The Big Talk with Tricia Brouk

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.
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Dec 28, 2017

Many people believe that success happens only when you can present a perfect version of yourself and your content to the world. Our guest today, shows us that the opposite is true. He reveals how we rob ourselves of our best work, and what to do about it.

Dec 26, 2017

You've written, rehearsed and prepared to give a big talk. But delivering your talk is not the end, it's just the beginning. Today's guest reveals how to leverage your big talk to create multiple income streams and accelerate your success.

Dec 21, 2017

Although a book and a big talk are two different ways of reaching people, a great outline can make both easier and more effective. Today’s guest will show you how to use an outline as the basis for each one. You will also learn why both a book and a talk are so vital for building your platform.

Dec 19, 2017

How does a person become an effective and influential speaker? Is it all about strategy? Connections? Authority? Popularity? Today’s guest reveals that the secret is much simpler: to become a speaker, you must first learn to be an audience. You learn why empathy, listening, and developing a touch-point with people are vital keys to becoming a great speaker.

Dec 14, 2017

Artists, speakers, and authors often battle the "resistance", the term author Steven Pressfield uses to describe the forces that work against our creativity. Today’s guest shares how he has taken action to overcome Resistance and build his speaking and writing career while impacting thousands of lives.

Dec 12, 2017

Success in writing a book or crafting a big talk doesn’t come by accident. Our guest today reveals tips and strategies for approaching your book or big talk in a structured process that will help you make purposeful progress toward your goals.

Dec 7, 2017

Your book or big talk won’t create itself — you must make time to bring it into existence. But with so many distractions in your life, how is this possible? Today’s guest reveals several strategies for being productive and protecting your most valuable asset: time. In addition, she shares how writing and speaking can impact your business.

Dec 5, 2017

Do you wait to take action until you feel completely ready? Today’s guest will challenge you to dive in and realize that taking action is the most important part of achieving your dreams.

Nov 30, 2017

In the push and pull of everyday life, and the endless choices we have as creative entrepreneurs, it's tempting to lose sight of your call. Today's guest will share her story of listening and staying true to her call, and challenge you to do the same.

Nov 28, 2017

It's easy to feel pressure to copy another author or speaker's success. After all those strategies worked for them - why couldn't they work for you? Today's guest reminds us that it's vital to be your authentic self and find what works for you instead of trying to be someone else.

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.

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