How to Kill Your Career Part 2 – Episode 067

How to Kill Your Career Part 2

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking Podcast! In episode 067 Ken Davis and Matt Brady are back to continue discussing what to do if you want to kill your career. Click here to listen to Part 1!

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • That becoming a “selfie” can destroy your reputation
  • Believing the press written about you can be extremely detrimental
  • To never stop being innovative

How to Kill Your Career Part 1- Episode 066

How to Kill Your Career Part 1

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking Podcast! In episode 066 Ken Davis and Matt Brady discuss several things you can do that will be a surefire way to kill a career.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Why you should never develop a “canned” speech to give over and over again
  • That you must really “see” people
  • Not to be insensitive even in the name of humor

Think Like a Cabinet Maker to Speak Your Way to Success

Author Dr. Michael Hudson

Chances are you’ve never really thought much about the similarities between the work of a cabinet maker and the work of a speaker. But the truth is the mindset a cabinet maker brings to their work can serve a speaker very well.

In this video post I share the parallels between the two, and reveal a framework you can use to create presentations in less time while delivering more impact and gaining clarity regarding your message.

Click here to download your copy of the 3D Presentations Framework™ SPEECH PLANNING TEMPLATE.


Dr. Michael Hudson is a Teacher, Speaker, Writer, Facilitator, & Coach. He works with speakers, coaches, & consultants; entrepreneurs & small business owners; and leaders of cause-focused organizations seeking to get clear on their message and to communicate it to create their impact on the world.

Featuring Scott Stover – Episode 065

Learning How to Listen and the Importance of Communicating a Large Amount of Information Effectively

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking Podcast! In episode 065 Ken Davis talks to Scott Stover of Chick-fil-A to discuss communication as leader and communication effectively with your team.

In this episode you’ll learn about:

  • Learning how to communicate a large amount of information most effectively
  • Choose a destination and use powerful information to lead your audience to that objective
  • Your ideas are only as good as the ability of your audience to be able to comprehend and act on them

The Story of Ken Davis Part 3 – Episode 064

How Ken Got Started – The Story of Ken Davis Part 3

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking Podcast! In episode 064 Ken Davis continues telling the story of his life and how he got started as a speaker. Click the following links to listen to Part 1 and Part 2.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • The importance of describing what you do in a single sentence
  • Why you should name what you do and give your message structure
  • To let people know about what you do

Episode 063 The Story of Ken Davis Part 2

How Ken Got Started – The Story of Ken Davis Part 2

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking Podcast! In episode 063 Ken Davis continues telling the story of his life and how he got started as a speaker. Click here to listen to Part 1.

In this episode you’ll learn about:

  • Spend less time looking outward and more time looking inward
  • When your gifts come naturally you have a responsibility to sharpen them
  • Developing a product by packaging your assets

Episode 062 The Story of Ken Davis Part 1

How Ken Got Started – The Story of Ken Davis Part 1

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking Podcast! In episode 062 Ken Davis begins telling the story of his life.

In this episode you’ll learn about:

  • That Ken was told he would never amount to anything
  • Why you shouldn’t try to be someone you’re not
  • Discovering your assets by mining your past

Episode 061 Featuring Michael Hudson

How to Build a 6-Figure Niched Business From a Single Speech

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking Podcast! In episode 061 Ken Davis talks to Michael Hudson about how he has built a 6-figure niched business from a single speech!

In this episode you’ll learn about:

  • The importance of being strategic to take make the most of an opportunity to build your business
  • That every time you speak is a showcase opportunity
  • Why you must truly listen to the client so you can find the best way to talk to their audience

Episode 060 Featuring Todd Hawkins

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Starting with What You Have and the Importance of Client Relationships

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking Podcast! In episode 060 Ken Davis talks to Todd Hawkins about managing his brother and comedian, Tim Hawkins!

In this episode you’ll learn about:

  • The advantage of Google Ad Words
  • The importance of putting everything in writing, even with friends
  • The importance of refreshing the client

Episode 059 Featuring Sheila Walsh

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The Importance of Telling the Truth and the Value of Life Experience

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking Podcast! In episode 059 Ken Davis and Sheila Walsh discuss what Sheila has learned about speaking through her life experiences.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • That sometimes just telling the truth is the best thing you can do
  • That you can run from your past but one day you’ll discover it runs faster than you do
  • That all crowds are made up of people like you and people like me