257 Advocate for Your Story – Heather Hansen
10 Dec 2019

Credibility, Advocate, Storytelling, Leadership, Influence

257 Advocate for Your Story – Heather Hansen

Summary

Today’s guest brings a unique perspective as both a trial attorney and a speaker. You’ll learn the power of credibility and becoming an advocate in your leadership and communication. You’ll also be inspired to become a more authentic leader who owns up to your mistakes and listens more deeply to the people you lead.

Heather Hansen has her psychology degree, has spent twenty years as an award-winning trial attorney, and is a trained mediator. She has appeared on NBC, Fox News Channel, CNN, MSNBC, CBS and has presented in Kuwait, Ireland, Mexico and throughout the United States.

Heather is the author of the best-seller The Elegant Warrior: How to Win Life’s Trials Without Losing Yourself, which Publishers Weekly calls a “template to achieving personal and career success.” She is also the host of The Elegant Warrior podcast.

We’ll explore:

  • Why it’s not enough to tell you story—you must advocate for it.
  • The crafting of a story, and its relationship to credibility and being an advocate.
  • The importance of owning up to your mistakes.
  • How Heather, as an elegant warrior, shows up as a storyteller and leader.
  • Heather’s role models in storytelling and leadership.
  • What makes a great storyteller.
  • The challenge of allowing yourself to be vulnerable in the courtroom.
  • The biggest mistake leaders make when sharing their story.

Interview Links

HeatherHansenPresents.com

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256 Step In & Step Up as a Leader – Dr. Wayne Pernell
03 Dec 2019

Leadership, Relationships, Influence, Legacy, Speaking

256 Step In & Step Up as a Leader – Dr. Wayne Pernell

Summary

Are you operating at your full potential as a leader and storyteller? Today’s guest will challenge you to step up, embrace your potential, and choose to be powerful as a leader and speaker.

As a #1 bestselling author, highly sought-after speaker, and elite high-performance executive coach, Dr. Wayne Pernell has spent the last three-and-a-half decades bringing leaders on a breakthrough journey to their next level of having more and being more. He is known as “The Leaders’ Leader” for good reason.

We’ll explore:

  • The connection between the responsibility and the opportunity to speak.
  • Wayne’s pizza story, which illustrates the power of a simple story to powerfully impact you and others.
  • The three C’s of leadership: clarity, communication, curiosity.
  • Why influence and leadership are two different things.
  • The importance of the “little things” in relationships such as smiling and making eye contact.
  • The biggest mistake leaders make in sharing their story.
  • Some of the best talks Wayne has heard, and how the talks impacted him.

Interview Links

WaynePernell.com

Download Wayne’s FREE book The Significance Factor

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Resources

The Big Talk Academy

FREE Ebook: 7 Step Formula for Fearless Speaking

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