World of Speakers
World of Speakers
Ryan Foland
02: One More Thing, Smile with Bonnie Harvey and Michael Houlihan
49 minutes Posted Sep 20, 2017 at 1:01 pm.
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One more thing, smile: Ryan Foland speaks with Bonnie Harvey and Michael Houlihan are the founders of America’s most popular wine brand, Barefoot Spirit. They are thought-leaders on entrepreneurship and developing a workplace culture.
Bonnie, Michael and Ryan share insights about the top things they have learned about becoming professional speakers, and how to make the transition from speaking for free to getting paid to speak all around the world. They also give a handful of great tips on beating pre-performance jitters.
Listen to this podcast to find out:
Physical tricks you can do backstage to loosen up
How to play with vocal range to keep your audience awake
The importance of making friends with the audience, before you get on stage
Why you need to show up the venue well before you’re supposed to speak, and other tricks to avoid on-stage, performance-ruining catastrophes
Why you need to do your research on the event before setting price (spoiler: you’ll get paid more)