1. Lessons from the Best of 2022 Dr. Laura Sicola 39:49

If fear has been stopping you from sharing your story with others, you won’t want to miss this episode. Today Laura is sitting down with the most influential guests of 2022 to explore why their episodes made such an impact, landing in the top 100 and top 200 rankings on Apple podcasts. Listen in as Cindy Lewis, Dana Reyngoudt, and Kathy Govier discuss how they prepared to share their stories, what they learned from being vulnerable and honest during their conversations, and how you can challenge yourself to be a better storyteller.


Here are a few things you’ll learn during this conversation:

  • Why telling personal stories makes you more relatable
  • How to beat imposter syndrome by finding commonalities between you and your audience
  • Why leaders struggle with making their message relatable
  • Three questions you can ask to get better feedback
  • Why being a podcast guest should be on your bucket list


About Cindy Lewis:


Cindy Lewis is CFO at Coho Partners, Ltd., a $10B investment management firm whose goal is to generate a pattern of returns that offers protection in down markets and competitive returns in up markets.


You can connect with Cindy in the following ways:

Website: www.cohopartners.com

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cindytlewis/


About Dana Reyngoudt:


As Vice President of Partner Marketing for NBC Universal, Dana develops and executes marketing campaigns for the company’s broadcast and cable networks that drive value for distribution partners.


You can connect with Dana on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dana-reyngoudt-5a6ba97/


Learn more careers at NBC Universal here: https://www.nbcunicareers.com/careers



About Kathy Govier:


Kathy is an accomplished, senior marketing leader with more than 20 years of experience across large, publicly-traded organizations as well as mid-sized, privately held, family-owned companies.


You can connect with Kathy in the following ways:

Website: https://www.geppifamilyenterprises.com

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kathygovier/


To learn more about Dr. Laura Sicola and how mastering influence can impact your success go to https://www.speakingtoinfluence.com/quickstart and download the quick start guide for mastering the three C’s of influence.


You can connect with Laura in the following ways:


LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drlaurasicola

LinkedIn Business Page: 


Facebook: Vocal Impact Productions

@Laura Sicola 

Instagram: @VocalImpactProductions

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Laura Sicola Leadership Communication & Influence Expert, Speaker, Author, Podcaster

Dr. Laura Sicola is a leadership communication and influence expert, speaker, author of Speaking to Influence: Mastering Your Leadership Voice, and host of the podcast, Speaking to Influence: Communication Secrets of the C-Suite. Her mission is to transform executives into confident, inspiring leaders whether live or virtually in order to get the results they want and turn their vision into their legacy. As the founder of Vocal Impact Productions, she has trained and coached executives at Comcast, IBM, the US Department of Commerce and Women Against Abuse along with politicians, business owners and non-profit leaders from around the world.

Laura’s TEDx talk, “Want to Sound Like a Leader? Start by Saying Your Name Right,” has nearly 7 million views, and she has been featured on programs such as Fox & Friends First, NBC10 @Issue and PHL 17. She has also spoken to thousands at conferences such as the Professional BusinessWomen of California Conference and the PA Conference for Women.

Laura received her PhD in educational linguistics from the University of Pennsylvania, where she also taught from 2001-2013.