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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 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.