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Business & Economics Podcasts

Learn how to wow audiences and bosses alike.

Learn how to wow audiences and bosses alike.

Location:

Austin, TX

Description:

Learn how to wow audiences and bosses alike.

Language:

English


Episodes

018 – Mailbag Bonanza

3/1/2021
“My co-workers are too nice. How can I get useful feedback?,” “What’s the best place to practice professional communication?” In this episode, the hosts answer listeners’ questions. Tune in for solid advice and practical insights. Credits Co-host: Isaiah McPeak Co-host: Nathanael Yellis Producer: Elijah Schow The post 018 – Mailbag Bonanza appeared first on Own Your Platform.

Duration:00:31:19

017 – Special Guest Steven Tomlinson

11/15/2020
The show opens with a great clap track. Our guest Steven Tomlinson is an Acton MBA master teacher, a playwright, and a communications coach. He joins us to talk shop as a fellow coach of people with messages. Steven consults business people (among others) with coaching techniques both Isaiah and Nathanael have heavily borrowed from. […] The post 017 – Special Guest Steven Tomlinson appeared first on Own Your Platform.

Duration:00:23:18

016 – Live Coaching: How to Pitch New Clients

10/15/2020
Isaiah and Nathanael welcome a guest to the podcast. He’s a business owner with a specific challenge: how to pitch his service to new clients. Isaiah and Nathanael help him identify the kinds of potential clients, and figure out what to bring to pitch conversations. Of all the things a salesperson can say, what should […] The post 016 – Live Coaching: How to Pitch New Clients appeared first on Own Your Platform.

Duration:00:44:59

015 – The Reunion

9/15/2020
Isaiah and Nathanael join forces for the first time in 6 years: where are they now? Are they still communications coaches? The hosts catch up on career, communications, and how their approaches have evolved. Isaiah’s career has taken him into startup land, advising founders on how to pitch their companies: we hear the one […] The post 015 – The Reunion appeared first on Own Your Platform.

Duration:00:25:20

014 – Coaching workshop part 3: “I bombed”

6/9/2015
Nathanael picks up shattered pieces of his ego after returning from the Marketo marketing conference. He and Isaiah analyze what went wrong during his presentation, why it went wrong, and how to improve. The post 014 – Coaching workshop part 3: “I bombed” appeared first on Own Your Platform.

Duration:00:32:30

013 – Coaching workshop part 2

4/29/2015
Nathanael eviscerates Isaiah's venture capital pitch about Moneyball for Soccer. Tune in (uh…download in?) for another live coaching session. The post 013 – Coaching workshop part 2 appeared first on Own Your Platform.

Duration:00:24:32

012 – Coaching workshop part 1

4/15/2015
Isaiah coaches Nathanael for an upcoming presentation. Listen to part one to hear how Isaiah coaches; listen to part two to discover how the coaching worked for Nathanael and why Isaiah made the coaching decisions he did. The post 012 – Coaching workshop part 1 appeared first on Own Your Platform.

Duration:00:24:27

011 – Book Commentary: “Confessions of a Public Speaker”

4/1/2015
Isaiah constantly references "Confessions of a Public Speaker" by Scott Berkun, so the hosts dedicated an entire episode to get the book out of his system. Hear the hosts supplement Berkun's pithy prose with personal anecdotes The post 011 – Book Commentary: “Confessions of a Public Speaker” appeared first on Own Your Platform.

Duration:00:23:49

010 – Best Advice We’ve Ever Gotten

2/11/2015
The hosts share the best communication advice they've ever received and the embarrassing stories to go along with it. The post 010 – Best Advice We’ve Ever Gotten appeared first on Own Your Platform.

Duration:00:21:27

009 – How to give effective criticism (part 2)

2/4/2015
Cumulatively, Isaiah and Nathanael have given feedback professionally for over 15 years. In this episode, they reach into the past and discuss the secret sauce that makes their criticism pop. The post 009 – How to give effective criticism (part 2) appeared first on Own Your Platform.

Duration:00:24:59

008 – On Workplace Criticism (part 1)

1/22/2015
Drawing from years of formal debate, where judges provide candid written and verbal feedback, the hosts discuss how to benefit from criticism. The post 008 – On Workplace Criticism (part 1) appeared first on Own Your Platform.

Duration:00:24:19

007 – Slay the Dragon

12/14/2014
Starting with Nathanael’s experience building a website for Heritage Action, the hosts explore why storytelling, not listing features, is key to selling technology successfully. The post 007 – Slay the Dragon appeared first on Own Your Platform.

Duration:00:23:29