THE ART AND BUSINESS OF SPEAKING

  • Change the Way You Talk About Change

    We’ve all heard, if not done it ourselves; we give our audiences a few ideas and stories about think...

    Change the Way You Talk About Change
  • Keynotes That Kill: How Your Program Titles Will Make or Break Your Brand

    EXCITE YOUR READER Don’t let your brand be drowned out by your competition, underwhelming content, o...

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  • 3 Secrets to Killer Branding and Copy

    1. DIRECTION Are you ready to take your speaking career to the next level? The secret is not promoti...

    3 Secrets to Killer Branding and Copy
  • 4 Levels of Evaluation That Impact Your Business Bottom Line

    Rick was not a professional speaker. And it showed. The squinting audience needed binoculars to read...

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  • When Saying “Yes” Can Cost You

    To showcase or not to showcase? That seems to be the perennial argument in speaking communities, wit...

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  • Own Your Empire: How the Pros Automatically Improve Their Internet Marketing

    Have you ever visited a website and been instantly mesmerized with the headlines, colors and layout ...

    Own Your Empire: How the Pros Automatically Improve Their Internet Marketing
  • The Art of Powerful Testimonials: Tips to Help Grow Your Business

    Which are you more likely to believe: a company representative telling you how great their product i...

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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: Winning Strategies to Boost Your Revenue

Speaker’s Toolkit: Winning Strategies to Boost Your Revenue

The speaking profession requires consistent innovation and reinvention. Speakers must constantly find ways to leverage their talents and skills to meet clients’ needs. Here are a few strategies to help boost your revenue. Check out the March 20...

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...