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Public Speaking for Introverted Entrepreneurs podcast is all about helping introverts overcome fear of public speaking and transform into confident, compelling, and captivating speakers. It is also about building and growing your business as an introverted entrepreneur. This is an audio version of Victoria’s weekly video show. Victoria Lioznyansky is an entrepreneur, speaker, and educator. After moving to the US more than two decades ago with limited English and a crippling fear of public speaking, she built several businesses, taught in a variety of industries, and spoke in front of small and large audiences. She appeared on Fox News, and have been featured in numerous publications, including CBS Houston and BizWest Media.

Public Speaking for Introverted Entrepreneurs podcast is all about helping introverts overcome fear of public speaking and transform into confident, compelling, and captivating speakers. It is also about building and growing your business as an introverted entrepreneur. This is an audio version of Victoria’s weekly video show. Victoria Lioznyansky is an entrepreneur, speaker, and educator. After moving to the US more than two decades ago with limited English and a crippling fear of public speaking, she built several businesses, taught in a variety of industries, and spoke in front of small and large audiences. She appeared on Fox News, and have been featured in numerous publications, including CBS Houston and BizWest Media.
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Public Speaking for Introverted Entrepreneurs podcast is all about helping introverts overcome fear of public speaking and transform into confident, compelling, and captivating speakers. It is also about building and growing your business as an introverted entrepreneur. This is an audio version of Victoria’s weekly video show. Victoria Lioznyansky is an entrepreneur, speaker, and educator. After moving to the US more than two decades ago with limited English and a crippling fear of public speaking, she built several businesses, taught in a variety of industries, and spoke in front of small and large audiences. She appeared on Fox News, and have been featured in numerous publications, including CBS Houston and BizWest Media.

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English


Episodes

How to Build an Instant Rapport

6/5/2019
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Today we're going to talk about my 10 time-tested tips for building an instant rapport. Building a rapport during face-to-face meetings is definitely one of my strengths. I've used these tips to ace pretty much every interview I've ever been at. I've used these tips to go and win face-to-face sales meetings. I’ve even used these tips to give presentations to small group of people. They absolutely work. Make sure to listen to the very end, because my tip number 10 is definitely my secret...

Duration:00:07:54

How to Face an Unexpected Problem or a Difficult Situation

5/29/2019
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In business and in life things happen sometimes, and very often, things happen without any warning. One moment, everything is great and the next moment, you fall down, figuratively or literally. How you handle those falls defines who you are as an entrepreneur and as a human being, and also impacts your business and your life in a very profound way. So today, I will share with you my three-step system to handle anything that life throws at you gracefully and efficiently. You can watch the...

Duration:00:06:33

What Does It Mean to Be Authentic?

5/22/2019
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If you’ve followed me for a while, you know I often talk about being authentic. Being authentic on stage, being authentic on video, being yourself. We see us one way. Our friends see us a different way. Our clients see us a third way. While the world around sees us a completely different way based on our social media presence. What does it mean to be truly yourself? You can watch the Video version of this podcast on my blog: https://www.byvictorial.com/blog/what-does-it-mean-to-be-authentic

Duration:00:03:32

What If I Make a Mistake?

5/15/2019
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Much of public speaking anxiety comes from being afraid of making a mistake. We've all experienced it. You're on stage giving a presentation, everything is going well. You're in the flow, and then it happens… You say something wrong or you do something wrong, and there you are with everyone watching, unsure how to proceed. So what happens when you make a mistake? What should you do? You can watch the Video version of this podcast on my blog:...

Duration:00:05:25

Public Speaking Tips for Live TV

5/8/2019
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Today I want to share my experience speaking on live TV with you. A couple of years ago, I got invited to do a short segment on Fox 26 Morning News and if you think live TV is scary, let me tell you yes, it is. It is absolutely terrifying and quite a few things went wrong during the segment. Today, I want to give you a few tips on how to handle live TV. You can watch the Video version of this podcast on my blog: https://www.byvictorial.com/blog/public-speaking-tips-for-live-tv

Duration:00:08:34

Public Speaking Tips for Techies Presenting to Non-techies

5/1/2019
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Today we're going to talk about something very dear to my heart. Public speaking for techies who are presenting to non-techies. We've all been there, sitting through a boring technical presentation, trying to make some sense of all the technical jargon and detailed flowcharts. I absolutely get it. I am a techie myself. I actually have a Master’s degree in Computer Science, and I spent more than a decade in the IT industry. So, I absolutely understand that struggle. I've presented myself to...

Duration:00:08:45

Do Certain People in Your Audience Make You Nervous?

4/24/2019
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For some of you, the biggest fear in public speaking doesn't really stem from being in front of a live audience, whether on stage or on camera. It is from having certain people in that audience who make you feel very nervous. It could be your peers, it could be your competitors, or it could be some influencers that you really respect. So what do you do in order to not completely freeze and to not let those people in the audience intimidate you? You can watch the Video version of this...

Duration:00:05:12

How to Respond to a Compliment

4/17/2019
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Think about when someone comes up to you and tells you what a great job you did, or another person compliments you on the beautiful dress you’re wearing. Maybe someone else tells you how smart you are. Accepting a compliment is pretty hard if you're like most people, right? We often feel uncomfortable about being complimented. It's also sort of ingrained in us that we should be humble and we shouldn't brag. So how do you respond to a compliment? You can watch the Video version of this...

Duration:00:03:13

How to Use Your One-on-one Conversation Skills in Public Speaking

4/10/2019
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For a lot of people, fear of public speaking stems from the fact that you’re standing on a stage in front of a LOT of people. My students often tell me, “I'm great one-on-one. It's just when you have more than one person. When you have 10 people. When you have 100 people. When you have 1000 people. That's when I am afraid, but I'm not afraid one-on-one.” Well... today's episdoe is all about how you can take your one-on-one experience and transpose it to public speaking. You can watch the...

Duration:00:05:05

Perfection vs. Authenticity: Which One to Choose in Public Speaking?

4/3/2019
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Nobody's perfect, right? I think we can all agree with that, but so many people feel that they have to appear perfect when they're on stage or on camera. Particularly now, when we're surrounded by videos of these perfect influencers who speak perfectly, look perfect and dress perfectly. It is just so stressful for the rest of us to try and match that perfection. But how important is it to actually be perfect in public speaking? How important is being perfect when you are speaking to your...

Duration:00:07:09

How to Ace a Networking Event as an Introverted Entrepreneur

3/27/2019
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Like so many of you, I am an introverted entrepreneur, which means I have to go to a lot of networking events. And what is the worst nightmare for an introvert? That's right! A networking event. There is absolutely nothing worse than going into a roomful of strangers where you have to mingle, meet people, and talk to everybody. Absolutely horrifying right? But since I’ve been an entrepreneur for almost 20 years, I have been to my fair share of networking events. And over the years, I have...

Duration:00:11:54

Two Important Public Speaking Lessons You Can Learn from Elvis Presley

3/20/2019
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Two surprising facts you might not know about Elvis Presley: he was an introvert and he had massive stage fright. The King of Rock and Roll himself was afraid of public speaking! It clearly didn’t stop him from becoming one of the most beloved artists to ever grace the stage. What were his secrets to dealing with stage fright? Listen to this episode to find out. You can watch the Video version of this podcast on my blog:...

Duration:00:06:45

Should You Focus on Your Weaknesses or Your Strengths?

3/13/2019
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Working on your weaknesses makes a lot of sense, right? You will get rid of your weaknesses, turn them into strengths, and you will become great. But, is it really so? How far will working on your weaknesses really take you? You can watch the Video version of this podcast on my blog: https://www.byvictorial.com/blog/should-you-focus-on-your-weaknesses-or-your-strengths

Duration:00:06:58

Should You Memorize Your Presentation?

3/6/2019
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One of the biggest fears in public speaking is this, "What if I forget my presentation?" Should you memorize the entire thing? Should you memorize parts of it? Or should you go and wing it? Listen to this episode to find out.

Duration:00:08:38

The Importance of Smile in Public Speaking

2/27/2019
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Smile. We've all done it million times. We do it every single day, right? But do you know how powerful a smile is in public speaking? Listen to this podcast to find out. You can watch the Video version of this podcast on my blog: https://www.byvictorial.com/blog/the-importance-of-smile-in-public-speaking

Duration:00:06:11

3 Biggest Reasons Behind My Local Business’s Success

2/20/2019
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As some of you might know, I've owned a Nutty Scientist franchise in Houston for the last five years. What you may not know is that, for the last four years, my franchise has been ranked number one in the country among all Nutty Scientist franchises. And so, I am often asked, what the secret is behind our success. And today, I want to share with you three main reasons I grew the company from nothing to being number one. None of these reasons are earth-shattering, but they truly are the...

Duration:00:06:16

The Worst Way to Start a Speech When You Are Nervous

2/13/2019
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Do you know what is the absolute worst way to start a presentation when you're nervous? In fact, probably more than half of inexperienced public speakers begin their speech just like that. Listen to this podcast episode to find out. You can watch the Video version of this podcast on my blog: www.ByVictoriaL.com

Duration:00:03:30

What You Can Learn About Public Speaking from America’s Got Talent Auditions

2/6/2019
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Two weeks ago, I did something really exciting. I went to America's Got Talent auditions! Now, I wasn't auditioning myself. I have no singing, dancing, or magic talent whatsoever. My 12-year-old son was auditioning as a singer. And you cannot even imagine how much you can learn about public speaking from America's Got Talent auditions! You can watch the Video version of this podcast on my blog:...

Duration:00:07:56

3 Biggest Public Speaking Mistakes to Avoid

1/30/2019
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I am not a big believer in following the rules in public speaking. We’ve all heard them: do this, say that, move this way, walk that way. To me, none of it is critical. Instead, in this video, I want to share with you the 3 biggest mistakes that will kill your presentation when you are on stage or doing a live video. I’ve made them all of course, just like everyone else. But honestly, once you get these 3 mistakes under control, you will be in a much better shape. You can watch the Video...

Duration:00:05:58

5 Must-Know Public Speaking Tips for Non-Native English Speakers

1/23/2019
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Public speaking is pretty hard for most people in general. Wouldn’t you agree? Now let’s add another level of complexity. What if English isn’t your first language? What if you have an accent like I do? I came to the United States two decades ago with ok English. And while my English has improved, my accent stayed pretty much the same. Don’t take me wrong, I love my accent, but it definitely makes me harder to understand, right? So how do you become a better public speaker when English isn’t...

Duration:00:08:19