In this episode, authors and speakers Michele Cushatt and Kathi Lipp, delve into the world of audience need. One cannot begin to connect with one’s readership without first assessing the needs and immediate pain of said readership. Michele provides a comprehensive list of ways to glean information about the needs of the audience with five great suggestions. You do not want to miss this episode if you are a writer or speaker (or even an aspiring to be one, both or the other!).
Author, Speaker, Communicator Academy Creator and CEO
Communicator Academy founder, Leverage: The Speaker Conference creator and master instructor Kathi Lipp, is a national speaker and author of 16 books including “Clutter Free,” “The Get Yourself Organized Project,” and “The Husband Project.”
She is a frequent guest on radio and TV, and has been named Focus on the Family radio’s “Best of Broadcast.”
She is the host of the popular podcast “Clutter Free Academy with Kathi Lipp.”
Over the past 10 years, Kathi has helped hundreds of people increase their platform through teaching and coaching. She is a frequent teacher at writer’ s conferences and has helped countless authors and speakers find their audiences.
Kathi’s desire to help fellow speakers and authors avoid the mistakes she made, increase their confidence and be the person God made them to be, inspired her creation of Communicator Academy. The podcast as an extension of Communicator Academy is just another way Kathi wants to serve her audience.
Author, Speaker, Mastermind Coach
As an experiened keynote speaker and emcee, Michele Cushatt’s speaking experience includes Women of Faith, Compassion International, and various retreats, conferences and events held across the country. She has also led radio, video and audio recording projects.
Since 2014, she’s been the co-host of Michael Hyatt’s popular This Is Your Life podcast.
In addition, Michele serves as part of the Dynamic Communicators International leadership team, led by best-selling author and sought-after speaker Ken Davis.
Michele coaches multiple large-platform speakers in how to craft and deliver powerful presentations.
Michele authored Undone: A Story of Making Peace with an Unexpected Life with Zondervan Publishers.
Her second book, I Am: A 60-Day Journey to Knowing Who You Are Because of Who He Is, will release January 24, 2017. She will also launch her first Mastermind group in January 2017.
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