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Own the Microphone

Apr 28, 2022

On this week's episode of Own the Microphone, Bridgett McGowen welcomes an author and a comfortably speaking entrepreneur who offers a systematic way to build your confidence, Fred Joyal. Bridgett and Fred discuss finding the audience's "sweet spot" to draw them in, cultivating the superpower of boldness, what to do when things don't go your way, and more!

Visit to download the first chapter of Fred’s book, Superbold.


Why does a moderator not read Fred Joyal's bio before he takes the stage? What is Fred's secret sauce?


How did Fred become the confident speaker that he is?


How can someone increase their boldness immediately?


How does Fred prepare his presentations?


Can you learn how to be bold?


A question for Bridgett.


One last tip to own the mic and also to own life.

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