Speaking in public is a great way to build visibility and credibility for yourself and your company, and there are more opportunities than ever before to take the stage, showcase your talent and deliver your message. Taking advantage of this platform can be very important for your career and today we will explore the how to find and communicate your message effectively and specific tips and strategies to get over your fear of speaking in public.
My guest, Deb Sofield, is a fabulous speaker herself and author of the book, Speak without Fear – Rock Star Presentation Skills to get People to Hear What You Say. She’s also a Radio Talk Show Host and President of her own Executive Speech Coaching Co., which trains women and men for success in speaking, presentation skills and message development in the U.S. and abroad.
Deb is a visiting professor, teaching public speaking at Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, and on the faculty of the Woman’s Campaign School at Yale University (where she is Past President of the Board), she has worked at Loyola University School of Mass Communications, the University of South Carolina’s School of Journalism and Mass Communications and the Southeastern Institute for Women in Politics. Sofield served as a mentor and trainer for The Center for Liberty in the Middle East.