Ep 23: Top 5 Mistakes Speaking to Sell

Ep 23: Top 5 Mistakes Speaking to Sell
In this top-5 episode Jason and Cindy look at the five of the top mistakes that people make when they speak to sell. They discuss the concept of working backwards from your call to action, matching your content with your offer, avoiding audience overload, managing the energy in the room and how to practice. More than just a list of mistakes to avoid, Jason and Cindy give deep insights into creating and performing talks that are authentic, insightful ...

Ep. 12: Hayley Foster on TED Talks

Ep. 12: Hayley Foster on TED Talks
TED talks have become a phenomenon in the past few years. What are they really? And how are they different? In this episode, we talk to Hayley Foster, the Short Talk Expert.™ She gives us insight on everything you need to know if you are looking to do a TED talk. It is so much more than just being inspirational on stage. Hayley debunks some myths and gives us revealing insights. Hayley Foster is an original TEDx organizer and has been a designated sp...

Ep. 9: Halina St. James

Ep. 9: Halina St. James
In this episode, Cindy and Jason talk about how to evaluate someone’s expertise as well as interview speaker presentation expert Halina St. James. They talk about about  the difference between speaking and writing, as well as the importance of knowing your strengths as a speaker. Halina also tells some great stories about her first time speaking and her “comeback” after losing her power of speech to a stroke. Somewhere between crashing in an airplane...