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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.

Feb 26, 2021

Today’s show is another in a series of bonus episodes each featuring one of the phenomenal talks given by the participants in The Big Talk Academy as a part of our Virtual Showcase. This showcase is the culmination of their hard work as they cross the finish line to becoming certified speakers. 

These episodes give you a peek behind the curtain to witness the amazing Big Talks presented, and also give you exclusive access to my live feedback and direction I give to each speaker immediately following their performances.

This week’s episode features Dona Edwards and her talk, Reimagining Business School Can Bring Humanity Back to Corporate America.

Dona has worked in the legal field for over 20 years, most recently in-house at corporations as an Executive and Senior Counsel. She was responsible for driving the global intellectual property strategy including protecting and monetizing innovations, developing a legal department, managing litigations and providing general legal advice and counsel.

In her compelling and thought-provoking Big Talk, Dona discusses how there is a unique opportunity for business schools to make bold moves and step up to teach greater compassion to our future leaders. She shares how empathy facilitates inclusion, connection, belonging, and ultimately, humanity.