June 2017

109: Stephen Scoggins | Master Life Strategist & Author

2017-07-20T19:10:51+00:00 June 20th, 2017|podcast episode|

Stephen Scoggins began his public speaking telling his personal story, which led to sharing life lessons, and those life lessons morphed into transformational lessons and then into transformations for people. He’s an entrepreneur, an author and founder of Journey Principles.

Practice to Connect

When asked about how we learn from mistakes, Stephen Scoggins recommends two points […]

108: Holly Buchanan | Researcher, Author and Consultant

2017-07-20T19:12:08+00:00 June 13th, 2017|podcast episode|

Holly Buchanan is a speaker, researcher, author and consultant who focuses on two areas: the first is in the financial industry on the differences in how men and women buy differently and the second is on how professionals win and lose credibility.

Learning from Mistakes

One profound and painful lesson learned involved a conference running overtime […]

107: Kevin C. Snyder | Speaker, Coach and Publisher

2017-07-20T19:13:14+00:00 June 6th, 2017|podcast episode|

Dr. Kevin C. Snyder is a speaker who inspires audiences with passion, purpose and a powerful call to action. He’s also a speaker coach, author, and publisher. He began as a leadership “junkie” and it all grew from there.

Signature Story

A good story is engaging – but a signature story differentiates a speaker. His signature story […]

106: Carol Linden | People Expert

2017-07-20T19:14:31+00:00 June 5th, 2017|podcast episode|

Carol Linden is a speaker, consultant, corporate trainer, a member of the National Speaker’s Association and author of  “The Job Seekers Guide for Extraverts and Introverts“.  She says,

My company is “Playing Well with People” because playing well with others is just good business!”

On Speaker Associations

We can’t learn it all on our […]

105: Matt Drayton | Military and Corporate Leadership

2017-07-20T19:15:38+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|podcast episode|

Matt Drayton is a decorated combat veteran, corporate speaker, consultant, and leadership expert. He merges his military and corporate experiences to convey points on leadership, success, and productivity. He is quick to state,

There are no shortcuts to a successful speaking business – time and practice are necessary.

Preparation Precision

Matt believes in preparation checklists – […]

104: Marcey Rader | Health and Productivity

2017-07-20T19:16:46+00:00 June 1st, 2017|podcast episode|

Marcey Rader, an author, and speaker who focuses on productivity and health wants to disrupt the status quo of ill health and reactive behaviors and inspire people to be and do what they think they can’t.

Preparation Precision

In addition to the obvious preparation, when a company wants to customize their presentation,

  • Marcey sends a “score […]

May 2017

103: Stan Phelps | Keynote Speaker and Facilitator

2017-07-20T19:18:54+00:00 May 31st, 2017|podcast episode|

Stan Phelps is a keynote speaker and workshop facilitator at PurpleGoldfish.com, an organization that inspires leaders to think differently about their most important stakeholders: customers and employees. He is the author of six books on customer experience and employee engagement.

Stan Phelps went from marketing to writing about marketing and then […]

102: Melissa West | Entrepreneur Success Coach

2017-07-20T19:21:29+00:00 May 30th, 2017|podcast episode|


Melissa West of Xtreme Results Coaching helps people think differently so they do differently. She inspires, energizes and empowers her clients to create the amazing life and business of their dreams and her speaking presentations do the same.

The phrase she tells herself as she prepares for every speaking opportunity is,

Don’t […]

101: Alan Hoffler | Communication Coach

2017-07-20T19:23:19+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|podcast episode|

Professional speaker – or business professional? It doesn’t matter.

Everyone is a communicator.

Everyone is in the speaking business, whether they realize it or not.

Alan Hoffler is the Executive Director and Principal Trainer at MillsWyck Communications. He believes that communication has the power to change a person, an organization, a community, and the world. With a […]

Introducing the KEY5 Podcast for speakers – by speakers!

2017-05-25T21:22:01+00:00 May 12th, 2017|miscellaneous|

Welcome to the KEY5 Podcast for speakers – by speakers!

The idea for the Podcast grew from the initial KEY5 Speakers Conference

The first KEY5 Speakers Conference featured 20 speakers presenting their best content in 5-minute segments in January 2017. Everything was recorded, and those speakers had a video marketing portfolio to use for their speaking businesses.

Then […]