Public Speaking Super Powers Podcast, Episode 70: Julie Friend

Episode 70 Julie Friend

This episode of the Public Speaking Super Powers Podcast features Carma’s interview with Julie Friend, a strategic business advisor with Gemstone Partners.

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Podcast Highlights

Length: 11 minutes, 34 seconds

Julie Friend believes in putting in rehearsal and preparation time for her presentations. Given that her topic is data privacy security and minimizing risk for identity theft, that’s probably wise. In this episode, she shares her thoughts on practicing, eye contact and humor.

Julie Friend’s Big Tip: A “lot of people speak with way too many big words or they’re talking a very technical topic, and the room is maybe not technical,” says Julie Friend. So know your audience and give them a presentation that they’ll understand, “no matter where they are within that topic.”

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About the Public Speaking Super Powers Podcast Series

Public Speaking Super Powers Mock Book CoverCarma Spence, the author of Public Speaking Super Powers, interviewed 80+ speakers as research for the book. This podcast shares those interviews so you can hear what the Featured Speakers said in their own words. This series will run twice a week, on Mondays and Wednesdays, until all interviews are posted.

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About the author

Carma Spence, is author of Public Speaking Super Powers. She is fiercely committed to guiding women to Owning their Superpowers and turning their knowledge and interests into a profitable business. She is masterful at helping her clients see what is possible for them and supporting them on the journey from where they are to where they want to be, releasing the Mind Goblins of self-doubt, self-sabotage and second-guessing that keep them stuck.

With 20+ years experience in marketing communications and public relations, natural intuitive skills and certification in using some of the most effective transformational coaching tools available, Carma’s mission and commitment is to unleash the inner power every woman entrepreneur possesses so they can boldly go out into the world, transforming the fabric of people’s lives in meaningful and positive ways.

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