EP18 – Present to Prosper – Journey of a TED Speaker

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EP18 – Present to Prosper – Journey of a TED Speaker

Join Us Live on Thursday with Debra Crosby as we uncover her journey and story. She will also be talking about the Hero’s Journey that her Public Speaking and TED Talk clients go through as they craft, prepare, practice and present their presentations and all that is involved with going for a Big Dream.

Live on Blab at 3pm EST (6pm GMT):

Ms. Crosby has well over ten thousand hours of experience with presenting, training and producing. Authors, Coaches, Entrepreneurs, Experts, Luminaries, Public Speakers & Thought Leaders alike actively seek out Debra multi-layered coaching expertise so they can tell their story, message and ideas to the world in a powerful and empowered way.

Debra is the originator of the PRESENT to PROSPER® studio and creator of the TED Talk Blueprint for Successful Speeches Program. The TED Talk Blueprint is a Public Speaking, Presentation and Performance formula so you can discover the confidence to succeed on stage, on camera or on the big screen. PRESENT to PROSPER® combines Debra Crosby’s passion for public speaking, a facility for the art of performance, love of story, appreciation and acumen for respectful humor and a calling for teaching others how to bring their A game to the stage.

The PRESENT to PROSPER® public speaking program is a comprehensive, turn key service. Debra Crosby guides her clients seamlessly, step by step to brainstorm and conceive of an original idea, concept or topic for their presentation. This process enfolds from script to stage or script to screen. PRESENT to PROSPER® is a unique and innovative program. This is what is built into the TED Talk Blueprint for Successful Speeches core training outcomes.

  • Overcome anxiety, fear and any hindrances
  • Transform from Stage Freight to Stage Confidence
  • Receive guidance in an ingenious writing processes to liberate your inner writer
  • Learn research techniques to find appropriate, intriguing and supportive evidence, facts, quotes, statistics and quantifiable antidotes that places you on the platform of the expert.
  • Get streamlined and tailored coaching on designing an exciting power point that supports your talk and makes your presentation memorable and sexy.
  • NO “Death by Power” Point here.
  • Acquire strategies to heighten comedic moments
  • Gain courage to play with language by using metaphor and turn of phrase.
  • Attain methods to enhance your “Likeability Factor” and improve your own natural charisma
  • Apply inside performance secrets from the acting and media world
  • Experience fun memorization techniques
  • Follow the T.E.D. Talk guidelines and the TED Bible in terms of the professional expectations to speak from the TED Stage.
  • Receive Support and Structure for your presentation through the TED Talk Blueprint for Successful Speeches Program
  • Effortlessly work your material, work your stage and connect with your audience in a meaningful way
  • Discover the importance of vulnerability and how to achieve that kind of openness and authenticity while you present
  • Get trained in professional breathing exercises
  • Be introduced to several stress busters, tension tamers and physical relaxation techniques
  • Apply self poise strategies to your stage presence
  • Understand proper vocal care
  • Craft a compelling performance while maintaining the integrity of being who you really are; the approachable expert.
  • Become emboldened to confidently deliver an outstanding talk that is educational, entertaining, enlightening, informative and inspires action time and time again
  • Practice the art of receiving applause, clients, supporters and fans

Debra Crosby has several credentials and certifications under her belt including having been a television host to a home audience of 2.5 million in the North East region of the US. She was nominated Best Acting and Media Coach in the US by the National Digital Film Academy and has taught thousands how to conquer their public speaking goals, dreams and aspirations for decades. Her clients include: The Wang Center for the Performing Arts, The Anti Defamation League and SCORE for the US Government’s initiative to support and train for small businesses, just to name a few.

About the Show…

At The Entrepreneurs Journey we interview successful entrepreneurs from around the world to uncover their story and journey to success. We look back on their past, where they first started, their humble beginnings and transition to where they are today. Along the way we share the trials, tribulations and obstacles each #entrepreneur has had to overcome to create the life they have today. Whilst at the same time we will share the lessons they have learned in life and in business, so that you too can live a life of passion and purpose and create the life of your dreams. These Entrepreneurs guests will ultimately become your hero’s in business. Our show and work is inspired by The Hero’s Journey written by Joseph Campbell.

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