In addition to operating Convince & Convert, I’m an expert speaker and give many shows annually on advertising and buyer expertise. I’m even within the skilled talking Hall of Fame (alas, no bronze bust included).
As a speaker, I’ve found that one of many parts that differentiate on-stage efficiency from an incredible one is the tales: how related are they to that viewers and how richly are they advised.
Why are some tales higher than others, and why are some storytellers higher as effectively?
This week, I launched STANDING OVATION to search out out.
Where Professional Speakers Tell the Stories of Their Stories
Each episode of my new podcast, Standing Ovation, works like this: I introduce the episode, and then the viewers listens to an precise signature story, advised on-stage by an expert speaker. When the story concludes, I interview that speaker about how the story was discovered, developed, polished, and perfected.
The tagline of the present is “where professional speakers tell the stories of their stories” as a result of it’s exactly that: a deep and detailed dialogue in regards to the skilled talking and the artwork of storytelling inside.
I be taught one thing new in regards to the artwork of talking in each episode. I can in truth state that I’m a demonstrably higher speaker simply by recording the primary few episodes of Standing Ovation, and I’m THRILLED to convey this present to you.
Insights from Standing Ovation
Just a few suggestions I’ve already found recording the primary few Standing Ovation episodes:
- There are big variations in how audio system discover tales. Many simply “happen” to the speaker, and he or she finally decides to make use of them on stage.
- Even the most effective audio system persistently put money into skilled teaching.
- Speakers’ good tales differ broadly: some attempt new issues in entrance of an viewers every time, whereas others polish on paper or in rehearsals.
- The greatest audio system make themselves relatable to the viewers by telling a private, humanizing story early within the presentation.
One of the opposite fascinating parts of this present is that we solely hear the story, we don’t see it. Thus, you possibly can actually lock into the story and “feel” the way it works, with no need to look at the speaker act out the story or their slides (though most of those tales are carried out with out many, if any, slides).
The company on this system are main lights amongst skilled audio system. Here are the primary three episodes (all out there now):
New episodes are launched each Monday, so binge all of them.
If you’re a speaker, rent audio system, want to be a speaker, or just need to develop into a greater communicator and storyteller, that is the podcast for you.
You can discover Standing Ovation right here, or wherever you get podcasts. I’d love you to present it a pay attention.
p.s. – Speaking of audio, in case you have Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant gadgets, allow the “Holiday Hit History” ability/app for a particular shock from me and Convince & Convert! Go to HolidayHitHistory.com should you want directions.