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161: Mindset and Negotiation Strategies for Speakers with Latesha Byrd [Mindset Series]

Speaking Your Brand: A Public Speaking Podcast

Release Date: 02/25/2020

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Speaking Your Brand: A Public Speaking Podcast

Join me and Diane Diaz for an honest and real conversation about:

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165: How to Repurpose Your In-Person Presentation into an Engaging Webinar with Carol Cox and Diane Diaz show art 165: How to Repurpose Your In-Person Presentation into an Engaging Webinar with Carol Cox and Diane Diaz

Speaking Your Brand: A Public Speaking Podcast

Have you attended a boring or poorly done webinar? This episode is the audio from a webinar we did last week. With many of us having speaking engagements and in-person workshops postponed or canceled because of Covid-19, offering webinars or virtual workshops is an excellent way to provide value to your audience. Tune into this episode to learn key strategies and to hear webinar audience engagement in action!

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Speaking Your Brand: A Public Speaking Podcast

Amidst all the uncertainty around COVID-19 (coronavirus), I invited my friend Puja Madan, who is an expert on mindful leadership for entrepreneurs and business executives for an impromptu conversation to discuss:

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163: A Feminist Approach to Public Speaking with Carol Cox show art 163: A Feminist Approach to Public Speaking with Carol Cox

Speaking Your Brand: A Public Speaking Podcast

As I’ve worked with nearly 200 women, I’ve seen how the same things trip us up (self-doubt, imposter syndrome), as well as what liberates us as women - our voices and our stories. Until recently, I haven’t seen how feminism applies to how we show up as speakers. Being a feminist speaker has nothing to do with your content - you don’t have to be talking about feminist theory or only to women. Listen in to hear 3 ways you can start adopting a feminist approach to your speaking now.

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What’s just as important as visibility is our actual voices as women and what we’re saying: “If you can see it *and* hear it, you can be it.” In this episode, Diane Diaz and I talk about the history and current state of women speaking out in public, along with what we can do by being more intentional with the voices we choose, unsilencing ourselves, and developing the confidence to do so.

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Speaking Your Brand: A Public Speaking Podcast

Join me for an insightful conversation with my guest Latesha Byrd as we talk about mindset and negotiation strategies, including figuring out what you want to be known for, how to respond to requests for free speaking engagements, how she prices her speaking packages, and more.

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How would you like a bucket of leads at your business doorstep every day?

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How do you know when you’re ready for the next big thing, to make a change?

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Public speaking can certainly bring about nerves and uncertainty, whether you’re a new speaker or you’ve been speaking a while and want to try something new on stage or with a larger audience.

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I’m sharing 7 books and 4 podcast series that have impacted me personally and professionally because they’ve made me think about being a speaker (and an entrepreneur) in a different way.

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Join me for an insightful conversation with my guest Latesha Byrd, a speaker, podcaster, and the founder of Byrd Career Consulting, a consulting agency that provides professional and executive career coaching. 

Latesha and I talk about:

  • Figuring out what you want to be known for
  • The identity shift that Latesha went through when she left one career to go into an entirely different field
  • Why and how Latesha re-birthed her own brand and what the results have been
  • Mindset strategies we can use to put ourselves out there: “Marry the process, not the outcome”
  • Really good tips on how Latesha diversifies her social media content
  • How Latesha gets speaking engagements and how she handles requests for free speaking
  • Pricing and negotiating your speaking fees



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Women's voices should carry equal weight, authority, and expertise. Join us in the #ChoosingWomensVoices 7-day challenge to bring awareness to and expand who we listen to, from podcasts and books to news, movies, and more. Sign up for free at https://www.speakingyourbrand.com/challenge/ or text the word SPEAKING to 33-777.



About My Guest: As a career designer, speaker and consultant, Latesha Byrd - Founder and CEO of Byrd Career Consulting, is on a mission to help millennial professionals turn their dreams into careers that will allow them to live life on their own terms. Her work is centered at the intersection of career empowerment and life visioning. She founded Byrd Career Consulting, a consulting agency that provides resume makeovers, LinkedIn makeovers, interview coaching and executive career coaching. She partners with professional organizations, nonprofits, universities and corporations to deliver keynotes and workshops centered around people engagement and upward mobility, and provides coaching, with a range of clients including Black Enterprise, United Negro College Fund, Wake Forest University and the Urban League. She’s also an Adjunct Faculty at the North Carolina A&T State University, and a Certified Life and Career Coach. She also hosts a weekly career advice podcast with Living Corporate, The Link Up With Latesha.

 

About Us: The Speaking Your Brand podcast is hosted by Carol Cox. At Speaking Your Brand, we help women entrepreneurs and professionals create their signature talks and gain more visibility to achieve their goals. Our mission is to get more women in positions of influence and power: on stages, in businesses, on boards, in the media, in politics, and in our communities. Check out our coaching programs at https://www.speakingyourbrand.com



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Show notes at https://www.speakingyourbrand.com/161

Latesha’s website: https://www.lateshabyrd.com/

Living Corporate, a podcast for black and brown professionals at work.

Sign up for our 7-day challenge #ChoosingWomensVoices at https://www.speakingyourbrand.com/challenge or text the word SPEAKING to 33-777.

 

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