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Ramona Smith 2018 World Champion of Public Speaking

Patricia E Adams Live

Ramona J. Smith is an international award-winning public speaker who holds the prestigious title of the 2018 World Champion of Public Speaking. She is a powerhouse, a gracious woman beyond measure one who courageously surpassed over 30,000 people to receive such an illustrious honor. Her ubiquitous stage presence and poised intellectual delivery of various topics has made Ramona one of the most sought after public speakers in the world.Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, audiences admire her unrivaled ability to captivate and connect with individuals from across the globe of all races and ethnicities. She has given keynote addresses in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Sri Lanka and India. Ramona has a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations with a minor in Marketing from Baldwin Wallace University, graduating Magna Cum Laude. Ramona spends a great deal of her time traveling the world delivering encouraging messages of hope, triumph, perseverance, leadership and love. She has been featured on Forbes.com, Business Insider, INC.com, and a number of other creditable news outlets. When she is not touring the world, you can find Ramona coaching and training aspiring speakers to go after their goals. In addition to being an educator, author and poet; her greatest joy is being mother to her son.Topics ImpactWomen's Empowerment Corporate EventsLeadership Community Colleges/UniversitiesEmpowerment Coaching Book SigningsEducation, Mentoring Empowerment Coaching EventsChildhood Cancer Women Conferences Forgiveness Youth Conferences Finding Your Niche High SchoolsSpeaking Tips Discussion Panel

1hr 48mins

2 Sep 2019

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2nd African American World Champion of public speaking Ramona Smith!

The #SpeakEasy Podcast

Ramona J. Smith is an international award-winning public speaker who holds the prestigious titleof the 2018 World Champion of Public Speaking. She is a powerhouse, a gracious womanbeyond measure one who courageously surpassed over 30,000 people to receive such anillustrious honor. Her ubiquitous stage presence and poised intellectual delivery of varioustopics has made Ramona one of the most sought-after public speakers in the world.Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, audiences admire her unrivaled ability to captivate andconnect with individuals from across the globe of all races and ethnicities. She has given keynoteaddresses in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Braziland India. Ramona has a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations with a minor in Marketing fromthe famed Baldwin Wallace University, graduating Magna Cum Laude. She is currently pursuingan Executive MBA from Prairie View A&M University in Houston, Texas. Ramona spends a great deal of her time traveling the world delivering encouraging messages ofhope, triumph, perseverance, leadership and love. She has been featured on Forbes.com,Business Insider, INC.com, and a number of other creditable news outlets. When she is nottouring the world, you can find Ramona speaking on a smaller stage inspiring students in theclassroom to go after their goals. In addition to being an educator, author and poet; her greatestjoy is being mother to her son.

58mins

7 Aug 2019

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Speech Breakdown of Toastmasters Champion Ramona Smith

The Speaker Lab Podcast

We're doing something different this week on The Speaker Lab: coming straight from our YouTube channel is our play by play breakdown of speeches and popular Ted Talks. We'll talk about what works, what doesn't work and some ideas on areas to improve.Today our speech breakdown is of 2018 Toastmasters Champion Ramona J. Smith.Personally, I have mixed feelings about Toastmasters which I will share on today's episode. So tune in to hear my thoughts on Toastmasters and our speech breakdown of Toastmasters champion Ramona Smith on episode 233 of The Speaker Lab.THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW:  What is one of the ways you get better as a speaker?How does Toastmasters help you improve?Can you ever be too polished as a speaker?What are the drawbacks to Toastmasters?How to use cadence in your speeches for the greatest effect.When does physicality work in your favor and when does it not?How can you create visual representations on stage?How to use strategic pauses to emphasize your points.And so much more... EPISODE RESOURCESThe Speaker Lab on YouTube2018 Toastmasters Champion Ramona J. Smith's videoBooked and Paid to Speak programGot questions? Send them in hereEmail me!Subscribe on iTunes, and leave us a rating or reviewSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

13mins

16 Apr 2019

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233. Speech Breakdown of Toastmasters Champion Ramona Smith

The Speaker Lab

We're doing something different this week on The Speaker Lab: coming straight from our YouTube channel is our play by play breakdown of speeches and popular Ted Talks. We'll talk about what works, what doesn't work and some ideas on areas to improve. Today our speech breakdown is of 2018 Toastmasters Champion Ramona J. Smith. Personally, I have mixed feelings about Toastmasters which I will share on today's episode. So tune in to hear my thoughts on Toastmasters and our speech breakdown of Toastmasters champion Ramona Smith on episode 233 of The Speaker Lab. THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW:    What is one of the ways you get better as a speaker? How does Toastmasters help you improve? Can you ever be too polished as a speaker? What are the drawbacks to Toastmasters? How to use cadence in your speeches for the greatest effect. When does physicality work in your favor and when does it not? How can you create visual representations on stage? How to use strategic pauses to emphasize your points. And so much more...   EPISODE RESOURCES The Speaker Lab on YouTube 2018 Toastmasters Champion Ramona J. Smith's video Booked and Paid to Speak program Got questions? Send them in here Email me! Subscribe on iTunes, and leave us a rating or revie

13mins

16 Apr 2019

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