Kyle Bowe — Tackling Public Speaking, Crushing Fear, Pure Possibility, Habits, and Practical Philosophy (#35)

In addition to asking myself 'what do I have to lose,' it was like, well, what might go right?Kyle Bowe Listen on Spotify | Listen on Apple | Watch on YouTube Despite blacking out while speaking to a class at San Diego State University, Kyle Bowe (@KyleBowe4) became an assistant public speaking teacher and course … Continue reading Kyle Bowe — Tackling Public Speaking, Crushing Fear, Pure Possibility, Habits, and Practical Philosophy (#35)

Sparking Conversations, Best Practices of Podcasting, and The Origin of Penguin Latte (#28)

Listen on Spotify | Listen on Apple | Watch on YouTube In this episode I'm interviewed by my buddy Robbie Crabtree (@RobbieCrab). Robbie Crabtree is a trial lawyer with a decade of experience handling some of the world's most brutal court cases. I'm talking domestic violence, child abuse, homicide -- all the nasty stuff we'd … Continue reading Sparking Conversations, Best Practices of Podcasting, and The Origin of Penguin Latte (#28)

A tip for podcast hosts: The Spontaneous Summary

There's a gazillion tips out there for running a podcast. But there's hardly any for how to have a good conversation. So here's a quick tip for all you podcast hosts aspiring to become better conversationalists. When your guest finishes speaking, summarize what they just told you. I call this The Spontaneous Summary. It's spontaneous … Continue reading A tip for podcast hosts: The Spontaneous Summary

The Penguin Latte Podcast #16 – The Wizard of Speech: Robbie Crabtree on Mastering The Spoken Word

Listen on Spotify | Listen on Apple | Watch on YouTube "Virtually everything you do, on a day to day basis, is public speaking." Communication is everything. The way you speak to yourself and the way you speak to other people is as important as breathing. Your words can either help you get to where … Continue reading The Penguin Latte Podcast #16 – The Wizard of Speech: Robbie Crabtree on Mastering The Spoken Word

This might sound stupid, but

it's not. Let yourself say the stupid thing. As long as you're not being offensive for the sake of being offensive, you're fine. I flinch when I hear myself editing my words out loud. This happens either before or after I speak. Sometimes both. "This might sound stupid, but..." or, "that sounded so..." But when … Continue reading This might sound stupid, but