Featuring Former Disney VP Lee Cockerell – Episode 119

Show Notes


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Bringing Disney Magic to Presentations

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking! In episode 119 Ken Davis talks to Lee Cockerell, author, speaker and former Disney VP.

In this episode you’ll learn: 

  • Why time management is so important to your success
  • How being unique can help drive business
  • The importance of not being too reliant on technology while giving a presentation

Featuring Ramsey Solutions Personality Anthony O’Neal – Episode 118

Show Notes


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How Hard Work and Authenticity Can Make All the Difference

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking! In episode 118 Ken Davis talks to Ramsey Solutions Personality, Anthony O’Neal.

In this episode you’ll learn: 

  • How mining what has happened in your own life can be your greatest story
  • Sometimes it’s not about being the best speaker, but being the hardest working speaker
  • The importance of being the same person on-stage and off-stage

Featuring An Expert In Eloquence Richard Allen Farmer – Episode 117

Show Notes


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The Importance of Using the Right Words and Speaking Deliberately 

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking! In episode 117 Ken Davis speaks to pastor, musician and motivator, Richard Allen Farmer

In this episode you’ll learn: 

  • Why your listeners deserve to hear polished english language
  • That being self-correcting and self-editing is a gift to the audience 
  • Writing out your speeches ahead of time can help you fully flesh out your idea and thoughts

Featuring Web Developer Jackie Hobbins – Episode 116

Show Notes


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The Importance of Branding and Why Every Speaker Needs a Website

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking! In episode 116 Ken Davis talks to graphic designer, world-traveler and web developer, Jackie Hobbins of Moonpup Productions

In this episode you’ll learn: 

  • Why every speaker needs a website
  • The importance of branding and brand consistency
  • Three essential elements to include in your website

Featuring Ramsey Solutions Personality Christy Wright – Episode 115

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Audience Dynamics and Finding Balance in Your Life

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking! In episode 115 Ken Davis talks to Ramsey Solutions Personality, Christy Wright.

In this episode you’ll learn: 

  • Why you should find the common denominator in your audience as you prepare 
  • You have to help your audience recognize the problem before you speak about the solution
  • How to recognize if your life is out of balance and what to do to become more balanced

Featuring Communicator Coach Sarah Beckman – Episode 114

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Why the Wait is So Important and How Writing and Speaking Work Together

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking! In episode 114 Ken Davis talks to Author and SCORRE™ Coach, Sarah Beckman

In this episode you’ll learn: 

  • That sometimes you have to wait for the right time to launch
  • Creative ways to practice your craft
  • How the SCORRE™ process applies to writing 

Featuring Author, Speaker & SCORRE™ Coach Michele Cushatt – Episode 113

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The Value of Securing Your Personal Identity Before Taking the Stage

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking! In episode 113 Michele Cushatt joins Ken Davis on the podcast again to discuss her new book, I Am: A 60-Day Journey to Knowing Who You Are Because of Who He Is. Be sure to listen to our other podcasts featuring Michele on Episode 045 and Episode 072.

In this episode you’ll learn: 

  • That as communicators we tend to equate our work with our worth
  • The importance of being consistently good in your communication 
  • Why you must have your identity secured before you step on the stage

Featuring Award Winning Author & Comedian Chonda Pierce – Episode 112

Pod-Ep112-ChondaMaking the Hard Decisions for Yourself and Your Career

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking! In episode 112 Ken Davis talks to Emmy® -nominated and best-selling comedian, Chonda Pierce

In this episode you’ll learn: 

  • How Chonda got her start imitating Minnie Pearl at the Grand Ole Opry
  • Why it is important to reveal some truth about yourself during your presentation 
  • You cannot blame the people around you because ultimately you are the decision maker for you

Featuring the Creators of the Outbound Life Kody & Kyler McCormick Episode 111

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The Inspiring Story of the McCormick Brothers – Content Creators, Speakers and Social Media Influencers

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking! In episode 111 Ken Davis talks to two twenty-something brothers and entrepreneurs Kody & Kyler McCormick about their company, the Outbound Life

In this episode you’ll learn: 

  • To define your end goal and start taking the steps towards that goal
  • That your weakness can be your strength if you look at it in the right light
  • Understanding the difference between your audience and your customer

Featuring Comedian Mark Lowry – Episode 110

Chasing Comedy: A Conversation with Mark Lowry

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking! In episode 110 Ken Davis talks to singer, songwriter and comedian, Mark Lowry about getting started as a comedian and finding new stories. 

In this episode you’ll learn: 

  • That audiences have personalities and you have to get to know them
  • There is nothing funnier than the truth
  • How to find new stories