Speaking in public is never easy, and it doesn’t always come naturally for everyone. Yet, it is a skill that is required in almost every discipline, whether you wish to become a public keynote speaker, promote your work and your business on social...
Speaking in public is never easy, and it doesn’t always come naturally for everyone. Yet, it is a skill that is required in almost every discipline, whether you wish to become a public keynote speaker, promote your work and your business on social media, or do something as simple as succeeding in a job interview.
Luckily, Vera Jones understands this and dedicates her career to coaching and giving seminars and speeches about how to speak in public. Vera is a former professional basketball player who became one of the most proficient commentators and analysts for women’s basketball, working for notable channels like ESPN and Big Ten Network.
But Vera’s teachings aren’t limited to the art of public speaking, as important as that art may be. She also provides coaching and valuable content on leadership and self-improvement based on the three fundamental values of faith, focus, and fortitude, which she has applied to her basketball career as well as every other facet of her life.
Don’t miss out on this special episode of Real Estate Excellence, where Vera Jones will reveal the secrets to her success.
[00:00 - 07:14]: Unlocking the Secrets of Leadership and Professional Success with Vera Jones
[07:14 - 14:41] From Basketball Pro to Mortgage Banker
[14:41 - 22:05] How Networking Helped Vera Jones Fulfil Her Dreams
[22:05 - 29:27] Embracing Empathic Leadership and Overcoming the Fear of Public Speaking
[29:27 - 36:46] Overcoming Adversity to Inspire Others and Lead with Confidence
[36:46 - 43:39] Learn Empathic Leadership and Faith Focused Fortitude
“Life is not about how you play when things are going great. It’s about how you do it when they’re not.” -Vera Jones.
“I want to help you wrap your arms around what mindset is about. We always want to do and do, but we don’t always have the thoughts that allow us to do and do. That’s what mindset is about, and there are strategies that allow us to gain that mindset.” -Vera Jones.
“True leadership is not about what you can get other people to do. It’s about understanding what you can do for your team to become the best they can be.” -Vera Jones.
“If you want to be a leader, you need to stay with the times. Just as the styles of clothes and hairstyles change with the times, so has to do our leadership style.” -Vera Jones.
“If you want to become a great speaker, you shouldn’t focus on yourself. You should focus on what value you’re beginning to others through your speeches.” -Vera Jones.
To make contact with Vera Jones and keep up to date with her new content, speeches, books, and projects, you may follow her on social media:
Don’t forget to visit Vera’s business website https://www.verasvoiceworks.com to access highly valuable resources on coaching, speaking and self-improvement.
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