Crazy Good Talks

Crazy Good Talks

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26. What Would You Do if You Could No Longer Speak With Tim Schut
January 19, 2022

What would you do if you could no longer speak? It’s unimaginable isn’t it? That’s the reality our guest Tim Schut is facing.  In June of 2021, Tim was diagnosed with Primary Progressive Apraxia of Sp

25. How to be RADICALLY Relevant With Bill Cates
January 06, 2022

FACT: Your clients are INUNDATED with messages and attention spans are short. That’s why when you express yourself, you MUST take the time needed to create messages that are relevant and interesting.

24. How To Get More Eyes on Your Videos With Kalli Fedusenko
December 15, 2021

You’ve recorded your ‘Why Story’. Now, how do you get people to see it?  In this episode, Deirdre Van Nest speaks with Kalli Fedusenko, owner of Kalli Collective LLC. Kalli shares her top tips for pro

23. Stop Juggling All The Balls With Erin Botsford CFP®
December 01, 2021

It’s time to stop juggling all those balls. Having your own business or practice doesn’t have to be so stressful. You CAN create a self managing company.  In this episode, Deirdre Van Nest speaks with

22. 13 Mistakes That Stop You From Becoming a Crazy Good Speaker (And How To Fix Them!)
November 17, 2021

Are you struggling to hold your audience’s attention and own the room every time you speak? If so, you might be making the most common delivery mistakes without realizing it.  Let’s turn that around!

21. From Free to Fee: Proven Tips for Becoming a Paid Speaker
November 03, 2021

You’d love to get paid for your professional speaking. But you’re not sure how to go from free-based to fee-based. Sound familiar? In this episode, Deirdre Van Nest tells all! Having gone from speakin

20. How Harnessing the Power of Emotions Will Create Value in Your Presentations With Sam Palazzolo
October 20, 2021

There are two emotions you can use to motivate and inspire your audience every time you speak. In this episode, Deirdre Van Nest talks with Sam Palazzolo, the managing director at Tip of the Spear Ven

19. How To Be More Vulnerable When You Express Yourself – Without Scaring People Away
October 06, 2021

As a speaker, you’ve probably heard this advice: “Be vulnerable. It will help your audience connect with you.”  But when does being vulnerable cross into TMI? After all, you want to engage your audien

18. Got “Virtual Fatigue”? A 4-Part Formula for Keeping Your Audience AND Yourself Energized During Virtual Presentations: Part 2
September 22, 2021

During a virtual presentation, one of the most difficult tasks can be keeping the energy moving and your audience engaged throughout the entire presentation.  It’s time to relieve yourself of “virtual

17. Got “Virtual Fatigue”? A 4-Part Formula for Keeping Your Audience AND Yourself Energized During Virtual Presentations: Part 1
September 08, 2021

Energy and the internet can be a tough combo for any speaker.  That’s why keeping the energy moving during your virtual presentations is THE key to engaging your audience. In this episode, Deirdre Van