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The art of public speaking with authentic and meaningful storytelling can change and even save a life. Learn how to get up on a big stage and share your important message through the lens of award winning director, Tricia Brouk.

She shares her personal experience of being on big stages all over the world and interviews people who talk for a living and gets them to reveal their secrets on how to become a successful public speaker and have lasting legacy.

Tricia has put thousands of speakers onto countless big stages. Guests of The Big Talk have included Stedman Graham, John Lee Dumas, Hap Klopp, Darieth Chisolm and Farnoosh Torabi among others.

Dec 26, 2023

Today, I am joined by the amazing and talented Miriam Schulman.


Miriam has been a professional artist for over 20 years and lives her creative life with gratitude in New York's backyard. 


After witnessing the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Miriam abandoned a lucrative hedge fund job to work on her art full-time. Rejecting the starving artist myth, her watercolor and mixed media paintings have been seen on NBC, published in magazines and books, and collected worldwide. 


In addition to creating art, Miriam teaches other artists through her online courses, hosts The Inspiration Place podcast, and is the author of the book Artpreneur: The Step-by-Step Guide to Making a Sustainable Living from Your Creativity.


In this episode, we’ll explore:


  • The importance of art during times of crisis and why sharing your art is a service

  • Mindset and the need for artists to believe in themselves, their art, and their buyers

  • How artists can increase confidence when marketing themselves and believe in their worth

  • Why you need to take persistent and inspired action

  • Miriam’s current favorites: Book: Harry Potter, Speaker: Brené Brown, and Podcast: Wiser Than Me


More from Miriam Schulman

Her book, Artpreneur: The Step-by-Step Guide to Making a Sustainable Living from Your Creativity

Her podcast, The Inspiration Place


Instagram: @schulmanart 


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