Episode 68

Published on:

7th Jul 2020

Ep68 - Mastering A Story That Connects

Our guest this week bested 20,000 other Toastmaster contestants and was declared as THE Champion. Ladies and gentlemen, let's have a conversation with Speaker, Trainer, 2019 Toastmasters World Champion of Public Speaking Aaron Beverly!

  • [02:53] How does it feel to be recognized as a World Champion Public Speaker while being an introvert at heart?
  • [03:52] As an introvert, what drives Aaron to even put himself in a position where he could possibly be exposed to the public?
  • [05:54] Aaron describes himself as a "storyteller". What distinguishes a storyteller from someone who's not?
  • [06:47] What differentiates a story from a speech?
  • [09:23] When up against the best speakers and storytellers in the world, how does one find a story that is going to have a story that resonates with the judges and audience?
  • [11:14] How do you connect with professional organizations in terms of corporate storytelling?
  • [13:34] Talking about the resistance that some business have with regards to storytelling, how can one make the message resonate with them?
  • [14:28] What do I need to be doing differently now in order to connect and resonate in a virtual setting?

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