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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.

Apr 12, 2022

I recorded this episode during Week 1 of the The Big Talk Academy Spring 2022 cohort. And during our first group call, in addition to welcoming one another and stating our intentions for the program, we also took a moment to acknowledge everything happening in Ukraine.


We shared a moment of silence and energetically sent our love to the people there. I also shared my thoughts on the incredible leadership of President Zelenskyy and the power of his influential voice during this time of great sadness and despair.


I pointed out that each member of The Big Talk Academy can also be an influential voice in the world, too. And today, I want to extend that same message to you.


In this episode, we’ll explore:

  • The responsibility and urgency of sharing your truth and using your voice
  • The time I spent in Russia in 1991 as a dancer and what I learned from that experience
  • Why effective communication is more important now than ever
  • The need for trust from your audience

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