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Learn to wow audiences and bosses alike as you join the adventures of two classically trained communications coaches.

Learn to wow audiences and bosses alike as you join the adventures of two classically trained communications coaches.
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United States

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Business

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Learn to wow audiences and bosses alike as you join the adventures of two classically trained communications coaches.

Language:

English


Episodes

014 – Coaching workshop part 3: “I bombed”

6/9/2015
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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: 01:15:12


013 – Coaching Workshop (part 2)

4/29/2015
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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: 00:56:59


012 – Coaching workshop (part 1)

4/15/2015
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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: 00:56:47


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

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

Duration: 00:55:19


010 – Best Advice We’ve Ever Gotten

2/11/2015
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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: 00:49:56


009 – How to give effective criticism

2/4/2015
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Cumulatively, Isaiah and Nathan 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 appeared first on Own Your Platform.

Duration: 00:58:01


008 – On Workplace Criticism

1/22/2015
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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 appeared first on Own Your Platform.

Duration: 00:56:29


007 – Slay the Dragon

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

Duration: 00:54:35


006 – When Disaster Strikes

12/7/2014
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Learn what to do when a presentation goes horribly wrong. Nathanael tells about the time he accidentally showed porn at alive workshop, and Isaiah tells about the time an angry audience member charged him with a pointed finger. The post 006 – When Disaster Strikes appeared first on Own Your Platform.

Duration: 00:48:41


005 – Video Killed the Podcast Star

11/9/2014
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Producer Elijah Schow joins Isaiah and Nathanael totalk about video’s dominance of communication. From Nathanael’s theory about why SNL is less live than ever before to Elijah’s description of the types of cuts used in a popular vlog, the OYP team get into the video weeds. Isaiah saved the day by showing how video isn’t […] The post 005 – Video Killed the Podcast Star appeared first on Own Your Platform.

Duration: 00:55:48


004 – Mastering the Mighty Pen

11/2/2014
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Writing is a neglected discipline in business. In this episode, Isaiah and Nathanael discuss how effective writing can revive meetings and stand out amidst the noisiest inbox. Roadmap RethinkingMeetings 1:30 Think Before You Send 4:16 – Break – Taming the Email Beast 11:10 Adjusting to Your Audience 19:00 Recommendations The Back of the Napkin: Solving […] The post 004 – Mastering the Mighty Pen appeared first on Own Your Platform.

Duration: 00:53:03


003 – What Rhymes with Alison Lundergan Grimes?

10/26/2014
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Most politicians are terrible at answering questions, and, in this episode, the Daring Duountangles one politician’s particularly awful non-answer. From there they cover how tocraft effective questions andhow talk with your boss. Recommendations There are no book recommendations this time, but if you want to recommend a book for the hosts to read, send them […] The post 003 – What Rhymes with Alison Lundergan Grimes? appeared first on Own Your Platform.

Duration: 00:54:43


002 – Purgatory or Public Event?

10/26/2014
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Having recently returned from a conference each, Isaiah and Nathanael discuss the good, the bad, and the ugly of conferencing. Ugly: ignoring the audience. Bad: ignoring the topics. Good: ignoring the rules. Roadmap Lessons from Train-WreckPresentations 5:27 Lessons from Fantastics Presentations 7:14 Recovering from Disaster 14:57 – Break – Conquering Panel Terror 25:46 Differentiating Yourself […] The post 002 – Purgatory or Public Event? appeared first on Own Your Platform.

Duration: 01:20:51


001 – A coach for talking?

10/26/2014
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Many people aren’t born with the ability to awe the audience, but everyone has a platform, and communications coaches help you own yours. In this episode Isaiah and Nathanael discusswhat they’ve seen in years of coaching, how it connects to their day jobs, and why watching the Daily Show willhelp bothliberals and conservatives alike. Roadmap […] The post 001 – A coach for talking? appeared first on Own Your Platform.

Duration: 01:04:18