Episode 054 Featuring Mike Williams

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Speaking with Excellence and Intention and the Importance of Giving Back

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking! In episode 054 Ken Davis talks to fellow comedian, Mike Williams about doing everything you do with excellence and intention and how giving back has become a big part of Mike’s life.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • The importance of giving back
  • To craft your message so that your point has the maximum impact
  • Do everything you do with excellence and intention

Why All Great Communicators are Readers

Author Dr. Michael Hudson

Learn all you can from the mistakes of others. You won’t
have the time to make them all yourself. ~ Alfred Sheinwold

There’s a reason why so many speakers and leaders write books—they understand the power of reading, they know the value of ideas, and they recognize the impact reading has on their success.

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But wait, there’s more…

Episode 053 Featuring Mark Sanborn

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Unpacking the Best Advice from the NYT Best-Selling book the Fred Factor

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking! In episode 053 Ken Davis talks to NYT best-selling author of The Fred Factor, Mark Sanborn!

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Why you must mine the experiences of your life – both good and bad
  • If you are thinking about becoming a speaker, you have to decide that it really does matter
  • Getting paid is about getting good, and getting good is about getting busy

Episode 052 Featuring Brad Mix

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The Benefits of DVD Distribution – Comparing Retail vs Digital

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking! In episode 052 Brad Mix of Crown Entertainment, who has distributed Ken’s DVDs for the last 15+ years, joins Ken Davis to discuss the benefits of a DVD distributor and the differences between retail and digital distribution.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • How the digital market is affecting DVD retail distribution
  • The distribution differences between the many different online streaming services
  • How working with a company like Crown Entertainment can help you navigate the transition into digital distribution

Episode 051 Featuring Eric Alexander

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Achieving Your Goals and Encouraging Others in the Climb

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking! In episode 051 Ken Davis talks to Eric Alexander about Higher Summits and how he uses his real-life mountaineering experiences to encourage others in the climb of life.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Why it’s okay to turn back sometimes
  • That you must surround yourself with wise people
  • Decide what your next mountain is to climb

Episode 050 Featuring Crystal Paine

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Starting Your Company from the Ground Up and Growing Your Online Presence

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking! In episode 050 Ken Davis talks to the Money Saving Mom, Crystal Paine about how she has grown her hugely successful business from scratch!

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • About starting and growing her business from the ground up
  • Debt will kill your dream – better to move slowly and learn as you go
  • The key to success is consistency – don’t give up

Episode 049 Featuring Brian Holmes

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The Importance of Strategic Living and How to Have a Successful Transition

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking! In episode 049 Brian Holmes from the Strategic Leader podcast joins Ken Davis to discuss how unresolved issues will automatically put a lid on your potential and how success will eventually force you to deal with them.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • The Four Cornerstones for Strategic Living
  • The Four Stages of a Successful Transition
  • The sacred and the secular – how to have a foot in both worlds

Episode 048 Featuring Jeff Brown

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Practicing What You Learn and Why it is Crucial to Write Down Your Ideas

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking! In episode 048 Jeff Brown from the Read to Lead podcast joins Ken Davis to discuss how his passion for reading took his career to a new level and the importance of using the right tools to create the best presentation.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • The importance of continual learning and practicing what you learn
  • The importance of physically writing things down and creating a file for each idea
  • About tools for great presentations

Episode 047 Featuring Lysa TerKeurst

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Identifying the Felt Need of Your Audience and Creating Sustainable Income from Free Products

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking Podcast! In episode 047 Ken Davis talks with Lysa TerKeurst of Proverbs 31 Ministries and the wildly successful First 5 app!

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • How to create sustainable income from your products
  • Why you must be very intentional with your audience
  • About the value of listening

Episode 046 Featuring Ray Edwards

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Writing Copy that Sells and the Most Common Copy Mistakes to Avoid

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking Podcast! In episode 046 Ken Davis interviews Ray Edwards about how to avoid mistakes when writing persuasive copy that sells.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • How to Write Copy that Sells
  • Learning to speak the language of your readers
  • PASTOR – a 6 part framework you can implement today