[Legacy post: Small Business Talent] David Lee is my guest on the podcast today. David is a seasoned self-employed professional with some powerful advice to share on how you can conquer your fear of public speaking.
More than that, David is here to help you move prospects and clients to action with your presentations. After all, that’s what effective public speaking is all about.
David has been a consultant, speaker, coach and corporate trainer since 1995. He’s an internationally recognized authority on optimizing employee performance, and in that capacity he’s served a variety of organizations, including large international companies, like Accenture and Unum Life Insurance; government agencies, such as the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services; and educational institutions, including Southern New Hampshire University, and others.
David has authored nearly 100 articles and book chapters on employee performance that have been published in trade journals and books in the United States, Europe, Asia, and Australia. He’s also the author of Powerful Storytelling Techniques, published by ASTD Press. This results-oriented book is based on his 20 years of experience with storytelling in business and a variety of other settings.
The practical speaking techniques that David teaches are tailor made for people like us who sell services in the business-to-business space. My advice? Scroll down to the Podcast Player and get ready to take some notes!
(Bonus >> visit Davids’ special listener resources page.)
Small Business Inspiration: Anthony Iannarino on Purpose, Productivity and Contribution
[Legacy post: Small Business Talent] Do you want to multiply the positive impact of your efforts in business and life? Well, you can and it won’t require any gimmicks.
International speaker, author and entrepreneur, Anthony Iannarino, returns to the podcast today. He’s here to help you become the highly productive person you’ve always wanted to be.
Anthony has certainly earned the right to speak about productivity and creating value. He’s the President and Chief Sales officer for SOLUTIONS Staffing, a best-in-class regional staffing service based in Columbus, Ohio. Anthony is also the managing director of B2B Sales Coach & Consultancy and an adjunct faculty member at Capital University’s School of Management and Leadership. His popular blog, The Sales Blog, combines bold, creative thinking and proven sales principles. In addition to blogging daily, Anthony publishes a podcast called In the Arena, and writes for Think Sales Magazine, Success Magazine, SalesForce.com and OWNER Magazine. Last but not least, Anthony is a well-respected speaker and sales trainer who is busy making his mark at high-profile events ranging from partnering with Chris Brogan on the topic of social media and sales to speaking at the popular Sales 2.0 Conferences.
Are you ready to get inspired and take your productivity to the next level? If so, get ready to take some notes! (Scroll down to the Podcast Player below and listen now.)
Avish Parashar: Add the Power of Humor to Your Presentations!
[Legacy post: Small Business Talent] Avish Parashar is quite possibly the world’s only Motivational Improviser.
What does that mean? Well, it means that Avish uses his 20+ years of experience performing, teaching and studying improv comedy to show organizations and individuals how to improvise, adapt, and become more innovative in their presentations and in their work.
Avish is the author of Improvise to Success! and Say “Yes, And!”. He also owns a number of websites, including SpeakingExpert.com, a great site for independent professionals developing their speaking skills, and DingHappens.com, which highlights his speaking services and other resources for business leaders and their organizations.
If you have a sense of humor and want to take your presentation skills and creativity to the next level, then this interview is for you! Scroll down to the blue Podcast Player and listen-in on this interesting conversation.