There are many benefits to becoming a TEDx speaker: spreading ideas, connecting with an audience, taking your skills to another level, and many others. Today’s guest shares how he was impacted by an unexpected benefit: connecting with his co-speakers.
TEDx speakers not only use words to connect with an audience. They also use other art forms such as music. Today’s guest shares how she uses music to build bridges between people, as well as the role music played in her recent TEDx talk.
As a speaker, how do you balance the need to rehearse your talk while also leaving room for flow? Today’s guest shares his experience as a TEDx speaker and delivers valuable insights about going with the flow while also staying prepared.
The end result of speaking to an audience is to bring about change. Today’s guest shares amazing insights that will help make your talk more actionable by making it relevant, simple, and inspiring.
Nothing is more important in the speaking process than knowing your audience. Today’s guest reveals her process for learning about her audience through a variety of strategies—all the way from initial research up to the second you walk on stage. You’ll come away with useful tips for speaking, sales, and business strategy.
What is the best way to identify your audience and get clear on whom you’re speaking to? Today’s guest talks about this process, which began by looking within herself and then getting feedback from others. Her process and strategies will help you get clear on your audience as well.
Today’s guest reminds us that our role as speakers and communicators it not just to convey information. It’s to help people grow and transform their lives. She shares how she has helped people pursue personal growth, make deeper connections, and move them to action.
What is the source of your content? Our guest today shows you how to develop an ideal audience member and let them show you the way. By listening to their problems and pain points, you will be able to create solutions for them.
What is the secret to persuading an audience? There are many ways to help change people’s minds and move them to action, but today’s guest points to a different way. She reveals how she persuades and inspires an audience through love, service, and discovering what the audience wants to learn.
Whose agenda should drive what you do as a speaker? Today’s guest shares her process for helping her audience uncover their “soul story.” Her strategy of getting personal and vulnerable with her listeners, and focusing on their pain and problems, is a strategy you can use with your audience as well.
Every great speaker knows that it’s all about the audience. Today’s guest reveals that a key part of connecting to the audience is simplifying the message and removing jargon and language they may not understand. She also shares why improv training has helped become a better speaker.
In order to have the biggest impact possible, we must tailor our message to the audience. Today’s guest shares her process for learning about her audience, including key questions she asks about those who are listening.
What is the best way to connect with an audience? Today’s guest will remind you why it’s vital to learn and speak the language of the audience in order to make a connection. He also shares why he works hard to entertain and engage his audience, all to provide amazing value to those who are listening.
How does a speaker reach that sweet spot between giving the audience too much and not giving them enough? Today’s guest reminds us that while our objective doesn’t change, our action must change depending on the situation and the audience. She will encourage you to find the sweet spot by understanding your audience and knowing what they need … and always leave them wanting more.
As a speaker, you know that social media, newsletters, books, and other content can make a big impact on your audience. But today’s guest reminds us that personally connecting with people remains a powerful way to understand your audience and impact their lives. You’ll also hear her fascinating story of how standup comedy unexpectedly led to a speaking career.
When you are a preparing a talk, how do you learn about your audience? Today’s guest shares several key questions she uses to help her discover her audience’s needs and interests. These questions and strategies will help you become a more effective speaker as well.
Speaking is more than just transmitting information to an audience. In order for the audience to receive your message and act on it, they must also trust you. Today’s guest shares how she builds trust with her various audiences in the dental field, and how this enhances her communication with them.
Every speaker knows the power of storytelling, but today’s guest has a different take on this age-old topic. He will show you the power of “storylistening” to learn about the audience and help them think like innovators.
Creating and preparing messages is a key part of the communication process. But what is the end result of all that effort? Today’s guest offers a powerful reminder that what we are really seeking is to inspire the audience to action. She shares strategies and tips that will help you move your audience as well.
What are the most powerful ways to get your audience to take action? Today’s guest shares his strategy of daring and provoking the audience to be better than they are. You’ll also learn how he uses storytelling, humor, metaphor, and other means to help his audience transform their lives.
What is the value we are bringing to the audience? Today’s guest reveals that it’s not about information, but transformation. She shares practical tips for helping the audience experience transformation, as well as key lessons she has learned as a successful speaker.
As speakers, we want to help our audience change and live the fullest life possible. Today’s guest shares how she guides her audience toward change by pointing them toward hope. You’ll also be inspired to help your audience be open to how much is possible in their lives.
What does it take to be a successful speaker? Preparation? Appearance? Experience? Today’s guest reveals the single most important key to giving a successful talk, and it surprisingly does not begin with the speaker.
We all have obstacles. Many times we need another person’s perspective to clearly see the obstacle and how to overcome it. Today’s guest shares how she helps her clients and audience identify their obstacles, take action, and stay curious.
What do jazz music and business have in common? Innovation. Today’s guest shares her process for helping clients develop the skills to innovate in their field, whether it’s art, business, or music. You’ll be inspired to take your own speaking and work to a new level of creativity and excellence.