on How to Turn Audience Members into Raving Fans

    129 David Meerman Scott on How to Turn Audience Members into Raving Fans

    On today’s episode of Steal the Show, we’re talking about the neuroscience of fandom and how speakers can use it to connect with audiences and build a following.


    David Meerman Scott is the author of The New Rules of Marketing and PR, with more than 400,000 copies sold in English and available in 29 languages. His newest book, Fanocracy, co-written with his daughter Reiko, is about turning fans into customers and customers into fans.

    • 1 hr 14 min

Customer Reviews

JulieHuntK ,

** Sensational ** Must-listen & Subscribe

This review comes straight from my heart. It is the perfect mix of practical and inspirational. Every episode teaches me something new and transforms my speaking in ways I didn’t even know I needed to improve. I’m getting crazy results, compliments and my personal confidence is through the roof. All directly translated into income and speaking revenue. Thank you!!! Eternally grateful.

Drum Speaks ,

A must for speakers!

The interview style is excellent and very entertaining. This a content-rich podcast with key takeaways in every episode. If you do any kind of speaking or are in the business you will benefit greatly

Linda Ugelow ,

My latest favorite podcast on speaking

I love the interview style and the caliber of the guests. Taking lots of notes.

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