Writing For An Audience Of One: The Art Of Speechwriting With Rob Noel

TTL 834 | Speechwriting

Writing For An Audience Of One: The Art Of Speechwriting With Rob Noel

When you ghostwrite a speech for someone else, it means you only have that person as your audience. It can be a good thing or a bad thing depending on which angle you look at it. On the one hand, you only have one person to impress. On the other, you really have to know what that person believes for your words to truly resonate with them and in turn, resonate with their real audience. That is probably the greatest challenge that Rob Noel has had as a speechwriter for some of the biggest political and corporate figures out there, including Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, US Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Tom Donohue, Undersecretary Keith Krach, and US Senator and Presidential candidate Mark Rubio. An award-winning speechwriter and executive communications advisor, Rob is also the President of the Washington Writers Network. Join in as he let us take a peek inside a day in the life of a speechwriter in this conversation with Dr. Diane Hamilton.

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Making A Difference Through Your Life Purpose With James A. Cusumano And Human Connection Through Communication With Riaz Meghji 

The greatest thing you can do for yourself and for the world is to find your life purpose. Dr. Diane Hamilton’s guest is James A. Cusumano, co-founder of Chateau Mcely and author of I Can See Clearly: Rise of a Supernatural Hero. In this episode, James shares his journey of finding his life purpose and how it led him from being the lead singer of “The Royal Teens” to being a research scientist, all the way to eventually becoming a filmmaker and author. James explains that finding your life purpose winds up creating personal fulfillment, and the more fulfilled you become, the greater impact you make into making this world a better place to live in. Tune in to be inspired to find your life purpose and pursue it! 

How can you effectively connect and communicate with your audience? Dr. Diane Hamilton’s guest is Riaz Meghji, a human connection expert and author of Every Conversation Counts: The 5 Habits of Human Connection that Build Extraordinary Relationships. In this episode, you will learn the importance of listening without distractions, why assertive empathy is the way to go, and how you can practice specificity when showing your appreciation. Dr. Diane and Riaz also discuss the art of storytelling and how you can keep your audience’s attention hooked on you. Join in the conversation to learn more!  

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TTL 711 | Transformational Storytelling

Transformational Storytelling With Mikki Williams And Delivering The Right Stories Through Media With Justin Breen

How does one become a professional speaker? Dr. Diane Hamilton chats with Mikki Williams on the show to talk about her road to becoming a Hall of Fame keynote speaker. Mikki is also an author, executive speech coach, a TEDx speaker, radio and TV personality, and transformational storyteller. She shares how she helps her clients structure their speeches and gives some advice on content delivery.

What kind of stories do people want to hear these days? Dr. Diane Hamilton talks with the Founder and CEO of BrEpic Communications, Justin Breen, to answer this question. Justin is a visionary entrepreneur, strategic coach, and the bestselling author of Epic Business. He explains how he and his team work together in setting individuals and companies up to be noticed by a bigger audience. He also talks about how to create a good story and the kind of stories people would respond to.

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TTL 674 | Be The Best Salesperson

What It Takes To Be The Best Salesperson With Cindy Mcgovern And Storytelling Through The Eyes Of A Comedian With LD Morrow

In life, people are involved in sales one way or another, whether they know it or not. This is a part of everyday living that can’t be avoided. Author of The Wall Street Journal bestseller Every Job Is a Sales Job: How to Use The Art of Selling To Win At Work, and CEO of Orange Leaf Consulting, Dr. Cindy McGovern, talks about the characteristics you need to build in order to be a great salesperson. Having assisted multiple companies with their growth, she explains how sales is integrated in our daily lives and how it can be used to your advantage. Being an expert in the field, Cindy emphasizes the importance of building your personal brand, no matter what industry you’re in.
Also, joining Dr. Diane Hamilton is the author of Think Like a Bartender: Recipes for Life, comedian, and storyteller, LD Morrow. Being amazing in storytelling, LD shares her secrets and inspirations not only in her comedy career, but in life in general. She talks about the key to being a good storyteller and how storytelling is tied in to both her day job and side hustle. Listen to LD as she explains how effective communication can be a game changing skill that you might want to pick up or improve as soon as possible.

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TTL 636 | Building Personal Branding

How To Build Your Personal Branding With S. Renee Smith And Getting Out Of Status Quo Thinking With Christina Blacken

In this day and age, almost everyone and everything that tries to make it big is nothing without branding. However, with so many platforms available, it can be a challenge to create one and put it out there. Host, Dr. Diane Hamilton, guests S. Renee Smith, advisor, coach, and strategic partner to senior leaders, to enlighten us about personal branding, strategic planning, and development. She shares with us key points on how to be likable, credible, and marketable—noting how branding starts with being authentic in who you are and the value you bring.

The power of narratives is in how it influences people to get into a new kind of thinking. As a storyteller herself, Christina Blacken knows this to be true. Her storytelling platform, The New Quo, has been helping high growth leaders get out of the status quo thinking and into creativity and purpose. Christina discusses how leaders should go about cultural change and embody what they are preaching. She then shares doing various social causes and motivating young people to volunteer.
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TTL 628 | Storytelling That Resonates

Storytelling: Resonating Stories That Makes A Difference With Dr. Jim Smith

It is the communication that makes a story come to life between the storyteller and the story listeners. In this episode, Dr Jim Smith, a keynote speaker and a lightning rod in both professional and personal development spaces, talks about the art of storytelling to catch the ears of his listeners. Dr. Jim teaches us how to be the speaker that resonates in each and every individual that will come across people by going in-depth on how he started to be a keynote speaker, making it clear that each story has a lesson to tell.
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TTL 583 | Experience Design

Making Funny Stories with Steve Gilliland and The Wonders Of Experience Design with Stan Boushouwers

“Steve is what happens when the humor of a stand-up comic collides with the inspiration of motivational speaker.” That is how one newspaper described Steve Gilliland, a top-rated master storyteller and brilliant comedian. A member of the Speaker Hall of Fame, Steve talks about the pivot he made to pursue his greatest passion, speaking. In this episode, he shares his love for his craft – which is to make funny stories, not just funny jokes – and the importance of observation and curiosity in being able to do that.

People’s experience differ from person to person. In the last 25 years, there has been a significant rise in the experience economy. In this episode, Stan Boshouwers takes a deep dive into experience design. Stan studied Cognitive Artificial Intelligence at Utrecht University in The Netherlands. He talks about the future of experience design with artificial intelligence and how this will benefit curious minds. He also introduces his book, Worlds of Wonder: Experience Design for Curious People.
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TTL 555 | Mindfulness

The Value Of Mindfulness with Gary Douglas and Leadership Through Storytelling with Angela Moonan

Mindfulness is about being present and aware of something. It is where people create their judgments of what they will and will not have. Most people call it searching for the right answer. However, Gary Douglas says sometimes it’s very challenging for people to see the value of it. Gary is a bestselling author and Founder of Access Consciousness. He shares his wisdom about mindfulness and highlights the importance of being aware of everything by asking questions which could improve our lives.

One way of communicating is through storytelling where we share stories and pass on some knowledge and values. Angela Moonan says we can be a compelling storyteller through great leadership. Angela is an executive coach and corporate storyteller. She dives deep into storytelling in a corporate set-up and shares how she’s helping her clients convey their vision and align them with their story to create an impact that they desire in the world. As Angela shares the importance of connecting to our life story in the professional workspace, she walks us through how storytelling shapes people’s experiences and creates this incredible journey for them.

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TTL 307 | Artificial Intelligence

The Mindset Of Success with Chris Salem and Transforming The Future With Artificial Intelligence with Mike Adams

People may have many whys about certain goals that they cannot achieve. Why is their business is stagnant? Why can’t they climb the ladder? Why don’t they seem to be moving at all despite their hard work? You have to ask yourself though, do you have the right mindset? Mindset expert Chris Salem shares how you can embrace a process to get out of the problem and get into the solution. Discover the kind of mindset that will free you from what’s shutting you down so you can finally flourish on the peak of success.

 

As the world evolves, people continue to discover things through technology. It’s fascinating how these great minds with all their brilliance and intelligence as they build faster computers are now heading to artificial intelligence. Chief storyteller and best-selling author Mike Adams discusses artificial intelligence and how the mind works.

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TTL 304 | The Wealthy Speaker

Culture And The Power Of Great Storytelling with Mike Ganino and The Wealthy Speaker with Jane Atkinson

Culture is such an essential part of any business, organization, and more. It has been running through everybody’s lips ever since and impacting many companies that want to move their people. Taking us deep into that topic and how the power of storytelling sits in between is an expert on both fronts as well as a speaker and TEDx expert, Mike Ganino. He talks about getting executives, teams, and thought leaders learn how to communicate, connect, and engage the message that they want out. He also dishes out some pointers on how to give a good talk.

 

From one speaker to another, Jane Atkinson shares her expertise when it comes to making people be better at speaking. She is a speaking industry expert, coach, and author who not only helps people to be speakers but become wealthy at that, too. Jane lays down the three stages that makes speaking a profit center, and talks about the path towards becoming a wealthy speaker. Continue reading “Culture And The Power Of Great Storytelling with Mike Ganino and The Wealthy Speaker with Jane Atkinson”