Ep 39: State of the Industry Part 2 with Davide Di Giorgio

Ep 39: State of the Industry Part 2 with Davide Di Giorgio
In this follow-up to our state of the industry episode, we welcome unapologetic speaker coach and former podcast guest Davide Di Giorgio. David, Cindy and Jason talk about a number of recent trends and discuss going against conventional wisdom in several areas such as: How to use social media Speaking to sell How to create a great TED talk …and much more. If you’re looking to transform your TED talk, or workshop into a world-class exper...

Ep 38: Looking Back at the 2017 Speaking Industry & Trends for 2018

Ep 38:  Looking Back at the 2017 Speaking Industry & Trends for 2018
In this first episode of the New Year, Jason and Cindy look back at the speaking industry in 2017 and project some of the trends for 2018. The discussions include the rise of Facebook live broadcasts, and Internet television shows. They also talk about event fatigue and its impact on the speak-to-sell world. Cindy and Jason will also look at how the proliferation of inexperienced speakers are effecting business events, as well as the trend of experie...

Ep. 2: First Time Speaking … the nutty and the crazy

Ep. 2: First Time Speaking … the nutty and the crazy
Cindy and Jason discuss doing your first ever speaking gig. Cindy shares the story of her first time on stage singing, and Jason discusses being called on to do a talk at a big conference on the fly when he was a TV news director. Jason talks about the importance of knowing your audience when speaking to sell and tells a story about a banker who wasted an opportunity to get 300 leads. Finally Cindy discusses valuable strategies that will get you spea...