Public Speaking Super Powers Podcast, Episode 28: Sherry Richardson

Episode 28 Sherry Richardson

This episode of the Public Speaking Super Powers Podcast features Carma’s interview with Sherry Richardson. Sherry started Alan Cox Automotive in 1983 with Alan and became sole owner in 1996. She speaks publicly about vehicle service and maintenance to educate and empower women and men. She also speaks about being a woman in a male-dominated industry and marketing using examples of how she markets her business.

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Podcast Highlights

Length: 7 minutes, 4 seconds

“Public speaking was something that I just kind of stumbled into,” said Sherry Richardson. “But once I got a hold of it and it got a hold of me it’s something that I enjoy very much.” In this episode, she shares some tips on how to incorporate humor into your presentations.

Sherry Richardson’s Big Tip: Always test out your humor on real people before using it in a presenation. “I always practice ahead of time. I see what works, what doesn’t work. I practice in front of employees. I practice at my Toastmasters meeting. I practice in front of my husband. So that I get a reaction.”

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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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