Ep. 63. Less is more, and short is beautiful
When you’re speaking via video, you want to keep things short. Here’s how to embrace short, even when you’re scheduled to run long.
Ep. 62. Zoom out! You’re more than just another face
If you’re spending all day in Zoom meetings, then it’s easy to think that speaking by video automatically means showing your head and shoulders… and nothing else. Let’s talk about what you (and your audience) are missing by not letting the rest of your body get in on the act. (The bad news? You’re gonna need to start wearing pants again.)
61. Go big AND go home: Why you need to amp up your online energy for work-at-home audiences
Presenting remotely? You need to bring more energy to your speaking style when your audience is at home in front of their screens. Find out why… and how.
Ep. 60. The pivot: Mozilla adapts to communicating in the lockdown
This time, we look at how the technology visionaries at Mozilla are making the pivot from face-to-face leadership communications to virtual channels. We’re joined by Justin O’Kelly, Mozilla’s senior executive communications manager.
Ep. 59. Leadership communication through curation
If sharing really is caring, then the content you share needs to be content you really care about — and content your audience will care about too.
Ep. 58. Going virtual (and staying human)
With so many face-to-face presentations being cancelled, a lot of speakers are looking at going virtual. Here’s how to make up some of the emotional connection you may lose when you jump online.
Ep. 57. Making the best of a cancelled speech
Your event was cancelled? Sorry to hear it. But the good news is that it doesn’t have to mean the end of the road for your speech.
Ep. 56. Leadership communications in a crisis (part two)
Getting leadership communications right is never more important than in the middle of a crisis. Here are seven key principles for effectively communicating when your audience needs you most.
Ep. 55. Leadership communications in a crisis (part one)
This two-part episode looks at effective leadership communications in a crisis. Part one is all about planning now so you’re ready when the storm hits… either with this crisis, or the next one.
Ep. 54. It’s called public speaking. Not public singing.
Sing-song delivery saps your speech’s strength and breaks your connection to the audience. Here’s how to recognize it… and how to stop.
The Successful Speaker: a new guide to launching a speaking career
if you’ve wondered how to become a professional speaker, here’s an answer: The Successful Speaker by Grant Baldwin, co-written with Jeff Goins,
Ep. 53. How to Talk to Experts
Sooner or later you’ll find yourself talking to a subject matter expert: somebody who’s going to give some of their time and knowledge to make your speech or article better. Here’s how to get the most out of their time and yours.