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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

SWGR 547 | Inner Dominatrix
  We may not all have the same outward chutzpah, but lurking inside of us is an inner dominatrix that awaits to be unleashed. How do you hold the reins of this beast and use it to your own advantage? Elizabeth Bachman gets the truth of the matter from million-dollar company CEO, two-time award-winning speaker, bestselling author and Master Healer, Dana Pharant. Today’s topic: how can you use your inner dominatrix to take charge of
SWGR 546 | Sales Love Language
  As speakers, we tend to fall into the mistake of missing our audience, forgetting that we are speaking to give value to them. That is why it is important that we should know how to speak in a language that can build a bridge in order for us to help them with what we have. Elizabeth Bachman’s guest highlights why sales is the new love language and that we, speakers, need to learn how
SWGR 544 | Gender Miscommunication
  Men and women communicate very differently from each other. Whatever your gender is, this clash between the masculine and feminine energies is responsible for many of our miscommunication issues, whether in our personal relationships or in the workplace. How can we reconcile these radically opposing communication styles and talk more effectively with one another? In this conversation with Elizabeth Bachman, speaker, author, coach and gender communication expert, Kimi Avary gives us some mental exercises to
  Many women speakers feel invisible because they feel like they are not heard. It’s time to put a stop to that and let your voices and messages come through to anyone who can hear. Elizabeth Bachman dedicates this solo episode to helping women not get ignored and seen and heard. She shares some presentation skills and tips that will get you the recognition you deserve and show up as a thought leader in your
SWGR 543 | Adapting To Change
  Anybody who’s going to be a thought leader and speaker out there in the world is going to have to address change. It simply is one of the only constants in life, and if you don’t learn to adapt, then you might just get left behind. Speaking about overcoming the resistance to change is this episode’s guest, Rebecca Costa. She is an American sociobiologist and futurist, the preeminent global expert on the subject of “fast
SWGR 542 | Emotional Intelligence For Leaders
  Humans are emotional beings. That is why it is never a good thing to always lead with practical knowledge. We also need to embody and embrace our emotional intelligence. Proving that in this episode, Elizabeth Bachman interviews none other than Joie Seldon. Joie is an actor and acting teacher, somatic psychologist, entrepreneur, and innovator in Emotional Intelligence. Here, she shares some of her expert knowledge with us to explain how we can use our
SWGR 541 | Heldenmommy
  It takes money to make art. Yet, it should never be an excuse to take advantage of people who go into the industry for their passion. As such, there needs to be a balance. In this last of “The Relationship Between Business and Art” series, Elizabeth Bachman interviews Christine Goerke, aka Heldenmommy, to talk about the need to maintain the balance between business and the arts and our personal lives. Christine has appeared in the
SWGR 540 | Positioning
  Star tenor Lawrence Brownlee has always strived to live his life being the best version of himself, always trying to perfect who he is as an artist. He testifies that this can be done by positioning yourself and looking at how you can maximize what it is you have. Lawrence is one of the most in-demand opera singers today and has starred in opera companies around the world in cities such as New York, Chicago, Houston,
SWGR 539 | Mission Driven Management
  Managing the performing arts is driven by the mission to bring forth the best in the performers and truly contribute to the advancement of the art. Darren Keith Woods learned this from having spent a lot of time both onstage and backstage. Darren is currently the Artistic Director of Seagle Music Colony, the country’s oldest and most prestigious singing program, where he has held a few leadership posts since 1996. Before stepping into a managing
SWGR 538 | Passion Meets Commerce
  The business of art occurs when passion meets commerce. This has been around for a long time and is present in each civilization that has ever been recorded. Filippo Petteni, a Consultant at Forsters, specializes in handling cases that involve dispute. In this episode, Filippo talks about the importance that the creative process has on the lives of people, especially during times of distress. He discusses the art business in general and explains how
SWGR 537 | Pivot Your Life
  The music industry is one of the toughest out there where you’ll be tested over and over again. Without proper guidance, you might even fail. In this episode, Valerie Day shares a rock star’s insight on what it’s like to live and breathe the music scene back in the ‘80s and how she started pivoting her life towards helping the next generation of musicians. She hands out her knowledge on how you can sing any
SWGR 536 | Phrase Shaping
  Writing a speech is very similar to writing a song. You need to be deeply passionate about so shaping the phrases of each line comes second nature to you. In this episode, Maestro Steven White, a Conductor and the Artistic Director of Opera Roanoke, dives deep into maintaining your integrity and values despite your environment. The music industry is a heavily competitive and unforgiving industry, being so, he touches on the proper reasons one