Episode #4

Talk Authenticity To Me

With Rick Clemons

Let’s talk about authenticity! This week, we’re digging into the topic of authenticity (which is different from vulnerability, by the way). Rick Clemons, our Lead Coach here at The Speaker Lab, is sharing some thoughts around how to bring your authentic self to your speaking business.

“Here’s the thing. If you show up on a stage differently than you present yourself [online], you’re going to shoot yourself in the foot.”

Rick’s talking about:

  • Why authenticity matters as a speaker
  • What it looks like to bring your authentic self to the stage (and off it!)
  • How to know the difference between vulnerability and authentic and when to use which

“When they see what they get with you, the more they’re going to want you. So as you think through where you’re going in your speaking business, make the big a authenticity a huge part, not only of being on stage in what you do for the audience, but in every aspect of you doing your business”

Ready to get talking? Rick, take it away!

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About Rick Clemons

Rick Clemons is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) specializing in marketing/branding, story creation, stagecraft, web design, biz strategy, copywriting, and systems design. His inspiring, cut-to-the chase talks inspire global audiences – college and university students, entrepreneurs, small business owners, LGBTQ community, and men’s groups –  to dump their excuses, face their fears, and live their unapologetic lives. He is a TEDx Speaker, world record holder, and BPS Elite Graduate.

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