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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 550 | Leadership And Legacy
  Business doesn’t have to be as hard as we make it up to be, especially when it comes to finding success. Internationally recognized speaker and business growth strategist, Laura Gisborne, believes that thriving businesses have very simple business models. In this episode, she joins host Elizabeth Backman to explain what this all meant and how leadership, legacy, and giving back play into that. She shares some great tips on creating the impact you want on
SWGR 549 | Humor In Storytelling
  The major challenge any speaker faces is not diction or content, but the ability to connect with the audience. Using humor in storytelling engages their emotions and allows them to relate with everything you say. Elizabeth Bachman is joined by award-winning speaker and storyteller Kelly Swanson. They discuss how every compelling presentation must take advantage of stories that make people laugh and keep them glued to what you have to say. They also go deep
SWGR 548 | Present Influence
  Not many of us are born to be presenters. On top of having stage-fright, achieving the perfect presentation to achieve your business goals is far out of reach. Recognizing the importance of this skill in business, no matter what industry you are in, John Alexander Ball started his company called Present Influence to help business owners who want or need to represent their business and brand and don’t want to suck at it. Elizabeth Bachman
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