Securing a TEDx talk can really help to raise the profile of your business – and create new opportunities for growth.
In this episode, Helen Packham shares her experience of landing – and delivering – her first TEDx talk.
Here’s what you’ll learn in this episode:
- Helen Packham’s business experience and how she turned a career in leadership development to running her own business coaching entrepreneurs (1:50)
- How Helen helps entrepreneurs grow their brands through public speaking (3:15)
- Helen’s thoughts on how delivering a TEDx talk helped her get back her confidence (6:02)
- Exactly what a TEDx talk is (8:00)
- Why a TEDx talk is a good idea to grow your business (9:20)
- The skills you’ll pick up from giving a TEDx talk and how you can use them in your business (9:40)
- Why doing a TEDx talk creates other opportunities (11:05)
- How Helen has created her own speaking course as a result of doing a TEDx talk (11:31)
- Tips on picking a subject for your TEDx talk – and something you are passionate about is the place to start (16:39)
- Helen’s views on the three types of talk – the hero, the adventurer and the alchemist – and how to choose the right one for you (22:50)
- How to make sure your proposed talk fits in with a TEDx theme (24:38)
- The typical process when applying for a TEDx talk (24:52)
- Helen’s advice on how to pitch a TEDx talk (27:29)
- Helen’s experience of being a Soulful PR Studio member (31:00)
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