Supercharging Your Presence & Audience Connection with Brett Hill – 161

The Speaking Club · February 21, 2024

About Track

After graduating with a degree in interpersonal communication, Brett Hill ended up becoming a technology expert, before bringing the two strands of technology and communication together to create a distinguished and successful career as a technical speaker and storyteller. 

Alongside that career, Brett has spent many years studying and practicing mindfulness in many forms. 

He studied Hakomi, a mindfulness-based somatic psychology with founder Ron Kurtz and he also trained as a facilitator in Matrix Leadership group dynamics with founder Amina Knowlan, before  establishing the Quest institute meditation center in Dallas.

He credits much of his professional success in the corporate world to the skills and tools he picked up from the mindfulness world he also moved in.

Eventually, the desire to share the many benefits of mindfulness with others, so that they could live a richer and more powerful life of intention and connection, led to the work he does today.

I’m excited for you to discover some of those benefits from this interview.

What you’ll learn:

  • How Brett stumbled from a degree in interpersonal skills to becoming a technology expert. 
  • What a technical evangelist is.
  • The broken heart that led Brett to find his future.
  • Why we need to pay attention to the physical sensations we experience ‘in the moment’.
  • How we can diffuse potentially explosive situations and influence conversations by harnessing the power of mindfulness.
  • The problem that Brett’s work helps people solve. 
  • What it looks like and sounds like to others when someone is being truly present with them.
  • How mindfulness can help you avoid confirmation bias and create new possibilities.
  • The correlation between using language intentionally and mindfulness.
  • The trap that many speakers fall into in relation to their audience.
  • How to practice mindfulness in your day to day experiences.
  • Tips for using mindfulness to make your presentations more powerful.

 

All things Brett:

brett@languageofmindfulness.com

https://www.languageofmindfulness.com

https://www.languageofmindfulness.com/tedx101

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/languageofmindfulness

Linked in personal Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mindfulguy/

Linked in company page: https://www.linkedin.com/company/languageofmindfulness

Podcast: The Language of Mindfulness

Books: 

The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle

Resources:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/thespeakingclub/

https://www.saraharcher.co.uk/challenge 

https://www.facebook.com/SarahArcherSpeak/

https://www.saraharcher.co.uk

https://www.standoutpitch.com

 

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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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