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23 minutes | Jul 27, 2015
Ep 13 Jeremy Nicholas talks to Paul Sloane
Paul Sloane is a world renowned expert on lateral thinking. He's written fifteen books on the subject as well as five more on innovation. He travels across the world keynoting and running workshops to help leaders be more innovative.
45 minutes | May 1, 2014
Extraordinary Speakers Ep 12 Richard McCann
Richard McCann's mother Wilma was the first victim of Peter Sutcliffe, the serial killer known as the Yorkshire Ripper. Richard was just five years old. After a tough childhood he ended up in prison, before turning his life around. He wrote the best selling 'Just a Boy' and became a motivational speaker. Now he speaks hundreds of times a year in the UK and across the world. Jeremy and Ayd interviewed him on April 30th 2014 in the evening, during a busy trip to London that included an interview on Radio 2 and a meeting about making the film of his life story. There's a chance to win tickets to Richard's next iCan event which Jeremy is emceeing.
22 minutes | Apr 14, 2014
Extraordinary Speaker Show 11
After a long break Jem and Ayd fight their way past the fan mail into the dusty studio for show 11. Show 10 was the Christmas special which was never broadcast for reasons that have never been made clear. With special guests Will Kintish, Graham Davies and Alan Stevens. Plus Ayd sings a song about inventing
37 minutes | Dec 6, 2013
Ep 9 Jeremy Nicholas and Ayd Instone with Guy Clapperton
Guy Clapperton is an expert on the media and social media. Plus there's Alan Stevens with his Guide To Rhetoric and the eagerly awaited Secret Santa. Jem poses a couple of questions to see if you know what to do in a TV and a radio studio. Ayd sings a song at the end, which sounds a bit like the Beatles.
54 minutes | Nov 8, 2013
Ep 8 Jeremy Nicholas and Ayd Instone with the biggest episode yet.
Jem and Ayd look ahead to the Global Speakers Summit in Vancouver. There's interviews with Hannah Jackson, Elizabeth Wright, Nigel Risner and Nabil Doss. Plus Alan Stevens continues his guide to rhetoric and there's the very exciting new feature Chat From The Hat. It's the show for speakers by speakers. Please subscribe at iTunes.
53 minutes | Oct 22, 2013
Ep7 Claire Boyles and Will Kintish join Jeremy Nicholas and Ayd Instone
It's the biggest and best episode yet of the show for professional speakers, bookers and event industry professionals, hosted by two of the UK's most entertaining speakers, Jeremy Nicholas and Ayd Instone. Claire Boyles is the studio guest talking about helping start-up companies and using Google Hangouts. Will Kintish gives some tips on face to face networking from his London club. Plus Alan Stevens, Nigel Risner, Nabil Doss, Guess Claire's accent, Chat from the Hat and a review of the Professional Speaking Association Mega convention at Old Trafford, Manchester.
43 minutes | Oct 1, 2013
Ep 6 Conventions and the Bombshell
Jeremy Nicholas and Ayd Instone give advice for newbies going to their first ever speaker convention. Jem meets the voice of 'cashier number two please'. We find out if Ayd is more Lennon or more McCartney. And the show ends with a real Alan Partridge style bombshell.
43 minutes | Sep 12, 2013
Ep 5 Alan Stevens joins Jeremy Nicholas and Ayd Instone
Alan tells Jem and Ayd about his new book The Exceptional Speaker, co-authored with Paul Du Toit. There's some ranting about Amazon bestseller tricks.Jem does a Zig Ziglar impression Ayd sings his Starfish song and there's a clip from Jem's latest after-dinner talk
40 minutes | Aug 28, 2013
Ep 4 Geoff Ramm joins Jem and Ayd
Wow what a coup for the show as Jem and Ayd are joined by the current Professional Speaking Association President Geoff Ramm. There's some great tips on marketing yourself as a speaker from Geoff who recently spoke at the National Speakers Association convention in Philadelphia. The show was recorded after midnight in London, after Geoff had been along to Jem's stadium gig. Ayd concludes the episode with a brilliant song about how good you look when you're not in the room. (In other words how good are your showreels, videos, website etc.) And stay till the end to hear Geoff rapping!
41 minutes | Aug 20, 2013
Ep 3 Roger Harrop joins the Extraordinary Speakers team to talk about speaking internationally
Jeremy Nicholas and Ayd Instone present the show that's all about professional speaking. It's packed with tips about talking for a living and how to run a speaking business, plus there's lots of fun along the way. Some people are happy to speak in their home country, but the more adventurous like to travel abroad. Roger Harrop speaks all over the world, ironically after giving up his CEO job because he was fed up with being jet lagged all the time! There's some great stories from Nigeria, Kuwait and Trinidad and many other places in between. Ayd rounds off the show with a song that incorporates many of Roger's stories and Jem refutes the suggest that Mike O'Fone, the producer of the show is a made-up character.
34 minutes | Jul 30, 2013
Extraordinary Speakers Ep2 Dr Lynda Shaw
It's the second show from the Extraordinary Speakers team. Jeremy Nicholas and Ayd Instone are joined by Dr Lynda Shaw. Lynda is a psychologist and neuroscientist so there's lots of stuff about speaking and the brain. Jem's just back from ten days commentating on the IPC World Athletics Championships in blistering heat in Lyon, France, so he's a bit tired and emotional. Ayd sings his song Future Fit.
37 minutes | Jul 9, 2013
Extraordinary Speakers - Ep 1 John Hotowka
The first show in the brand new radio show for and by speakers. Jeremy Nicholas and Ayd Instone are joined by special guest John Hotowka. Among the things discussed are interesting firsts in the speaking career.
1 minutes | Jul 8, 2013
Extraordinary Speakers Test Show
Extraordinary Speakers is hosted by Jeremy Nicholas and Ayd Instone with special guests. It's full of tips and advice from professional speakers. But it's also full of anecdotes and above all it's fun. This show is like a group of speakers late at night in a hotel during a conference swapping stories of gigs around the world.It's full of funny, heartwarming and inspirational stories as well as downright disasters. This is a warts and all look at the world of the speaker.You'll learn lots and you'll laugh even more.
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