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Grand Potential Podcast

Judy Carter, Comedian, International Speaker and Author

We all have something we want to sell, a book, our coaching, or ourselves. Judy will reveal how when someone on a plane asked her, “What do you do?”  The way she answered that questioned netted her over $160,000.

Grab your lunch or a coffee and meet us online to connect, create and collaborate with The Grand Connection Network.

Date: Friday July 17th

Time: 11:30 AM- 1:00 PM Vancouver

(Real-Time Connections, Speaker, Facilitated Mastermind Breakout Sessions)

Location: Zoom

Cost: FREE!

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Hosted by: Carolyn Cooper-McOuatt of Inspired Business Development and Susan Jarema of New Earth Marketing

When people ask you, “What do you do?” that is an opportunity to get results. Most people will respond to that question with a narcissistic “It’s-all-about-me” approach that doesn’t engage or inspire. Judy Carter, the author of The Message of You, will show you how to turn chance meetings into opportunities by having a 60 second pitch that rocks.

Learn how to:

  • Connect to other by finding a mutual bridge.
  • Start your pitch bouncing off of “their problem.”
  • Add humor using “act-outs.”
  • Pitch yourself using a dialogue approach rather than a monologue.
  • Find an easy “yes.”

Interviewed by Oprah Winfrey after writing her first book, “Standup Comedy: The Book,” Judy Carter went from playing Vegas as a headlining standup comic to become an in-demand corporate speaker. Speaking on The Power of Purpose to overcome stress and navigate change, she was featured in the Wall Street Journal, New York TimesCNN, as well as being a frequent contributor to NPR’s “All Things Considered.”

At an early age, Judy Carter discovered that the messes in her life were great comedy material. Turning problems into punchlines, she became one of America’s top stand-up comics performing and teaching comedy internationally. Her students include Seth Rogan, Maz Jobrani, and Hannah Gadsby.

Judy doesn’t like to brag, but she did write the Bible. No joke, she’s the author of “The New Comedy Bible” (Simon & Schuster) as well as “The Message of You” (St. Martin’s Press). She currently runs online classes at where participants get instructed on how to turn their story into a money-making speaking career.

Come meet Judy!  This will be a fun event.

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