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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.

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  Sometimes you have to be the change you wish to see in the world. That’s what inspired today’s guest to step up and into a life in politics. Ukeme Aswakessien Jeter is passionate about driving innovation, equity and access. She is a Partner, Intellectual Property Law Group at Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP and now a Council Member for the City of Upper Arlington. In her chat with host Elizabeth Bachman, she shares the
SWGR 598 | Authentic Self
  Leading as your authentic self is easier said than done. This is especially true as a woman of color in an industry dominated by white men. Joining Elizabeth Bachman in this episode is Jennifer Landgren. She is the North American Director of Digital Platforms & Solutions Hub at Dentsply Sirona, the world’s largest dental technologies and consumables company. She highlights the importance of partnership in cultivating a culture that empowers and a business that thrives. Plus,
SWGR 593 | Change Management
  Why do projects fail? Often, projects fail because the company believes technology can solve all their problems. Jen Cohen, the Vice President of Core Engineering at Toyota Research Institute says that it’s always about the people who USE the technology. Jen talks with Elizabeth about how the most critical skill set for success is empathetic listening. You need to listen to people’s concerns and change accordingly. So if you want to know more about
SWGR 597 | Strategic Plan
  It’s great to form a strategic plan. But how do you make it happen? Elizabeth Bachman welcomes Gerald Johnson, CMC®, a Certified Management Consultant and the Principal of Sabacon Consulting. Gerald talks with Elizabeth that you need to break down your strategy into smart goals. They should be timely, measurable, and attainable. The most challenging part is starting the action. It’ll take discipline to get into the flow. But if you keep at it,
SWGR 594 | Podcasting
With the year drawing to a close, we take a look back at what has come before. Podcasting is no easy feat, and it is a fertile ground for learning many important lessons. In this episode, Elizabeth Bachman looks back at five lessons she learned from 2 years as a podcast host. From lessons in change to leadership, Elizabeth digs deep and examines the important lessons. Tune in and learn more as Elizabeth looks back
SWGR 596 | Presentation Skills
How do you develop your presentation skills to be promoted or hired? There are three parts to this: strategy, script, and style. Host Elizabeth Bachman sits down with us to share valuable tips, stories, and examples to ace that interview! Rule number one is “strategic empathy.” You have to make your presentation about your audience. Put yourself in their shoes and think about what they’re looking for. What pressures might they be facing? What value
SWGR 591 | Strategically Managing Change
  How can you initiate necessary changes so that your teams will embrace new ideas with enthusiasm? What if changed has been dumped on you from above? How do you manage? Change is constant and change is hard. In this episode, host Elizabeth Bachman and her guest Sue Firth give us strategies for coping with change, whether you are leading it, or dealing with it. Sue is a business psychologist, author, and professional adviser. She is also
SWGR 591 | Strategically Managing Change
  How can you initiate necessary changes so that your teams will embrace new ideas with enthusiasm? What if changed has been dumped on you from above? How do you manage? Change is constant and change is hard. In this episode, host Elizabeth Bachman and her guest Sue Firth give us strategies for coping with change, whether you are leading it, or dealing with it. Sue is a business psychologist, author, and professional adviser. She is also
  You may have the best speech in the world, but it does no one any good if you can’t present it to the right audience. So how do you get an audience? And how does a busy executive get booked? In this episode, Elizabeth Bachman gets into the nitty-gritty of booking with speaker brand strategist Whitney McDuff. Whitney specializes in the art of building public speaker brands, and here she discusses how to start
SWGR 586 | Slideshows That Convert
  As entrepreneurs, we know how to innovate, execute leadership, and successfully run a business but we lack knowledge in delivering great presentations. In this episode, Elizabeth Bachman talks with Brigette Callahan on how we could win our pitches through our slideshows and deliver value. Brigette is on a mission to end the tyranny of boring PowerPoint presentations. She is passionate about helping speakers create presentations that engage and inspire their audience, and turns them
SWGR 585 | Creating Demand
  If you’re selling something niche, how do you find customers? You need to stand out and really create a demand for it. Susan Walsh‘s business is on data quality and most people don’t even know what that is. Susan is the founder of The Classification Guru and she is a specialist in spend data classification. Learn from the Mistress of Data herself on how she created demand through speaking. Elizabeth Bachman gets Susan on
SWGR 583 | Leading With Impact
  When there are communication issues, leaders should step up. Are you sure that you are leading with impact and influence throughout your organization? It’s time to drive change and make a massive difference because everyone could benefit from that. Join Elizabeth Bachman as she talks with Carla Miller on dealing with difficult situations. Carla dives deep into developing the confidence you need to increase impact and influence. Carla Miller is a leadership coach and