Episode 164: Creating a Workshop from Your Keynote Message

Oct 30, 2023

Are you a Christian speaker looking to expand your reach and impact? Have you considered transforming your keynote message into an interactive workshop? It may seem daunting to take a message that you would typically stand on a stage and share with an audience and instead make it an interactive presentation to people up close with immediate interaction and feedback, but let me give you some practical insight on how this can benefit you.
In this episode, I’ll share my expertise on taking your message from the stage to an engaging workshop environment. We’ll look at how you can reverse-engineer your message, identify key takeaways, and create interactive activities that leave a lasting impression on your participants. Come explore the power of workshops and listen as I provide valuable insights for speakers like you, ready to think “outside the box” and take your speaking game to the next level!
Topics Covered:

  • Importance of creating a workshop from the a keynote
  • Pitching interactive workshops to events
  • Reverse engineering your message
  • Identifying key takeaways for participants
  • Example of overcoming addiction message
  • Condensing keynote for an interactive workshop
  • Embracing and trusting personal strengths
  • Taking a leap of faith
  • Action steps to live out dreams
  • Engaging participants through Q&A
  • Creating opportunities for conversation and engagement
  • Balancing interactive elements with closing
  • Encouraging reflection and next steps for participants

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