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#SpeakerSuccessTip: Focus Your Attention on Intention

There is no doubt in my mind that, at some point in the future, I will offend someone. And the truth is, you will too.  I can be certain of this for three reasons. We live in a hyper-sensitive world. None of us are perfect. Eventually, at some point, we’ll put our foot in our

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4 Keys to Getting that Book Written

As I begin the journey into my sixth book, The Wealthy Speaker 3.0 (a complete re-write), I’ve been thinking about how beneficial writing a book is. Some of you already have books under your belt and may be thinking, “Should I? Shouldn’t I?” for the next one. (Spoiler alert: I’d say, “Go for it!”)  Some

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#SpeakerSuccessTip: Create a Social Media Filter

As a speaker, it’s a wonderful idea to build your social media presence.  Doing so will help you promote your brand and give potential clients an extra avenue to learn about you and your work. But, depending on what you post, it can also backfire. Nearly everything is divisive today, so you never know if

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Is All Cash Good Cash?

Is all cash good cash? It’s an interesting question to ponder as you build your speaking business. Getting started isn’t easy, and we often act from a place of lack instead of abundance. For example: Some of you are working day jobs as you build your speaking business. Are you feeling frustrated? Are you resenting

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Social Media for Speakers: A 6-Point Checklist

Social media is a must for speakers building their business and brand. But are your efforts helping you land more gigs or hurting your efforts? This article will share some essential lessons on social media for speakers, as well as a worksheet you can use to get you started. And it all begins with a

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#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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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.

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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: 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: 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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#SpeakerSuccessTip: Create a Social Media Filter Featured Image

#SpeakerSuccessTip: Focus Your Attention on Intention

There is no doubt in my mind that, at some point in the future, I will offend someone. And the truth is, you will too.  I can be certain of this for three reasons. We live in a hyper-sensitive world. None of us are perfect. Eventually, at some point, we’ll put our foot in our

READ MORE
4 Keys to Getting that Book Written 1200 x 1200

4 Keys to Getting that Book Written

As I begin the journey into my sixth book, The Wealthy Speaker 3.0 (a complete re-write), I’ve been thinking about how beneficial writing a book is. Some of you already have books under your belt and may be thinking, “Should I? Shouldn’t I?” for the next one. (Spoiler alert: I’d say, “Go for it!”)  Some

READ MORE
#SpeakerSuccessTip: Create a Social Media Filter Featured Image

#SpeakerSuccessTip: Create a Social Media Filter

As a speaker, it’s a wonderful idea to build your social media presence.  Doing so will help you promote your brand and give potential clients an extra avenue to learn about you and your work. But, depending on what you post, it can also backfire. Nearly everything is divisive today, so you never know if

READ MORE
Is All Cash Good Cash Featured Image

Is All Cash Good Cash?

Is all cash good cash? It’s an interesting question to ponder as you build your speaking business. Getting started isn’t easy, and we often act from a place of lack instead of abundance. For example: Some of you are working day jobs as you build your speaking business. Are you feeling frustrated? Are you resenting

READ MORE
Social Media for Speakers_ A 6-Point Checklist featured Image

Social Media for Speakers: A 6-Point Checklist

Social media is a must for speakers building their business and brand. But are your efforts helping you land more gigs or hurting your efforts? This article will share some essential lessons on social media for speakers, as well as a worksheet you can use to get you started. And it all begins with a

READ MORE
#SpeakerSuccessTip: Is It Time to Level Up Your Virtual Speaking Business? Featured Image

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

#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: Narrow the Focus of Your Outbound Marketing Featured Image

#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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