Are you afraid of public speaking? Here’s why you shouldn’t be.
Sean Tyler Foley is a trained Safety Trainer and Auditor. Through his teachings and his 30-plus years of experience as an actor, he learned how to package information in an engaging way. Today, he is a keynote speaker and the author of The Power to Speak Naked . In this episode, Tyler breaks down what it takes to present your ideas on a public stage and shares effective communication strategies you can use today in your business.
[1:50] A little bit about Tyler and how he got started in speaking.
[7:10] How did Tyler go from performer to safety auditor?
[9:00] To Tyler, jumping out a window is way scarier than speaking on stage!
[13:35] Tyler shares what it was like to perform on a stage as a child.
[17:10] Grief is a universal feeling. Tyler lost his father at a young age and saw his mother sacrifice a lot for him and his siblings.
[24:25] Why are people so afraid of public speaking? Why don’t they want to go back on stage after they do it the first time?
[26:00] You need positive reinforcement when it comes to speaking publicly. The best way to do that is to find a group you can practice with.
[29:10] Some of the best stories happen within 20‒30 seconds. Just look at commercials! Tyler shares an example of what this looks like.
[33:35] Everyone wants to be Luke Skywalker when telling their story. Everyone wants to be a hero. The problem is, we’re not Luke. We are Obi-Wan Kenobi, so we need to tell the story like him.
[35:40] What’s one thing someone can do today to tell their story in a better way?
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Email Todd: Todd@Dynastylc.com
The Power to Speak Naked: How to Speak with Confidence, Communicate Effectively, and Win Your Audience, by Sean Tyler Foley
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