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EP019: How to Be an Amazing Public Speaker with Amy Port

EP019: How to Be an Amazing Public Speaker with Amy Port

Amy Port is the co-founder of Heroic Public Speaking with her partner and husband Michael Port. She has assisted the Speech faculty at Yale Drama and has over 15 years of experience mentoring teachers and speakers. Amy explains to Rick the foundational steps to good storytelling and shares the basics on how to be a good public speaker.

Key Takeaways:
[3:05] Who is Amy Port?
[4:00] Performing? Isn't that for actors?
[7:45] Do you see yourself as a victim of circumstance?
[11:05] Think of public speaking as a dialog.
[17:20] Amy shares the framework on how to tell inspiring stories.
[22:05] Amy explains how you can refine your story to improve your core message.
[24:20] When Amy retired as an actress, she didn't think her skills were transferable to other careers.
[28:10] Standing in front of an audience is courageous.
[30:45] Amy and her team will be hosting a live event on February 15th.  
[34:40] Do you think you don't have anything to say? You're wrong!
[38:15] Attend Amy's event a