How To Develop a Compelling Message
It doesn’t matter if you’re a teacher, a stay-at-home Mom, a pastor, an artist, an author, an advocate for better schools, if you have your own cookie shop or manufacturing plant or if you have a job at Nissan – You have a message to share. Knowing how to communicate that message well can open doors of opportunity, and increase your income. My guest and friend Kent Julian shares his insights.
Episode #723 April 24, 2020
Hi this is Dan Miller – and yes you’re listening to the 48 Days Radio show – where each week we take 48 minutes to dive into real-life questions about finding your passion, deciding what kind of life you want to live – and then finding or creating work that allows you to show up every day, excited to be able to do something that is meaningful, fulfilling – and profitable. This is where normal, indecision and ambiguity come to die. Welcome to the 48 Days Radio Show.
What’s the best way to speak with confidence?
If you learn to speak confidently, you will increase your impact and influence even if you aren’t planning to be on stage.
How do I make my message memorable?
6 principles that make a message sticky/memorable – Made to Stick by the Heath Brothers
How can I use my story as part of my message?
Look at how to make your message both descriptive (telling your story) and prescriptive (sharing a solution to a problem).
Insider tip: learn more about your audience
Stories illustrate the point and show how the point is lived out.
“If you can have your audience move through that story with you, it can become a teaching experience.”
Can I really get paid to speak and can I do it with 15-hours a week?
Listen to Kent’s story and how he did it.
Insider tip: Zero in on spending those 15 hours on the things that will produce revenue.
Remember there are ways you can make money even if you don’t charge a speaker fee.