Quote: “You have to build a bridge between you and your audience. It doesn’t matter if it’s a tricky topic or not; how do we build that bridge, take them to where we need to get to, and then do the reveal when people can hear it.” Gregg Brown
Have you ever been speaking to your audience and just knew in the moment that you unintentionally said something that offended someone? I think that most of us have made a faux pax at one time or another. On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Show, we are talking with Gregg Brown who is a master of crafting engaging stories from tricky topics that won’t rub your audience the wrong way.
Gregg has spoken on tricky topics to governments, associations, Fortune 500 companies, and engaged audiences from the UN, NATO, World Bank, and the CDC. His ideas on navigating the future of work in the current global situation are in Rolling Stone, Forbes, Newsweek, and Entrepreneur.
Highlights you won’t want to miss:
- How Gregg got his “tricky side gig”. [1:30]
- Bring the entire audience into the dialogue. [6:00]
- Learning to build a bridge. [8:30]
- Don’t give them too much, too soon. [12:30]
- Framing your words is important. [15:30]
- Dancing with trouble. [19:00]
- Leading into a tricky topic. [21:30]
- How to present gender perceptions. [25:00]
- Getting through the minefields. [28:00]
Gregg is on the Forbes Coaches Council and holds a master’s degree from the University of Leicester (PR: LESTER) in the UK, with a focus on organizational psychology, leadership, and performance, and is an Associate Member of the American Psychological Association.
If you could use some help to create a friendlier language that will ensure you’re keeping your entire audience engaged, you simply can’t afford to miss this episode!
I hope you’ll download and learn.
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