This episode of the Public Speaking Super Powers Podcast features Carma’s interview with Gregory Lay, who writes and speaks to help people in the workplace develop and maintain productive, practical and positive habits. He began his career in journalism and has a syndicated column, called “Heartily Working,” about strategies for improving relationships and getting the job done right at work.
Length: 8 minutes, 23 seconds
Gregory Lay is all about the benefit to his audience, which is why he enjoys smaller, training sessions that are interactive, rather than larger events. He likes to ask questions and get the audience involved in solving problems that come up. In this episode, he talks about how to read and engage an audience.
Gregory Lay’s Big Tip: If you want to be in tune with your audience, “be observant and mostly listen.”
About the Public Speaking Super Powers Podcast Series
Carma Spence, the author of Public Speaking Super Powers, interviewed 80+ speakers as research for the book. This podcast shares those interviews so you can hear what the Featured Speakers said in their own words. This series will run twice a week, on Mondays and Wednesdays, until all interviews are posted. Occasionally, a special edition with a new interview will be added to the mix.