In this insightful and off-the-wall episode, Cindy and Jason look at unlikely resources that will make you a better speaker and performer. Discussion runs from observing people on transit, to personality assessments, books on old carnival performers, movies about religious evangelists and much more! Here are the links mentioned in the podcast The movie Marjoe is available on iTunes. There are also a few highlights of the movie and it’s key scenes a
Our Top FIve Ways To Tell Better Stories episode was a big hit, so we decided to do a sequel, including more advanced tips on telling great stories within your talk. Cindy and Jason discuss the importance of story arc, and the four point story structure. They also discuss how to spice up stories with scenes, dialogue, and tension, plus how to introduce time travel into your stories for maximum effectiveness. Whether you do keynotes, breakouts, or
In this latest “Top Five” episode, Cindy and Jason discuss the top five vocal techniques to magnetize your audience. Cindy talks about the importance of breathing and physical relaxation as well as offering some practical suggestions on how to improve both. We then move on to speaking about vocal vibrancy and word accentuation as well as varying the tempo of your speech as a way to captivate your audience and get them to 'buy-in' to anything you
In this episode Cindy and Jason welcome veteran speaker, conflict resolution expert and sponsorship queen Charmaine Hammond. As a bestselling author, and Certified Speaking Professional she has had tremendous success in finding corporate sponsors to fund her speaking and book projects/events/tours including her printing, graphic design, venues, travel, media, technology, hotels, even her pet food and dog poop bags! She has developed sponsorship rela...
Cindy and Jason talk to teleprompter-technician-to-the-stars, Bev Feldman from Hollywood. Bev Feldman has worked on 2500 Hollywood sets since 1982, when she took a job with 2 guys who had just invented computerized teleprompting. Bev is Hollywood’s first female prompter technician, she’s still working, and has had her own company, StarPrompt.tv, for over 20 years. She prompts A-list actors, comedians, rock stars, sports legends, singers, politicians