Get ready for insights, stories, and strategies that will reshape the way you perceive leadership and communication in this conversation with Vicki Noethling - a seasoned speaker trainer with over 40 years of corporate exposure. Vicki unveils the dual facets of her expertise, exploring the art of captivating speaking and the intricacies of modern leadership. We discuss the evolving landscape of leadership in the 21st century, where a one-size-fits-all approach no longer suffices. Vicki emphasizes the need for leaders to be adaptable, empathetic, and excellent communicators, drawing parallels between effective speaking and effective leadership.
The episode delves into Vicki's techniques for enhancing virtual communication skills, offering valuable insights on lighting, sound, positioning, and engagement. Vicki advocates for a conversational approach to public speaking, emphasizing the importance of authenticity, tonal variation, and creating a memorable connection with the audience. he episode underscores the power of effective communication in leadership, illustrating how these skills can foster understanding, motivation, and connection within diverse teams.
Discover the synergy between public speaking and leadership as we navigate through anecdotes, practical tips, and shared experiences, creating an episode that resonates with aspiring speakers, leaders, and podcast enthusiasts alike. Don't miss this engaging conversation that goes beyond the conventional boundaries of public speaking and leadership, unlocking the secrets to finding confidence in both realms.
About Vickie Noethling:
Vicki Noethling is originally from a small-town west of Pittsburgh where she worked for an Accounting Firm for 10 years and then a Wine & Spirits brokerage for 1 year before moving to Atlanta with her husband. Upon arriving in Atlanta, Vicki joined the Arby’s corporate office as an admin and later promoted to a Construction Coordinator.
She worked for 5 years with Arby’s before joining UPS. Vicki spent 27 years at UPS and 17 of those as a Project Manager for large scale, multi-year programs. While at UPS she volunteered much of the year and that resulted in her receiving two awards. The Camp Fire group presented her with an Ember Award and the Coca-Cola company selected her to be one of the 1996 Olympic Torch Relay runners.
In 2017, just prior to early retirement, she became involved with her first multi-level marketing business, Neora. Neora is an anti-aging and wellness company that just added Weight Management to their product line. Their mission to help people Look Better, Feel Better, and Live Better fit right into Vicki’s long-term vision and goals. Here she began to hone her social media skills and start to grow her team. In early 2020, Vicki joined ibüümerang which is only 4 years old this March. This MLM uses advanced technology including artificial intelligence to help people save money.
While these two businesses keep her busy and energized, she stays involved also in volunteering at her church’s Pastoral Council and with Toastmasters. She has been a Toastmaster since 1998 and has served every role at the club level several times. She continued her District leadership journey taking her to the top position of District Director in 2016-2017. In June 2021, Vicki completed her 2nd-term as a Toastmaster International Region Advisor for Region 2 in California where she mentored District leaders on leadership, conflict resolution, and strategic positioning.
Vicki has devoted the last 10 years building the District 44 Youth Leadership program and continues to help children 8-17 improve their confidence by instructing them on effective communication skills via the Toastmaster program. Vicki believes that one of her key’s to success is continually investing in her personal development.
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