220 Be Clear, Compelling & Convincing – Zach Messler 
26 Mar 2019

Audience, Energy, Business, Clarity, Communication

220 Be Clear, Compelling & Convincing – Zach Messler 

Summary

Speaking is just like any other communication in business: you must be clear, compelling, and convincing. Today’s guest shares practical tips for accomplishing all three C’s, and why each is vital to building your business.

Some of the greatest ideas to ever happen … won’t. Why? Miscommunication. That’s where Zach Messler comes in. Zach is the messaging guy, and he can help you know what to say and how to say it so you make a bigger impact on the world … and your wallet.

We’ll explore:

  • How Zach transitioned from the corporate world to speaking.
  • The three C’s of great communication: be clear, compelling, and convincing.
  • How effective communication drives business and helps you make money.
  • How speaking has impacted Zach’s business, and the value of being on panels or podcasts in addition to the stage.
  • Why people can’t feel the written word like they can feel your energy when you are speaking.
  • Practical tips to become a better speaker.

Interview Links

ZachMessler.com

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Resources

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219 Be Confident in Your Own Story – Stephanie McAuliffe
19 Mar 2019

Story, Confidence, Fear, Relationships, Mindset

219 Be Confident in Your Own Story – Stephanie McAuliffe

Summary

How do you develop the confidence to build a speaking career? Today’s guest, who transitioned from a successful career on Wall Street, shares why it’s vital to lean into your own story, be vulnerable, and go deeper to make a bigger impact.

Stephanie McAuliffe is a speaker and guide. She’s the author of The Message in the Bottle: Finding Hope and Peace Amidst the Chaos of Living with an Alcoholic. Ex 27 years on Wall Street, she now is founder of Reclaiming Your Self, guiding people to heal body, mind, and spirit by unleashing the past and stepping into a clear future.

We’ll explore:

  • Stephanie’s story of working on Wall Street and making the transition to speaking.
  • How to bridge the gap of making a difference in the world but also being paid to do it.
  • How to monetize a speaking tour when you are not directly compensated for your talks.
  • The power of saying, “I’m not the right person to help you, but I know someone who can.”
  • Various ways you can monetize speaking.
  • How to get over your fear of asking for a specific number for your speaking fee, and why Stephanie rehearses asking for her number.
  • What Stephanie has learned from speaking mistakes she has made.
  • How becoming a speaker has impacted Stephanie’s business.
  • Practical tips on become a speaker.

Interview Links

StephanieBMcAuliffe.com

The Message in the Bottleby Stephanie McAuliffe

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Resources

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218 Shift Your Mindset and Grab the Mic – Amina AlTai
12 Mar 2019

Wellness, Mindset, Resonant, Audience, Courage

218 Shift Your Mindset and Grab the Mic – Amina AlTai

Summary

What is standing between you and the speaking success you’d like to have? Today’s guest helps you see that the obstacle is not “out there”—it’s “in here.” She shares the importance of shifting your mindset so you can grab the mic and begin making growing your audience and business.

Wellness expert and business advisor Amina AlTai knows what it means to be a millennial on the move! She began her marketing career at Cartier and Vera Wang, then co-founded her own marketing agency and worked with clients such as Samsung and Mercedes Benz Fashion Week. She later led the marketing teams of wellness leaders Bliss and Spafinder Wellness.

Amina speaks around the world, consults Fortune 500 companies, and shares her unique methodology for entrepreneurs to be what she calls “entreprenourished”—a term coined by Amina that refers to her key practices that nourish and nurture founders, their businesses, and their bottom lines.

We’ll explore:

  • Amina’s journey to the stage and why she decided to speak.
  • How Amina determined her speaking fee.
  • Why you must persevere, and why “no” means “not yet.”
  • The importance of finding the right stages—the people and places who will connect with your work.
  • How speaking connects to various other parts of Amina’s business.
  • What Amina has learned from mistakes she has made in speaking.
  • The shift from being “perfect” to being “resonant.”
  • The importance of clarity in building your speaking business.
  • Practical tips for becoming a paid speaker.

Interview Links

Amina AlTai

FREE module of Amina’s digital course

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Resources

To access the special MemberVault training and access to your FREE account, click HERE.

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217 The Genuine Art of Connection – Jenn Edden
05 Mar 2019

Humor, Networking, Connection, Audience, Money

217 The Genuine Art of Connection – Jenn Edden

Summary

The best way to make an impact on your audience and form a genuine connection is to be yourself. Today’s guest shares the secrets to building these powerful connections and staying relevant to your audience.

Jenn Edden is a sugar addiction expert, author and empowerment coach. Jenn healed herself of gastritis at 22 years old and survived a near death gas explosion at 28 years old. It became very clear at that point in her life that she had a calling to teach others the same techniques she used to heal her body naturally and break free from sugar addiction. Jenn is a certified health coach and for the past 14+ years she has been teaching others how to take back control of what they eat and drink without dieting, deprivation or denial.

We’ll explore:

  • Jenn’s journey to the stage.
  • The importance of not making the talk about yourself.
  • How to nurture relationships and create opportunities for yourself and your business.
  • The importance of giving potential clients the benefit of the doubt when you don’t immediately hear back from them.
  • What Jenn has learned from mistakes she has made in speaking.
  • How doing improv has impacted Jenn’s life and business.
  • Why it’s vital to learn the art of receiving.
  • Practical tips to learn the art of speaking and monetizing your message.
  • Why it’s more important to be relevant than being concerned with your exposure.

Interview Links

JECoaching.com

FREE Download: 5 Phases of Sugar Addiction

Woman Unleashed: The Highly Sensitive Woman’s Guide to Radiant Energy, Unstoppable Confidence, and a 21-Day Plan to Kick Sugar’s Hold on You by Jenn Edden

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Resources

To access the special MemberVault training and access to your FREE account, click HERE.

FREE Ebook: 7 Step Formula for Fearless Speaking

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