Speak Like a Pro Virtual Conference — Now Live!

Speak Like a Pro week has started!I interviewed many of my speaking idols, a professional wingman, a pediatric oncology surgeon, authors, actors and actresses, and body language experts—on how to improve your confidence, practice, delivery and impact. Five 30-minute interviews will air each day (on the hour, starting at 12pm PT / 3pm ET) for the next 5 days. 

Each day, I'll also be publishing a "key takeaways" page for each speaker. Here's the first set:

Day 1: Structure and Outcomes

  • Dan Roam: Show and Tell: How Everybody Can Make Extraordinary Presentations —interview available until 3pm ET Tuesday
  • Nancy Duarte: Beyond Resonate: Start a Movement Through Stories of Transformation —available until 4pm ET
  • Pamela Slim: Design with the End in Mind: Connect With Your Audience Long Before You Enter the Room —available until 5pm ET
  • Michael Bungay Stanier: Don't Be Afraid to Break the Rules: How to Engage Your Audience —available until 6pm ET
  • Kelly Kingman: Right-Brain Planning: How to Map Your Speech Structure Through Drawing —available until 7pm ET

To Watch the Interviews: Sign-up for Your Conference Pass Here

Speak Like a Pro Virtual Conference
Speak Like a Pro Virtual Conference

Up next . . . 

Day 2: Practicing Effectively (Starts Tues. at 3pm ET)

  • Cal Newport: So Good They Can't Ignore You: How to Practice Effectively
  • Clay Hebert: Master Your Set-up Before You Set Foot on Stage
  • John Havens: Practice Like a Pro: Tips from a Veteran Actor and Professional Speaker
  • Monica McCarthy: Broadway to the Big Screen: How Actors Practice to Own the Stage
  • Dirk Haun: Presenting for Geeks: Use Introversion to Your Advantage

Day 3: Impact and Connection (Starts Weds. at 3pm ET)

  • Shane Parrish of Farnam Street: Create Meaning by Making Connections Across a Wide Range of Ideas
  • Michael Port: Set the Stage: Choose Your Role or Be Miscast
  • Christina Rasmussen: Find Your Truth: Impact Audiences by Speaking from the Heart
  • Scott Dinsmore: Practice Like Your Career Depends On It (How to Give a TEDx Talk that Goes Viral)
  • Tom Asacker: The Business of Belief: How to Make a Lasting Impression

Day 4: Delivery and Physiology (Starts Thurs. at 3pm ET)

  • Ross Fisher: Lessons from a Surgeon on Empathy: Practice Just Being Yourself
  • Cheryl Dolan: Platinum Presence: Master Your Non-Verbal Communication
  • Thomas Edwards: Tips from a Professional Wingman on How to Find Your Confidence
  • Susan Weinschenk: Calm Nerves (and Nail Your First and Last 30 Seconds)
  • Mozart Guerrier: Find the Essence of Your Idea and Fully Embody It

Day 5: Business-Building Best Practices (Starts Fri. at 3pm ET)

  • Adam Carroll: Generate a Momentum for Your Speaking Business
  • Barry Moltz: How to be a Memorable, "Sticky" Speaker
  • Jacquette Timmons: How to Nail Appearances on National Media
  • Michael Parrish DuDell: How to Systematically Build a Speaking Career
  • Mike Robbins: Stories Make Speeches: How to Find Your Authentic Voice

Want to own all the interview videos, mp3s and transcripts? 

Purchase the entire bundle for $75 during the week of the conference!