Archive for the ' speech' Category

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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