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Own the Microphone

Dec 1, 2022

On this week's episode of Own the Microphone, Bridgett McGowen welcomes author and real estate investor Adrian Smude. Bridgett and Adrian discuss learning from your failures, fears of public speaking, networking, and more!

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How did Adrian Smude become a speaker?

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What are some of Adrian Smude's greatest...


Nov 17, 2022

On this week's episode of Own the Microphone, Bridgett McGowen welcomes an award-winning speaker and author who is the CEO of Howles Associates, Diana Howles. Bridgett and Diana discuss in-person vs. online speaking, on-stage nerves, how to be confident on a stage, and more!

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Nov 10, 2022

On this week's episode of Own the Microphone, Bridgett McGowen welcomes the million dollar manifest coach, bestselling author, and international speaker who helps heart-centered women entrepreneurs become 6- and 7-figure business owners, James Valentine. Bridgett and James discuss how to start as a speaker, speaking...


Nov 3, 2022

On this week's episode of Own the Microphone, Bridgett McGowen welcomes an entrepreneur who speaks to audiences around the world, helping them think, play, and pay differently, Les Adkins. Bridgett and Les discuss finding your passion, transitioning from in-person speaking to virtual, recommendations when it comes to...


Oct 27, 2022

On this week's episode of Own the Microphone, Bridgett McGowen welcomes an international award-winning mentor, author, and web TV host who specializes in speaker training that believes in you until you believe in yourself, Trish Springsteen. Bridgett and Trish discuss being an introvert, your best speech being better...