Welcome to UNFORGETTABLE Podcast, the ultimate resource for enhancing your public speaking and presentation skills. Whether you’re an aspiring speaker or a seasoned professional, our goal is to equip you with practical tips, real-world advice, and inspiring stories that will elevate your speaking abilities.
Hosted by Eric Edmeades, a world-renowned speaker with extensive stage-time experience spanning over 10,000 hours and two decades, each episode of our podcast offers valuable insights on audience connection, confidence building, and delivering impactful presentations.
Our discussions cover a wide range of topics, including conquering stage fright, crafting compelling messages, and creating engaging visuals. We leave no stone unturned in our quest to help you become a confident and proficient public speaker, unlocking new possibilities in both your personal and professional life.
So, join us on this transformative journey as we dive into the art of public speaking and empower you to unleash your full potential. Welcome to Unforgettable Podcast!
Why Audience Size Matters When Dealing With Stage Effect
Welcome to Unforgettable Podcast with Eric Edmeades. In this episode, we explore the stage effect and its mathematical relationship with audience size in the world of public speaking. Eric Edmeades delves into the concept of the stage effect, emphasizing how it creates an unfair advantage for speakers who are willing to stand in front of an audience, share valuable insights, and put themselves at risk.
00:00 - Introduction to the Stage Effect
Eric introduces the concept of the stage effect, describing it as an unnatural attraction that occurs when a speaker puts themselves at risk and shares value with an audience.
00:30 - The Mathematical Formula
Eric explains the mathematical formula that underlies the stage effect: the quality of your presentation multiplied by the size of the audience equals the level of attraction created.
01:15 - Audience Size Matters
Eric highlights the impact of audience size on the stage effect, emphasizing that a larger audience leads to a greater level of attraction and opportunity.
02:00 - Unfair Advantage
Discover how the stage effect provides speakers with an unfair advantage by increasing the number of leads, clients, pricing power, repurchase rates, and referrals.
03:00 - Exponential Impact
Eric discusses the exponential impact of the stage effect on a speaker's economic rewards, making it a valuable asset for those in the field of public speaking.
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Do You Find Seminars & Workshops Boring? Redesign it NOW!
Welcome to Unforgettable Podcast with Eric Edmeades, where we embark on an unconventional journey to explore the world of public speaking and presentation. In this episode, Eric challenges the common notions of workshops and seminars and introduces his groundbreaking system for experience design. Get ready to uncover the true measure of transformation in a speaker and learn why speaking is akin to running a business.
00:02 - Redefining Workshops and Seminars
Eric starts by addressing the negative connotations surrounding workshops and seminars. He believes the term "workshop" creates unfavorable energy, leading him to develop a system for experience design that's about much more than mere learning.
1:42 - The True Measure of Speaker Transformation
Discover the best way to measure a speaker's transformation—it's all about taking action. Eric shares the inspiring journey of Tony Robbins, who once had a paralyzing fear of public speaking before becoming the powerhouse he is today.
2:39 - Overcoming the 6% Barrier
Eric recalls what nearly deterred him from entering the speaking industry—the shocking statistic that only 6% of workshop attendees actually integrate what they learn. He found this unacceptable and set out to change the status quo.
4:01 - Core Takeaway from the One-Talk Workshop
Eric unveils the essence of his transformative one-talk workshop. It equips participants with a well-structured talk they can deliver in any time frame, ensuring they leave with valuable, actionable insights.
Don't miss this thought-provoking episode of Unforgettable Podcast, where Eric Edmeades challenges conventional wisdom in the world of workshops and seminars. Plus, stay tuned for the chance to win an exclusive $25,000 VIP day with Eric himself. Join us as we dive deeper into the art of public speaking and experience design.
Prepare Your Slides, Your Timing But Do Not Forget Your Mastery!
Welcome to Unforgettable Podcast with Eric Edmeades, where we dive into the world of public speaking and presentation skills. In this episode, Eric discusses the challenges many people face when it comes to public speaking, emphasizing his concern about the reliance on slides during presentations. A
00:02 - Facing Fear in Public Speaking
Eric shares his thoughts on public speaking, highlighting one of his major concerns regarding the use of slides as a crutch during presentations.
1:30 - Creating a Captivating Experience
Learn about the significance of creating a bubble around the audience, where they can suspend concerns about the external world and become fully engaged in the presentation.
2:58 - The Importance of Time Management
Discover the critical rule of never going over your allotted time in a presentation, with only two exceptions if the producer explicitly requests it.
4:27 - Wrapping Up
Eric emphasizes the importance of not asking the producer for additional time and leaves listeners with a reminder of the upcoming prize for podcast reviewers.
Join us in this episode of Unforgettable Podcast as Eric Edmeades shares his insights on overcoming fear in public speaking, the impact of slides, the significance of time management, and the importance of creating an engaging experience for the audience. Don't forget to leave a review on iTunes for a chance to win a private $25,000 VIP day with Eric himself!
Public Speaking Can Become Your Breakthrough
Welcome to Unforgettable Podcast with Eric Edmeades, where we unravel the secrets of public speaking and becoming an unforgettable presenter. In this captivating episode, Eric delves into the fears that plague public speakers and the magnetic allure of the stage effect. Discover why becoming a speaker is a game-changer, just one compelling talk away from your next breakthrough.
00:02 - Conquering the Fear of Public Speaking
Eric opens with a startling statistic: four out of five businesses won't make it past their first five years. However, he reveals the secret weapon that can make the difference—public speaking. The power of the stage effect can transform your trajectory.
1:44 - The Game-Changing Role of a Speaker
Why is becoming a speaker so essential? Eric shares a profound truth—you're just one talk away from your next significant breakthrough. Drawing inspiration from the brilliant Brené Brown, he emphasizes the life-altering potential of sharing your message.
2:36 - The Shower Epiphany
Ever wonder how Eric came up with the title for his book? It happened in the most unexpected place—the shower! He unveils the story behind the book's inception and how it was largely written during that pivotal stage.
4:07 - Unveiling the Secrets of Being Unforgettable
Eric's book isn't just another manual; it's a guide to becoming an unforgettable presenter. He highlights the importance of structuring your content to leave an indelible mark on your audience.
5:20 - Transforming Speakers into Leaders
Many in positions of political power might not be the right ones, but Eric believes that by helping individuals become exceptional speakers and deliver unforgettable material, they can change the world, much like Barack Obama did.
Join us in this extraordinary episode of Unforgettable Podcast as Eric Edmeades inspires you to conquer the fear of public speaking, embrace the stage effect, and become an unforgettable presenter. And remember, one lucky listener every single week has the chance to be part of our exclusive VIP day with Eric himself. Stay tuned for more unforgettable insights!
Speak from Memory and Establish a Genuine Connection
Welcome to the Unforgettable Podcast with Eric Edmeades. In this episode, we challenge the conventional approach of writing out speeches and explore why relying on guided material can hinder effective communication.
00:02 - Rethinking Speech Preparation
Eric Edmeades questions the traditional method of writing out speeches and highlights the challenges it presents in effective communication.
1:30 - The Disconnect Between Written and Spoken Words
Explore why written words and spoken words have inherent differences in their patterns and how attempting to speak written text can hinder authenticity.
3:52 - Memory Engagement in Speech Delivery
Discover how relying on written speeches engages a different form of memory, making it more challenging to recover if you forget a phrase or sentence.
5:02 - The Struggle with Emotion in Prepared Speeches
Learn how the focus on remembering written words can prevent the delivery of authentic emotion, except for experienced professionals.
6:30 - Embracing Stories and Energy
Eric encourages a shift in approach, emphasizing clarity about the stories to be shared and the energy behind them, advocating for sharing from memory and not from memorization.
Join us in this episode of Unforgettable Podcast as we challenge the traditional approach to speech preparation, explore the disconnect between written and spoken words, and stress the importance of sharing stories and energy from memory. Discover how this shift in approach can lead to more authentic and memorable communication with your audience.
How To Say NO with Confidence!
Welcome to Unforgettable Podcast with Eric Edmeades. In this episode, we dive into some essential topics, including conquering fear in public speaking, the power of storytelling, the benefits of networking, and knowing how to say no effectively.
00:02 - Overcoming Fear in Public Speaking
Eric Edmeades opens up about the struggle with fear in public speaking. He emphasizes the importance of becoming a storyteller and using your life experiences to connect with your audience.
1:30 - Embracing the Role of a Storyteller
Discover why being a storyteller is so crucial for effective communication. Eric shares how this skill has not only enhanced his speaking career but also helped him navigate life's challenges more effectively.
2:37 - The Ultimate Networking Accelerator
Eric explains why storytelling is the ultimate networking accelerator, even for introverts. Despite his own experiences with low-grade social anxiety, he highlights the tremendous value of networking and how it has expanded his global network.
3:52 - Knowing When to Say No
Before transitioning into public speaking, Eric worked as a business consultant with high rates. He provides valuable advice on knowing when and how to say no to job offers, emphasizing the importance of setting boundaries.
5:02 - Negotiating a Lucrative Deal
Eric shares a remarkable story of negotiating a job for $20,000 for one week, which eventually led to a six-month engagement. His story underscores the significance of confidently stating your value in negotiations.
Join us in this episode of Unforgettable Podcast as we explore these valuable life and career lessons with Eric Edmeades. Learn how to conquer fear in public speaking, embrace storytelling, network effectively, and negotiate your worth in the professional world.
I wasn’t sure if what could make my fear in public speaking disappear until I discovered this podcast.
It's a must-listen!
This podcast not only guides me how to become a pro speaker but also tells me not to give up. It reminds me that I can keep making progress and reach my goals.
amazing insight !!
I just finished the episode featuring Jeffrey Perlman and it was amazing. Eric's admiration for Jeffrey's change from a mind-centric to a heart-centric speaker was truly special.