This Moved Me
About This Show
This Moved Me is a podcast on the art of public speaking for presenters (both amateur and professional) who believe that a good talk can move the world. Through casual conversation with experts in the field like Rob Bell, Vanessa Van Edwards, Nick Morgan, Julian Treasure, Jeff Goins, Michael Margolis and others - This Moved Me shares stories, insights and challenges from speakers who understand both the "art" and the "science" of what makes a good talk good. We end each episode with a THIS MOVED ME moment - sharing some of the creative resources that continue to inspire and inform our work as speakers. Hosted by Sally Koering Zimney–a speaker, performer and presentation coach with over 15 years in the field–This Moved Me culls the best advice and expertise from the field - because indeed, a good talk CAN move the world.
Most Recent Episode
173: Matt Abrahams - On Speaking Up Without Freaking Out
6 days ago
Matt Abrahams is a passionate, collaborative and innovative educator, author, and coach. He is a lecturer at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business where he teaches two very popular classes in Strategic Communication and Effective Virtual Presenting. Additionally, Matt is a professor of communication at De Anza College and an adjunct faculty member for Stanford University’s Continuing Education Program. Also, Matt coaches entrepreneurs from around the world on pitching their ideas as part of Stanford’s Graduate School of Business’s Ignite Program. Matt is especially interested in applying communication knowledge to real-world issues. In service of this goal, he published Speaking Up Without Freaking Out, a book written to help people present and communicate in a more confident, connected, and compelling manner. On the show, Matt and I talk about some key strategies to calm your body down so you can speak with more confidence and clarity - a need for ALL of us, not just the newbies or introverts. No, siree! We all have some level of anxiety around speaking, so I'm thrilled to share Matt's ideas and insights with you!