THE ART AND BUSINESS OF SPEAKING

  • Don’t Let Your Clients Suffer From Post Terrible Speaker Disorder

    Getting outrageous demands from a client? Your client may be suffering from Post Terrible Speaker Di...

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  • How to be an Effective Auctioneer

    And the winner is… Perhaps this has happened to you. A client reaches out and asks if you can ...

    How to be an Effective Auctioneer
  • 4 Fundamentals to Build & Sustain a Thriving Speaking Business

    There are some fundamental necessities to getting into, growing and sustaining your speaking busines...

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  • Put an Innovative Spin on the Ordinary and Separate Yourself from the Competition

    You know the drill. There are thousands of speakers with the same core purpose: motivate, educate an...

    Put an Innovative Spin on the Ordinary and Separate Yourself from the Competition
  • Teach Them How to Buy From You

    Many of your neighbors are current prospects, but don’t yet know how to buy from you. They hea...

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  • Expand Your Brand: How to Create Your Ideal Business Model

    Ahhhh, the good old days. When a speaker could build a keynote business and speak 80 times per year ...

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  • Stop The Glorification of ‘Busy’

    I often hear from my fellow speakers how ‘busy’ they are and how little time they have. ...

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Public Speaking Tips for Introverts

Public Speaking Tips for Introverts

Public speaking isn’t just an extrovert’s game. If you’re soft-spoken, here’s how to prepare for and deliver an awesome speech all the same. What elevates a public speaker from decent to dynamic? Contrary to popular belief, a flashy, bombastic delive...

Speaker’s Toolkit: Scale your Business for Growth

Speaker’s Toolkit: Scale your Business for Growth

Professional Speakers can Easily create a business serving one client at a time. But for maximum income and long-term growth, it’s important to think and work differently. Here, three speakers share strategies that lea to unlimited growth in le...

How Four Scored: Four NSA Legends Share Golden Nuggets for Generating a 7-figure income

How Four Scored: Four NSA Legends Share Golden Nuggets for Generating a 7-figure income

Remember being that new professional speaker with big dreams to change the world with your message? Then you wondered how you would promote yourself, get booked, run your business and hire support? Well, Four NSA CPAEs experienced those thoughts and feelings 25-plus years ago and created impressive speaking empires. Check out the words of wisdom fr...

Clearing the Decks

Clearing the Decks

How do busy professionals find the time to write their books? I recently spoke with Steve Bustin, a speaker colleague from Brighton in the United Kingdom. I learned from Facebook that he had written his book in one week, so I had to talk with him to ...

How Is Your Day Going So Far…and are you ready to bring it into balance?

How Is Your Day Going So Far…and are you ready to bring it into balance?

“I arise in the morning torn between the desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.” –E.B.White How is your day going so far? Are you improving the world, or are you enjoying it? Perhaps you are a...

The 5 Biggest Money Risks for Speakers

The 5 Biggest Money Risks for Speakers

Do you dread doing your accounting? If so, you’re not alone. As speakers, we need to know we have enough money in the bank, but we might have a bookkeeper to take care of the endless posting chores that all small businesses have. Or we may trudge thr...

How Being Good-Looking Will Grow Your Speaking Business – Get an Unfair Advantage

How Being Good-Looking Will Grow Your Speaking Business – Get an Unfair Advantage

A few weeks ago, an editor at a prestigious publishing house called me. She said, “I want to publish a book on [a specific topic]. Who have you got?” I’m a literary agent and an NSA lover, so of course I went to our NSA website to browse the speakers...