How to Engage Your Audience Using Games and Other Fun Tools with Stephen Shapiro

By Jane Atkinson

On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Podcast we welcome Stephen who will share with us how he uses games and innovation to engage and inspire his audience.

In 2001, after publishing his first book, 24/7 Innovation, Stephen left the consulting firm, Accenture to become a full-time innovation speaker and advisor to clients around the world. Since then he has published five more books and spoken to audiences in 50 different countries.

Listen to the podcast below:

Tune in to learn:
– how to improve your audience engagement
– the importance of picking a lane
– when and how to improvise on the fly

Highlights you won’t want to miss:
Stephen’s journey.  0:50
Getting into the Speaker’s Hall of Fame.  5:40
Delivering an experience.  10:00
Research before presenting.  18:00
Bob & weave.  24:05
Less is more.  29:40

Passionate and captivating, Stephen’s high-energy approach to innovation gets audiences out of their seats and into new ways of thinking about their business challenges.  Stephen currently serves on the Board of Directors of National Speakers Association (NSA) and is the recipient of the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation, NSA’s highest earned designation. In 2015 he was inducted into the Speaker Hall of Fame.

If you would like to inject some new and interesting ideas into your presentations, this episode is a must listen!

Podcast Resources:

Stephen’s website:  http://www.stephenshapiro.com
Scroll down Stephen’s home page for instant access to “21 Lenses for Reframing Challenges”
Keynote:  https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/keynote/id361285480?mt=8


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