3 Reasons This is the BEST Year to Attend the Paid to Speak Conference NO RISK TO YOU! The Killer Keynote Conference (September 22-23) and the Paid to Speak Conference (September 24-26) ARE HAPPENING. Locations have been reserved, and we’re all set to go! With that said, if something changes and we are unable to…

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How to Map Out Your Speaking Business

How to Map Out Your Speaking Business Mapping out your speaking business requires a mindset shift. The reason it requires a shift is because of the images that pop into our minds when we hear the word map. We either think of a roadmap, or we envision pulling out our phones and asking Siri to…

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Don't Quit Now

Don’t Quit Now Near the beginning of every Paid to Speak Conference, I explain how stick-to-it-tiveness is your greatest competitive advantage as a speaker. The reason is simple: most speakers quit too soon. The truth is getting booked and paid as a speaker isn’t overly difficult. Sure, it takes time and effort. But when you…

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how to build a speaking business right now

The #1 question I am being asked during the COVID-19 crisis is: what are you doing RIGHT NOW to build your speaking business? The truth is, even in times like this when we are facing the coronavirus pandemic, there are steps you can take to build your speaking business. In fact, as the world slows…

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Meeting Canceled - Now What Do I Do as a Speaker

When you hear the words meeting canceled as a speaker (and you will from time to time), you have the opportunity to set yourself apart in a positive way. In Episode 8, I continue to share how the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic is impacting my speaking business. As of this recording, I have heard…

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E+R=O / You ARE Still in Charge

If you’re a speaker, you will face challenges. Challenges in marketing your speaking services. AV challenges in the middle of your presentation. Even unexpected challenges in the world like coronavirus. And we all know, the more difficult the challenge, the more stress, anxiety, and fear it can create. How can you build the courage and…

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