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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.

Sep 24, 2021

Today’s show is another in a series of bonus episodes each featuring one of the powerful talks given by my 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 scenes to witness the amazing Big Talks presented and also give you exclusive access to my live feedback and the direction I give to each speaker immediately following their performances.


This week’s episode features Dr. Yuri Nakasato and his talk, A Singing Prescription to Cure the Soul.


Dr. Yuri, a Harvard graduate, is an award winner of the prestigious leadership Bush Fellow. Besides taking care of patients, he is the author of a book in Rheumatology, a change and management expert, a certified Gestalt coach, a COVID frontline worker, and a crooner as featured on TV.


In his incredible and moving Big Talk, Dr. Yuri shares his truth of being on the front lines during the COVID-19 crisis and how he made a decision to fight.


In this talk, he explores:

  • Our natural fight or flight responses and how these translated into our early reactions to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • How to make frightening situations feel less stressful
  • Finding and spreading hope through music
  • The many benefits of singing

More from Dr. Yuri


YouTube Channel: The Singing Doctor 



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