This week, I speak with Carol Cox, Founder of Speaking Your Brand and host of the 5-star rated Speaking Your Brand® podcast. She is a speaking coach, Democratic political analyst, and was named one of Orlando’s Women of the Year in 2021. Through Speaking Your Brand, Carol empowers women to find their voice, share their stories, and create change.
A lot of you have been thinking of creating a signature talk, and Carol’s expertise in public speaking and career pivots is invaluable. In this episode, you will discover how to step into your expertise and have your own back in your career journey. And after, I highly recommend you listen to her podcast.
04:02 – I ask Carol about Speaking Your Brand and how she helps women share their message with the world.
06:50 – Carol shares how she got involved in politics and became the chairperson of her local Democratic Party at 30 years old.
12:03 – Carol explains the “Signature Talk Canvas” framework she created for Speaking Your Brand.
14:04 – We discuss the concept of the big idea and the four layers required to turn an idea into a reality.
19:11 – I ask Carol for tips on how to prepare for a first talk and what steps to take to succeed.
24:23 – We explore the importance of remuneration for speaking engagements, particularly for women.
29:22 – Carol shares why she believes this work is her zone of genius and why she’s the best person to do it.
31:46 – We conclude the interview with Carol offering advice to women who want to become more visible and share their message with the world
You can find Carol on LinkedIn, her work and podcast on Speaking Your Brand.
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