Transformational Speaking

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June 25, 2013

Tami Simon speaks with Lee Glickstein, the founder of Speaking Circles International and an authority on bringing authentic power and presence to public speaking. Lee’s success at overcoming his own chronic stage fright led him to develop the unique teaching method that he calls Transformational Speaking—a method he teaches in the Sounds True audio program Be Heard Now. In this episode, Tami speaks with Lee about the key idea that you can stop performing to listeners and start connecting, how early childhood issues affect us as public speakers, and why the skill of listening is the most important asset for becoming an authentic presenter. (53 minutes)

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Lee Glickstein lived with excruciating stage fright for more than 40 years before discovering the principles of “Transformational Speaking,” an entirely unique approach to public speaking that he developed and used to heal himself. He is the creator of Speaking Circles®, an organization with hundreds of groups worldwide. Lee Glickstein is the author of Be Heard Now! Tap into Your Inner Speaker and Communicate with Ease.

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Transformational Speaking

Tami Simon speaks with Lee Glickstein, the founder of Speaking Circles International and an authority on bringing authentic power and presence to public speaking. Lee’s success at overcoming his own chronic stage fright led him to develop the unique teaching method that he calls Transformational Speaking—a method he teaches in the Sounds True audio program Be Heard Now. In this episode, Tami speaks with Lee about the key idea that you can stop performing to listeners and start connecting, how early childhood issues affect us as public speakers, and why the skill of listening is the most important asset for becoming an authentic presenter. (53 minutes)

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