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Women in traditionally male-dominated industries, such as tech, engineering, law and finance, face a difficult challenge. It feels like walking a tightrope between being respected vs. sounding bossy. Speaking up can be a challenge. Being heard when you do is even more of a challenge. If this sounds familiar, you need to join our conversation here on Speakers Who Get Results, hosted by Elizabeth Bachman, the go-to person for advanced level training in speaking, presentation skills, sales and leadership.

Episode Blogs

  Courage isn’t something you’re born with. It’s something you learn. Courageous leadership is an attribute that is sought after and that many say women don’t have. Today’s guest will prove that belief wrong. Join our host, Elizabeth Bachman in a fruitful conversation with public speaker, author, and leadership trainer Cindy Solomon, who generously gives us her take on leadership and what it takes to be a courageous leader. Learn the ins and outs of
SWGR 569 | Roman Philosophers
  The wisdom Roman philosophers possessed transcends time. We all can benefit from their teachings even in this modern era. Elizabeth Bachman’s guest today is Johnny Ball, a Life Coach and Founder of Present Influence. Johnny discusses with Elizabeth his unique view on branding and marketing, gathering from the teachings of Roman philosophers. In particular, he taps into public speaking and using the tools of ethical influence and persuasion. Join him in this episode as
  Success isn’t just hard work and dedication. For true success, you’ll need winning leadership strategies to push you over the edge. In today’s episode, Elizabeth Bachman gets deep into a conversation with two-time Olympian, National Basketball Coach of The Year, and three-time Amazon bestselling author, Sherry Winn. Sherry talks about her days as an Olympic athlete and dealing with her gender identity. She discusses discrimination, how she fought back, her WIN formula, and the
SWGR 567 | Workplace Conflict
  The workplace can be a battlefield sometimes. With all the workplace drama these days, it’s really hard to know who is on the right and who is on the wrong. This can all be resolved with conflict resolution and that is where Pamela Cournoyer comes in. Pamela is a community policing expert specialist and conflict resolution expert who has been asked to resolve nationwide conflicts in post-war Kosovo. Pamela is an expert in resolving
SWGR 566 | LinkedIn Presence
  Recruiters are all over the internet searching for the next employee or possible freelancers. The best way to make yourself known and to stand out from the billions of people fighting for that one career opportunity is to have a good LinkedIn presence. In order to do that you need to brand yourself. Join your host, Elizabeth Bachman as she speaks to an expert in building an online presence, the founder of Italina Image
SWGR 565 | Powerpoint Presentation
  How do you hold the attention of your audience while presenting your Powerpoint presentation? To speak about this incredibly useful topic, Elizabeth Bachman brings in Ellen Finkelstein, a Powerpoint specialist and co-author of Flash CS3 for Dummies. Ellen explains to Elizabeth that putting lots of text on your slides is the sure way to lose your audience’s attention. Hence, the expression “death by Powerpoint.” The human brain cannot take so much information at once.
WGR 564 Jacqueline Wales | Trust At Work
  Moving from fear to trust is essential for the success of any organization. Elizabeth Bachman’s guest on the show is Jacqueline Wales, the CEO and founder of Fearless Factor @ Work. In this episode, Jacqueline discusses with Elizabeth how fearlessness is not the absence of fear. It’s the courage to take the next step. Marking a clear roadmap on what the members are supposed to do is a huge factor in building trust. Helping them stay on the
  Video impression is essential in building your brand and online presence. During this pandemic, most of our interactions go through online and improving screen presence should be considered a priority. Joining Elizabeth Bachman on the show, Shelley Golden, founder of Shelley Golden Style and creator of The Zoom Makeover, shares her leveling points for improving online engagement and trustworthiness. Join in to pick up some tangible tips that you can quickly apply to your upcoming online meetings and conversations.  — Watch the episode here: Listen to the podcast here: Uplevel Your Screen Presence With
SWGR 562 Jess Dewell | Questions To Ask
  One of the overlooked aspects of communication is the questions we forget to ask. It’s important to consider a question that will get one big idea across because the more ways we say something, the more ways people can perceive and understand it differently. Today’s guest is Jess Dewell, a managing partner at Red Direction and the producer of the Bold Business Podcast. In this episode, Jess discusses with Elizabeth Bachman how to find out what the
SWGR 561 D. Michelle Thompson | Belonging And Inclusion
  There’s a great deal of good conversation about diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace right now. Yet so many companies say they’re going to do something about it, but never go further than posting and sending out comms to everybody. Nothing else happens.  In this episode, Elizabeth Bachman interviews D. Michelle Thompson, an expert in communication and company culture. Her mission is to empower leaders who are ripe for a healthy workplace. She brings
SWGR 560 | Finding Balance
Burnout is typically detected by many people only when it’s too late. So before you reach the end of your rope and become completely exhausted, finding a balance between your work and life is essential. Joining Elizabeth Bachman to address this common yet rarely addressed challenge is professional coach Janná Giles. Together, they discuss the importance of putting your life on a pause, recollecting your thoughts, and taking a breath, all without losing your momentum to
SWGR 559 | Company Culture
  A company can only be as great as the people in it. One of the greatest things that help produce employees and team members that can be key players is its culture, particularly one that is inclusive. Lisen Stromberg greatly believes in this, and in today’s show, she joins host Elizabeth Bachman to help you make your company culture your competitive advantage by tapping on women. Lisen is an award-winning writer, human capital innovation consultant, and