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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.




105. Lee LeFever: The Art of Explanation

Lee LeFever is the co-founder of Common Craft and author of The Art of Explanation. Since 2007, Common Craft has won numerous awards, created explanations for the world's most respected brands and created explainer videos that have earned over 50 million online video views. Today, Common Craft produces educational guides, ready-made videos and visuals that are used by educators in over 50 countries. Lee and his wife Sachi are Common Craft’s only employees and live in Seattle where they...

Duration: 00:29:11

104. Dustin Mathews: Choreograph Your Webinars and Online Presentations

Dustin Mathews is the founder of Speaking Empire, which teaches entrepreneurs how to scale up their business using selling from presentations and stages. He authored a book with Dan Kennedy that teaches how to do it called NO B.S. Guide To Powerful Presentations: How To Sell ANYTHING With Webinars & Online Media, Speeches & Seminars. Why to run a webinar? The ultimate reason of running a webinar is to establish a relationship. Think of this: in a webinar you can engage with people an...

Duration: 00:29:48

103. Robert MacPhee: Great Speakers are Great Facilitators

Robert MacPhee is the Founder and President of Heart Set, Inc. in San Diego California. He provides interactive, experiential and fun workshops to organizations faced with significant changes, helping their people maximize their productivity in spite of those changes. He is the author and partner journal of the book “Manifesting for Non-Gurus, How to Quickly and Easily Attract Lasting Results.” Robert is a Founding Member of the Transformational Leadership Council and the Southern...

Duration: 00:35:02

102. Tulia Lopes: Speak Up and Lead!

Tulia Lopes believes communication and collaboration are the keys to develop and expand any kind of business, and excel in whatever areas you want to achieve in your life. To support women’s professional growth, next September she will be launching a new venture - Speak Up & Lead Academy. A platform focused on developing Female Global Leaders by fostering and honing their communication and leadership skills. She is also an author, and her book, Leading in High Heels, is a step-by-step...

Duration: 00:35:44

101. Nancy Duarte: Leaders Have to Illuminate the Path

Nancy Duarte is a communication expert who has been featured in Fortune, Forbes, Fast Company, Wired, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, LA Times and on CNN. Her firm, Duarte, Inc., is the global leader behind some of the most influential visual messages in business and culture, and has created more than a quarter of a million presentations. As a persuasion expert, she cracked the code for effectively incorporating story patterns into business communications. She’s written five...

Duration: 00:30:02

100. Carol Fleming: The Serious Business of Small Talk

Carol Fleming is a Communication Coach in private practice in San Francisco. Carol has a PhD from Northwestern University, and is the author of "The Sound of Your Voice" and "It’s the Way You Say It." She is currently engaged in a new book, "The Serious Business of Small Talk: Becoming Fluent, Comfortable and Charming." The serious business of small talk Carol stared her career as a voice pathologist. She helped professionals in all types of voice issues, and she often heard phrases such...

Duration: 00:42:59

Lin Klaassen: Face Reading Can Bridge Communication Gaps

Lin Klaassen is an internationally renowned expert in face reading, an ancient science practiced by such visionaries as Aristotle and Da Vinci, that correlates facial features to character traits. She is lectured internationally for more than 24 years, presenting workshops and providing answers as a consultant for business, relationships, juries and poker players. With more than 20 years’ prior experience in business management, Klaassen's unique analytical perspectives render her in...

Duration: 00:36:11

Doug Lawrence: A Paradigm Shift in Mentoring

Doug Lawrence is the founder of TalentC® a Human Resources solution provider focused on effective mentoring. Doug is an International Certified Mentor Practitioner (ICMP) and an International Certified Mentor Facilitator (ICMF). He has over 30 years of mentoring and leadership experience in federal, provincial and private sector environments and is recognized as a thought leader in the mentoring space. Doug authored the book entitled, “The Gift of Mentoring”. Doug was instrumental in...

Duration: 00:33:31

Janne Korhonen: Why Every Specialist Must Learn to Sell

Janne V. Korhonen has been working in technical sales roles within multiple organisations in IT industry for over last 10 years. He has founded Sales Engineering Finland, world’s first and largest meetup group focusing on technical sales and marketing. In his book "Sales Fundamentals for Technical Specialists" Janne has been able to summarize sales fundamentals in a easily consumable way for technical specialists. Why every specialist must learn to sell There is a saying "Nobody is as bad...

Duration: 00:34:30

Laura Baxter: How to Communicate with Divas and Difficult Personalities

Laura Baxter, the American opera singer and performance coach has studied the effects of the voice and body on non-verbal communication and leadership for over 25 years, and she brings this experience together to help her clients perform and communicate better. In addition to her many stage performances, Laura was the singing voice of Faye Dunaway in the feature film A Handmade’s Tale. She was on the faculty at Duke University prior to her move to Germany, and she has been on the faculty...

Duration: 00:38:08

Sangbreeta Moitra: Corporate Storytelling

Motivational Keynote Speaker and coach, Sangbreeta Moitra works with corporates across the world on discovering their true potential and delivering them with power and impact. A renowned speaker on corporate storytelling, leadership communication and public speaking, Sangbreeta has the honour of winning top awards in European Public Speaking Championships in 2013 & 2014, and was a speaker at TEDxUtrecht Red Dot in 2015. Sangbreeta's core message Sangbreeta always says that she has an...

Duration: 00:36:30

Vanessa Van Edwards: Body Language for Winning an Important Meeting

Vanessa Van Edwards is the lead investigator at Science of People, a human behavior research lab. She is a Huffington Post columnist and published author. Her innovative work has been featured on NPR, Business Week and USA Today. She regularly gives keynotes and appears in the media to talk about her research. She has written for CNN, Fast Company and Forbes. Her latest book, Captivate, was chosen as one of Apple’s Most Anticipated Books of 2017. Most common body language mistakes people...

Duration: 00:28:20

Kaisa Osola: Anxiety of Speaking is All Subjective

Kaisa Osola is a public speaking coach who is a teacher in speech communication, speech art and radio journalism at Kallio Upper Secondary School of Performing Arts in Helsinki, Finland. Her latest joy on the coaching side has been training altogether 60 journalists of Helsingin Sanomat to give a live speech on the stages of the Finnish National Theatre. The concept, HS Musta laatikko, consists of previously unpublished journalistic stories told to a live audience. What is the anxiety of...

Duration: 00:35:38

Stephanie Evergreen: What’s Your Point? The Key to Presenting Data Effectively

Dr. Stephanie Evergreen is an internationally-recognized speaker, designer, and researcher. She is best known for bringing a research-based approach to helping researchers better communicate their work through more effective graphs, slides, and reports. She holds a PhD from Western Michigan University in interdisciplinary evaluation. Dr. Evergreen has trained researchers worldwide through keynote presentations and workshops, for clients including Time, Verizon, Head Start, American...

Duration: 00:28:12

William Roy: Pitching Your Ideas With a Serious Game

After working in PR and communication, William Roy decided to embrace his passion for public speaking and coaching. After years of training, he finally launched his practice in France. He now works with speakers from all around the world to help them deliver the best possible talk. As his NLP training kicked in, he finally modelized some of his coaching into a game called Pitch Cards. What Pitching Is Pitch is a very short presentation of who you are, what you're doing and what's your...

Duration: 00:40:14

Tim Pollard: Tell Big Ideas or Be Forgotten

Tim Pollard is author of The Compelling Communicator: Mastering the Art and Science of Exceptional Presentation Design (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 key positions with Barclays Bank, Corporate Executive Board and Peacemaker Ministries - a nonprofit specializing in conflict resolution....

Duration: 00:48:15

Lisa Evans: A Disengaged Audience? Adjust on the Fly!

Lisa Evans, Director of Speaking Savvy and Stories From Heart is an award winning speaker, a World-class Certified Speaking and Storytelling coach and a TEDx speaker coach who helps people globally, to use their voice as a powerful tool to share their message, as we all have stories worth sharing. Having spent over 20 years as a Midwife prior to a life-changing event that led her to leave that career, Lisa is now known as The Story Midwife. Lisa is from Perth, Australia. The biggest...

Duration: 00:27:22

Laura Penn: Speakers Must Become Students of Body Language

Laura Penn, Ph.D., is passionate about public speaking. As a Toastmasters European champion of public speaking, author of the book How to Enhance the Performance of Public Speaking: A Pocket Coach and the Founding Director of The Public Speaking School.com, she helps individuals become effective public speakers. Based in Switzerland, she provides custom-tailored, interactive training in public speaking for clients and organizations in the academic, not-for-profit and private sectors. She...

Duration: 00:32:41

Patricia Fripp: Effective Sales Conversations and Presentations

When your message must be memorable, your presentation powerful, and your sales successful, in-person or online Patricia Fripp can help. Kiplinger's Personal Finance wrote that the sixth best way to add to your success is to learn presentation skills from Patricia Fripp. She is a Hall of Fame keynote speaker, executive speech coach, sales presentation skills and an on-line training expert. To improve your speaking and sales presentations easily, conveniently and quickly your best option is...

Duration: 00:49:31

Ariel Halevi: The Link Between Persuasion and Delayed Gratification

Born in Israel, Ariel Halevi is a founding partner of VAYOMAR – a leading solution provider for interpersonal communication related challenges. VAYOMAR specializes in areas of persuasion and influence without authority in large enterprises. VAYOMAR’s vision is to map the “Human Communication Gnome” in a way that allows for quantifiably measuring an individual’s Communication Skills Intelligence. Ariel holds a Master’s degree in Government specializing in Homeland Security and...

Duration: 00:33:42

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