Joe Hirsch hosts I Wish They Knew, a podcast where business and educational leaders share a big idea they wish others knew more about.
These short-form conversations cover everything from building trust and inclusion in the workplace to managing adversity and new technologies. Joe interviews some of the biggest names across a wide range of industries, starting with a simple question:
“What do you wish others knew?”
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Whether you’re speaking to crowds or presenting to colleagues, public speaking is a skill, not just a talent — one that can be learned and honed, says Allison Shapira, founder and CEO of Global Public Speaking. In this episode, Allison shares ways we can overcome public speaking barriers, offers three tips for crafting the right talk, and explains why speaking should focus on “searchlights” and not “spotlights.”
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Allison Shapira is the Founder/CEO of Global Public Speaking LLC, a communication training firm that helps people speak clearly, concisely, and confidently. She teaches public speaking at the Harvard Kennedy School and has spent the last 18 years working with Fortune 50 companies, government agencies, and non-profit organizations around the world. She is the author of Speak with Impact: How to Command the Room and Influence Others (HarperCollins Leadership) which was a Washington Post best-seller.