Steal the Show with Michael Port
Speeches, job interviews, deal-closing pitches. Do you know the best way to handle yourself in the spotlight? Steal the Show from Heroic Public Speaking is a fast track to learning what it takes to engage your listeners, manage your nerves, and maximize your message's impact in every situation, every time. Through interviews with top performers, listener Q&As, and expert chats with Heroic Public Speaking staff, we’ll help you make the most of every public speaking opportunity to improve results in every aspect of your life. At Heroic Public Speaking, we believe that the most transformative speeches change the world and the people in it—including the speaker. Your host Michael Port is the Founder and CEO of Heroic Public Speaking and a former professional actor, having guest starred on shows like Sex and The City, Law and Order, Third Watch, and many others. He is the New York Times bestselling author of 9 books on the topics of business and public speaking, including Book Yourself Solid, Steal the Show, and The Referable Speaker.
Season 5 Wrap Up and Reflections
Michael looks back on the conversations he had this season and shares his thoughts on how you can apply what we learned from our guests. For episode resources and transcripts, visit https://stealtheshow.com/podcast
How to Use Writing as a Thought Leader
Michael talks to Heroic Public Speaking’s Brand and Communications Director, Dylan Gallimore, about how to translate brand values into engaging communications. Dylan shares his approach to writing, and how you can use writing to connect with your audience and communicate who you are as a thought leader. For episode res
Partnering with Speakers Bureaus
One of the most common questions we get from speakers is “how do I get a speakers bureau to represent me?” It can feel like a big mystery, especially when you’re new to the industry. So we reached to the smartest person we know when it comes to partnering with speakers bureaus. Martin Perelmuter is co-founder of Speake
Listener Q&A: Gimmick-Free Creativity, Showing vs. Telling, and Recovering When You Bomb
Michael answers your questions with the help of Heroic Public Speaking’s Creative Swiss Army Knife, Queena Bergen. Learn how to be creative without gimmicks, make dry information memorable, and recover when you bomb. For episode resources and transcripts, visit https://stealtheshow.com/podcast
Forgiveness is a High Performance Tool
Orlando Bowen is a former professional football player whose career was cut short by a vicious attack. As a keynote speaker, he empowers people to overcome adversity, find their passion, and use their gifts to serve. In this episode, Orlando talks to Michael about his story, his work, and his deep commitment to communi
Is Social Media Still Worth Your Time?
Heroic Public Speaking’s own Creative Swiss Army Knife, Queena Bergen, drops hard won wisdom about how to leverage social media to build your brand as a thought leader. This eye-opening episode will change your mind about social media and give you key strategies for how to make it more than worth your time. For episode