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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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Ep 31 - Classical and data storytelling tips with Sam Knowles. Lee chats to Sam Knowles from Insight Agents about his love of classical stories and also the practical and big picture stuff around making data work in presentations. Data storytelling is something that is key to talks in the 21st century.

You can find Lee Jackson the Keynote Speaker and Presentation coach at www.leejackson.org 

You can contact Sam via his LinkedIn profile here 

Some links story related to the discussion too helpfully provided by Sam:
 
Robert McKee - https://mckeestory.com.
His book Story and Storynomics.
Lots of really interesting evidence, from Aristotle to Joseph Campbell, he of the hero’s journey.
 
For more on Jungian archetypes and how these underpin all myths around the world, Alexander 'Sandy' Dunlop runs something called the Cultural Myth School of Branding and can be found at https://www.alexanderdunlop.ie
 
The US podcast, The Business of Story, presented by Park Howell
 
“The 5 Myths Trump Uses to Wield Power” (episode 234) https://businessofstory.com/podcast/5-myths-trump-uses/
 
“7 Marketing Lessons from the myth of the Plague” (episode 260) https://businessofstory.com/podcast/marketing-lessons-from-myths/
 
"A Practical Guide to the Story Cycle and Transformational Business Languages” (episode 33)
 
And finally, Sam's podcast, the Small Data Forum, is… https://www.smalldataforum.com. They describe it as “a sideways look at the uses and abuses of data big and small in politics, business, and public life”.
 

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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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Do you have to present, speak or train in English and you are not a native English speaker? 

In this special episode, speaker and presentation coach Lee Jackson https://leejackson.org/ and his guests give lots of background and top tips for public speaking when English is not your first language - with guests Olga Geidane + Frederika Roberts. 

"When I teach presentation skills I often have delegates who do not speak English as their first language on my courses. And last month I had my first audience of delegates who were all non-native English speakers, wanting me to help them to present better at work. So I thought I need to chat to great speakers who have learned to speak in public in English, and this episode is just that."

The guests: 
Frederika Roberts MAPP PGCE BSc(Hons) MPSA is a Wellbeing / Positive Psychology Speaker, Trainer, Lecturer, Conference & School Speaker. She specialises in Positive Education & Character Education she is at http://educatetoflourish.org.uk/ and http://happiness-speaker.co.uk/ 

Olga Geidane is an 𝗘𝘅𝗲𝗰𝘂𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲 𝗠𝗶𝗻𝗱𝘀𝗲𝘁, 𝗣𝗲𝗿𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗺𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗖𝗼𝗮𝗰𝗵 and 𝗦𝗽𝗲𝗮𝗸𝗲𝗿 and also a world traveller and host at Olga’s Show. She is at http://www.newlifekickstart.com/  

You can find out more about our host Lee Jackson's work by visiting https://leejackson.org/

 

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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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In this episode, Lee interviews Rob Geraghty a presentation coach with a telecoms background. They talk about getting the most out of the online meetings and talks we have to deliver. They talk about 'virtual presence', being more punchy/conversational, the advantages of having a co-host and much more. Rob can be found here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rgeraghty/ and Lee can be found here: https://leejackson.biz And don't forget Lee's popular 'Get Good At Presenting' book is now available on Audible, you can get it via a free months trial or just buy it outright. Includes some extra content and an accompanying PDF too, just click 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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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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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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