Public Speaking Super Powers Podcast, Episode 82: Tim David

Episode 82 Tim David

This episode of the Public Speaking Super Powers Podcast features Carma’s interview with Tim David, a professional speaker, and comedy mentalist. After 15 years as a full-time entertainer, he brought his mind-reading skills to corporate audiences entertaining and educating about communication, success, and the power of the human mind.

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Podcast Highlights

Length: 18 minutes, 57 seconds

Given his mentalist background, Tim David is a master persuader, a skill he believes is key for speakers. It helps them persuade their audience and it helps them sell their services and book speaking gigs. In this episode, among other things, David shares an overview of his COMPELL model for persuasion.

Tim David’s Big Tip: There are two sides of confidence for speakers. On the one side, The “people who are listening to your training,” he says, “they need to have confidence in you in order for them to take seriously what you’re saying.” On the other, “you need to be confident in yourself. … You need to feel confident in order to portray confidence. And you need to have people feel confident in you, as well.”

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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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