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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.

Tricia 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.

Feb 28, 2023

This week, I am reading from an incredible book called Voices of History: Speeches That Changed the World by Simon Sebag Montefiore. And I'm super excited because the big talk I’m sharing in this episode is from the section of the book about decency.


This talk — “The Ability of Human Beings to Remake Themselves...

Feb 24, 2023

This week, I am so excited to share one of the amazing talks given by a participant of the Speaker Salon Showcase. 


Each year, I curate the Speaker Salon live in New York City. And it culminates with a showcase given for influencers and decision makers seeking to put speakers on their big stages. 


These special...

Feb 21, 2023

This week, I am so excited for you to meet Jessica Buchanan! I had the honor of working with Jessica on her TEDx Pearl Street talk a few years ago, and I know you’re going to be so inspired by her and her story.


Jessica is a Teacher, Author, Humanitarian, Speaker, and Survivor. In 2011, she was abducted at gunpoint...

Feb 14, 2023

In today’s episode, I share about a kind of big talk many people, speaker or not, are asked to do at some point in their lives. And that is a wedding toast.


When someone asks you to give a toast at their wedding, it can feel natural to move into a place of fear. After all, you don’t want to mess up someone’s big...

Feb 10, 2023

Hey, friends, welcome back to The Big Talk podcast. I’m your host, Tricia Brouk — founder of The Big Talk Academy, award-winning director, producer, and author. This is episode 492.


I’m so excited for today’s episode because it’s a part of a series where I’m giving you an inside look at my live virtual...