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Own the Microphone

96 EpisodesProduced by CLNS Media NetworkWebsite

Public speaking is scary.Bridgett McGowen is an award-winning international professional speaker and introvert who, when she was laid-off from her full-time job, decided to launch her own speaking business. She sits down with other professional speakers and communication experts to give you experts… read more

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Get Out of the Way of Your Message

On this week's episode of Own the Microphone, Bridgett McGowen welcomes a cultural communications author, founder, and CEO of "Bilingual America," Ricardo Gonzalez. Bridgett and Ricardo discuss departing from structure, the use of props, how to connect with your audience, and more!

Contact Ricardo access to the first three scenes in Act I of To Belong or Not to Belong. ricardogonzalez.com bilingualamerica.com (help desk)   0:50   Ricardo Gonzalez got his start speaking in the church.   4:40   What does Ricardo speak on?   11:20   How does Ricardo deal with a difficult audience member?   16:30   How does Ricardo connect with his audience?   27:05   What are some of Ricardo's must haves?   30:18   Where does Ricardo's confidence as a speaker come from?   33:15   Questions for Bridgett.   40:35   Last pieces of advice on how to own the microphone.     Listen and Subscribe to the Own the Microphone Podcast with Bridgett McGowen on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, and the CLNS Media Network mobile app.
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