Speaking Of Speaking

Speaking Of Speaking

This is Speaking of Speaking! The podcast giving you quick tips and tools to take you from stage fright to spotlight. This podcast gives you an inside look from the world of public speaking and the speaking secrets you need to be bold from the stage, no matter what business you’re in. Your host Carl Richards has spent more than 25 years behind the microphone entertaining and influencing audiences on various stages across north America. He's a best selling author, Podcast Strategist, a former TedX Speaker and emcee, and the founder of Carl Speaks. After generating over $1,000,000- from speaking, Carl helps entrepreneurs and influencers find their voice, speak with confidence and grow thriving and profitable businesses.

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January 26, 2022 20 min

What does it take to really stand in your power? Having a voice means 'speaking up and speaking out.' Carl's guest today shares her story, her journey, and how she's empowering others to change their lives through speaking up, and speaking out!

Marieke van Asten,  is the founder of the Breadfruit House of Dominica.  She's a published author,  passionate blogger, proud Rotarian, and a former executive assistant. ...

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We're taught how to talk. We're taught how to present and speak to others. We're even taught how to listen. Are we really taught how to learn so we can become better communicators?  Carl's guest today uncovers this in detail and gives real solutions to drive success in communication!

Global business educator and author Catherine Mattiske is founder of TPC — The Performance Company, a leading training and consulting ...

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Natalie Clack is a business entrepreneur and has spent her career in strategic marketing consulting, sales support, legal and administrative management working within theCorporate and small business sectors. 

Her personal life journey, relationship, and two separate single parenting experiences has led her to focus her attention on mastering self-help tools, conscious parenting techniques and to indulge her love for homeopathy, herb...

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It's the kick off to Season Four!  This season we head back to our roots and dive deep into speaking and communication.

We've all heard the expression 'accentuate the positive.' How often do we really do it? Not just in our every day lives but in business?  It's crucial.  Todays' guest share how positivity in business is not only driving the team, but also moving and growing clientele!

 Jeffrey A. “jam” McGu...

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December 29, 2021 13 min

It's the wrap up to Season Three of The Speaking of Speaking Podcast. How has this past year, been for you? What are you reflecting on, and how are you moving forward? Carl Richards reflects on 2021, the past Season of Speaking of Speaking, and lays out the 'predictions' for 2022!  There's no remorse in how this year played out...it is what it is!  Time to move the ball down the field into 2022!

Thanks for being a p...

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What happens when trauma and story collide?  Carl's guest today knows full well...and she's spent her life dealing with both. And now she empowers others to embrace their life experiences, combining music and story! 

Bri Dimit is an inspiring force of love and brilliance determined to spread light wherever she goes. As a Storytelling Musician and Keynote Speaker, Bri believes everyone has a story that matters.

From her diagno...

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Every savvy business owner knows if you want to expand your reach, you have to network. Whether you are attending online events or in person ones, are you successfully attracting your ideal client?  Are you speaking to them directly? OR, are you sharing confusing convoluted industry jargon?  Carls' guest today shares how she catapulted her company to success through networking and simple to understand messaging.
 
Sandy Tunwell ...

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Family. We all have one. Ours is always more dysfunctional than our neighbours' or colleagues' families combined. Right?  WRONG!  There's nothing wrong with your family...but you need to open the communication so there is open dialogue about everything! Especially when both Mom and Dad are working, possibly in professional roles.  Today's guest shares how she helps families SPEAK UP and grow together. 

Laura Sharp-Wa...

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Communication is the key to pretty much anything. From our early years where we learn how to express our most basic needs, to our in our educated lives where we express ideas. It should come as no surprise that we also need to learn how to speak as a way of healing. Today's guest shares her story, her journey, and how she has navigated grief and struggle by opening up and speaking about it. 

Patricia de Picciotto was born in Hon...

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As a speaker you know your talk needs a purpose.  You need to know why you're speaking so you can therefore give the audience what they need, and encourage them to follow through.
What if we used speaking though as a way to ignite your true purpose?  That's what today's speaker will speak about...and how to ditch the influential, habitual and, in some cases, cultural beliefs that are blocking us from truly igniting our p...

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As entrepreneurs we are pretty good about talking shop...but how well do we let others know about ourselves?  How often does the REAL YOU come out?  In this world of fakes and flakes, it's important to always be exploring ways to share with others who we really are...our authenticity needs to be front and centre. Carl's guest today has not only done that, but she helps bring out the BEST in others!

Carol Starr Taylor is the...

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It's a dream of many speakers: to speak around the world. Sadly a lot of speakers don't get that chance, for various reasons.  We are living in a new world now though, where speaking globally is more accessible than it has every been, but it's a different playing field than it used to be.   Carl's guest today has spoken all over the world, and is about to embark on a 'World Speaking Tour' like no other...and...

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It's an old saying:  If you don't ask, you don't get.  The truth though, is many of us DON'T ask. We don't ask for the sale, we don't ask for referrals, we don't ask for help! Carl's guest has built multiple businesses (Including a very successful speaking business) all through one 'not so magical' method:  ASKING! 

Heather E. Wilson is a successful business owner, certified coach, speaker, au...

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In the speaking world, for several years now you've most likely been told about the difference between being polished and being real. Being real means people get to see you and hear you for who you are.  It's the same in the writing world...but how you get there is different. And today's guest shares her journey as a person who's spent years working with written words, now spending equal time working with spoken wor...

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Where do you go when you want to see a video tutorial on how to bake a cake? YouTube!
Where do you go to check out the latest video of your favourite band? If you said YouTube, you'd be right again!  Where do you go to listen to your favourite podcast? Or an archived Radio show?  Hmmm....stumped? 

If you said Apple, or Spotify, or any of the other podcast platforms (Including this one where you are listening to this episode) to ...

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We've all heard the saying, 'It's not what you say...it's how you say it!.'
Carl's guest today not only knows how to say it so you emphasize the positive...he also knows how to say it so you can achieve greater success as a speaker, and drive higher sales.

Paul Ross Bio
Paul Ross is an author, speaker, trainer, Master Hypnotist, and Master Practitioner of
Neuro-Linguistic Programming.  For the past 30 years, h...

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So, you run your own business. Congratulations!  BUT, are your really running your own business, OR just working a glorified JOB? 
Carl's guest today knows all too well the pitfalls business owners fall in that keep them stuck...and has the tools to help you get unstuck, regardless of where you are in your business. 

Diana Lidstone Bio
After three decades in business and working globally with coaches, consultants, and experts, Dia...

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Marlene Cameron, MBA, CFA, CPC is a transformative business and life coach who works with accomplished professional women who can suffer from stress, self-doubt and sometimes feel like impostors.  She helps them embrace their true nature, their innate wisdom and their natural confidence so that they can thrive as business owners and leaders.

In spite of successful careers as a licensed interior designer, management consultant, chart...

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Your business has a voice. If it's not your voice, someone else can always provided that service. Whatever you choose, you need to make sure the sonic matches the brand.  Today's guest is a professional voice over artist, who's had the opportunity to lend his voice to many projects. Carl discusses with Earl Thomas the power of your voice! 

Public speaking started early for Earl which created confidence, resulting in nume...

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So, you're in business!  Congratulations!  You've worked hard to get to where you are, worked tirelessly, you've built it, so they will just come to your door...right? 

When it comes to levelling up, you need to be sounding board, the walking billboard as it were, with a megaphone installed promoting who are and the biggest question of all...WHY YOU?

Today Carl and his guest will dive into speaking about your business......

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