Speak Up: Develop Your Executive Presence & Leadership Communication Style

Laura Camacho

Do you often feel sidelined in discussions, wanting to speak up and have more influence? Discover tactics to confidently assert yourself and make your ideas count on Speak Up, the podcast for high-performing introverts and ambiverts. You'll learn: 1. Visibility Strategies from the art of persuasion, ensuring your voice is heard and respected in meetings and sought after for key projects 2. How to expand your influence, to reclaim your recognition and avoid your ideas being taken credit for by others 3. How to develop your confidence, to participate actively in senior leadership and executive meetings and beyond Host Laura Camacho, with 15 years of coaching experience, guides high-performing professionals to express their ideas clearly and build executive presence. Tune in every Monday for a 10-minute executive communication skill, Wednesdays for a half-hour industry leader interview, and Fridays for a 5-minute charisma tip from leading personalities like JK Rowling and Elon Musk. If you're ready to move forward in your career, listen to Speak Up episode 221: 5 Steps to Be More Articulate In Your Leadership Communication: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/e-221-5-steps-to-be-more-articulate-in-your-leader/id1368646965?i=1000642628170 read less
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279: Instantly Captivate Others Using these 3 Nonverbal A-List Charisma Tips
2d ago
279: Instantly Captivate Others Using these 3 Nonverbal A-List Charisma Tips
The best professional photographers always score brilliant first impressions and connections with their subjects to capture that perfect photograph.As a highly conscientious, high-performing leader, you know the importance of making a powerful first impression. However, you probably underestimate the power of the way you introduce yourself in meetings.This podcast episode is here to help you refine your self-introduction to captivate your audience from the start, reduce social anxiety, and build meaningful connections.In this episode on nonverbal communication tips, you'll discover how to:🏆 What you must do to establish trust and rapport instantly.🧩 A quirky tool that 100% makes your presentations and meetings more memorable.🧠 A simple investment that instantly boosts your confidence, charisma, AND credibility!Ready to transform your self-introduction and boost your executive presence? Play the episode now and start making unforgettable first impressions!Knowing your own signature communication orientation is essential for authentic and confident executive presence. Discover here your own signature communication style (free assessment) so your voice is heard and respected in meetings, you gain more influence, and understand better how to reach key stakeholders.FOR YOU:To give your emerging executives the opportunity to polish their communication skills using the Speak Up 360, schedule a quick call here. In Speak Up communication training, teams and individuals learn to enhance their influence and confidence, refining their communication style to increase visibility and effectiveness in promotion opportunities. By honing communication skills and fostering a trusted advisor mindset, aspiring executives cultivate mastery in public speaking and beat imposter syndrome.
278: Scientifically Proven Charisma Tips to Connect with Highly Impatient People
4d ago
278: Scientifically Proven Charisma Tips to Connect with Highly Impatient People
Don't let your ideas be overlooked in meetings when everyone is a senior leader and highly impatient ever again!As a highly-conscientious, high-performing leader, you understand the importance of winning communication. Yet, the ability to capture attention and make your voice heard can be challenging, especially in leadership meetings. In this episode you will learn how to ensure your ideas are recognized and valued.Corporate Master Storyteller and author of Nothing Gets Sold Until the Story Gets Told, Steve Multer gives us a virtual MASTERCLASS with in charisma solid scientific research with these 3 takeaways to transform your storytelling skills (Studies and talks linked in the show notes):1. What data-driven colleagues (and others) tell you they want versus what they actually need from you2. What to know so that any executive audience values and acts on your ideas.3. Get that balance between delivering data and telling a story that resonates without taking too much of your time.Tune in now to transform your leadership presence and make your voice heard!Knowing your own signature communication orientation is essential for authentic and confident executive presence. Discover here your own signature communication style (free assessment) so your voice can begin to be heard and respected in meetings, you gain more influence, and understand better how to reach key stakeholders.SCIENTIFIC RESOURCES MENTIONED:This is Your Brain on Communication Ted talk by Princeton’s Uri Hasson.The 10 Commandments of Dominance based on Desmond Morris’ The Human Zoo.ABOUT THIS WEEK’S GUEST:Steve Multer, author of Nothing Gets Sold Until the Story Gets Told, an insightful guide that will level up your public speaking skills, build your confidence onstage or on-camera, and position you as a more valuable representative for your company.For over two decades, Steve has partnered with the world’s most powerful and influential brands to craft and share their most effective and successful value to the marketplace. He’s delivered more than 20,000 talks at 800+ events for over 2 million customers, partners, and industry analysts, representing global organizations.When Steve hits the stage
277: Be Known as Irresistibly Interesting, Warm AND Highly Competent by using this 1-Sentence Introduction
6d ago
277: Be Known as Irresistibly Interesting, Warm AND Highly Competent by using this 1-Sentence Introduction
Do you realize that your executive presence and reputation begin—or not—by the way you introduce yourself in a meeting?As a highly conscientious, high-performing leader, you know the importance of making a powerful first impression. Yet, you often NEGLECT some of your prime opportunities to showcase your contribution! This podcast episode will help you refine your self-introduction to ensure you captivate your audience from the get-go, reduce social anxiety, and build meaningful connections with less effort.In this episode, you'll discover how to:1. Craft a compelling and memorable self-introduction that highlights both your humanity and your competence.2. Learn what the factor of an introduction makes the best impression on others.3. Create a unique introduction that stands out in a positive way in any meeting.Ready to transform your self-introduction and boost your executive presence? Play the episode now and start making that unforgettable first impression in every meeting you attend!Here’s your ELEVATOR PITCH tip sheet to help you nail that 1-sentence introduction that showcases your competence AND your personal warmth.Your voice matters. Use it wisely and confidently. Be sure to visit www.speakupwithlaura.com and toss in a good email address to get my weekly charisma tip!On the Speak up podcast, learn to enhance their influence and confidence, refining their communication style and executive presence to increase visibility for promotion opportunities. By honing communication skills and fostering a trusted advisor mindset, aspiring executives cultivate mastery in public speaking to engage audiences effectively.
276: Being Elite Does NOT Increase your Executive Presence or A-List Charisma but This Will
Jul 12 2024
276: Being Elite Does NOT Increase your Executive Presence or A-List Charisma but This Will
Have you ever thought if you had a more elite background or if you were more upper crust that you would have more executive presence and charisma?As a highly-conscientious, high-performing leader, you may often find yourself striving to be seen and heard. This episode reveals how charisma and executive presence aren't about elitism, but about being genuine and relatable—qualities exemplified by Mike Rowe of "Dirty Jobs" fame.Executive Presence is Not Elitist A List Charisma.These 3 takeaways will transform your executive presence and charisma:1. The 2 qualities that are much more impactful than having an elite background.2. An easy way to tell stories with a business point to captivate and engage your audience, even with mundane topics.3. How having a nontraditional or eclectic background is actually a massive asset in building executive presence.Tune in now to uncover the secrets of Mike Rowe's captivating charisma and elevate your executive presence today!Remember to visit www.speakupwithlaura.com, scroll to the bottom and enter a good email address to get our weekly tip to boost your charisma and communication skills.FOR YOU:To give your emerging executives the opportunity to polish their communication skills using the Speak Up 360 or private coaching, schedule a quick call. Visit www.speakupwithlaura.com to learn how Laura’s allergy to boring helps leaders speak up so people want to listen and make things better.In Speak Up communication training, leaders, teams and individuals learn to enhance their influence and confidence, refining their communication style to increase visibility and effectiveness in promotion opportunities. By honing communication skills and fostering a trusted advisor mindset, aspiring executives cultivate mastery in public speaking and beat imposter syndrome.
275: This Surprising Strategy CATAPULTS Your Confidence When Presenting to High Stakes Investors & Increases Executive Presence
Jul 10 2024
275: This Surprising Strategy CATAPULTS Your Confidence When Presenting to High Stakes Investors & Increases Executive Presence
Do you ever feel intimidated when presenting to ultra high-stakes investors or top executives?As a conscientious, high-performing leader, you know the pressure of securing investments and how crucial it is to present your projects effectively.This episode dives into practical strategies for mastering investor conversations and gaining confidence in your pitches.You are going to love mega real-estate investor Jason Yarusi, a classic introvert who’s built a multi million dollar business where pitching to investors is his daily bread.Tune in to get powerful insights like these:1. What you create first to gauge interest and refine your presentation.2. The mindset shift that positions you in the driver's seat during high-stakes meetings.3. Get a new power tool to prioritize tasks and manage your energy to maintain peak performance.Don't miss out on these invaluable tips—tune in now and transform your executive presentations into powerful, confident presentations!If you’re not getting our weekly dispatch of helpful charisma and executive presence tips, please without delay visit www.speakupwithlaura.com and get on the Speak Up email list. Scroll to the bottom and jot in your email address.ABOUT THIS WEEK’S GUEST:📈 Jason Yarusi is a Private fund manager of over $245 million dollars of Multifamily real estate. Since 2017 his company Yarusi Holdings has amassed over 2300 units of apartments. He is an avid ultra runner and workout enthusiast. Hosts The Multifamily Live Podcast and runs 7 Figure Multifamily Mastermind. Wakes up daily at 4:32 am. And most importantly, a husband and father to three amazing kids.Jason also hosts The Multifamily Live Podcast that provides actionable content and tools to build and strengthen your multifamily business. Jason is the founder of the Multifamily Live Club with over 3,100 members that focuses on Multifamily Investing and trains others on the success formula for buying apartment buildings at www.7figuremultifamily.comFOR YOU:To give your emerging executives the opportunity to polish their communication skills using the Speak Up 360, schedule a quick call. Visit www.speakupwithlaura.com to learn how Laura’s allergy to boring helps leaders speak up so people want to listen and make things better.In Speak Up communication training, teams and individuals learn to enhance their influence and confidence, refining their communication style to increase visibility and effectiveness in promotion opportunities. By honing communication skills and fostering a trusted advisor mindset, aspiring executives cultivate mastery in public speaking and beat imposter syndrome.
274: 5 Tips to Dramatically Improve Your Executive Presence in Leadership Meetings even when You Don't Have Time to Prepare
Jul 8 2024
274: 5 Tips to Dramatically Improve Your Executive Presence in Leadership Meetings even when You Don't Have Time to Prepare
Do you know the number one thing you need to do to VASTLY expand your executive presence and visibility?If you lack visibility, if others take credit for your ideas, if the top people in your company don’t know who you are, or if you’ve been passed over for a promotion or a project, I guarantee you that speaking up more effectively in leadership meetings—not just your regular team meetings—is your ticket.Great performance and spectacular performance reviews are good and necessary, but they are NOT enough to get you to senior leadership positions.This is EXACTLY where extroverts have the advantage over introverts at work because it’s easier for them to speak up in meetings.Today, you’ll add these to your toolbox:1. How speaking up the right way elevates leadership perceptions of you.2. Tools so you sound supremely confident even when you have no time to prepare.3. When is the best moment in a meeting for you to speak up to build executive presence.Ready to boost your influence and visibility? Listen to the episode now and transform your leadership presence instantly!Your voice matters. Use it wisely and confidently. Be sure to visit www.speakupwithlaura.com and toss in a good email address to get my weekly charisma tip!Get your very own copy of my 5 Cancel-Proof Conversation Starters for massive success in any business or social gathering. 🚀On the Speak up podcast, learn to enhance their influence and confidence, refining their communication style and executive presence to increase visibility for promotion opportunities. By honing communication skills and fostering a trusted advisor mindset, aspiring executives cultivate mastery in public speaking to engage audiences effectively.
273: This Little-known A-List Charisma Technique Captivates Any Audience, Even If You’re Soft Spoken
Jul 5 2024
273: This Little-known A-List Charisma Technique Captivates Any Audience, Even If You’re Soft Spoken
Ever wonder how even a soft-spoken person can be a charismatic communicator who captivates audiences with epic executive presence?As a highly-conscientious high-performing leader, you understand the importance of captivating your audience and leaving a lasting impression. In this episode, discover how you can harness a little-known charisma technique, used by Ayaan Hirsi Ali, to enhance your executive presence and make your messages more impactful, even if you're not naturally outspoken.Get the skinny on how to easily use this technique to massively upgrade your communication today:1. How this single powerful technique makes your message far more dynamic and engaging.2. Enjoy 3 practical examples from Ayaan Hirsi Ali's speeches and interviews to see how this technique is effectively applied in real-world scenarios.3. Learn 3 easy-to-implement actionable tools to incorporate so your ideas resonate better and stick with your audience.Tune in now to master the secret of using contrast in your communication and elevate your executive presence effortlessly in less than 9 minutes!If you want to communicate better and be an A-list leader, make sure you’re getting out weekly communication dispatch, please without delay visit www.speakupwithlaura.com and get on the Speak Up email list. Just scroll right to the button and enter a good email address.On the Speak up podcast, learn to enhance their influence and confidence, refining their communication style and executive presence to increase visibility for promotion opportunities. By honing communication skills and fostering a trusted advisor mindset, aspiring executives cultivate mastery in public speaking to engage audiences effectively.
272: How Your Superficial Confidence Secretly Undermines Your Influence and How To REALLY Build Your Executive Presence
Jul 3 2024
272: How Your Superficial Confidence Secretly Undermines Your Influence and How To REALLY Build Your Executive Presence
Ever realize that all those awards and certifications are not delivering the level of executive presence and influence you expected they would?In this episode, with an Emmy award-winning television anchor and former tech executive we dive into how your untold stories—the setbacks and challenges that don't make it onto LinkedIn—shape you into a resilient and adaptable leader.For high-performing business leaders, understanding and leveraging these experiences is crucial for continuous growth and achieving desired outcomes.Tune in to take-away these career-altering insights and more:1. Learn how to look your best on VIDEO from an Emmy award-winning television news anchor.2. You can actually use past failures without hiding them.3. Learn strategies to redefine your identity beyond your professional achievements and become a stronger leader.Unlock the secrets to resilience and growth—click play now and start transforming your untold stories into your greatest strengths!If you’re not getting our weekly dispatch of helpful charisma and executive presence tips, please visit www.speakupwithlaura.com and get on the Speak Up email list. Scroll to the bottom and jot in your email address.ABOUT THIS WEEK’S GUEST:From the USA Gymnastics team to corporate leadership, with a background in Emmy-winning journalism and tech startups, Nina Sossamon-Pogue brings a unique perspective to the table.Her framework for resilience equips leaders with tools to thrive amidst adversity, driving organizational success.Drawing from her own setbacks, Nina provides actionable insights for leading with authenticity and resilience. Her message is clear: resilience is a skill that can be cultivated for organizational impact.Based in Charleston, SC, Nina's influence extends beyond accolades. Recognized as a 'Woman of Distinction,' her impact in corporate leadership is undeniable.FOR YOU:To give your emerging executives the opportunity to polish their communication skills using the Speak Up 360, schedule a quick call. Visit www.speakupwithlaura.com to learn how Laura’s allergy to boring helps leaders speak up so people want to listen and make things better.In Speak Up communication training, teams and individuals learn to enhance their influence and confidence, refining their communication style to increase visibility and effectiveness in promotion opportunities. By honing communication skills and fostering a trusted advisor mindset, aspiring executives cultivate mastery in public speaking and beat imposter syndrome.
271: Stop Allowing Others to Take Credit for Your Ideas so You Get The Visibility You've Earned
Jul 1 2024
271: Stop Allowing Others to Take Credit for Your Ideas so You Get The Visibility You've Earned
Have you realized that you may actually be allowing, or even enabling others to take credit for your ideas?As a highly-conscientious high-performing leader, you understand the frustration of seeing your brilliant ideas get overshadowed by more vocal colleagues.In this episode, we delve into why this happens and, more importantly, how you can stop it to ensure you receive the visibility and recognition you’ve earned.1. Communicate your ideas so that they are recognized as your own.2. Do this to create a tangible record of your work with your contributions.3. What to do to correct situations where others attempt to take credit for your ideas.Tune in now to master these essential techniques and reclaim the recognition you deserve in your professional life!Have a delightful and fabulous day, and remember: your voice matters. Use it wisely and confidently. Be sure to visit www.speakupwithlaura.com to get my weekly charisma tip!Also get your very own copy of my 5 Cancel-Proof Conversation Starters for massive success in any business or social gathering. 🚀On the Speak up podcast, learn to enhance their influence and confidence, refining their communication style and executive presence to increase visibility for promotion opportunities. By honing communication skills and fostering a trusted advisor mindset, aspiring executives cultivate mastery in public speaking to engage audiences effectively.
270: Your complex and complicated explanations are killing your influence here's the PhD A-List Charisma cure to hold their attention.
Jun 28 2024
270: Your complex and complicated explanations are killing your influence here's the PhD A-List Charisma cure to hold their attention.
Have you ever struggled to make your complex ideas relatable and engaging to your team?In this episode, we dive into the art of simplifying complex concepts, a critical skill for high-performing business leaders. With the pressures of remote work and information overload, your ability to communicate effectively can make or break your executive presence and leadership.You’ll get so much value from these 3 frameworks for simplifying your complex concepts to get faster buy-in:1. Practical strategies for breaking down intricate ideas into understandable, actionable steps2. A Swiss-Army like strategic simplification tool3. How to bridge the gap between complex theories and everyday understandingTune in now to transform your communication skills and ensure your ideas resonate with your audience!If you want to communicate better and be an A-list leader, make sure you’re getting out weekly communication dispatch, please without delay visit www.speakupwithlaura.com and get on the Speak Up email list. Just scroll right to the button and enter your best email address.On the Speak up podcast, learn to enhance their influence and confidence, refining their communication style and executive presence to increase visibility for promotion opportunities. By honing communication skills and fostering a trusted advisor mindset, aspiring executives cultivate mastery in public speaking to engage audiences effectively.
269: The Real Reason You Lack Executive Presence - And No, It Isn’t Your Lack of Confidence
Jun 26 2024
269: The Real Reason You Lack Executive Presence - And No, It Isn’t Your Lack of Confidence
Do you realize that your team may not actually feel truly safe and supported under your leadership?As a highly-conscientious, high-performing business leader, creating a psychologically safe environment for your team is crucial. This episode addresses the common challenge of fostering an atmosphere where employees feel comfortable taking risks and communicating openly, ultimately leading to a more innovative and productive workplace. I’m sure you’re familiar with the famed Google research connecting psychological safety with high performance.Former Navy pilot and Quantum Connections Chief Learning Officer, Jonathan Thorp shares with us:🔑How using an energy budget helps introverts to build a safe, supportive work environment.⚒️Get a practical tool to increase your relational competence even when the people you work with don’t communicate well.🏆Practical techniques to encourage open communication and trust within your team whether it’s in person, hybrid or fully remote.Play this episode now to discover how you can transform your leadership style and create a thriving, psychologically safe workplace for your team!If you’re not getting our weekly dispatch of helpful charisma and executive presence tips, please without delay visit www.speakupwithlaura.com and get on the Speak Up email list.ABOUT THIS WEEK’S GUEST:Former Navy pilot Jonathan Thorp is CLO of Quantum Connections, founded by renowned relationship experts Harville Hendrix, Ph.D., and Helen LaKelly Hunt, Ph.D., leverages over 40 years of expertise to provide individuals and organizations with invaluable relational competency skills rooted in neuro and quantum social sciences. Serving small businesses, large corporations, global faith communities, educational institutions, and community organizations, along with individuals, Quantum Connections offers live and on-demand training, coaching certification, and resources to foster authentic connections through effective communication and skill development.FOR YOU:To give your emerging executives the opportunity to polish their communication skills using the Speak Up 360, schedule a quick call. Visit www.speakupwithlaura.com to learn how Laura’s allergy to boring helps leaders speak up so people want to listen and make things better.In Speak Up communication training, teams and individuals learn to enhance their influence and confidence, refining their communication style to increase visibility and effectiveness in promotion opportunities. By honing communication skills and fostering a trusted advisor mindset, aspiring executives cultivate mastery in public speaking and beat imposter syndrome.
268: 5 Things You're Doing EVERY DAY That Make People Think You're Boring
Jun 24 2024
268: 5 Things You're Doing EVERY DAY That Make People Think You're Boring
Would you like an actual checklist to make sure others don’t perceive you as boring?In today’s fast-paced, remote and hybrid-working world, high-performing business leaders must excel in communication to maintain their edge. If you feel overwhelmed by the demands of constant virtual (and in person) meetings and unsure if your message is resonating, this episode is for you.In today’s episode you’ll gain the edge with the following gems:1. Which are the communication habits that might be making you seem boring2. Actionable techniques to make your voice more engaging and ensure you’re always heard3. Gain practical tips to foster more interactive and interesting conversations at work (and elsewhere!)Play this episode now to unlock the secrets of captivating communication and ensure your voice is never overlooked again.If you’re not getting better, you’re getting worse. The easiest way to get better is to hop on over to www.speakupwithlaura.com, scroll to the bottom and jot in good email address so you get a weekly actionable tip to keep you improving until you approach world domination. 🤣On the Speak up podcast, learn to enhance their influence and confidence, refining their communication style and executive presence to increase visibility for promotion opportunities. By honing communication skills and fostering a trusted advisor mindset, aspiring executives cultivate mastery in public speaking to engage audiences effectively.
267: A-List Charisma and Using THIS Compliment Gets You Noticed By The Most Successful Person In The Room
Jun 21 2024
267: A-List Charisma and Using THIS Compliment Gets You Noticed By The Most Successful Person In The Room
Would you like to know how to effortlessly establish genuine rapport with the most successful and accomplished people you meet?In this episode of Speak Up, we reveal a foolproof compliment that builds instant rapport with high achievers. As a conscientious, high-performing business leader, you know the importance of meaningful connections. Discover how this technique can enhance your leadership presence and foster authentic relationships with top-tier professionals.Among your titanium-plated takeaways you’ll learn:🎯 The specific compliment that resonates deeply with highly accomplished individuals, making them feel genuinely understood and appreciated.🔥Gain a powerful tool to boost your confidence and elevate how others perceive you in professional settings.🚀Understand why recognizing the challenges faced by successful people sets you apart and creates lasting, respectful connections.Don't miss out on this game-changing episode—listen now and unlock the secret to building authentic rapport with the elite!You have MORE charisma tips from Maz Farrelly in Speak up episode 262: 3 insider secrets to massively increase your executive presence from reality TV royalty. I’m a fangirl for sure, but for very good reasons. Maz Farrelly is top shelf.Get your very own copy of my 5 Cancel-Proof Conversation Starters for massive success in any business or social gathering. 🚀On the Speak up podcast, learn to enhance their influence and confidence, refining their communication style and executive presence to increase visibility for promotion opportunities. By honing communication skills and fostering a trusted advisor mindset, aspiring executives cultivate mastery in public speaking to engage audiences effectively.
266: The Introvert’s Secret Communication Weapon for Leading Successful Transformation
Jun 19 2024
266: The Introvert’s Secret Communication Weapon for Leading Successful Transformation
Did you know that as an introvert or ambivert you have a complete advantage in leading your team that can uplevel the success of an entire organization?You have to create your own visibility - Steve McKenzieIn today's fast-paced business environment, being a highly-conscientious, high-performing business leader means more than just driving results—it's about connecting with your team on a deeper level to foster a culture of mutual respect and trust. And THAT is precisely where introverts have the advantage. This episode dives into the nuances of effective leadership styles, offering insights on how understanding and connecting with your team can significantly impact your business outcomes and your reputation.In this rare interview with leading Atlanta artist, Steve McKenzie, Listeners will gain:🎯 Practical strategies for fostering a culture where employees want to go above and beyond✅The invisible but powerful connection between performance expectations and the leader’s emotional intelligence🎤Real-life examples of how personalized leadership approaches lead to enhanced team dynamics and business success.Tune in now to uncover the secrets of transformative leadership and start applying these strategies to elevate your team's performance and cohesion!Get your very own copy of my 5 Cancel-Proof Conversation Starters for massive success in any business or social gathering. 🚀ABOUT THIS WEEK’S GUEST:Leading Atlanta artist and award-winning designer, Steve McKenzie, found his creative niche in the interior design community, as a designer and namesake behind McKenzie Design LLC and online shop, steve mckenzie’s.Steve, along with his wife Jill, launched their businesses in 2012 after Steve’s 20+ year tenure with Berkshire-Hathaway owned Larson-Juhl, a custom frame manufacturer and distributor, where he served most recently as the company’s President and CEO.Steve’s keen eye and lifelong appreciation for design, starting when he was just a boy, made this a natural progression for his career. Since its inception, McKenzie Design LLC has completed projects throughout the southeast and Midwest, has been published in Atlanta magazine HOME, Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles, and has been recognized by other national publications, including House Beautiful and Traditional Home.The inception of the interior design and home décor businesses have since parlayed into product line design with fabric, wallpaper, an upholstery collection, and a line of rugs through Verde Home.FOR YOU:To give your emerging executives the opportunity to polish their communication skills using the Speak Up 360, schedule a quick call here. Visit www.speakupwithlaura.com to learn how Laura’s allergy to boring helps leaders speak up and make things better.In Speak Up communication training, teams and individuals learn to enhance their influence and confidence, refining their communication style to increase visibility and effectiveness in promotion opportunities. By honing communication skills and fostering a trusted advisor mindset, aspiring executives cultivate mastery in public speaking and beat imposter syndrome.
265: Why Being a Great Performer Doesn't Get You Promoted and What To Do About It
Jun 17 2024
265: Why Being a Great Performer Doesn't Get You Promoted and What To Do About It
Are you excelling at your job but still not getting the promotions you deserve? Have you realized that your top-notch performance reviews don’t translate into executive presence?As a highly-conscientious, high-performing leader, you know the frustration of being a top performer but not seeing your career advance as expected. This episode will tackle why your high performance might not be enough and what you can do about it.In today’s episode you’ll learn actual career secrets that no else tells you like:1. Discover the real reason high performance isn't translating into career advancement and how to change that.2. Learn how to leverage your excellent performance record to enhance your executive presence effectively.3. Gain practical micro skills to elevate your executive presence and get noticed for higher roles.Tune in now to transform your executive presence and unlock new career opportunities!If you want to be an A-list leader, make sure you’re getting out weekly communication dispatch, please without delay visit www.speakupwithlaura.com and get on the Speak Up A List!Resource: have your best colors identified at yourcolorguru.comOn the Speak up podcast, learn to enhance their influence and confidence, refining their communication style and executive presence to increase visibility for promotion opportunities. By honing communication skills and fostering a trusted advisor mindset, aspiring executives cultivate mastery in public speaking to engage audiences effectively.
264: 3 A-List Charisma Secrets of Persuasion for the Highly Intelligent Even if English Is Your Second Language
Jun 14 2024
264: 3 A-List Charisma Secrets of Persuasion for the Highly Intelligent Even if English Is Your Second Language
How would it help you to know some easy and proven persuasion techniques that actually ELEVATE your executive presence, even if English is your second language?Today’s A-List icon is Bushra Azhar - founder of the Persuasion Revolution. Originally from Pakistan, she’s one of the most knowledgeable people on the planet on the topic of persuasion. And English is Bushra’s second or third language.Today you will learn these persuasive techniques you can use to own any room:🍰How to secretly have the advantage in winning people over in the conference room.🔑A persuasion technique that elevates your executive presence and your reputation.🪝An unassailable way to showcase your expertise.These techniques are central to Bushra Azhar’s approach to persuasion and can be highly effective when applied thoughtfully and strategically in your communication at work. For more in-depth insights, her book Mass Persuasion Method is a comprehensive resource on persuasion.If you’re not getting our life-altering weekly communication dispatch, please without delay visit www.speakupwithlaura.com and get on the Speak Up email list!In Speak Up communication training, teams and individuals learn to enhance their influence and confidence, refining their communication style to increase visibility and effectiveness in promotion opportunities. By honing communication skills and fostering a trusted advisor mindset, aspiring executives cultivate mastery in public speaking and beat imposter syndrome.
263: Why You're Ruining Your Executive Presence By Neglecting Emotional Connection, And How To Fix It
Jun 12 2024
263: Why You're Ruining Your Executive Presence By Neglecting Emotional Connection, And How To Fix It
Ever wonder why some professionals rise to the top effortlessly while others, who are often high performers, sometimes struggle to break through certain career ceilings?For high-performing leaders like you, understanding the shift from being a standout individual contributor to an influential leader is crucial. This transformation often pivots not just on what you do, but how you communicate, build relationships, and present your personal brand within complex corporate environments where executive presence is key.In this dynamic episode, you'll pick up insider information from a leading public speaking coach, Diane Diaz, lead coach at Speak Your Brand. We delve into titanium-plated tips like these :🔑What your communication must have to build connections that elevate your leadership and reputation.💎 Specific strategies and a proven framework that transforms technical information into compelling narratives that engage and influence your audience.🔥Practical tips for integrating storytelling into your professional interactions to enhance thought leadership and team cohesion.Unlock the secrets to amplifying your impact as a leader by listening to this episode now — a must-hear for anyone aiming to navigate the complexities of high-level roles effectively.If you’re not getting our weekly drip of short and witty communication tips without delay please visit www.speakupwithlaura.com and join our Speak Up A list.ABOUT THIS WEEK’S GUEST:Diane Diaz understands the power of a well-crafted talk that tells a story and engages with the audience. She’s lead speaking coach at Speaking Your Brand.These days Diane brings her years of experience in branding and marketing and my experience in and love of public speaking to Speaking Your Brand and work with entrepreneurs, business owners, and corporate professionals and teams to help them define their core message, develop their talks, and build their thought leadership through speaking.FOR YOU:Convinced about your executive presence when you walk into that meeting? Are you crushing your presentations? Do you use good metaphors? Such are the executive micro skills!!!To give your emerging executives the opportunity to polish their communication skills using the Speak Up 360, schedule a quick call. Visit www.speakupwithlaura.com to learn how Laura’s allergy to boring helps leaders speak up and make things better.In Speak Up communication training, teams and individuals learn to enhance their influence and confidence, refining their communication style to increase visibility and effectiveness in promotion opportunities. By honing communication skills and fostering a trusted advisor mindset, aspiring executives cultivate mastery in public speaking and beat imposter syndrome.
262: Massively Increase Your Executive Presence Using these 3 Insider Secrets from Reality TV Royalty
Jun 10 2024
262: Massively Increase Your Executive Presence Using these 3 Insider Secrets from Reality TV Royalty
Do people at your office look forward to what you’re going to say in the meeting or the presentation? Or are they listening to you because they have to?Maz Farrelly is REALITY Television ROYALTY. She has created content that has been watched more than 8 billion times and today you can learn creative ways to massively increase your executive presence from someone who looks at content in chunks of 10 seconds!By the end of this episode you'll be able to:🏆Completely reframe the way you look at your next presentation or making a contribution to a meeting.🎯Learn a new approach to providing psychological safety for your team.🔥Creatively use your words and nonverbal communication to CREATE MASSIVE VALUEYou may want to listen to Speak Up episode #215 Find Your X Factor for Unstoppable Confidence and executive presence, where Maz Farrelly discusses her innovative approach to keeping viewers engaged on "Big Brother" reality tv show by introducing dynamic and thought-provoking challenges.Now get out there and use YOUR creativity with strategic thinking to captivate and engage audiences.If you want to be an A-list leader, make sure you’re getting out weekly communication dispatch, please without delay visit www.speakupwithlaura.com and get on the Speak Up A List!On the Speak up podcast, learn to enhance their influence and confidence, refining their communication style and executive presence to increase visibility for promotion opportunities. By honing communication skills and fostering a trusted advisor mindset, aspiring executives cultivate mastery in public speaking to engage audiences effectively.
261: How Being Blunt Raises Your Executive Presence & Gives A List Charisma
Jun 7 2024
261: How Being Blunt Raises Your Executive Presence & Gives A List Charisma
Want to know how a bold, unfiltered message can inspire an entire generation and transform a nation’s economic future? This is especially good and juicy for you listeners who like to be direct.Welcome to Speak Up, the podcast for high-performing introverts, including you social introverts, where we reveal the charisma & communication secrets of A-Listers so you get the recognition and opportunities you deserve. I’m your host Laura Camacho, your magical communication godmother, coach, and strategist.In this episode, learn how the newly elected president of Argentina, an economics professor named Javier Milei captivated young people across Argentina by delivering a passionate, provocative, and direct message about free-market economics—a message that helped him prepare the ground for a successful political movement.In this provocative episode you’ll learn:🎯Practical strategies to channel your own passion into impactful, audience-connecting presentations.💎The kind of message framework that challenges conventional wisdom and provokes thought (this is SO needed!).🔥 How being direct and not rambling builds credibility and authenticity with your audience.Listen to this episode now and discover how Milei’s powerful approach can help you amplify your message and connect with your audience on a whole new level.Thank you so much for listening and being here. If you’re not getting our weekly communication dispatch, please without delay visit www.speakupwithlaura.com and get on the Speak Up A plus List!In Speak Up communication training, teams and individuals learn to enhance their influence and confidence, refining their communication style to increase visibility and effectiveness in promotion opportunities. By honing communication skills and fostering a trusted advisor mindset, aspiring executives cultivate mastery in public speaking and beat imposter syndrome.
260: How AI Can Boost Leadership Charisma, Connection & Engagement
Jun 5 2024
260: How AI Can Boost Leadership Charisma, Connection & Engagement
Are you struggling to sell your ideas effectively, or are you focusing on generating more ideas instead?As a highly-conscientious, high-performing leader, you're likely facing the challenge of communicating your ideas persuasively to drive innovation and impact. In a world where innovation is key to success, understanding how to generate and sell ideas effectively can make all the difference.Today’s episode guest is Stanford University AI expert and VC investor Jeremy Utley. We talk all about using genAI to your advantage when it comes to communicating at work:🧠 Gain insights into the importance of generating a high volume of ideas rather than fixating on the quality of individual ideas.🪝Discover how AI can serve as a powerful tool to augment your creative process and provide valuable feedback to enhance your communication skills.💰Learn practical strategies for collaborating with AI to refine your presentations, speeches, and pitches, ultimately improving your executive presence and ability to establish meaningful connections with your audience.Tune in to this episode to unlock the secrets of idea generation, effective communication, and leveraging AI as your creative partner. Don't miss out on the opportunity to revolutionize your approach to innovation and communication.If you’re not getting our weekly communication dispatch, please without delay visit www.speakupwithlaura.com and get on the Speak Up A plus List!ABOUT THIS WEEK’S GUEST:Jeremy Utley is an Adjunct Professor at Stanford University, and co-author of Ideaflow: The Only Business Metric That Matters, for which he was named a Thinkers50 Top Innovation Leader in 2023. His work has been featured by Harvard Business Review, TIME, Entrepreneur, Inc, Fast Company, McKinsey & Co, and many others. His teaching has reached over a million students of innovation around the world.For over a dozen years, Jeremy co-led the Stanford d.school’s Executive Education programs, and co-taught a number of celebrated courses at Stanford, including Leading Disruptive Innovation and LaunchPad — which focus on creating real-world impact with the tools of design. He currently teaches Transformative Design, a course that turns those same tools of design onto the most important project of all: his students’ lives.Jeremy has earned multiple “favorite professor” distinctions from graduate programs at Stanford, and makes venture investments as a General Partner at Freespin Capital.FOR YOU:Convinced about your executive presence when you walk into that meeting? Are you crushing your presentations? Do you use good metaphors? Such are the executive micro skills!!!To give your emerging executives the opportunity to polish their communication skills using the Speak Up 360, schedule a quick call. Visit www.speakupwithlaura.com to learn how Laura’s allergy to boring helps leaders speak up and make things better.In Speak Up communication training, teams and individuals learn to enhance their influence and confidence, refining their communication style to increase visibility and effectiveness in promotion opportunities. By honing communication skills and fostering a trusted advisor mindset, aspiring executives cultivate mastery in public speaking and beat imposter syndrome.