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Intro: Welcome to the E6S-Methods podcast with Jacob and Aaron, your weekly dose of tips and tricks to achieve excellent performance in your business and career. Join us as we explore deeper into the practical worlds of Lean, Six Sigma, Project Management and Design Thinking. In this episode number 199, we continue with "Speaking Upwards wtih TEDxer, Raymond Poole" and talk about public speaking in the work place. If you're just tuning in for the first time, find all our back episodes at our podcast table of contents at e6s-methods.com. If you like this episode, be sure to click the "like" link in the show notes. It's easy. Just tap our logo, click and you're done. Tap-click-done! Here we go. http://bit.ly/E6S-199 Leave a Review! http://bit.ly/E6S-iTunes
*** Speaking Upwards - Public Speaking with TEDxer Raymond Poole***
I Ray Poole Biography:
Ray Poole is a husband to Rebecca Poole who was born with cystic fibrosis. A graduate of the University of Connecticut with a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical and Materials Engineering and later Indiana University with a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA), Ray has recently worked as an Engineering Manager and a Product Manager in the electrical industry.
Ray became involved with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) and was named “Milwaukee’s Finest” and is a member of the CFF Leadership Board chairing the Tomorrow’s Leaders group for young professionals. Ray holds a third degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do and has trained and competed in several martial arts including Muay Thai and Jujitsu which influenced the title of his first book: “Lessons from a CF Cornerman: 38 Lessons I Learned During my Wife’s Illness and Lung Transplant” which is available on Amazon. To learn more about their story, hear Ray’s TEDx talk, or get the latest updates on new projects, visit www.CFCornerman.com. Find all social media links and enter your email address on the contact page for updates. Also consider checking out our last interview with Ray Poole on episode E6S-143 Focus From a Cornerman's Perspective.
I Importance of "Speaking Upwards" - Describe the public speaking up-skilling you needed for each stage in your career.
a. Public speaking as an engineer - Think back to your first presentation to management as an engineer. How did you prepare? How did you feel leading up to it? How did it go? Looking back, knowing what you know now, what would you have changed?
i. selling your ideas?
ii. methods of persuasion?
iii. convincing management?
b. Public speaking as a Black Belt Project Leader - From engineer to BB, how did your style pivot?
i. Presenting to executives in the boardroom?
ii. Presenting to a mixed crowd (with executives, engineers, finance folks and hourly (union?) front-line workers?
c. Public speaking as a Product Manager -
i. interfacing with customers?
d. Public speaking as a CF Cornerman - What from your experience could you leverage? What was like starting from zero?
e. Public speaking as an author - With each "level-up" in venue, what do you do to "level-up" your style or approach?
Outro: Thanks for listening to episode 199 of the E6S-Methods podcast. Stay tuned for episode 200, part 3 of "Speaking Upwards" series with TEDxer Raymond Poole. Don't forget to click "like" or "dislike" for this episode in the show notes. Tap-click-done! If you have a question, comment or advice, leave a note in the comments section or contact us directly. Feel free to email me "Aaron," firstname.lastname@example.org, or on our website, we reply to all messages. If you heard something you like, then share us with a friend or leave a review. Didn't like what you heard? Join our LinkedIn Group, and tell us why. Don't forget you can find notes and graphics for all shows and more at www.E6S-Methods.com. "Journey Through Success. If you're not climbing up, you're falling down." Leave a Review! http://bit.ly/E6S-iTunes