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#SpeakerSuccessTip: What Brings You Joy?

#SpeakerSuccessTip: Become THE Problem Solver

Being a generalist just doesn’t work in the speaking industry.  Why? Because when you try to be all things to all people, you become known for nothing. That’s why I am constantly reminding my students and clients about the importance of picking a lane—choosing one topic and becoming known for that one thing. But in

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Why You Need a Growth Mindset to Succeed in Speaking

I see it over and over again, in my own business and the businesses of my students and private coaching clients: failure. And what I’ve come to learn is that it’s not the failure itself that’s important; it’s the way you think about it that matters.  Because failure is inevitable! We will all encounter it.

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5 Signs You’re Ready to Scale Your Speaking Business

What would it feel like to grow your speaking business by a factor of ten? More importantly, what would it feel like to create a business that allows you the lifestyle and freedom that is perfect for you?  It might seem impossible – but it CAN be done, so long as the timing is right.

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#SpeakerSuccessTip: What Brings You Joy?

#SpeakerSuccessTip: Is It Time to Level Up Your Virtual Speaking Business?

Remember back at the beginning of the pandemic?  After we got over the initial shock of what was happening in the world, there was an exciting time when businesses began to adapt.  For speakers, that meant quickly getting up to speed with running a virtual speaking business and delivering virtual presentations…something many of us had

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The 2-Step Formula for Speaking Success

One thing I’ve learned from my decades-long career in the speaking business is that the formula for speaking success is not complicated or drawn out. I’ve seen speakers rise to super-stardom! I’ve also seen speakers swing and strikeout. In the end, there are only two differentiators. The only two things needed for speaking success are: 

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5 Lessons from Failure in Your Speaking Business

A speaking business is a business. We have plans, systems, processes, some of us have a team, and what goes along with all of it? Mistakes, blunders, and failures. Whether those failures are big or small, all of us will experience them from time to time as we grow our business.  Now it’s time to

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#SpeakerSuccessTip: What Brings You Joy?

#SpeakerSuccessTip: Narrow the Focus of Your Outbound Marketing

One of the things we’ve been talking about lately at the Wealthy Speaker School is outbound marketing. Outbound marketing includes marketing efforts where you make first contact with your potential clients – including advertising, cold calls, and cold emails. My tip for today is about how to improve the results from your outbound marketing by

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3 Elements You Need to Scale Your Public Speaking Business

For many business owners, including those running professional speaking businesses, a common goal is to scale, or grow, your business. But what exactly does that mean, and how is it done without requiring more of your time? This article will share the three key elements you need to scale your public speaking business. If you’ve

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The Best Speaker Website Contest 2022: And the Winner Is...Featured Image

The Best Speaker Website Contest 2022: And the Winner Is…

This year’s Best Speaker Website contest brought us some truly incredible examples of speaker websites. It was so difficult to narrow down to just a few finalists after a record number of submissions! Now that all of your final votes are in, we are so excited to share the results! Thank you to the hundreds of

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#SpeakerSuccessTip – Stick to Your Routine

If you’re like me, chances are that you’ve built routines into your day-to-day schedule. Routines help us feel grounded. They give us stability and certainty. They help us succeed. And you probably know what it feels like when your routine gets disrupted. Chaos! Disorder! Confusion!  I was reflecting upon this as I engaged in my

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#SpeakerSuccessTip – Mindset Matters!

With 2022 right around the corner (or already here, depending on when you are reading this!), I know you are thinking about the year ahead. You’re probably setting goals for your life and your speaking business right now, which is why my #SpeakerSuccessTip will be especially relevant to you. Today’s tip is all about mindset.

READ MORE
#SpeakerSuccessTip: What Brings You Joy?

#SpeakerSuccessTip: Become THE Problem Solver

Being a generalist just doesn’t work in the speaking industry.  Why? Because when you try to be all things to all people, you become known for nothing. That’s why I am constantly reminding my students and clients about the importance of picking a lane—choosing one topic and becoming known for that one thing. But in

READ MORE
growth mindset

Why You Need a Growth Mindset to Succeed in Speaking

I see it over and over again, in my own business and the businesses of my students and private coaching clients: failure. And what I’ve come to learn is that it’s not the failure itself that’s important; it’s the way you think about it that matters.  Because failure is inevitable! We will all encounter it.

READ MORE
5 Signs You’re Ready to Scale Your Speaking Business Featured Image

5 Signs You’re Ready to Scale Your Speaking Business

What would it feel like to grow your speaking business by a factor of ten? More importantly, what would it feel like to create a business that allows you the lifestyle and freedom that is perfect for you?  It might seem impossible – but it CAN be done, so long as the timing is right.

READ MORE
#SpeakerSuccessTip: What Brings You Joy?

#SpeakerSuccessTip: Is It Time to Level Up Your Virtual Speaking Business?

Remember back at the beginning of the pandemic?  After we got over the initial shock of what was happening in the world, there was an exciting time when businesses began to adapt.  For speakers, that meant quickly getting up to speed with running a virtual speaking business and delivering virtual presentations…something many of us had

READ MORE
The 2-Step Formula for Speaking Success Featured Image

The 2-Step Formula for Speaking Success

One thing I’ve learned from my decades-long career in the speaking business is that the formula for speaking success is not complicated or drawn out. I’ve seen speakers rise to super-stardom! I’ve also seen speakers swing and strikeout. In the end, there are only two differentiators. The only two things needed for speaking success are: 

READ MORE
5 Lessons from Failure in Your Speaking Business 1200 x1200

5 Lessons from Failure in Your Speaking Business

A speaking business is a business. We have plans, systems, processes, some of us have a team, and what goes along with all of it? Mistakes, blunders, and failures. Whether those failures are big or small, all of us will experience them from time to time as we grow our business.  Now it’s time to

READ MORE
#SpeakerSuccessTip: What Brings You Joy?

#SpeakerSuccessTip: Narrow the Focus of Your Outbound Marketing

One of the things we’ve been talking about lately at the Wealthy Speaker School is outbound marketing. Outbound marketing includes marketing efforts where you make first contact with your potential clients – including advertising, cold calls, and cold emails. My tip for today is about how to improve the results from your outbound marketing by

READ MORE
3 Elements You Need to Scale Your Public Speaking Business Featured Image

3 Elements You Need to Scale Your Public Speaking Business

For many business owners, including those running professional speaking businesses, a common goal is to scale, or grow, your business. But what exactly does that mean, and how is it done without requiring more of your time? This article will share the three key elements you need to scale your public speaking business. If you’ve

READ MORE
The Best Speaker Website Contest 2022: And the Winner Is...Featured Image

The Best Speaker Website Contest 2022: And the Winner Is…

This year’s Best Speaker Website contest brought us some truly incredible examples of speaker websites. It was so difficult to narrow down to just a few finalists after a record number of submissions! Now that all of your final votes are in, we are so excited to share the results! Thank you to the hundreds of

READ MORE
#SpeakerSuccessTip: Stick to Your Routine Featured Image

#SpeakerSuccessTip – Stick to Your Routine

If you’re like me, chances are that you’ve built routines into your day-to-day schedule. Routines help us feel grounded. They give us stability and certainty. They help us succeed. And you probably know what it feels like when your routine gets disrupted. Chaos! Disorder! Confusion!  I was reflecting upon this as I engaged in my

READ MORE
#SpeakerSuccessTip: Mindset Matters! Featured Image

#SpeakerSuccessTip – Mindset Matters!

With 2022 right around the corner (or already here, depending on when you are reading this!), I know you are thinking about the year ahead. You’re probably setting goals for your life and your speaking business right now, which is why my #SpeakerSuccessTip will be especially relevant to you. Today’s tip is all about mindset.

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