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Lee brings together a stellar panel of top award-winning pro speakers to answer the big question...
"What is the future of Speaking and what is the future of the Speaking industry?
In this unique Pro Speakers panel discussion, Lee asks the panel what do they do different now they deliver online and how have they changed their business model to help their clients post-COVID.
The panel consists of Wellbeing expert Pam Burrows, Neuro-science expert/President-elect of the Professional Speaking Association Dr Lynda Shaw, Motivational expert and Chief Zookeeper Nigel Risner, Researcher and Massive goals Speaker David Hyner, Corporate Sales expert Simon Hazeldine and Entrepreneurial mindset expert/Chair of the Professional Speaking Association Rebecca Jones!
Enjoy a lively debate with top tips (occasional light swear words) and honest appraisals of where we are now and how we can adapt to thrive in the Learning and development world in this new season.
P.S. We banned the use of the words "unprecedented" and "new normal" :) 

Find out what all our speakers are doing post-coronavirus here:

www.leejackson.org/newseason 

www.pamburrows.com

www.nigelrisner.com 

www.drlyndashaw.com

www.simonhazeldine.com

https://rebeccajones.biz

www.davidhyner.com

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Ep25 - Speaking, workshops and wellbeing tips with guest Pam Burrows - People Booster. Pam is a very experienced speaker and trainer delivering important wellbeing work in organisations large and small. She is a fellow of the Professional Speaking Association and an-round fun person! Pam not only shares top tips for speaking, training and workshop engagement but also Lee gets her to tell us some ways for us to stay well during the coronavirus lockdown. Pam can be found here: https://pamburrows.com/ and Lee's website is here: https://leejackson.org/ Subscribe now for more episodes of down to earth tips for you to be the best you can be when presenting both on or offline. 

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Ep23 - Remote / Virtual Speaking tips from a Hollywood star

In this episode, Lee interviews fellow speaker Dominic Colenso. Dominic used to be an actor and was famous for many roles including playing the part of Virgil Tracy in the Hollywood adaptation of Thunderbirds! They talk about his transition into Speaking and Presentation Coaching and the fundamental differences between acting and speaking. Lots of laughs, and of course tips on virtual/remote speaking too, ideal for our Zoom heavy world of work right now! Make your presentations better today. 

Dominic is here: https://www.inflow.global/ 

and Lee is here: https://leejackson.biz

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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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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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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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Ep8 - Laughs and learning with Lee's special guest John Archer - Britains Got Talent Semi-finalist, BAFTA award-winning comedian and the first person ever to fool Penn and Teller! In this episode, Lee and John have a relaxed conversation about how John went from being a Police Officer to a full-time performer. They also talk about the keys to speaking in larger venues, creating new material, remembering the order of your content, how not to get bored when delivering, getting laughs and much more. Two old mates talk comedy legends, speaking and performing. John is on tour constantly and is the UK's most popular comedy magician, he also teaches lots of new magicians in the art of on-stage banter and comedy magic. Enjoy. John's website is www.john-archer.com you can also follow him on twitter here.

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When a fellow speaker is in your hometown, I thought that at least I could do was to say hello, pick them up, take them to the train station and record the conversation along the way! In this episode, we talk about the art and practicalities of great storytelling and much more with my guest Alan Stevens aka The Mediacoach. We also talk about the sights of Leeds, David Bowie, Emmerdale, Victoria Wood, the PSA, Comedy and peoples insecurities on stage! Enjoy and learn with a fun chat with my guest Alan Stevens aka The Mediacoach - http://mediacoach.co.uk

(P.S. People on social media can get a little wound up when they hear that you have recorded something in a car. So let me be clear: the recording device was fixed to the car and we do not touch it at all during our journey. We were in effect just having a chat in the car and happen to record it. No laws were broken in the making of this podcast, thank you!)

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Ep4 - a special episode from Ambition North with Geoff Ramm http://www.geofframm.com and Phil Hesketh http://www.heskethtalking.com - Lee treats you to a second of Geoff Ramm's keynote at Ambition North business conference, then Lee, Phil Hesketh and Geoff Ramm dissect the talk and talk about what worked and why. They talk about making stories come alive, great content, the power of purpose, the pause, eyebrows, oh and they nearly get shot! Enjoy. 

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In our second episode, Lee shares part 2 of his talk made at the Profesional Speaking Association's conference 'Inspire'. He shares with new speakers what he has learnt in 10 years as a Pro. Probably "The most honest talk I've ever heard about speaking". He shares about UK comedy legend Ken Dodd, why speaking in schools is not for everyone and the most important thing that many business speakers forget!  

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