Keynote Speakers Business Strategy/Post COVID-19

Keynote speakers have been calling me non-stop since the COVID-19 shutdown. Most of these people are 6 and 7 figure keynoters from all over the U.S., and they’re panicking because the speaking business is over for 2020. The problem is most of them only have a speech, with very little unique content that can be...

My Interview on KTLA in Los Angeles

Our new book, How Money Works: Stop Being a Sucker, is currently the best selling personal finance book in the world, with over 300,000 copies in print since its release on December 12, 2019. The COVID crisis hasn’t slowed down the incredible coverage in the media. Here’s my latest TV interview on KTLA in Los...

My $20 Million Dollar Mistake

The speaking business has been good to me over the past 23-years, but going from coaching to speaking at Fortune 500 conventions around the world was a big leap—that in some ways, I wasn’t fully prepared. Working with many of the world’s largest sales teams was a privilege, but in many cases I wasn’t giving...

Speaking Businesses Dirty Little Secret

It seems as though the COVID-19 Crisis has turned every homebound speaker into an expert on how to succeed in this business. As always, the problem is that very few speaker’s actually have succeeded at the 7-figure level or are qualified to give expert advice. After spending 23 years as a full-time speaker and earning...

Conventions Cancelled for 2020

The speaking business is over for 2020. Conventions have cancelled, hotels are shuttering and corporations won’t accept the legal liability of placing their employees at risk of catching the coronavirus. That’s the bad news. The good news is that if you’ll take action in a few areas, your speaking business may emerge stronger than ever....

Bob Proctor’s Message to NEW and Emerging Speakers

Platform legend Bob Proctor, the man Bill Gove referred to as “The Toronto Tornado”, shares his advice with a new generation of professional speakers. If you’re a fan of the hit movie The Secret, you’ll recognize Bob as one of the stars of the film. Watch this short video I recorded with Bob in Delray...

Speaker’s Fatal Mistake During COVID-19 Crisis

Speaker’s Fatal Mistake During COVID-19 Crisis Most meetings and conventions have been cancelled or postponed for 2020. A large percentage of professional speakers are about to be forced to exit the business, just as they did during the Great Recession. On the contrary, the top 5% of speakers will be more successful than ever. Watch...

Who is Your Favorite Speaker?

Who is your favorite professional speaker of all-time? What speaker moved you the most and made the biggest difference in your life? What did this particular speaker do so well that he/she was so impactful? Watch this short video (2:30) and I’ll look forward to your comments.

What Audiences Want

Speakers want to motivate, inspire, and tell their story. This is often very different from what audiences want, and for which organizations will pay. Bill Gove shared this with me back in 1996, when I attended his speech workshop, (www.speechworkshop.com) and it was worth millions over the past 20 years. Watch this short video (3...

How Speaker’s Become Thought Leaders

Speakers are thought leaders, and that means part of our job is to study and keep up with the people and events that shape the world. One of those people is the late philosopher/novelist, Ayn Rand, author of the 1957 classic Atlas Shrugged. This work became one for the most successful novels of the 20th...