Crazy Good Talks

Crazy Good Talks


Latest Episodes

11. 5 Strategies To Get More People To Attend Your Events With Brad Swineheart
June 16, 2021

Have you ever had tons of people register for your event, but then, only a few people actually show up?  It’s frustrating. Especially when you’ve prepared a Crazy Good Talk®.  Help is here! Whether you’re an advisor, thought leader, or executive,

Episode 10 – The Secret Weapon for Decreasing Your Speaking Jitters — with Jesse Tordsen
June 02, 2021

Did you know that breathing is a secret weapon for decreasing anxiety and increasing your effectiveness as a presenter? In fact, when used daily, this secret weapon will give you more peace of mind and help you be more successful in all areas of your l...

Episode 9 – Never, ever end your presentation with a Q & A session. Never!
May 19, 2021

Contrary to popular belief, one of the ways even the best presentations can be derailed is by closing with a Q and A session. If you are presenting like this, it is absolutely time to make a change! In this episode of the Crazy Good Talks® Podcast,

Episode 8 – Speak To Be Remembered — with Craig Valentine, MBA
May 05, 2021

What if you could become one of the best professional keynote speakers in the entire world? What would that journey look like, and how would you want to be remembered? In this episode of the Crazy Good Talks® Podcast,

Episode 7 – The Blind Spot of Building Trust — with Guest Joey Davenport
April 20, 2021

Your ability to build trust and emotional connection may not be as easy to quantify, but research shows, to the consumer, these qualities are MORE important than competency. In this episode of Crazy Good Talks®, Deirdre sits down with Joey Davenport,

Episode 6 – Is Storytelling in Your Sales & Relationship Building Toolkit? Part 2
April 07, 2021

Creating a real connection with your audience through a “Why Story” is like adding lighter fluid to your presentations, conversations and marketing tactics. In this episode of Crazy Good Talks®, Deirdre delves into more detail on Why Stories.

Episode 5 – Is Storytelling in Your Sales & Relationship Building Toolkit?
March 23, 2021

Did you know that human brains are ideally set up to understand and learn from a story? In this episode of Crazy Good Talks®, Deirdre will go over three types of stories every business professional MUST have in their tool kit.

Episode 4 – How to Grab Attention from the First Words Out of Your Mouth
March 10, 2021

One of the biggest challenges a presenter has is grabbing the attention of your audience from the first words out of your mouth.  In this episode of Crazy Good Talks®, Deirdre will teach you how to inspire your audience and hook them at the beginning o...

Episode 3 – How To Prepare Before You Step Out on Stage
February 24, 2021

Are you treating your presentations like any other meeting? You may not realize the work you need to put in before you step on stage. In this episode of Crazy Good Talks® Deirdre Van Nest, discusses how to discipline yourself and put the audience’s nee...

Episode 2 – Why I Left The Stage for 24 years with Deirdre Van Nest
February 10, 2021

In this episode of Crazy Good Talks®, you will get to know Deirdre Van Nest. Why is this important? Deirdre believes if you are going to follow her advice you need to feel confident she knows her stuff! Deirdre is passionate about helping and mentoring...