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35. How Saying ‘No’ Can Create New Opportunities in Your Business
June 08, 2022

Do you know that feeling when you take on too much at once and feel like you’re spinning a million plates that could fall and break any second? Deirdre Van Nest knows this feeling all too well. The wa

What it means to be a Thought Leader With John LoDuca Part 2. (Ep 34)
May 25, 2022

Humans have been using storytelling to communicate, pass on knowledge and connect for thousands of years. But, did you know that when you share your wisdom and stories, and package them in the right w

What It Means To Be a Thought Leader With John LoDuca Part 1. (Ep 33)
May 11, 2022

A ‘Thought Leader’ has the ability to transform people, industries, and sometimes even the world. In order to be considered a thought leader you must voice (or pen) original ideas AND you must differe

Top Secrets to Effectively Leading a Remote Team with Andrea Schlapia (Ep 32)
April 27, 2022

Remote work has opened up a whole new world of opportunities. But, there is still some resistance and fear from business owners who are not comfortable moving to this new way of working. The truth is

How to Get People Excited to Hear You Speak-Even Before You Take the Stage (Ep 31)
April 13, 2022

Most people think their presentation starts when they take the stage, but it actually starts at your introduction. A Crazy Good introduction paves the way for you and is just as important as the prese

Top 10 Tips for Crazy Good Videos With Laura Garfield (Ep. 30)
March 30, 2022

Just saying the word…Video. Strikes fear in hearts of even the most courageous advisors and entrepreneurs.  In addition to hearing your inner critic tell you how bad you look and sound, if you’re not

Why “Killing your Darlings” Is Absolutely Critical in Storytelling (Ep 29)
March 16, 2022

Would you believe that the subject matter of a great story is almost irrelevant? What makes a story great and what can RUIN it… is all in the editing! Finding the right details in a story to capture t

How One Presentation Started a Digital Empire With Michael Kitces Part 2 (Ep 28)
March 02, 2022

Do you want to know the secret behind the success of Michael Kitces, one of the most sought-after speakers and thought leaders in his industry? Through consistency, practice, and following specific co

How One Presentation Started a Digital Empire With Michael Kitces Part 1 (Ep 27)
February 16, 2022

Imagine if one presentation could change your life forever. That’s exactly what happened to Michael Kitces, one of the most sought after speakers and thought leaders in the financial services industry

REPLAY – How to Grab Attention from the First Words Out of Your Mouth
February 02, 2022

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 in