How to Land a Game-Changing Speaking Gig

How to Land a Game-Changing Speaking Gig

We had TEDx Clapham curator Alex Merry on our stage this month. Enjoy Alex's words of wisdom and let us know as soon as you land you FIRST or NEXT game-changing speaking gig. Alex Merry: Want to share your story on stage? Think again! Last night I was invited to give...

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How To Get Started With Speaking Gigs in London

How To Get Started With Speaking Gigs in London

It’s Annik from PONY Express Speakers, coming to you from the stunning co-working space, WeWork, Tower Bridge. Today, I want to talk about an experience I had at one of our events that are part our 6-month Speaking Accelerator. It was all about storytelling and...

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How Do I Get On A TEDx Stage?

How Do I Get On A TEDx Stage?

I hear it on a weekly basis, the question: 'How do I get on a TEDx stage?' Well, SPEAKER Express member Lizzy has done it (and some other members too BUT Lizzy is the only one who wrote about her experience). Pay close attention to the 'clucking like a chicken' bit...

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Fu*k Perfection

Fu*k Perfection

Boldness is a way to becoming MORE of yourself by deciding to be DONE with bending over backwards for EVERYONE! I always say: 'No matter who you are and what you do, there will ALWAYS be someone who won't like what you say, the way you say it and sometimes even your...

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How It All Started – Two Years of Speaking Without Limits

How It All Started – Two Years of Speaking Without Limits

Two years ago, back in May 2011 – a pub in Islington, twenty people in the audience, three speakers – three judges, the ‘getting your heart racing’ Impromptus and PONY Express Speakers Club was born. It’s our BIRTHDAY this month – two years of PONY Express – two years...

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My First Experience at a PONY Express Speakers Club Night

My First Experience at a PONY Express Speakers Club Night

‘I’m a virgin!’ I shouted when Elliot Kay, one of the hosts of the evening asked ‘who has never attended a PONY Express Speakers Club event before?’ I soon realised I wasn’t the only virgin in the room! PONY Express Speakers Club A friendly energetic group of people...

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7 Tips to a Mindblowing Speech

7 Tips to a Mindblowing Speech

Collected by Steve Beckles-ebusa at www.scaredtospeakingpublic.com from Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) community members: 1. Don’t Write a Speech ‘The best way to really motivate an audience is to connect with them. And the best way to connect with an audience is by...

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