Public Speaking

CNLP 270: Jenni Catron On How to Become a Sought-After Public Speaker When You Never Planned To Become One, Pro Tips for Every Communicator, Why Communication Matters Even If You Never Give a Formal Talk

How do you become a sought-after public speaker when you never planned on becoming one? That’s a question Jenni Catron, who’s now a full time consultant and public speaker, had to figure out. She started at age 20 at a record label and soon discovered pitching to people much older than her was part of…

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CNLP 267: Margaret Feinberg On Why Writing is 95% Marketing (and How to Do It Well) Connecting With Your Audience and The Disciplines That Fuel Content Creation and Vibrant Life

When she was in eigth grade, Margaret Feinberg’s teachers asked the class to write a story. While most students turned in four pages, Margaret turned in a 127 page book. Today, Margaret has sold over a million books and in this episode, we unpack how not being one of the cool kids shaped Margaret for…

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CNLP 259: Andrew Stanley on Making the Move from a Career in Finance to Full Time Stand-Up Comedy, Why and How Comedy Works, and on Being Andy Stanley’s Son and Charles Stanley’s Grandson

He never even thought about doing comedy until his final year in college. Less than four years later, Andrew Stanley quit his day job and went on the road full time as a comic whose career has really taken off. Andrew shares how he learned to write jokes, what makes for a good bit and…

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blog 2018

The Top Ten Most-Read Blog Posts of 2018

2018 was a big year for almost anyone in leadership. I can’t remember a time when things seemed to be changing faster, which actually makes leadership even more challenging. Which is why I’m so glad we’re in this together. We covered a wide range of topics on the blog this year and had some fascinating conversations.…

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