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Toastcaster 172: Fireside Chat – A Great Alternative to a Podcast Interview – Oscar Santolalla
[32:54] In this episode, Greg speaks with Oscar Santolalla about the Fireside Chat – a great alternative to a typical Q & A style one-on-one podcast interview. Oscar introduces us to the concept, where it originated and how he successfully adapted this 90 year old delivery format to his podcasts.
You'll also hear the pros and cons of the format and what you can do if you would like to try one for yourself.
Greg's shares his first experience with a recent Fireside chat on Oscar's podcast - what he learned, what surprised him - and more.
Oscar Santolalla is an accomplished speaker, author, coach, and Sales Engineer and Trainer for Ubisecure. His mission is to help people in technology companies present better, inspire others, and sell more.
Oscar is this author of: Rock the Tech Stage and Create and Deliver a Killer Product Demo. He also hosts Time to Shine, a podcast about public speaking and as his company's podcast, “Let’s Talk About Digital Identity.”
You can find Oscar's interview on The Toastmasters Podcast about using Metaphors - to power your presentations - episode #218.
An example of a fireside chat: How to Give a Tech Talk Successfully with Greg Gazin & Heather Flanagan on Time to Shine Podcast #196.
Oscar Santolalla lives in Helsinki, Finland but is originally from Peru.
You can reach him at RockTheTechStage.com or on LinkedIn.
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