Notes Part 2: An Outline Overview – Episode 087

Notes Part 2: An Outline Overview

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking Podcast! In episode 087 Ken Davis and Matt Brady continue discussing the role notes should play in your speaking career.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • An overview of how your outline should look 
  • A breakdown of the components of your outline
  • The incredible importance of practicing on your feet out loud

Notes Part 1: Should You Use Them? – Episode 086

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Notes Part 1: Should You Use Them?

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking Podcast! In episode 086 Ken Davis and Matt Brady discuss the role notes should play in your speaking career.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • When you should “manuscript” your talk
  • What notes you should bring on stage
  • How an outline can sharpen your focus

How to Handle the Unexpected – Episode 085

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How to Handle the Unexpected

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking Podcast! In episode 085 Ken Davis and Matt Brady discuss how to handle the unexpected in your speaking career.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • How to avoid a distracting background
  • How to handle disruptive people in the audience
  • What to do when technology glitches

Featuring Kristi Overton Johnson – Episode 084

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Being Faithful in the Little Things and the Importance of Authenticity

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking Podcast! In episode 084 Ken Davis talks to world-famous water skier, Kristi Overton Johnson.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • The valuable lessons she learned water skiing at such a young age
  • The importance of continuous learning – constant improvement
  • Be faithful in the little things – take every opportunity you’re given

Featuring Michael Hyatt – Episode 083

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Learning How to Clarify Your Priorities and Live the Life You Want

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking Podcast! In episode 083 Ken Davis brings Michael Hyatt back to discuss Michael’s latest book, Living Forward: A Proven Plan to Stop Drifting and Get the Life You Want.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • That you’re going to leave a legacy, you just have to decide what kind of legacy you’re going to leave
  • To decide what is most important to you – you must have a clear set of priorities
  • When you say yes to something, you have to say no to something else 

Featuring Joel Smith – Episode 082

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How to Film Yourself – Tips and Tricks for Beginners 

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking Podcast! In episode 082 Ken Davis talks to Joel Smith of Comprehensive Media, Inc. about video production. 

In this episode you’ll learn about:

  • The minimum equipment you need as a speaker who is just starting out 
  • The importance of using landscape mode when filming with your iPhone
  • Minimizing distraction – keeping it simple in photography and videography 

Featuring Carrie Wilkerson – Episode 081

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How to Overcome Your Fears and Monetize Your Skills

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking Podcast! In episode 081 Ken Davis talks to the Barefoot Executive, Carrie Wilkerson.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • That you can be scared and broke, or afraid and well-paid
  • How Carrie learned to function fearful
  • That every decision is a positive or negative decision towards your goal

Featuring Daren Streblow – Episode 080

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Creating Comedy from Scratch

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking Podcast! In episode 080 Ken Davis talks to friend and fellow comedian, Daren Streblow, about creating comedy from scratch.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • To take note of what strikes you, what stirs you.
  • Is it relatable? Is there an emotional connection?
  • That sometimes an everyday frustration can be the inspiration for a comedy bit.

How Do I Move from Where I am Now, to Where I am Going? – Episode 079

How Do I Move from Where I am Now, to Where I am Going?

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking Podcast! In episode 079 Ken Davis and Matt Brady discuss a listener comment regarding making the transition from a full time corporate position to a full time speaker.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Start where you are – how can you leverage your current position?
  • Use the non-paying opportunities to craft your presentations
  • The vital importance of a great web presence as a speaker

Featuring Bill Graybill – Episode 078


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How Communication is Vital in Conflict Resolution

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking Podcast! In episode 078 Ken Davis talks to Bill Graybill of Peace Mentors about the importance of communication within your team.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • How communication is essential to keep a team healthy
  • The most common source of conflict that breaks relationships
  • What causes resistance to work towards conflict resolution