EPISODE # 10- GUEST AVRA FAINER
Ever wonder how you can become a better speaker? Avra shares so many tips that it will make your head spin. She shares her five pillars that she uses when coaching people to be great presenters. Get your paper and pen ready because there are so many great take a ways.
0:00 Avra’s Bio – She teaches clients to communicate with influence about their products and services, and to more effectively share their value with the world. Avra’s experience is honed from 20+ years of live theatrical and vocal performance experience.
2:40 – Avra shares her entrepreneurial path starting at the age of 9 as an actor.
4:40 – “Drop the Mic Principles” and what the principles are.
6:22 - How to be an authentic speaker is discussed.
8:00 – Avra runs through vocal tips to do before you hit the stage.
10:23 – Hear about Body language and what you should NOT do and what you should do.
13:51 – Tricks on knowing how long you are up there and how to pace yourself.
15:21 – Discussion on practising techniques and more tips on how to practice.
17:18 – Avra shares about how to create a presentation persona. Avra was willing to share her worksheet on How to Find Your Best Persona. Check links below.
21:47 – Tips on not what to do so you don’t alienate your audience when someone asks you a question while speaking and also for Q&A periods.
25:25- Hear some of the biggest mistakes you can make as a speaker.
27:33 – Discussion on how important humor is as a speaker.
30:24 – How important hooks are at the beginning! Plus, discussion if stories work, pain points and paint point reversals.
34:34 – Avra explains further the importance of mindset.
36:24 – Penny asked Avra who her favourite speaker is. The link below is a spoiler alert!!
37:32 – Avra shares her message to all speakers or those that are thinking about becoming speakers.
Instagram and Facebook: @avrafainer
PDF- Worksheet on “How to Find Your Best Persona”
Avra’s choice in best speaker: brendon.com