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Ep22 - Coronavirus and Speakers - honest thoughts for speakers everywhere in the light of the Coronavirus crisis. Lee shares off the cuff and with honesty about the Coronavirus and how it has devastated the events and speaking industry. In this short, honest episode, Lee offers a dose of reality and encouragement for public and professional speakers everywhere.

Lee's website is http://leejackson.biz and his book 'Get Good At Presenting' is available everywhere including Audible from here: https://www.audible.co.uk/pd/B084KV72BF/?source_code=AUKFrDlWS02231890H6-BK-ACX0-181647&ref=acx_bty_BK_ACX0_181647_rh_uk 

 

 

 

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Ep21 - Tips for speaking remotely/online/virtually due to the Coronavirus crisis - an interview with Alan Stevens. 

In the wake of the Corinonavirus lockdown, Lee speaks to speaker Alan Stevens who has been speaking remotely/online/virtually for many years from the comfort of his office! Alan has started a FB group too to discuss all things remote speaking.

How do you speak when there are no live audiences at the moment? How do you speak well from your office? How to keep an audience engaged. We tackle and answer these and many more questions in this episode.

Alans 'Remote Speaking' fb group is here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/198972521395190/ and his website is here: http://www.mediacoach.co.uk/ 

Lee's website is http://leejackson.org/ and his book 'Get Good At Presenting' is now on audible too: https://www.audible.co.uk/pd/B084KV72BF/?source_code=AUKFrDlWS02231890H6-BK-ACX0-181647&ref=acx_bty_BK_ACX0_181647_rh_uk 

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Ep20 - A fun episode with Lee's fellow speaker friends David Hyner, Nathan Littleton and John Hotowka. At the end of a day at his Speakers Mastermind* group, Lee interviews his friends and fellow speakers David, Nathan and John. They tall about their best and worse gigs and also give some presentation skills and marketing tips too. Enjoy the fun, fast-paced episode. 
Links:
David Hyner https://www.davidhyner.com/ 
Nathan Littleton https://www.nathanlittleton.co.uk/
John Hotowka https://www.hotowka.co.uk/ 

*A Mastermind group is a business peer group where individuals learn from each other, get advice and also be accountable to each other to help grow their business. 

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Ep19 - Lee interviews International Speaker Steve McDermott Part 2.
Lee and Steve have an in-depth talk about all things speaking, confidence, humour, speaking prep and a great story about about a dog bite! Enjoy part two of this content-packed two-parter! 

Steve's Biog:
Steve is recognised as one of Europe’s funniest, most insightful, motivational speakers and facilitators. Steve is also a broadcaster, businessman and author. His book “How to be a complete and utter failure in life, work and everything” is an international bestseller. Steve has won the prestigious European Motivational Speaker of the year award three times. He is at https://www.stevemcdermott.com/me/ and https://twitter.com/stevemcthinking 

Lee's book Get Good At Presenting is now out on Audible grab it now, it even has some extra content and an accompanying PDF too! 
Audible U.K... https://www.audible.co.uk/pd/B084KV72BF/?source_code=AUKFrDlWS02231890H6-BK-ACX0-181647&ref=acx_bty_BK_ACX0_181647_rh_uk
Audible U.S... https://www.audible.com/pd/B084L1K6M7/?source_code=AUDFPWS0223189MWT-BK-ACX0-181647&ref=acx_bty_BK_ACX0_181647_rh_us 

There may be an occasional "S-word" but nothin too rude I promise, hence the explicit warning on this podcast! 

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Ep18 - Lee interviews International Speaker Steve McDermott Part 1.
Lee and Steve have an in-depth talk about all things speaking, confidence, humour, speaking prep and a great story about about a dog bite! Enjoy part one of this content-packed two-parter! 

Steve's Biog:
Steve is recognised as one of Europe’s funniest, most insightful, motivational speakers and facilitators. Steve is also a broadcaster, businessman and author. His book “How to be a complete and utter failure in life, work and everything” is an international bestseller. Steve has won the prestigious European Motivational Speaker of the year award three times. He is at https://www.stevemcdermott.com/me/ and https://twitter.com/stevemcthinking 

Lee's book Get Good At Presenting is now out on Audible grab it now, it even has some extra content and an accompanying PDF too! 
Audible U.K... https://www.audible.co.uk/pd/B084KV72BF/?source_code=AUKFrDlWS02231890H6-BK-ACX0-181647&ref=acx_bty_BK_ACX0_181647_rh_uk
Audible U.S... https://www.audible.com/pd/B084L1K6M7/?source_code=AUDFPWS0223189MWT-BK-ACX0-181647&ref=acx_bty_BK_ACX0_181647_rh_us 

There may be an occasional "S-word" but nothin too rude I promise, hence the explicit warning on this podcast! 

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Ep17 - Lee interviews Andy Cope aka "the Dr. of Happiness"! Yes, that's his name! Andy has spoken to thousands of people and people often mention him to me. So I had to get him on the show. We discuss happiness, wellbeing, anxiety, presentation nerves, "emotional soup!", being funny, after-dinner speaking, using music before gigs and lots of speaking skills including the difference between small and large audiences, all to help you to be a better speaker.
Please note that there is an occasional swear word on this episode, you know - 'the S-word', but it is not too bad I promise!
You can reach Andy Cope here... https://www.artofbrilliance.co.uk and on twitter he is... https://twitter.com/beingbrilliant

Lee's Get Good At Presenting the audiobook is out now - grab it on Audible today:
https://www.audible.co.uk/pd/B084KV72BF/?source_code=AUKFrDlWS02231890H6-BK-ACX0-181647&ref=acx_bty_BK_ACX0_181647_rh_uk
https://twitter.com/leejackson 

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In this non-partisan, non-political (!) UK election special, Lee interviews Conservative MP presentation coach Graham Davies. Graham's clients are a who's who of the Conservative Party and he has worked with some of the most senior politicians in the land.  Beyond politics and policies though, this isn't a political podcast (!) - learn how a politician has to speak differently to other speakers and how some of the worst political speeches are also good to learn from too. A candid, fun and true learning experience with two people who are very different but come together to help you learn more about the art of science of speaking. They cover using lecterns, scripts. rehearsing, venue prep, using teleprompters and much more, enjoy.

Graham Davies is here: https://grahamdavies.co.uk/ Lee is here: http://leejackson.biz 

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Ep15 - Interview with US-based Professional Speaker + YouTube viral sensation Coach Jim Johnson - made famous when his high school basketball game went viral after he substituted into the game the team manager J-Mac. J-Mac is an autistic young man who went on to score 20 points in 4 minutes! Hear more of the story here. Jim's website is here: https://coachjimjohnson.com

The videos and more info is here: 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jason_McElwain 

https://www.tiebreaker.com/jason-mcelwain-autistic-high-school-basketball/ 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tui8EOdv_VU

 

 

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Ep14 - Stagecraft mastery, using mentors, experts and comedians! Lee chats to US-based Keynote Speaker Vinh Giang https://www.vinhgiang.com/ 

Lee has a great chat with Vinh Giang after seeing him light up the stage in the US in 2017. Vinh talks honestly about life, family, speaking mastery and how he combined magic and speaking to become the best version of himself on stage. There is also a great little geeky fact about a microphone that you'll love! 

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Get Good At Presenting Ep13 - Lee talks this week to presentation slide expert and designer Dave Henson about Powerpoint and how to avoid making really bad slides that ruin your talk and reputation. Seriously bad slides are like the elephant in the room at conferences - and still, no-one seems to talk about it. Death by Powerpoint is still really bad in some cases. So Lee who's done research on this talks to his go-to guy Dave Henson -'The Slide Presentation Man' to try and find ways that you can make your slides as good as your talk! Don't let your slides ruin a great presentation. Dave Henson is here: https://www.theslidepresentationman.co.uk/ and Lee's website is here https://leejackson.biz and his course Powerpoint Surgery is here and is on offer: www.powerpointsurgery.com 

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