Episode 45: The Beauty of Plan B

Jul 12, 2021

 

This episode is all about the Beauty of Plan B! I also want to mention that we just finished up the very first group of Activated speakers! So be on the lookout because I'll be having a few of them on the show. So if you're on the Activate waitlist, there will be a special opportunity for you. If you're not, there is still time. But for today, we are going to talk about having a backup plan for when things don't go just right. 

Highlights are: 

– Do you use PowerPoint? (3:38)
– Do you use props with your message? (6:54)
– Missteps and knowing your stage (9:12)
– Have a backup outfit (11:47)
– A backup plan is just flexible (14:22)

I've learned some lessons during my speaking career about being prepared with a plan B. Having a Plan B will help you also be a more confident speaker because that will be one less thing you need to worry about. I want to know some tips for your Plan B!

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1 Comment

  1. Cheryl

    This was great, Mary! Thank you for helping us be good “girl scouts!” *Be prepared. Do the job well, even in an emergency. ?

    Motto: The Girl Scout motto is “Be prepared.” In the 1947 Girl Scout Handbook, the motto was explained this way: “A Girl Scout is ready to help out wherever she is needed. Willingness to serve is not enough; you must know how to do the job well, even in an emergency.” The same holds true today.