The Secret to Becoming A Great Speaker and Author

Summary

What is the secret to impacting audiences through writing and speaking? Is it confidence? Charisma? Eloquence? The answer may surprise you. Today’s guest reveals counter-intuitive wisdom, gained from decades of leadership, on how to impact your audience whether you are writing or speaking.

Lolly Daskal is one of the most sought-after executive leadership coaches in the world. Her extensive cross-cultural expertise spans fourteen countries, six languages, and hundreds of companies.

As founder and CEO of Lead from Within, her proprietary leadership program is engineered to be a catalyst for leaders who want to enhance performance and make a meaningful difference in their companies, their lives, and the world. Based on a mix of modern philosophy, science, and nearly thirty years coaching top executives, Lolly’s perspective on leadership continues
to break new ground and produce exceptional results. Her writing has appeared in HBR, Inc.com, Fast Company (Ask The Expert), Psychology Today, and others. Lolly’s insights are the subject of her national bestselling book, The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness.

We’ll explore:

  • Why Lolly focused on the big talk instead of a book for many years, and how her big talk has changed since the book’s release.
  • How she discovered her core message by working with clients.
  • Lolly’s process for turning The Leadership Gap into a talk.
  • The three keys to a talk that moves people.
  • The most important thing to remember when giving a talk.
  • Lolly’s writing process.
  • How speaking and writing have impacted her business.
  • The surprising way in which Lolly chose the publisher for her book.
  • The secret to being a great writer and speaker, and why passion and soul are so important.

 

Interview Links

The Leadership Gap by Lolly Daskal
LollyDaskal.com
Follow Lolly on Twitter
Connect with Lolly on LinkedIn
Connect with Lolly on Facebook

Resources

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Lolly Daskal is one of the most sought-after executive leadership coaches in the world. Her extensive cross-cultural expertise spans 14 countries, six languages and hundreds of companies. As founder and CEO of Lead From Within, her proprietary leadership program is engineered to be a catalyst for leaders who want to enhance performance and make a meaningful difference in their companies, their lives, and the world.

Of Lolly’s many awards and accolades, Lolly was designated a Top-50 Leadership and Management Expert by Inc. magazine. Huffington Post honored Lolly with the title of The Most Inspiring Woman in the World. Her writing has appeared in HBR, Inc.com, Fast Company (Ask The Expert), Huffington Post, and Psychology Today, and others. Her newest book, The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness is being released by Portfolio May 2017.

One Response to “The Secret to Becoming A Great Speaker and Author”

  1. Vikas Saxena

    03. Nov, 2017

    Lolly Daskal is the ultimate in Leadership Management.

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