On this week's episode of The Freenoter, Tom and Tamsen tease out the goal (yes, singular) of a great Freenote, and how to get clarity on a practical outcome from any talk you give. They also examine the three broad types of talk to achieve that goal, celebrate the "original" Freenoter, and ring in Winter in the most appropriate means possible--a craft cocktail designed for the season.
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Joe Smith's wonderful "Paper Towel" TED Talk: https://www.ted.com/talks/joe_smith_how_to_use_a_paper_towel?language=en
Word of the day: Aplomb: https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aplomb
Tamsen makes football references, including this reference to Doug Flutie's Miracle in Miami: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q3ykWbu2Gl0
Today's listener email is from the wonderful Chris Moody. Here's his LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chrismoody/
We loved Jay Baer’s advice on how meeting planners fill “content buckets.” Jay's got a new podcast out for professional speakers called Standing Ovation. More here: https://www.convinceandconvert.com/podcasts/episodes/introducing-standing-ovation/
Finally, the Winter of Discontent:
2.5 oz. Canadian Club Whiskey
.5 oz. Yellow Chartreuse
.5 oz. B&B
3 dashes Falernum
Stir and strain into an old fashioned glass. Serve with a twist.
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