Episode 146: How to step out and speak in public with Carrie Sharpe

How to step out and speak in public with Carrie Sharpe. In this episode of the Boss Mom Podcast, Carrie and Dana talk about communication and public speaking to benefit your business. This podcast is sponsored by Home Made Luxe.

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In this episode you’ll hear:

  • Carrie’s Boss Mom journey, raising five kids and working at home with her husband.
  • How she got started with speaking.
  • Her coaching and consulting practice.
  • Advice on how to prepare and share your story.
  • Giving your talk in the shower then rehearse on video.
  • Speaking at events and ways that you can speak without traveling.
  • How Carrie keeps recovers from over whelm.

Show Sponsor: Home Made Luxe


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For the special Boss Mom discount of 10% off your first box, use the code BossMom.

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Can I quote you on that? 

  • Homeschooling our kids and running our business from home is a lot of time management. – Carrie
  • I love helping my clients work through their communication challenges. – Carrie
  • Fear is what keeps people from public speaking. – Carrie
  • Every story matters. – Carrie
  • You want to have what you’re saying be natural. Rehearsing will help you in this process. – Carrie

More about our guest, Carrie Sharpe.


Carrie Sharpe is a Communication Consultant and Speaker. She and her husband, Ryan, have five children whom Carrie homeschools. Carrie earned her degree in Political Science and Psychology. She is a Huffington Post Contributor and has spoken across the United States and Canada about marriage, relationships, and communication skills.

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