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“Time to Shine” presents interviews with successful public speakers who share their experience and secrets with you in a weekly podcast. Become confident and ready to shine in any speaking situation. It’s time to shine in public speaking. “Time to Shine” is hosted by Oscar Santolalla.

“Time to Shine” presents interviews with successful public speakers who share their experience and secrets with you in a weekly podcast. Become confident and ready to shine in any speaking situation. It’s time to shine in public speaking. “Time to Shine” is hosted by Oscar Santolalla.
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“Time to Shine” presents interviews with successful public speakers who share their experience and secrets with you in a weekly podcast. Become confident and ready to shine in any speaking situation. It’s time to shine in public speaking. “Time to Shine” is hosted by Oscar Santolalla.




127. Deepak Menon: Great Leaders are Great Speakers

Deepak Menon, of New Delhi, India, is a chartered accountant at J.P., Kapur & Uberai in New Delhi, where he is one of nine partners. A Toastmaster since 2002, Menon’s home club is Central Delhi Toastmasters. He has held a number of high-profile leadership positions within Toastmasters and has attained the Distinguished Toastmaster designation—the highest […]


126. Karen Leong: The Two Pillars of Influence

Karen Leong is an influence thought leader and sought-after global keynote speaker. A TEDx speaker, a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) and the author of the book ‘Win People Over’, she was featured as one of the ten influential professional speakers in Singapore by the Singapore Business Review. Karen is the co-founder of Influence Solutions, a […]


125. Mikael Hugg: Action Matters Most to Crush the Fear of Speaking

Mikael Hugg is a public speaker, author and serial entrepreneur. Currently, he is the founder and CEO of Supersold Helsinki, a sales hacking company based in Helsinki, Finland. He just published the book “Crushing the Fear of Public Speaking.” Mikael believes that we all have unused talent that just waits us to put it into […]


124. Siim Land: Communication Secrets from a YouTuber and Coach

Siim Land is an author, public speaker, online entrepreneur and a high performance coach. He creates content about biohacking, human optimization, and body mind empowerment. During college he studied anthropology and started writing about increasing one’s physical and mental potential on his blog siimland.com. The skills that make a successful YouTuber The skills foll into […]


123. Ramona J. Smith: Being Myself Made Me a Champion

Ramona J.Smith, is the 2018 World Champion of Public Speaking. She is an educator, speaker, author, blogger and poet. As an award-winning internationally known public speaker, Ramona’s captivating speeches inspire audiences around the world. She is a dynamic powerhouse on stage, and her ability to connect with an audience is unmatched. She earned her bachelor’s […]


122. Mark Black: Increasing Your Fee. When and Why it Makes Sense to Charge More for What you Do

Mark Black is a heart and double-lung transplant recipient – turned -4-time marathon runner, speaker and coach. He has been speaking professionally since 2005 and has earned the Certified Speaking Professional designation – a designation held by less than 2000 speakers around the world. He is here today to help you raise your fees so […]


121. Bernadette Butler: Authentic Video Stories on Internet

Bernadette Butler has 20 years experience in advertising working with some of the greatest brands of our time. With 2 ads on the world’s funniest reel, Bernadette is the CEO and co-founder of StoryTap, a DIY video platform for marketers to direct, own, and micro-influence authentic video stories at scale. StoryTap story Bernadette believes that […]


120. Jim Love: Speaking to Young Audiences

Jim Love is 27 years old and was born and raised in the south side of Chicago. Jim attended Marquette University, graduated in 2013 with degrees in Corporate Communications and Marketing, and currently resides in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. After years of exploring leadership development, Jim decided to follow a calling and spread his message of authenticity […]


119. Joel Schwartzberg: Get to the Point!

Joel Schwartzberg is the senior director of strategic and executive communications for a major American nonprofit, a professional speech coach since 2006, and the author of “Get to the Point! Sharpen Your Message and Make Your Words Matter“. A former national champion public speaker, Joel has also written for Fast Company, Toastmaster Magazine, and The […]


118. Mette Højen: Business Rhetoric

Mette Højen is a Business Rhetorician and keynote speaker based in Copenhagen, Denmark. She is author of “Business Rhetoric. How to turn your words into gold.” She trains top leaders and entire business groups in composing and delivering melodious presentations and meetings that are engaging, win customers, create growth –and bigger black figures on the […]


117. Adam Markel: Enrollment is Never Leaving Your Audience Behind

Adam Markel is a speaker, author and entrepreneur, who inspires, empowers and guides people to achieve massive and lasting personal and professional growth. A recognized expert in the integration of business and personal development, Adam speaks and mentors around the globe in the areas of business, entrepreneurship, leadership, and transformation. His latest book is the […]


116. Laura Sicola: Let Your Leadership Voice Shine Through

Dr. Laura Sicola is a leadership communication expert and the founder of Vocal Impact Productions in Philadelphia, PA. Her mission is to turn leaders into master influencers who get to “yes” and make a positive impact by helping them master the 3Cs of “Vocal Executive Presence”: Command the room, Connect with the audience, and Close […]


115. Alexei Kapterev: Structure Your Presentation

11 years ago Alexei Kapterev made a presentation called “Death by PowerPoint” which since then has gathered around 11 million views. In 2012 it was followed by the book called ”Presentation Secrets” and in 2017 — by the Coursera specialization. Alexei teaches at the Moscow State University’s Higher School of Business Administration, SKOLKOVO Moscow School […]


114. Chris Schoenwald: Speak with Passion

Chris Schoenwald is a Japan-based globally awarded entrepreneur with wide-ranging experiences including helping Japanese firms develop effective international sales skills, right on through to running his own Tokyo based advertising media production company and working with clients like Disney, Vogue, Suntory and Legoland Discovery Center, amongst others. Chris has served time on planning committees for […]


113. Tim Pollard: Five Tools for Becoming a Compelling Communicator

Tim Pollard is author of The Compelling Communicator: Mastering the Art and Science of Exceptional Presentation Design (Conder House Press, 2016). He is the founder and CEO of Oratium, a communications firm helping organizations from Fortune 500 companies to law offices hone their presentation and messaging skills. In his decades-long marketing career, Tim has held […]


112. Ronnie Grandell: Free Yourself from Self-Criticism

Ronnie Grandell is a clinical psychologist, coach and non-fiction author who specializes in compassion focused therapy. His expertise is helping people end the struggle with stress and burnout, anxiety, shame or self-criticism. He has also worked extensively with leaders, athletes and artists, with a focus on enhancing people’s performance and enjoying life while doing so. […]


111. Kelly Swanson: The Power of Story in Business

Kelly Swanson is a motivational keynote speaker, comedian, award-winning storyteller, Huffington Post Contributor, and cast member of “The Fashion Hero” television show airing on Amazon Prime. She is also author of “Who Hijacked My Fairy Tale” and “The Story Formula.” Kelly’s wacky wit and powerful stories have charmed hearts and tickled funny bones for over […]


110. Pres Vasilev: How to Master Compelling Storytelling

Pres Vasilev rose above 30,000 competitive speakers from 122 countries to become the 2013 World Champion of Public Speaking. He is the author of the popular virtual training program “How to Master Compelling Storytelling.” As a sales expert and professional speaker, Pres delivers sales trainings and motivational keynotes. His award-winning speech coaching program has helped […]


109. Ira Virtanen: The Power of Poetry Reading for Public Speakers

Dr. Ira A. Virtanen is a researcher in communication. She specializes in interpersonal relationships and supportive communication, in particular in the friendships of boys and men. Ira trains companies, nonprofit organizations and the research community in effective public speaking and interview skills. She is also known for reciting poems –a hobby she took on as […]


108. Marija Mikalauskiene: Fear Can Make You Stronger

Marija Mikalauskiene helps people share ideas more effectively and turn their fears into strengths. During the last 7 years she has trained countless business leaders, politicians and conference speakers to find their authentic, unique, powerful speaking style and to unleash their oratory potential on stage. The biggest obstacle in unleashing our full potential is fear. […]