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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.

The Big Talk with Tricia Brouk Tricia Brouk

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    • 5.0 • 133 Ratings

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.

    How to Find Speaking Opportunities (Ask Me Anything)

    How to Find Speaking Opportunities (Ask Me Anything)

    How to Find Speaking Opportunities in Your Industry This week on The Big Talk, I am so excited to bring you another Ask Me Anything episode where I get an opportunity to answer questions from the amazing people in my community.
     
    I hope that you, as a listener, enjoy and learn from these questions as well. And please know that if you ever want to ask me questions about using your voice or taking big stages, I would love for you to leave a review of the show and ask your question there. 
     
    My team and I read every single one of your reviews, and I love these opportunities to answer your questions about communication, limiting beliefs, mindset, what it means to be an influential voice, and speaking on the stages you desire.
     
    In this episode, we’ll explore:
    How to find speaking opportunities and the way to land those gigs Feeling confident on stage and removing your imposter syndrome  Creating a strong call to action in your talk What makes a really juicy and enticing talk, and how to give it in the right amount of time What it means to be a credible expert  More from Tricia  Consistently Share Your Big Idea with Secrets of The Big Talk
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    • 20 min
    Being a Curious Leader with Debra Clary (Bonus Virtual Showcase)

    Being a Curious Leader with Debra Clary (Bonus Virtual Showcase)

    Being a Curious Leader Can Transform Your Business to Achieve Extraordinary Results  Today’s show is another in a series of bonus episodes each featuring one of the incredible talks given by my participants in The Big Talk Academy as a part of our Virtual Showcase. This showcase is the culmination of their hard work as they cross the finish line to become certified speakers. 
     
    These episodes give you a peek behind the scenes to witness the amazing Big Talks presented and also give you exclusive access to my live feedback and the direction I give to each speaker immediately following their performances.
     
    This week’s episode features Dr. Debra Clary and her talk, “Curiosity - The Great Elixir To Great Leadership.”
     
    Debra is a social scientist with three decades of executive experience with Fortune 100 Companies. She is an author, speaker, stand-up comedian, and an award-winning film producer. She holds a doctorate from George Washington University and is the recipient of the Ralph Stone Leadership Award for exemplary leadership.
     
    In her big talk, she explores:
    How asking questions and being curious can help us rediscover how valuable we are Why The Great Resignation should be called The Great Awakening The reason being a curious leader is so crucial Why we’re taught to be incurious and the 3 reasons we often stay that way More from Debra Website: http://debraclary.com/ 
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-debra-clary-55936994/ 
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drdebraclary/ 
    More from Tricia  Download my FREE Ebook: 7 Step Formula for Fearless Speaking 
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    • 15 min
    Become a Thought Leader with Jason Van Orden

    Become a Thought Leader with Jason Van Orden

    Become a Thought Leader in Your Industry This week, I am so excited to welcome back Jason Van Orden. Jason first joined me on the podcast back in 2017 for Episode 128. 
     
    Jason helps authors, academics, and speakers turn their expertise into new streams of scalable income and a business model that amplifies their work. His mission is to help visionaries with impactful ideas to connect with the people they serve best and the problems they can most uniquely solve.
     
    In this episode, we’ll explore:
    His journey as a business owner and marketing expert The way he helps people become a thought leader in their field and get their meaningful message out in a bigger way Putting an idea out into the world even when you’re not sure how it will be received and the importance of feedback loops What your audience needs from you when it comes to relevance and resonance Jason’s current favorites: Book: Nonviolent Communication, Speaker: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Podcast: Stuck Not Broken More from Jason His first appearance on The Big Talk in Episode 128
    Free Download with the Magnetic Messaging Framework
    Website: https://jasonvanorden.com
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jasonvanorden/
    More from Tricia  Order my book, The Influential Voice: Saying What You Mean for Lasting Legacy
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    • 35 min
    4 Steps to Overcoming Limiting Beliefs

    4 Steps to Overcoming Limiting Beliefs

    Overcoming Limiting Beliefs That Hold You Back This is a really special episode for me because overcoming limiting beliefs is something I love to talk about with my speakers and my community. 
     
    This week, I share with you a situation that recently happened to me where I had to come face-to-face with possible limiting beliefs before my in-person Speaker Salon Showcase in New York City.
     
    During this conversation, I give insight into my experience and break down the four steps you can take the next time you’re in a situation where you need to overcome the limiting beliefs that could hold you back.
     
    In this episode, we’ll explore:
    What happened when I tested positive for COVID right before the Speaker Salon Showcase — an in-person event I host each year at the Triad Theater in NYC  The potential limiting beliefs I had to overcome during this experience Four steps to adopt when you have limiting beliefs How I incorporated these steps into my process



    More from Tricia   
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    • 17 min
    Choosing to Homeschool with Rochelle Giordano (Bonus Virtual Showcase)

    Choosing to Homeschool with Rochelle Giordano (Bonus Virtual Showcase)

    Why are Parents Choosing to Homeschool Today’s show is another in a series of bonus episodes each featuring one of the incredible talks given by my participants in The Big Talk Academy as a part of our Virtual Showcase. This showcase is the culmination of their hard work as they cross the finish line to become certified speakers. 
     
    These episodes give you a peek behind the scenes to witness the amazing Big Talks presented and also give you exclusive access to my live feedback and the direction I give to each speaker immediately following their performances.
     
    This week’s episode features Rochelle Giordano and her talk, “Homeschooling Beyond the Pandemic.”
     
    Rochelle has homeschooled her children from Kindergarten through High School graduation. She has spoken at Cal State Fullerton, women’s groups, CHEA's Keys to Homeschooling, and is a Master of Ceremonies. An entrepreneur at heart, Rochelle runs an online piano studio and teaches classes to homeschoolers.
     
    In her talk, she explores:
    Common associations and assumptions about homeschooling What the pandemic brought to light about our education system  The true meaning and history of homeschooling  Why are parents choosing to homeschool  Why homeschooling your child is here to stay AND why that’s a good thing


    More from Rochelle Websites: https://selahseeker.com/ & https://playingforkeepspiano.com/ 
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sojournerlife & https://www.facebook.com/playingforkeepspianostudio 
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sojournerlife_/ & https://www.instagram.com/playingforkeeps_piano 
    More from Tricia  Download my FREE Ebook: 7 Step Formula for Fearless Speaking 
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    • 14 min
    Grow Your Confidence with Amanda Walker

    Grow Your Confidence with Amanda Walker

    Grow Your Confidence, Assertiveness, and Self-Esteem In today’s episode, I am so excited to introduce you to the inspiring and amazing Amanda Walker. 
     
    Amanda is a Master Coach in Life and Business. She is the creator of the Best Damn Coach Podcast and Program. She has been featured in Forbes, Today Online, Catalyst Athletics. Her signature approach involves helping women create sustainable habits and develop a true love for themselves.
     
    Her featured “B.D.C. Method” helps coaches increase coaching mastery and build the skill of growing a thriving business.
     
    In this episode, we’ll explore:
    How one “yes” changed her life and helped her to find her voice Why growing up as an athlete and dancer prepared her for being a coach, leader, and business owner now Ways to grow your confidence in yourself and take responsibility for your own journey How to stop playing small and move past fear to use your voice in service of others  Amanda’s current favorites: Book: The Big Leap, Speaker: Her Grandmother, Podcasts: Amy Porterfield & Abraham Hicks More from Amanda Website: https://amanda-walker.com/ 
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/awalkmyway/ 
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    More from Tricia  Download my FREE List of 50 Top Speaking Events and Conferences
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    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
133 Ratings

133 Ratings

Brooke Siem ,

Very enjoyable

Tricia has an interesting life and is extremely knowledgeable. My favorite episodes are the ones where she shares about her experience and process.

westat936 ,

Invaluable for those ready to talk!

Tricia’s experience and the way she generously shares it with her audience is a treasure. Her commitment to equity and inclusion in this field is apparent as well and I have learned so much about storytelling, as a professional speaker myself!

VictoriaFH ,

Awesome Insights, Great Stories

The Big Talk shares important stories with compassion, inspiration and so much wisdom. A great listen for anyone - but especially for those who have something to share and are interesting in learning how to find their voice to do so.

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