Featuring David Horsager – Episode 098

Three Pieces of Expertise to be Successful as a Speaker  

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking! In episode 098 Ken Davis talks to David Horsager about how to take your dream and turn it into a career. 

In this episode you’ll learn: 

  • Why structure in your speech is so important
  • To study your role models and learn everything you can about them
  • You must be an expert on the platform, on content, and in business

SCORRE™ in Scripture Part 2 – Episode 097

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SCORRE™ in Scripture Part 2

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking Podcast! In episode 097 Ken Davis and Matt Brady continue to discuss how to use our SCORRE™ Method when preparing a scripture-based presentation. Listen to SCORRE™ in Scripture Part 1 here.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • That less is more 
  • That there can be more than one outline for your presentation 
  • That if the keyword doesn’t work for you, it’s not going to work for your audience 

SCORRE™ in Scripture Part 1 – Episode 096

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SCORRE™ in Scripture Part 1 

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking Podcast! In episode 096 Ken Davis and Matt Brady discuss how to use our SCORRE™ Method when preparing a scripture-based presentation.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • How to use narrative in communication
  • How to present truth – whether it is from scripture or history
  • That the SCORRE™ method is a powerful tool that forces us to make sense

Featuring Andy Andrews – Episode 095

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Why the Little Things Absolutely Matter

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking Podcast! In episode 095 Ken Davis brings back Andy Andrews to the show to discuss his new book, The Little Things: Why You Really Should Sweat the Small Stuff. Listen to episode 16 and episode 17 to hear our first two-part interview with Andy. 

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • How tiny little shifts in your business can have a massive impact 
  • Customer satisfaction is the lowest bar you can hit and stay in business
  • That no matter what business you’re in, the product is you

Featuring Jim Young – Episode 094

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Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking Podcast! In episode 094 Ken Davis talks to Jim Young aka J Oliver – a former mentalism magician and long time friend of Ken’s. 

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • How to keep the audience’s attention
  • To say yes to every opportunity that comes your way when first starting out
  • The importance of integrity 

The Qualities of a Good Closing – Episode 093

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The Qualities of a Good Closing 

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking Podcast! In episode 093 Ken Davis and Matt Brady discuss the qualities of a good closing. Click here to listen to the previous episode, The Qualities of a Good Opening

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • The last words that come out of your mouth are some of the most important you will say
  • About the purpose of the closing 
  • A good closing should be brief 

The Qualities of a Good Opening – Episode 092

The Qualities of a Good Opening 

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking Podcast! In episode 092 Ken Davis and Matt Brady discuss the qualities of a good opening and how it can affect the rest of your speech.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • The opening is the only chance to make your audience want to hear what you have to say 
  • The purpose of the opening is to make a connection with the audience 
  • The opening is a chance for you to develop rapport 

Featuring Brian Holmes – Episode 091

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The Four Stages of Successful Transition 

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking! In episode 91 Ken Davis brings back Brian Holmes from the Strategic Leader podcast to discuss the strategic point in his life that he met us and to describe the four stages of successful transition.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • The four stages of successful transition – discontent, disconnect, reconnaissance, re-engagement 
  • How discontent allows us to recognize that something new is available
  • That transition is a long process that can be painful, but necessary

Featuring Kathy Koch – Episode 090

Affirming Your Audience and How to Create Effective Presentation Notes

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking Podcast! In episode 090 Ken Davis talks to Founder and President of Celebrate Kids, Inc., Kathy Koch.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Why you should complement your audience for being attentive and making eye contact
  • The four questions you should always ask yourself about your audience
  • About half the audience thinks first – the other half feels first 

What You Need to Know to Negotiate – Episode 089

 

What You Need to Know to Negotiate

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking Podcast! In episode 089 Ken Davis and Matt Brady discuss negotiation and the importance of believing in the value you put on your speaking. 

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • To put a value on your product and believe in it’s worth
  • That you must be willing to say “no”
  • The importance of having a buffer between you and the negotiations