The Art and Craft Of Speaking: The Fourth ILM Zoom Meetup featuring Joel Weldon, Joe Polish, and Dean Jackson
In this episode, Joel Weldon, Dean Jackson, and Joe Polish discuss valuable speaking and presenting strategies for delivering a compelling message to your audience. Joel will reveal his 3-word secret for ensuring your message is never misunderstood and you’ll hear organization tips, ways to leverage your personality, and the best tools to become a respected expert in your marketplace – whether you’re speaking virtually or in-person.
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Here’s a glance at what you’ll learn from Joel, Dean, and Joe in this episode:
- The 3 most valuable speaking and presentation lessons Joel Weldon has ever learned.
- How to transform fear into calm and confidence when presenting in front of any size audience.
- A simple, scientifically proven way to use your personality to get the future you want.
- How to best organize your ideas and effectively connect them to your audience.
- The fastest way to position yourself as a respected expert in your marketplace.
- Joel gives you his 3-word secret for ensuring your message is never misunderstood.
- How to craft a story so effective and so emotional you will never be forgotten.
- Little tweaks that make your speeches and presentations even more impactful.
- How to connect to your virtual audience and feel confident in any virtual setting.
- 3 simple, easy-to-use tips for having even more success with online presentations.
- Put your call to action ___(HERE)___ , NOT at the end of your speech. Here’s why…
- One of the biggest secrets you can use to become an even better communicator.
- A compelling offer is very different from a convincing argument.
- An NHL example: Instead of convincing, compel with an offer that they already want.
- 70% of the workday is doing some form of communication.
- Speaking is a learned skill.
- You can be dull, boring, monotone and still highly-effective, like Jim Rohn.
- Speak to position yourself as a thought-leader and results-getter.
- Be you and be congruent – speaking is not a performance.
- The “Boring Bob” story to turn a negative into a positive.
- Dean is always the same and always real.
- Set the tone with your introduction; there’s an introduction system that Joel uses.
- A great intro has the audience move with you before you’ve said your first words.
- Nervousness comes from self-conciousness, but it’s not about you, it’s about your audience.
- Focus on your message and how it can help your audience to get away from fear.
- F.E.A.R. = False Evidence Appearing Real.
- Speak on relevant topics and your fear will go away.
- How to organize your speech: Think of the time you have and your audience.
- Know, have, feel: The three things to say your audience will get.
- What makes a successful speaker: Results.
- Little tweaks make a big difference.
- People confuse a closing with a call to action; a call to action should precede the close.
- The close is an emotional connection; it leaves the audience with a “WOW”.
- Get a clear picture in your mind of your message to be a better communicator.
- The better you can organize and present your thoughts, the better.
- Tips and tricks for keeping everyone on board: Summarize throughout and open with your close.
- Have a positive expectancy, think like your audience, dress like it was a live event even if it’s virtual, and set your camera 3-4 inches above eye level.
- Your message is the king.
- Overcome your audience’s fears, reinforce their victories, and get yourself out of the way.
- Bring objections up to make them go away.