It's Time to Sell: Fireside chat with Joel Sweeney
How to be an effective, confident and engaging speaker with Joel Sweeney
On this episode we have Joel Sweeney. Joel a professional speaker, trainer, coach and author of The Speaker’s Tool Box – Perfecting the Craft of Speaking. It’s a very easy read, full of tactical advice on perfecting the craft of speaking, so I invite you to check that out.
Joel is a phenomenal expert in the area of communication.
As an entrepreneur, speaking is an important tool in the toolbox of being successful and getting the word out there about your product or service.
This is a very focused episode where we talked about ways to perfect the craft of speaking and how you, as an entrepreneur or business professional, can use it to grow your business.
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The more attention you place to it, the better you get at it. @sweeneyjoel http://bit.ly/2e8vP7I
Posture is important – what’s the perception you’re trying to create? @sweeneyjoel http://bit.ly/2e8vP7I
[03:35] Getting over the anxiety of speaking
[05:58] Public speaking as a craft
[08:30] Speaking the same message to different audiences
[09:33] Causes of anxiety
[10:06] 5 Key Elements
[10:40] Balanced eye contact
[12:05] Listening with your eyes
[13:51] Paying attention to your audience will help you deliver your message better
[14:28] Vocal variety
[18:20] Facial expressions
[19:38] Gestures and body language
[23:50] The “real” problem
[24:58] Creating the perception of confidence
[26:47] Joel’s “Why”
[31:30] The all-powerful Pause
Check out Joel’s website at http://joelsweeney.com/
The Speaker’s Tool Box – Perfecting the Craft of Speaking by Joel Sweeney