Growing up in Montreal, going to a French speaking school while your first language is English was a challenge for Brenden. His communication skills were not great.
At university, life was a bit easier studying in English, but he had come to realise just how important communication was. While others were out playing sports or attending other social activities, Brenden got involved in the world of competitive presentations. He had come to realise that those that were getting the best jobs, were the best communicators. Being great at communicating had become his passion.
Graduating with an accountancy degree, Brenden came to realise that being an accountant was not for him, rather his passion was to become a communications expert.
In this interview Brenden shares his journey along with providing insights into just how important being a great communicator is. Like all great communicator’s Brenden is very entertaining!
0.37 What Brenden does and how it came about.
5:32 Key benefits of mastering public speaking.
12:15 Communication skills and selling to clients.
14:31 Mirroring who you speak to.
15:25 Communication agility.
20:56 Strategy for public speaking.
Part 2: (video times on left, audio on right)
28:15/3:01 What is more important when speaking: content or delivery?
34:04/9:40 Recording videos: quality versus quantity
38:36/14:14 Imposters syndrome.
144:12/19:47 Advantage of being young.
46:24/22:00 Tips to help people with their presentation skills.
49:40/25:16 How to remove filler words.
#success #insightsintosuccess #mastertalk