Michael Port is a bestselling author and has been called an “uncommonly honest author” by the Boston Globe. Michael’s latest book, Steal the Show, helps entrepreneurs and business professionals become a confident and avid speaker in the spotlight. How can you inspire and persuade others while on the stage? Michael talks on how you can shine in the spotlight, the importance of rehearsing your content, and why you should take risks and ignore the approval of others.
[1:45] What were some key takeaways for Bruce from today’s interview?
[5:25] Dr. Matthew introduces Michael Port.
[6:35] Why should we be performers?
[12:00] When we’re comfortable with ourselves, we can silence the critic and carry on with our mission.
[14:30] Great performances are developed from the inside out.
[17:30] How can speaking reach more clients?
[21:00] Create content, rehearse content, deliver content.
[22:25] Level with the audience and let them know you understand their world view.
[24:40] Address the consequences for not adopting a new world view.
[28:10] Average speakers are usually the people who believe they’re natural conversationalists.
[30:00] How do you make a good presentation?
[35:20] Develop a clear objective in your business.
[36:20] Take risks and raise the stakes. Choose early and often.
[40:00] Visit StealTheShow.com to get a copy of Michael’s new book and to get extra bonuses.
[42:40] Challenge of the week? Focus on the results rather than the approval.
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