223 Make the Investment in Yourself – Karen Litzy
16 Apr 2019

Confidence, Pitching, Relationships, Audience, Practice

223 Make the Investment in Yourself – Karen Litzy

Summary

Speaking success doesn’t come automatically. You may be known in your field, but you must start at the beginning when building a speaking career. Today’s guest shares her story of making the investment in herself and building her speaking career over a number of years.

Dr. Karen Litzy is a licensed physical therapist, international speaker, owner of Karen Litzy Physical Therapy, host of the podcast “Healthy Wealthy & Smart,” and the creator of the Women in Physical Therapy Summit. Through her work as a physical therapist, she has helped thousands of people overcome painful conditions, recover from surgery, and return to their lives with family and friends.

As a podcast host, she has interviewed influencers in the world of health, medicine, and entrepreneurship, including Gloria Steinem, Dr. Karim Kahn, JJ Virgin, and Professor Lorimer Moseley.

She has been a featured speaker at national and international prevents, including the International Olympic Committee, the Injury Prevention Conference in Monaco, and the Sri Lanka Sports & Exercise Medicine Conference.

We’ll explore:

  • The importance of becoming a student of speaking in order to get more stages.
  • Karen’s process for pitching herself as a speaker.
  • The importance of being yourself with your content and ideas when pitching.
  • Why you must build relationships over a number of years in order to be successful in speaking.
  • How setting an intention can help you accomplish your goals faster.
  • The importance of your community in helping you be more successful.
  • Why you must know the material inside out.
  • How speaking has increased Karen’s business by other physical therapists referring patients to her, and having the courage to branch out beyond the stage.
  • Karen’s tips for getting into public speaking.

Interview Links

KarenLitzy.com

Healthy Wealthy & Smart Podcast

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222 Knowing & Owning Who You Are – Jazz Biancci
09 Apr 2019

Vulnerability, Authenticity, Identity, Connection, Collaboration

222 Knowing & Owning Who You Are – Jazz Biancci

 Summary

One of the most powerful questions you can ask yourself as a speaker is, “Who am I?” When you truly know and own your unique identity and perspective, you can powerfully impact an audience. Today’s guest shares her story, as well as practical strategies, for building your speaking business out of your true and vulnerable self.

Jazz Biancci, CAPP, is the founder and creator of Spiraling into Genius and The Consciousness Masculinity. As an author, speaker, and channel, Jazz sees the invisible influence and helps people discover what they don’t know, in order for them to have greater impact in the world.

We’ll explore:

  • Various ways to define monetization, and how Jazz has been able to monetize her message.
  • How Jazz had to get over who she was in the past, and why the gift of failure led her to greater opportunities.
  • Why everything is energy, and how we are a tower sending out radio waves into the world.
  • Possible resources you can receive from speaking: money, referrals, social media reach, connections and collaborations for the future, book sales, future projects and events.
  • The importance of aligning with people you want to be in business with.
  • How speaking has impacted Jazz’s life and business.
  • Practical tips for building your speaking business.

Interview Links

JazzBiancci.com

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Resources

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221 Say Yes to Opportunities – Sharon Holand Gelfand
02 Apr 2019

Opportunities, Speaker Sheet, Mistakes, Negotiation, Confidence

221 Say Yes to Opportunities – Sharon Holand Gelfand

Summary

How are you compensated as a speaker? It’s not just about receiving money—it’s also about receiving experience, making connections, and getting referrals. Today’s guest shares her journey to the stage, and why you should say “yes” to the opportunities in front of you to begin, or build, your speaking career.

Sharon Holand Gelfand is a healthcare disruptor. As a certified functional diagnostic nutritionist, Sharon transforms women’s lives by healing their guts. She gets to the root of their most common health complaints by testing—not guessing—and incorporates lifestyle shifts filled with more energy and less stress.

We’ll explore:

  • Sharon’s journey to the stage.
  • How Sharon monetizes her speaking.
  • Strategies for making the transition from speaking for experience to speaking for fees.
  • Advice for negotiation a speaking fee and getting clear on what you want from a speaking engagement.
  • What a speaker one-sheet is, and why it’s important to your speaking career.
  • Mistakes Sharon has made in speaking, and what she has learned from them.
  • The need to spend time working on your speaking pitch.
  • How speaking has impacted Sharon’s business, and why Sharon believes that speaking is a core component of any business.
  • Sharon’s advice for taking the plunge to get started in speaking.

Interview Links

SharonHoland.com

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Sharon’s YouTube channel

Resources

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