Increase Your Speaking Impact by Creating a ‘Push and Pull’ Talk – 268

The Speaking Club · February 21, 2024

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As a speaker you need to be like the director of a movie, using your talk content and delivery to captivate the audience. Your talk should contain moments that challenge them, make them ponder, create desire and yearning and move them towards your intended destination. All in a way that feels natural and aligned.

In this episode, I’m going to share the levers you can use to achieve those things. 

If you want to increase the impact of your speaking then you will definitely want to grab a listen.

What you’ll discover:

  • The ‘approach and avoid’ programming and how it affects us.
  • What impact it can have on your effectiveness as a speaker.
  • When to use ‘push’ and when to use ‘pull on our audience’. 
  • What you need to understand to use this successfully.
  • The other big lever you can pull to influence thoughts, feelings and behaviour.
  • Why you need to think like a Hollywood director when you’re creating your content. 
  • Why you need to channel emotion in your delivery.


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The Speaking Club

If you want to have a laugh whilst learning how to increase your confidence and public speaking skills, for personal or business growth, then you have come to the right place. Discover tips, tricks and strategies on how to speak and pitch using humour and performance. Find out how to better connect with people’s pain points in a way that they will want to talk about and share, and get the low down on powering up your mind set. Sarah Archer, is a stand-up comedian, playwright, speaker and business woman. She is also author of ‘Cracking Speech Mate! – How to use humour to make you an amazing speaker’, and ‘Straight to the Top – How to create and deliver a killer elevator pitch’. Communicating with authenticity and power, influencing through copy, spoken word and body language, managing negative thoughts and anxiety, building authority and trust, story-telling and comedy secrets...oh and we’ll also cover focus and time management ‘cause Sarah has a mind like a butterfly! Join her for fun and aha moments.

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