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The Big Talk

Tricia Brouk draws on her experience as a writer, director, choreographer in theater, film and television to help bring your life-changing speech into focus.
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Nov 23, 2017

As a speaker or writer, it's easy to be focused on the final product of a speech or book. But it's not only about the product, it's also about the process. Today's guest reveals strategies that have helped her practice ease and alignment, two qualities that have helped her connect with her audiences and grow her business.

Nov 21, 2017

What happens when life throws you a curve ball? Our guest today, shows us that you can not only learn to cope - you can thrive by rising to the occasion and helping others set extraordinary expectations for themselves. Speaking and writing can play a big part in this process.

 

Nov 16, 2017

What happens when you have a message burning inside you, but you don’t consider yourself a writer? How do you share your voice with the world? Today’s guest shows us that it’s possible to create a fantastic book by working with a ghostwriter. You’ll hear why she chose this method of writing a book and why it’s so vital to capture your voice in your writing.

Nov 14, 2017

It’s easy to find a stage or an audience if you are a well-known celebrity or a high-level leader. But what if you are not well-known and don’t have much social proof? Our guest today will share how he leveraged his book to build a business. These are principles you can put into practice to build your audience as well.

Nov 9, 2017

Writers and speakers pursue their craft for all kinds of reasons. Today’s guest will remind you of the most important “why”—connecting with an audience and changing their lives. She shares her speaking and writing journey, and will challenge you to go deeper with the process.

Nov 7, 2017

Some artists, like Picasso, create a masterpiece once and hang it on the wall. Others, such as public speakers, must create an amazing experience every time they give a talk. Today's guest breaks down his processes so you can see how he impacts audiences on both the page and the stage.

Nov 2, 2017

What is the secret to impacting audiences through writing and speaking? Is it confidence? Charisma? Eloquence? The answer may surprise you. Today’s guest reveals counter-intuitive wisdom, gained from decades of leadership, on how to impact your audience whether you are writing or speaking.

Oct 31, 2017

Is it possible to move from education to entrepreneurship—two fields with very different skill sets? Today’s guest answers an enthusiastic “Yes!” He’ll share how he overcame fear and is using speaking and writing to embark on a new career path that is changing lives.

Oct 26, 2017

Do you want to write a book but don’t know how to get started? Today’s guest reveals a simple and practical framework that forms the structure your book. You’ll also learn how to apply this same framework to your next big talk.

Oct 24, 2017

With so many technologies and online tools available today, is it necessary to speak in order to grow your business? Our guest today not only believes so—he is living proof that speaking can form a great foundation for business success

Oct 19, 2017

How does a self-described “hermit entrepreneur” make the leap into giving a big talk? Our guest reveals how she worked through her fear and began speaking. You’ll also learn why it’s important to know yourself and forge your own path for success.

Oct 17, 2017

For thousands of years, people have told stories to relate their experience and influence others. On today’s episode, you’ll hear from a leader who continues this tradition by telling stories that impact his team, his live audiences, and his readers. You’ll also learn why self-awareness is such a key part of leadership and communication.

Oct 12, 2017

What do you want your audience to take away from your talk? That is the question on the mind of today's guest every time she prepares to speak. She reveals why she begins with the end in mind, plus other practical tips from her writing and speaking journey.

Oct 10, 2017

How can the philanthropy business help someone develop skills as an entrepreneur? Today’s guest shows you how. You’ll discover how to use your current setting in life to help propel you to greater success.

Oct 5, 2017

Do you feel too busy to write or speak? On this episode, you’ll discover how one doctor finds time to do both while running a successful practice and raising a family.

Oct 3, 2017

It’s the eternal question for speakers: Should I write a book before I begin speaking? Our guest today helps us see that the book and the big talk go hand in hand.

Sep 28, 2017

In this episode, there’s a wonderful surprise and examination of Suzie’s process, you don’t want to miss.

Sep 26, 2017

In this episode, Suzie and I talk about impact and leaving yours.

Sep 21, 2017

In this episode, Suzie discovers that she’s right where she should be.

Sep 19, 2017

In this episode Suzie and I determine her big idea and it surprises us both.

Sep 5, 2017

In this episode, I offer suggestions to Cheryl on how to have the greatest impact.

Aug 31, 2017

In this episode Cheryl and I land on her big idea. Don’t change this station!

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