The Big Talk Podcast

285 Learning to Take a Stand – Ben Gioia

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Purpose, Speaking, Relationships, Truth, Message 



Speakers Who Dare is not only an event that impacts the listeners. It also powerfully impacts the speakers. Today’s guest shares how being a part of Speakers Who Dare helped him speak his truth, show up in the world differently and learn to take a stand. 

Ben Gioia is a best-selling author and the creator of Influence With A Heart®. He guides people as they write their #1 best selling book — in 5 weeks — and pivot for a media explosion in 99 days. His talk, The Buddha Smile, teaches people how to quit suffering. 

We’ll explore:  

  • What made Ben want to be a speaker who dares. 
  • The importance of relationships in building your platform. 
  • Why being a speaker who dares is not limited to being on stage. 
  • How Ben experienced the Speakers Who Dare community, and what he learned about himself during the process of re-configuring Speakers Who Dare. 
  • How Ben is showing up differently in the world as a result of Speakers Who Dare. 
  • Ben’s advice for being daring and having a voice. 


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