CEO @voxgig I want to make conferences better for speakers. Speaker; Author; Coder; Founder. Read my book: The Tao of Microservices
In a Fireside Chat that packed a punch, Rachael Robertson shares her experience of leading a team of ‘crazy people’ in the Antarctic, where she learned that being respected is more important than being liked for leaders – respect trumps harmony. She also speaks about how the COVID situation inspired her to launch a new product, speaking to audiences from the comfort of her own professional home studio.Rachael is also an author and she’s going on a virtual book tour for her latest leadership book, Respect Trumps Harmony. You’ll find out more about Rachael’s book here.Thanks so much to Simplecast, who help us to bring the wisdom of speakers like Rachael to your ears. To get a weekly dose of public speaking tips, information, videos of great talks, conference news, book reviews and more, sign up to the Voxgig newsletter.View all show notes, links, and more brilliant public speaking resources at voxgig.com.If you like what you hear on Fireside with Voxgig, don’t be shy―tell everyone! Use #firesidewithvoxgig on your social media.
Stephan Murtagh is best known as the Exhibition Guy, the guy who shows exhibitors how to make trade exhibitions work for them. In a full-throttle Fireside Chat with Richard, he tells Richard that audiences are more interested in relevant content than in famous speakers. He also stressed the importance of following your leads – if you do, you’ll be in the top 20% of successful exhibitors.Follow The Exhibition Guy on LinkedIn:To get a weekly dose of public speaking tips, information, videos of great talks, conference news, book reviews and more, sign up to the Voxgig newsletter.View all show notes, links, and more brilliant public speaking resources at voxgig.com.If you like what you hear on Fireside with Voxgig, don’t be shy―tell everyone! Use #firesidewithvoxgig on your social media.
Paul is Chief Operating Officer of Conjura, an innovative start-up that helps other companies harness the power of their data. He’s also a veteran of the speaking circuit and credits elocution lessons for his success as a speaker. In their friendly Fireside Chat, Paul looked to the future of the events industry. He and Richard explored the role virtual reality will play and the best ways to recreate the magic of real-world events in a virtual space.Check out Paul’s innovative start-up, Conjura.Many thanks to Simplecast, whose sponsorship helps us harness the power of the podcast.To get a weekly dose of public speaking tips, information, videos of great talks, conference news, book reviews and more, sign up to the Voxgig newsletter.View all show notes, links, and more brilliant public speaking resources at voxgig.com.If you like what you hear on Fireside with Voxgig, don’t be shy―tell everyone! Use #firesidewithvoxgig on your social media.
David Gonzalez is a dynamo, a DevOps engineer, lecturer and public speaker who’s not afraid to take risks during his talks. His attitude is, if it hurts, do it more, and he encourages wannabe speakers to just go and do it – and if it hurts, do it more.  He also talks about the challenges of speaking in your second language, and how he pulls off live coding demos on stage.Thanks to Simplecast for helping us to bring you dynamic speakers like David for your listening pleasure.To get a weekly dose of public speaking tips, information, videos of great talks, conference news, book reviews and more, sign up to the Voxgig newsletter.View all show notes, links, and more brilliant public speaking resources at voxgig.com.If you like what you hear on Fireside with Voxgig, don’t be shy―tell everyone! Use #firesidewithvoxgig on your social media.
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Creator Details

Location
Dublin, Ireland
Episode Count
63
Podcast Count
5
Total Airtime
1 day, 12 hours
PCID
Podchaser Creator ID logo 018517