Speaking and Communicating Podcast: Become a Powerful Public Speaker with Barbara H. Smith

Today I'm pleased to share an episode from the Speaking and Communicating Podcast, part of the BE Podcast Network. Three times each week, host Roberta Ndela publishes a conversation with a leading professional from across the industry spectrum with practical advice to help you improve communication skills in all settings. Learn more about the show and subscribe here: https://sac.bepodcast.network

Episode Description:
How do you become a powerful public speaker?

Meet Barbara H. Smith!

Barbara is an Award Winning Celebrity Speaker, Trainer and Coach. She helps B2Bs take presentations from Boring to Bravo. She is also the TV Host of Empowering YOU!

The Barbara H. Smith training company helps CEO’s, managers, and entrepreneurs overcome the fear of public speaking, propelling them forward to confidently stand up, stand out, engage their audiences, and tell their stories to clients, prospects, and customers.

An author, international speaker, entrepreneur, coach, actor, and business strategist - her speaker development training events have expanded to include a TV show, The Empowering You Show which streams every week on the IBMTV network, POD.TV on Roku and broadcasts live and on demand to over 200 countries.

Her bestselling book titled "Speak, Coach, Train! Strategies to Discover Your Passion", is a self-help book that engages, inspires, and empowers readers to level up their careers and lives. With more than 20 years’ technology experience and training, her claim to fame is executive coaching, helping countless business leaders transform. Empowering others to level up their communications, presentations, and themselves.

Key Points:
- how to engage your audience
- overcoming fear and nerves before speaking
- what to do before the speaking event
- how to overcome stuttering
- pacing and other strategies to elevate your speaking
- how to redirect your message if the audience is not on board

...and so much more!

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Creators and Guests

Ross Romano
Ross Romano
Co-founder of Be Podcast Network and CEO of September Strategies. Strategist, consultant, and performance coach.
Speaking and Communicating Podcast: Become a Powerful Public Speaker with Barbara H. Smith