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Ep 32 - Lee speaks to Rikki Arundel co-founder of the Professional Speaking Association and an experienced speech/storytelling expert. Enjoy a fun and relaxed chat with Lee and Rikki, as they talk about how they met, their worst speaking gigs, top on-stage and online performance tips, how to find your real-life stories and how to fill a room when presenting. 
Lee: https://www.liinks.co/leejackson
Rikki: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rikkiarundel

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In this episode of Get Good® At Presenting The Podcast - speaker and presentation coach Lee Jackson https://leejackson.org/ interviews keynote speaker, tsunami survivor and people reader Michelle Mills Porter (aka MMP). Lee and Michelle talk good and bad storytelling, reading audiences and a lot more in this honest and inspiring interview. Michelle's story is amazing.  

Lee's guest: 

MMP - Michelle Mills Porter is an award-winning Speaker, Author, Master Behaviour Profiler and one of the Top Recommended People on LinkedIn, where she received Platinum Status. She is a multi-award-winning business owner and creator of “The People Reader – the bulletproof system for winning new clients.” Her first business was achieving huge success and making a mark in the industry as the only marketing company in history to be paid on results alone. Winning award after award and enjoying a queue of clients waiting to get onto her books, Michelle decided to celebrate with a couple of exotic holidays and found herself in the middle of the Boxing Day Tsunami. You can find her at https://mmp.uk.com/ 

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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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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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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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Leon Bamforth is the current champion of the national speaking competition 'Speaker Factor'. Speaker Factor is the annual competition for the newer members of the Professional Speaking Associaton across the UK & Ireland. In this episode, Lee asks Leon to share what tips and tricks he took on board to go from a so-so speech to becoming the winner of a national competition in front of 200 professional speakers! You can find Leon at http://leonbamforth.com

Ep9 - How to win a speaking competition with Lee's guest, the award-winning speaker Leon Bamforth. 

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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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