Do You Own Your Word?

Our industry lost a great speaker (and great person) this week. Keith Harrell was a speaker who was admired and respected by many. And his career was fascinating to watch. Keith Harrell owned a word. His word was Attitude. About 15 years ago, I thought attitude was too soft of a topic to base an […]

Are You the Best Thing Since Sliced Bread?

Sometimes I hear people who book speakers talking about how speakers approach them. The speakers ask “do you have a couple of minutes?” and then proceed to keep them on the line for a half hour telling them how great and unique they are. So what’s the problem here? Bureaus, meeting planners and decision makers […]