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Brilliance at Work

By Michelle Barry Franco

The Thought Leadership School is for every business owner and leader who wants to make a difference in the world by sharing their ideas and stories. Michelle Barry Franco, master speaking and story coach shares insights to help you captivate and engage your audience based on decades of experience working with executive leaders, TEDx speakers, non-profit leaders and founders.

  1. 1.
    Ep #116: The Danger of Best Practices10/28/2020
    21:50
  2. 2.
    Ep #115: Why It's So Hard to Do What You Love with Kadidja Yansane10/21/2020
    46:09
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    Ep #114: What If You're Wrong?10/14/2020
    17:53
  4. 4.
    Ep #113: Show the Truth with Jude Charles10/07/2020
    51:35
  5. 5.
    Ep #112: You Can't Learn This09/30/2020
    21:41
  6. 6.
    Ep #111: How I Became a Speaking Coach09/23/2020
    30:17
  7. 7.
    Ep #110: When a Difficult Start Leads to a Brilliant Life with Naketa Thigpen09/16/2020
    41:03
  8. 8.
    Ep #109: How to Say Hard Things to People You Care About09/09/2020
    33:23
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    Ep #108: How to Be Less Afraid of Virtual Speaking09/02/2020
    25:58
  2. 10.
    Ep #107: 5 Ways to Be a More Captivating Speaking Online08/26/2020
    34:55
  3. 11.
    Ep #106: Mindful Social Media Presence with Andréa Jones08/19/2020
    38:23
  4. 12.
    Ep #105: Taking a Stand for Friendship in Business with Shasta Nelson08/12/2020
    44:44
  5. 13.
    Ep #104: The Biggest Barrier to Your Greatest Impact08/05/2020
    30:22
  6. 14.
    Ep #103: How a Great Plan & Healthy Meals Support Vibrant Leadership07/29/2020
    39:37
  7. 15.
    Ep #102: Understanding Persuasion Could Save Your Life07/22/2020
    31:53
  8. 16.
    Ep #101: Own Your Voice with Rhonda Khan07/15/2020
    31:51
  9. 17.
    Ep #100: 10 lessons from 100 Podcast Episodes!07/08/2020
    50:57
  10. 18.
    Ep #99: Everyday Magic for Releasing Fear with Sara Walka07/01/2020
    43:41
  11. 19.
    Ep #98: How to Get Interviewed on Great Podcasts with Jessica Rhodes06/24/2020
    38:20
  12. 20.
    Ep #97: When You Realize Your Thinking Is Repetitive and Unhelpful06/17/2020
    29:19
  13. 21.
    Ep #96: When Speaking Up Is Scary06/10/2020
    31:30
  14. 22.
    Ep #95: Anti-Racism, Being an Ally, and Doing Better06/03/2020
    12:19
  15. 23.
    Ep #94: Deliver Your Virtual Presentation with Confidence05/27/2020
    29:47
  16. 24.
    Ep #93: Drop Your Invisibility Cloak05/20/2020
    22:35
  17. 25.
    Ep #92: Legally Protecting Your Brilliant Ideas with Elizabeth Potts Weinstein05/13/2020
    47:02
  18. 26.
    Ep #91: Simplicity Is the Way Back to Love - and Great Work - with Courtney Carver05/06/2020
    38:46
  19. 27.
    Ep #90: The Quadpod of Magnetic Marketing04/29/2020
    30:16
  20. 28.
    Ep #89: Your Crystal Clear Message Will Keep You Grounded04/22/2020
    34:40
  21. 29.
    Ep #88: How to Stop Overthinking Your Work and Life04/15/2020
    33:27
  22. 30.
    Ep #87: What to Do When You Don't Know What to Do in Your Business with Barb Patterson04/08/2020
    43:14
  23. 31.
    Ep #86: How to Build Your Business When You're Stuck at Home04/01/2020
    41:25
  24. 32.
    Ep #85: What to Say in Times of Great Uncertainty03/25/2020
    21:27
  25. 33.
    Ep #84: Information Does NOT Create Transformation03/18/2020
    28:25
  26. 34.
    Ep #83: What's Bigger than Anxiety?03/11/2020
    12:32
  27. 35.
    Ep #82: Natural Genius and Your Unique Brilliance03/04/2020
    26:08
  28. 36.
    Welcome to the Brilliance at Work Podcast03/03/2020
    3:33
  29. 37.
    Ep #81: The Thought Leader Power Session (Podcast Break Starts Now)12/25/2019
    35:09
  30. 38.
    Ep #80: Plan Your Own Working Retreat12/18/2019
    32:56
  31. 39.
    Ep #79: Brave Leadership and Using Privilege to Make a Difference with Moe Carrick12/11/2019
    42:33
  32. 40.
    Ep #78: What do you REALLY Want? Vision and Goals with Debbie Phillips12/04/2019
    40:36
  33. 41.
    Ep #77: Surrendered Speaking11/27/2019
    24:25
  34. 42.
    Ep #76: How I Deal with Speaking Anxiety11/20/2019
    23:46
  35. 43.
    Ep #75: Sara Dean Taking a Stand for Being a Shameless Mom11/13/2019
    43:30
  36. 44.
    Ep #74: The Fast Track to Great Stages with Elisha Alcantara11/06/2019
    37:01
  37. 45.
    Ep #73: Drop the Mask On Stage10/30/2019
    31:28
  38. 46.
    Ep #72: The Time I Blew it Before I Even Started My Talk10/23/2019
    21:33
  39. 47.
    Ep #71: Want to Land a TEDx Talk? Here's What You Need to Know10/16/2019
    36:24
  40. 48.
    Ep #70: Does Thinking Bigger Really Work as a Speaker?10/09/2019
    27:38
  41. 49.
    Ep #69: From Zero to Millions by Writing Books with Dr. Angela Lauria10/02/2019
    58:48
  42. 50.
    Ep #68: Lit Up On Stage: Where Your Most Impactful Speaking Comes From09/25/2019
    27:50
  43. 51.
    Ep #67: Lit Up On Stage: Presence and Delivery that Delights Your Audience09/18/2019
    23:59
  44. 52.
    Ep #66: Lit Up On Stage: Staying Connected to Your Audience and Message09/11/2019
    26:59
  45. 53.
    Ep #65: Lit Up On Stage: The Inner Game of Great Speaking09/04/2019
    20:33
  46. 54.
    Ep #64: How to Book More Paid Speaking Gigs08/28/2019
    47:52
  47. 55.
    Ep #63: How to Deliver an Awesome Webinar08/21/2019
    18:26
  48. 56.
    Ep #62: When Your Message Is Controversial08/14/2019
    21:34
  49. 57.
    Ep #61: How to Craft a Talk that Attracts Awesome Clients08/07/2019
    27:38
  50. 58.
    Ep #60: 5 Things that Make a TED Talk Different07/31/2019
    24:37
  51. 59.
    Ep #59: The Power of Resolve07/24/2019
    24:14
  52. 60.
    Ep #58: Sharing Vulnerable Stories with Jo Encarnacion07/17/2019
    40:08
  53. 61.
    Ep #57: Kick Ass Thought Leadership with Andrea Owen07/10/2019
    43:56
  54. 62.
    Ep #56: The Hashtag Invention and Social Technology with Chris Messina07/03/2019
    43:36
  55. 63.
    Ep #55: A Creative Maker with a Message with Marie Greene06/26/2019
    32:52
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    Ep #54: Building a Team and Business You Love with Brooke Keeling06/19/2019
    32:54
  57. 65.
    Ep #53: How Speaking Helps You Write Your Book06/12/2019
    29:09
  58. 66.
    Ep #52: 5 Books Every Speaker Should Have on Their Bookshelf06/05/2019
    19:51
  59. 67.
    Ep #51: How to Find Speaking Opportunities05/29/2019
    24:19
  60. 68.
    Ep #50: Full Freedom Speaking05/22/2019
    31:51
  61. 69.
    Ep #49: What to Wear for Your Next Speaking Event05/15/2019
    28:43
  62. 70.
    Ep #48: How to Create Great Video Without Fancy Equipment05/08/2019
    25:45
  63. 71.
    Ep #47: How to Write Your Book in Two Months05/01/2019
    32:01
  64. 72.
    Ep #46: How to Become a Sought-After Speaker04/24/2019
    29:39
  65. 73.
    Ep #45: How to Make Your Message More Powerful04/17/2019
    23:42
  66. 74.
    What Is the Secret to Getting Great Speaking Gigs?04/15/2019
    4:35
  67. 75.
    Ep #44: The Evolution of Your Message04/10/2019
    18:25
  68. 76.
    Ep #43: The Message You Came to Share & Sabbatical02/27/2019
    12:20
  69. 77.
    Ep #42: Want My Money? Tell Me a Story!02/20/2019
    24:00
  70. 78.
    Ep #41: How to Stand Out as a Leader in Your Industry02/13/2019
    40:57
  71. 79.
    Ep #40: Who Are You to Call Yourself a Thought Leader?02/06/2019
    17:02
  72. 80.
    Ep #39: How to Use Speaking to Write Your Book01/30/2019
    28:07
  73. 81.
    Ep #38: Growing a Super Successful Podcast and Coaching Practice with Leisa Peterson01/23/2019
    48:08
  74. 82.
    Ep #37: What's Blocking You from Being Visible as a Speaker?01/16/2019
    23:12
  75. 83.
    Ep #36: Moving Beyond Applause and Becoming a Go-To Thought Leader in Your Industry01/09/2019
    21:48
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    Ep #35: Here's Where Message Clarity Really Lives01/02/2019
    19:12
  77. 85.
    Ep #34: What Are You Not Saying?12/26/2018
    13:58
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    Ep #33: Public Speaking Your Way to an Amazing Career with Dina Sorensen12/19/2018
    36:33
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    Ep #32: The ONLY Way to Get to Message Clarity with Kara Loewentheil12/12/2018
    41:54
  80. 88.
    Ep #31: How to Start and Grow a Great Podcast with Angela Stoner12/05/2018
    43:09
  81. 89.
    Ep #30: Bringing Courage to Your Speaking and Your Career with Kris McGuigan11/28/2018
    39:52
  82. 90.
    Ep #29: How to Use Storytelling in Your Speaking11/21/2018
    21:25
  83. 91.
    Ep #28: How a Quiet Mind Can Improve Your Speaking and Your Life11/14/2018
    19:18
  84. 92.
    Ep #27: When Your Presentation Slides Fail You11/07/2018
    24:36
  85. 93.
    Ep #26: Why "Failing" on Stage Isn't that Big of a Deal10/31/2018
    22:30
  86. 94.
    Ep #25: Why Winging It Doesn’t Work for (Almost) Anyone10/24/2018
    18:35
  87. 95.
    Ep #24: Step Into Your Moxie with Alexia Vernon10/17/2018
    34:34
  88. 96.
    Ep #23: Pleasure & Play for Powerful Self-Expression with Nona Jordan10/10/2018
    38:52
  89. 97.
    Ep #22: How to Access Your Innate Confidence Anytime with Amy Johnson10/03/2018
    34:22
  90. 98.
    Ep #21: To Script or Not to Script?09/26/2018
    25:13
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    Ep #20: When You’re Afraid of Being Judged09/19/2018
    12:16
  92. 100.
    Ep #19: Unleashing Your Own Natural Charisma09/12/2018
    23:11
  93. 101.
    Ep #18: Not Funny? How to Be a Successful Speaker Anyway09/05/2018
    16:06
  94. 102.
    Ep #17: The Only Presentation Outline You’ll Ever Need08/29/2018
    27:35
  95. 103.
    Ep #16: How to Stop the CEO from Interrupting Your Presentation08/22/2018
    19:15
  96. 104.
    Ep #15: Why Confidence Is Overrated08/15/2018
    19:51
  97. 105.
    Ep #14: How to Design Your Q&A for the Biggest Impact08/08/2018
    20:09
  98. 106.
    Ep #13: When the Message is Tricky Yet Really Matters with Caryn Gillen08/01/2018
    32:35
  99. 107.
    Ep #12: Making a Meaningful Impact with Shannon Stowell07/25/2018
    42:08
  100. 108.
    Ep #11: Processing Negative Feedback with Care07/18/2018
    21:00
  101. 109.
    Ep #10: How to Ensure Your Audience Is Never Bored07/11/2018
    32:57
  102. 110.
    Ep #9: Sharing Your Message with Conviction with Susan Hyatt07/04/2018
    31:15
  103. 111.
    Ep #8: How to Delight Your Audience06/27/2018
    20:02
  104. 112.
    Ep #7: Taking a Stand for Motherhood with Megan Flatt06/20/2018
    44:01
  105. 113.
    Ep #6: How to Share Your Personal Story in a Way that Serves06/13/2018
    27:37
  106. 114.
    Ep #5: Releasing Anxiety and the Journey to Thought Leadership with Nancy Jane Smith06/06/2018
    48:12
  107. 115.
    Ep #4: How to Get Great Speaking Gigs05/30/2018
    25:07
  108. 116.
    Ep #3: Taking a Stand05/23/2018
    17:05
  109. 117.
    Ep #2: How to Get on the TEDx Stage with Moe Carrick05/23/2018
    33:42
  110. 118.
    Ep #1: Welcome to the Beyond Applause Podcast04/28/2018
    9:46

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