“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”
— Maya Angelou
What if you had the most incredible product or idea, but didn’t know how to communicate it? 🤔
It’s an all too familiar story – and one of the biggest things holding people back from the connection, opportunity, and success they want.
Make no mistake – your ability to communicate is directly correlated to the results you get.
So, to help you communicate like a pro, we’ve got one of the world’s leading communication experts joining us in today’s episode...
Matt Abrahams is a Lecturer in Organizational Behavior at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business, where he teaches popular classes in strategic communication and effective virtual presenting, receiving the school’s Alumni Teaching Award. Matt also teaches public speaking and co-teaches Improvisationally Speaking in the Stanford Continuing Studies Program.
When he isn’t teaching, Matt is a highly sought-after keynote speaker and communications consultant and coach. He has helped numerous presenters prepare for high-stakes talks, including IPO roadshows, Nobel Prize award presentations, and appearances at TED and the World Economic Forum. His online talks garner millions of views and he is host of the award-winning podcast Think Fast, Talk Smart, The Podcast.
His book Speaking Up without Freaking Out: 50 Techniques for Confident and Compelling Presenting has helped a wide audience manage speaking anxiety and present more confidently and authentically. His new book Think Faster, Talk Smarter: How to Speak Successfully When You’re Put On the Spot has just been released.
In this episode:
- How to turn your fear and anxiety into a strength
- The 6-step framework to thrive in spontaneous conversation
- How to build a network of influential people in your corner; and
- Why the thing holding you back might just be your superpower.
Before we begin, the right bit of inspiration can completely change the trajectory of someone’s life, so if there’s a friend or loved one who needs to hear this episode or could use some help to Win the Day, share it with them right now.
Let’s WIN THE DAY with Matt Abrahams!
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Resources / links mentioned:
📚 ‘Think Faster, Talk Smarter: How to Speak Successfully When You're Put on the Spot’ by Matt Abrahams
⚡ Matt Abrahams website
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