Lessons from The Lion King w/ John Watkis

04 Oct 2023 • 45 min • EN
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How do you train your voice for stage presence and audience connection? Meet Voice Over Artist John Watkis! John Watkis has a solid background in speechwriting and stage performance. John is a professional entertainer who was the first Canadian-born actor to play “Mufasa” in the Disney musical, “The Lion King.”  He is an international speaker, speechwriter, and public speaking coach who helps leaders find their rhythm when they get up to speak. John’s been in the speaking and coaching business for over 20 years. In addition to delivering keynote speeches and workshops in six countries and on three continents, he has written speeches for corporations, government officials, non-profits, professional speakers, and hall of fame athletes. On this episode, John not only shares his vocal coaching expertise, but also the lessons we can all learn from The Lion King and his public speaking endeavors. Key Points: - what exactly is 'executive presence' - how you can train your voice - qualities necessary to become an effective leader - how to connect with your audience - being fully present in every moment - how to completely embody the character you play - why we never get tired of The Lion King ...and so much more! Connect with John: Website: https://johnwatkis.com Become a Compelling Speaker: Use the code ROBERTA to get 20% off https://www.compellingspeaker.com/a/2147634219/QLj9VdCb Connect with me / FREE Consultation: https://calendly.com/eloquent-speakers_club/meetings-consultations?month=2023-09 Listen to the Podcast, subscribe, leave a rating and a review: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/voice-and-life-lessons-from-the-lion-king-w-john-watkis/id1614151066?i=1000630170726 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/7vbdE7swRx3IyxxEaQHTAn YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NzXQ24felh0

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