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74. Scott Stratten on Talent, Preparation and Millennials

Take a swig of maple syrup for episode seventy-four of The Presentation Boss Podcast. Today we have the world-famous Canadian speaker, Scott Stratten. He’s famous for his man-bun, talks on marketing and ‘the Millennial rant’. Anyone who listens to enough content in the world of presentations ought not to be a stranger to this guy’s work.

Kate and Thomas always carefully plan out questions for each guest, and the same happened here. But when we jumped on the call, Scott began outlining how he has recently shifted some of his thinking about his own style and techniques and the conversation flowed away from the prepared questions.

Turns out when you mix a Canadian and two Australians, good things can happen and conversation flows super easily. And this recording not only went longer than usual and had plenty of laughs mixed in with the gold, but it was deep, raw and vulnerable. And dang can Scott tell a brilliant story!

About Our Guest

Scott Stratten is the President of UnMarketing. He has written five best-selling business books and was formerly a music industry marketer, National Sales Training Manager, and a College Professor.

He ran one of the most successful viral video agencies in the world for nearly a decade before solely focusing on speaking at events for companies like Walmart, Pepsi, Adobe, IBM, Microsoft, Cirque du Soleil and Saks Fifth Avenue when they need help navigating their way through the landscape of business disruption.

Also, he is going to yell a lot. Enjoy.


What You’ll Learn

• How talent and practice work together, and what combination you need

• The role of humour and audience engagement in a presentation

• Some of the big differences speaking online compared to in-person

• Inside the creation and psychology of Scott’s signature story – the millennial rant

• How to ask for, and even give, feedback


Mentioned In The Show

• Scott’s website and UnNewsletter Sign-Up: unmarketing.com

• Book recommendation: Scott Berkun ‘Confessions of a Public Speaker


Resources and Links
• Email us: [email protected]
• The Presentation Boss Podcast: https://presentationboss.com.au/podcast/
• Kate on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kate-norris/
• Thomas on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/thomas-krafft/
• Presentation Boss on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/presentationboss/
• Presentation Boss on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/presentation-boss

• Show your support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/presentationboss• How talent and practice work together, and what combination you need

• The role of humour and audience engagement in a presentation

• Some of the big differences speaking online compared to in-person

• Inside the creation and psychology of Scott’s signature story – the millennial rant

• How to ask for, and even give, feedback

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