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SESSION 2: Establish Your Credibility as a Speaker!

Create a rock-solid presence even if no one has ever heard of you or if you don't have a killer bio

You will know how to ...

  • revise how you let the audience know who you are
  • create and execute a solid, strong, succinct introduction of yourself that establishes your credibility
  • clarify for your listeners what you do and why it matters
  • examine and use body language that demonstrates power
  • look the part of who it is you want the audience see
  • feel powerful about exactly what it is you are accomplishing when you make a presentation
  • give everyone listening to you a reason to lean in and prepare to respect every single word you say
  • establish your credibility even when you are not presenting


Your Instructor


Bridgett McGowen
Bridgett McGowen

Bridgett McGowen is an award-winning international professional speaker, a 2019-2020 official Forbes Coaches Council member, an author, and the owner of an independent publishing company. “Talks too much” was the consistent comment she received on her elementary school report cards, therefore, she figured she may as well do something with that "gift" and become a professional speaker!

Bridgett began her professional career teaching and tutoring for the Lone Star College System in the Houston, Texas area, then she went on to teach at Prairie View A&M University, a part of the Texas A&M University System (TAMUS), as well as University of Phoenix where she taught online Communication courses for more than a decade. Bridgett is a member of the Association for Talent Development, a past member of the National Speakers Association, and the 2018-2020 president of her local Toastmasters Club.

Bridgett has earned a bachelor's degree in communication as well as a master's degree. She has received the Master Presenter Award from University of Texas at Austin and two Fearless International Speaker Awards from Canada-based One Woman and has spoken on programs alongside notable figures such as

  • Former President Barack Obama
  • Oprah Winfrey
  • Shonda Rhimes
  • Alex Rodriguez
  • Deepak Chopra
  • Jada Pinkett Smith
  • Chip Gaines
  • Katie Couric

It was her work with TAMUS that moved her to become a faculty development consultant for an educational technology company, designing and delivering scores of high-impact webinars and workshops that cause audiences to bubble over with enthusiasm all across the globe.

Since 2001, she's been a professional speaker, and it was 2016 when she launched her professional speaking business out of necessity -- she was laid off. When she gets a microphone in her hand, there's no doubt that she owns it and that she loves what she does.

Any chance she gets to travel with her family, kick off her shoes, play in the sand, and enjoy a gorgeous sunset ... any chance she gets to simply enjoy life ... she does, and she encourages others to do so, too!


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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