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EP.008: Micheal Davis


Screen Shot 2016-05-03 at 9.16.57 PM Michael Davis has produced audio programs and is a contributing author to three public speaking books, has recently written his first book, ‘THE Book on Storytelling,’ and presents public speaking and storytelling skills workshops throughout the year.

Michael also works closely with speakers in the Ted X Cincinnati event, and has successfully coached several speakers in Toastmasters International World Championship of Public Speaking annual contest.

Michael is a candidate member of the National Speakers Association (Kentucky Chapter) and a member of Toastmasters International.



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EP.008: James Mapes

James Mapes is the founder of Quantum Leap Thinking™, creator of The Transformational Coach™, expert on the psychology of “applied imagination,” best- selling author, highly acclaimed business speaker, consultant, seminar leader and personal excellence coach.

For over 30 years, James has been an ardent student of human behavior and dedicated to helping individuals, teams and organizations identify and break through barriers to reach their goals and achieve success. He encourages people to be open to new ways of thinking, and his goal is to help everyone make the “quantum leap” toward more creative, productive and confident lives. For both businesses and individuals, his message promotes an innovative, powerful way of thinking and provides a new-found mastery over their imagination and perceptions so that, in his words, “the invisible becomes visible and the impossible becomes possible.” The results have been nothing short of extraordinary, creating key breakthroughs in both organizational and personal excellence.

As a recognized business speaker and performance coach, James has spoken to hundreds of public and private companies in more than 70 countries. His clients include financial institutions, software companies, the military, the healthcare industry, financial institutions, training and development divisions of large corporations and major non-profit organizations. Companies, associations, universities and business schools including – IBM Corporate, U.S. Coast Guard, Lockheed Martin and The Princeton Center for Leadership Training – have quoted Mapes in training manuals and textbooks.

Speaking Platform: Quantum Leap Thinking (Personal Performance)
Years Speaking: 30 Years
Website: JamesMapes.com
Social Media: @jamesmapes

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EP:010 Chip Eichelberger


Chip demonstrates how taking personal responsibility makes it possible to achieve new levels of performance. He is known for his Get Switched On! program that inspire audiences to consistently bring their “A Game” and surpass it.

Chip graduated from the University of Oregon the College of Business Administration. He worked as a sales rep with Jantzen Sportswear, building territories in Spokane and Salt Lake City for four years. After two corporate buyouts that cut the sales force in half he was let go.

The layoff was a career-changer as he moved on to work with world-renowned business leader Tony Robbins in San Diego. Chip proved himself, being the Sales Leader of the Year twice and mastering telemarketing and group presentation sales. He also hired, trained and led sales teams throughout the United States. As Robbins’ international point-man, he built the brand in Australia and the United Kingdom.

 Five years later, Chip started his own brand and has presented at over 1,000 events for companies and associations including Hyatt, Wells Fargo, University of Michigan Athletic Department, State Farm, Great Clips, DOW, The Campbell Soup Company, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Exxon, NADA and PMI.

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  • Speaking Platform: Personal Development
  • Years Speaking: 20 Years
  • Website: GetSwitchedOn.com
  • Social Media: @chipe
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  • [13:16 ] I DON’T NICH

  • [14:07] ONE MAN SHOW VS. A TEAM


  • [16:41] HOW TO STAY FRESH



  • [7:22] The Changing Of The Speaking Industry

  • [26:07] HOW TO GET STARTED




3 Key Points:

  • Being Good Is The Best Thing You Can Do!
  • Document Your Success
  • Find A Problem And Fill The Need For The Solution

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EP:009 Julie Austin


Julie Austin is an award-winning author, inventor and futurist. Her patented product, swiggies, wrist water bottles, have been a NASDAQ product of the year semi finalist and are currently sold in 24 countries. Julie and her products have appeared on The Today Show, The Queen Latifa Show, HGTV, Lifetime, Inc.magazine, Fast Company, ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX News, along with dozens of TV shows, magazines and radio shows around the world. She’s a “go-to” media expert in the fields of innovation & creativity, giving keynotes for Fortune 500 companies, and is featured in the books “Patently Female” and “Girls Think of Everything”.

As the CEO of Speaker Sponsor she feels Sponsorship is a valuable way for companies to get their message in front of a very targeted audience. And it’s a way for you to get paid for your hard work by bringing them as much value as possible. The more, the better. It’s a win-win for everyone.

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  • [7:22] The Changing Of The Speaking Industry
  • [09:37] How Meeting Planers Select Speakers
  • [12:55] The Difficulty In Finding You Authentic Voice
  • [13:59] Three Things That Help With Finding Your Authentic Voic
  • [15:00] How To Find Your Authentic Voice
  • [17:03] How To Get Notice
  • [18:51] Creating A Sustainable Speaking Business
  • [19:58] How Does Speakers Sponsor Help
  • [24:11] What Comes First The Event Or The Sponsor
  • [24:58] How To Help Speaker Gain A Sponsors
  • [26:42 ] Finding Your Niche
  • [28:08] How To Help Speakers Seek Out Sponsors
  • [30:48] How To Reveal To Your Audience Your Sponsor
  • [36:24] How To Connect With A Sponsor
  • [36:33] Where Is The Speaking Business Going


3 Key Points:

  1. Compete in your niche.
  2. Everyone wants to do it. So you need to work at it!
  3. What you do has a value.

My Take aways or Next Steps:

  • Invest time to  see if a sponsor is good for my speaking business.


EP.008: Tina Griffin


As a former actress, Tina has seen first-hand what takes place in Hollywood once the lights are down and cameras are turned off.  She share all of this inside info with you. Truth about celebrities life-styles are revealed, along with personal stories of what she has experienced while working with top stars in the industry for over a decade. Her goal is to be as educated as possible on today’s media so that she can better educate our minions.

Tina’s mission is to reveal the deadly consequences of the glamorization of premarital sex, drug and alcohol abuse, suicide, cutting and other self-destructive behaviors portrayed in today’s entertainment. Her presentations educate and encourage the next generation to live with integrity and create change in their culture.

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Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • [04:22] The Role of a Speaking/Business Coach (Phil Charmer)
  • [05.26]: Finding a Speaking Platform
  • [08:20]: Getting in the Speaking Business
  • [11:00]: Freezing Out On Stage
  • [12:15]: Does Stage Experience Transfer Over to a Speaking Career
  • [15:51]: The Definition Of A Professional Speaker
  • [7:19]: How to Define Longevity
  • [19:32]: Getting Booking
  • [23:00]: How to Speak to the Youth
  • [28:06]: Making the Meeting Planner Happy
  • [35:50]: Words of Inspiration


3 Key Points:

  1. Do your homework when preparing to speak
  2. Speak often!


EP.007: Fred Miller

Fred E. Miller is a speaker, international coach, and an author. His books, “NO SWEAT Public Speaking!” and “NO SWEAT Elevator Speech!” are purchased worldwide and receiving rave reviews on amazon.com.

Businesses, Individuals, and Organizations hire him to improve their Networking, Public Speaking, and Presentation Skills. They do this because they know: 
This is his mantra. No one ever challenges that statement. Why would they? They also know we perceive really great speakers to be Experts.
Those with a Fear of Public Speaking don’t take or make those opportunities. Fred shows his clients how to lessen it! He shows them how to Develop, Practice and Deliver Knock Your Socks Off Presentations! with – NO SWEAT!

Additional Information:

  • Speaking Platform: Speaking Expert, Author
  • Years Speaking: 5 Years
  • Website:NoSweatPublicSpeaking.com
  • Social Media: @FredMiller
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Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • [7:20] Why is You Speech Intro Important.
  • [8:45] How to Pursue Your Passion as a Speaker.
  • [11:00] The Role of a Speaker Coach.
  • [13:45] Where does the Fear of Public Speaking Come From
  • [14:25] What is the Structure of a Presentation
  • [14:50] How to Practice a Speech
  • [21:00] How do you Develop a Story
  • [23:25] Essential  Parts of a Speech
  • [26:25] Building Your Brand as an Expert
  • [28:50] Your Elevator Speeches
  • [33:20] Where is the Speaking Business Going


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EP.006: Debbie Allen

debbieallenDebbie Allen, CSP, has achieved the honor of CSP (Certified Speaking Professional) by the National Speakers Association and National Speakers Federation, making her one of the top professional women speakers worldwide. She has been a professional business speaker for the past 20 years and has presented before thousands of people in 28 countries around the world.

Debbie is an award-winning entrepreneur and bestselling author of six books including her newest book The Highly Paid Expert. Debbie has also been featured in four motivational movies including The Opus and The Compass. Her expertise has been featured in dozens of publications including Entrepreneur Magazine, Personal Branding, Sales & Marketing Excellence, Forbes, Washington Post and USA Today.

She has built and sold six million-dollar companies in diverse industries and has been an entrepreneur since the young age of 19. Today, she is known as The Expert of Experts by supporting her clients in developing brand domination around their expertise. Debbie works with small business owners, entrepreneurs, coaches, speakers and experts in many different niche markets.

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EP.005: Rob Pennington

PenningtonMidDr. Rob Pennington has been shot in the center of my chest with a 38 by an unknown assailant, red, divorced and depressed, self-employed (which means permanently unemployed), audited by the IRS, and widowed after 10 years caring for the love of my live who died in his arms from multiple sclerosis. He speaks from experience and education to provide practical tips for discovering the blessings in life’s challenges.

Dr. Rob Pennington completed his doctorate at The University of Texas at Austin in educational psychology in 1976. In addition to his career in counseling and executive coaching, Dr. Pennington was a professor at three universities, a four-time recipient of the Mental Health Association’s Outstanding Speaker Award and one of Meeting Professional International’s original Platinum Presenters. He has received the highest trainer evaluations each year, for twenty-nine years, from Fortune 100 employees for his trainings, “Successfully Managing the Stress of Change” and “Successful Work Relationships”.

Dr. Pennington’s intensive academic understanding paired with profound personal experience helps him make complex issues understandable in a delightfully common-sense manner. For the first time in book form, Dr. Pennington provides insights he has presented in trainings and keynotes worldwide on a range of professional and personal development topics.

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