Intimacy does not happen by accident. Investments are made by all parties when relationships are formed between individuals and communities. All speakers, no matter the size of the audience, hold the responsibility of encouraging healthy connection.
Carol and Jim are a married couple writing their own Big Talks at The Big Talk Academy. Encouraging each other’s growth in the Process, Jim and Carol are exploring new truths and growing their Talk.
Growing and listening to our inner voice, our intuition, will change our lives. Our intuition is our own deep desire and guide for leaving a singular impression on the world. Actively using our intuition naturally moves us to mental, physical, and emotional healing.
Releasing intuitive power occurs when our physical voice shares lessons and wisdom from our inner voice. Gayle Damiano delved deep into her inner voice resulting in more clarity and taking more action on things she knew to be true. She is magnifying her voice and helping others do the same with skills honed at the Big Talk Academy.
Everyone has a voice to use and a story to share. We are naturally ready to connect with others. Each conversation we enter can grow our skill of expressing ourselves and helping the world to become a better place.
So how do you build up your voice with greater power and effect change in the world?
One aspect of Bryn Dresher’s growing voice is getting others to use their voices for peace and justice. Change begins when we start to share what we believe and how we feel. Bryn is a skilled conversation guide helping people honestly navigate ideas and feelings towards truth and peace.
Putting yourself forward and sharing deeply from within can be a hard, daunting, and simply scary. None of us like to be rejected. However, for those speakers, community members, and friends who take the plunge into revealing themselves, the entire world benefits and grows with them.
Wouldn’t be great if there was a process, a proven path, for sharing who you are through your unique point of view that minimized the risk of feeling rejected?
Our guest today is Cheryl Liew. As a student of The Big Talk Academy, she has learned to strengthen her unique point of view. Cheryl shares with Tricia how writing, focusing on story, and getting deeply involved in community are growing her personal and professional life.
Storytelling and community are powerful forces of change for audiences and the speaker. Stories invite people to know you as a speaker and form a loose-knit community around your story, you, and your topic.
Speakers can also be transformed when creating story and participating in community.
Our guest is Shauna Alauddin, a Big Talk Academy student who is using her new writing habits to make a difference. She reveals how trusting the process of creating story and building community impacts her speaking, daily task list, and more.
Whether you are speaking on stage or simply living your everyday life, you will face limiting beliefs. Today’s guest shares his experience of facing fear while preparing for Speakers Who Dare, and also how his family is moving forward with courage during this challenging time.
In today’s challenging environment, it’s more important than ever to find your community. Today’s guest shares how the Speakers Who Dare community helped her take bigger risks, and why we must dig deeper and find new ways to connect.
The year 2020 will go down in history as a time of massive change. Years from now, will you look back on it as a time that you pivoted and adapted … or a time when you said no to the incredible opportunities? Today’s guest shares her story of saying YES to the opportunities she’s been given to grow as an artist and speaker. You’ll learn how you can be more open to the possibilities and speak from a place of love.
What does it mean to be “normal”? This may seem like a simple question, but today’s guest helps us see that there’s more to the question than meets the eye. In fact, she reveals that there is no such thing as “normal” … and that’s a good thing.
This year’s Speakers Who Dare presenters were forced to make a quick pivot from a live, on-state event to a livestream event because of COVID-19. Today’s guest shares how the Speakers Who Dare community empowered her during this challenging time, and how you can also become a speaker who dares.
When you face a personal crisis--or even a global one--how do you respond? Do you shrink back or take advantage of the situation to bring positive change to the world? Today’s guest will inspire you to not only work through the current crisis, but find the beauty in it and leverage it for good.
Are you tempted to hide behind data, statistics, or information as a speaker? Today’s guest is a scientist who shares her powerful story of learning to tell a more personal story. She will inspire you to be more authentic and open as you share your message.
What does it mean to be a “daring” speaker? Are you comfortable with accepting criticism or challenging people’s viewpoints? Can you move ahead in spite of fear? Today’s guest will help you wrestle with these questions and inspire you to be more fearless in sharing your message.
When you need to make a quick pivot, how do you manage that process internally? Today’s guest shares her fascinating journey of making a quick pivot when the Speakers Who Dare event became a livestream. You’ll learn strategies for developing a better mindset and attitude to deal with change effectively.
Are you a speaker who just wants to share your message? If so, today’s guest says you need to re-think your approach. You’ll learn that your message is not only about you … it’s also about inspiring others, sharing their stories, and using your platform to bring good into the world.
There are many obstacles to speaking effectively: anxiety, isolation, and fear, just to name a few. But when we are part of a tribe or community, we can handle these obstacles and become far better than we can be on our own. Today’s guest shares her fascinating story of finding her tribe and learning to be more resilient and confident. You’ll also be inspired to dive deeper into community and become a speaker who dares.
The world has changed quickly and changed radically. We no longer live in a world where we can just fend for ourselves. Today’s guest reminds us why community and relationships are so vital to give us a sense of belonging, resilience, and purpose.
Speakers Who Dare make a difference from the stage. But can you also make a difference by something as simple as cleaning your home? Today’s guest shares how you can have a ripple effect on the world by something as simple as cleaning your home.
Speakers Who Dare is not only an event that impacts the listeners. It also powerfully impacts the speakers. Today’s guest shares how being a part of Speakers Who Dare helped him speak his truth, show up in the world differently and learn to take a stand.
It is my mission to elevate the voices of people with important stories and messages they need to share in the world. When we do this, we can change and even save lives.
In the wake of recent events, I felt it was time to have a discussion, let voices be heard, and find a way to encourage and facilitate love and compassion … while inspiring the change we need so desperately. We hope you enjoy this conversation with our amazing guests.
Have you lost the ability to dream, especially in today’s challenging environment? If so, today’s guest will help you not only to dream again … but dream on your own terms so can live and serve to your fullest potential.
Do you struggle with proving yourself to the world by being productive or creating a perfect image? Today’s guest shares her incredible story of finding self-approval and discovering her primal voice. You’ll learn to unlock your feelings and develop more confidence in all areas of your life.
What is the greatest way to impact others? Today’s guest helps us see that mentoring is one of the best ways to change people’s lives. You’ll hear her powerful story of being mentored, and will learn how to find a great mentor and impact others through mentoring as well.
What do you believe about money? That is a powerful question that touches us every day in many ways. Today’s guest shares her emotional and powerful story about moving from shame to abundance in her relationship with money. You’ll learn how to move from a frequency of desperation toward a life of abundance and greater joy.
An increasing number of workers are independent and working from home. Even if that doesn’t describe you, the fact remains that many speakers and leaders are hungry for relationships and community. Our guest today shares her story of finding community and collaboration in unique settings. You’ll learn the value of closer relationships and how to empower others to do great work.