One of the best ways to connect with your audience is by being authentic. People can tell when you’re being real or not.
But what does being authentic even look like?
Our guest today is Sally Zimney. Sally is a speaker coach who teaches people how to create life-changing movements through their messages.
In this episode, Laura and Sally dive deep into the connection that happens between speaker and audience when authenticity shows through.
This chat is jam-packed with golden nuggets for leaders at any level!
Sally shares some actionable examples and tools on how to root yourself back into authenticity and how to inspire others to do the same.
You’ll also hear Laura share an experience where she didn’t show up at her best and how she could have done better.
Thank you for tuning in! If you haven’t listened to episode 81 where Laura and DEI coach Jossie Haines talk about the struggles women in tech face and how leaders can change this, then go back and check it out!
In this episode, we cover:
-Sally’s definition of authenticity.
-How to show up authentically.
-Mindset shifts needed to become thought leaders.
-How leaders can encourage authenticity.
-Grounding techniques to be more authentic.
Resources and links mentioned during this episode:
-Visit Sally’s website at www.bemoved.com and connect with her via LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
-Join her FREE Facebook group – Move Your Audience: with speaker coach Sally Z.
-Get the Sally’s Simple Story Framework here.
-Laura’s first book – Values First. How Knowing Your Core Beliefs Can Get You the Life and Career You Want – is now available! Grab your copy today!
-Want to work with Laura? Check out her programs and coaching services.
More about Sally Zimney:
Whether in a keynote or training – Sally’s specialty is helping leaders (and those who want to become them) step out front with more confidence, clarity, and courage so they can lead more effectively and inspire engagement with their audience. Sally is an award-winning speaker and veteran speaking coach who has spoken in front of thousands of people over the last 20 years – from the TEDx stage to the executives of Fortune 500 companies. She hosts a “New & Noteworthy” podcast about the art of public speaking and thrives on empowering people to do the things they think they cannot do…
Sally has inspired hundreds of speakers to show up and speak their signature story – and leverage the power of speaking in their business – transforming their personal and professional lives. Stepping out front isn’t for the faint of heart – so Sally puts her whole heart into it. Sally’s speakers have graced TEDx stages, conferences stages, online summits and even taken home Emmy awards!
When not speaking or coaching speakers – Sally’s in the midst of raising three teenagers with her college sweetheart husband, and their fluffy dog Bailey.