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What is it that professional public speakers really do? Besides delivering content that solves problems, many speakers believe there’s a higher purpose. This post is about two speakers who believe speaking is more than just content and entertainment. Two of my mentors and friends; Keith Harrell and Bob Proctor, shared their views about this in private conversations with me that I think you might enjoy. Keith Harrell, known to his fans as Dr. Attitude, is one of the most popular motivational speakers in corporate America. You can see him in action at  Bob Proctor is a professional speaking legend, and most recently starred in the hit movie, The Secret. Check him out at  Both of these gentleman are world class performers and world class human beings. They are a credit to our profession. Listen to this post and take note of their wisdom.  Steve Siebold, CSP, CPCS  ( 5:54 )

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If you’re not out speaking to groups about what you do for a living, it’s literally costing you a fortune. If you’re considering a career as a professional speaker, NOW is the time! The business is smokin’ hot and needs new people and ideas. If you think earning $5,000 to $25,000 for a 40-minute keynote is impossible, think again! Fortune 500 companies are always looking for new ideas and experts to implement them.

Larry Wilson, CSP, CPAE, is a 1960 graduate of the Bill Gove Speech Workshop and one of the highest grossing professional speakers of all time. I interviewed Larry at our lake house in Atlanta last summer about his incredible 47 year journey as a professional speaker. This 60-minute audio interview takes you behind the scenes with a living legend in our industry. Best of all, you can listen to it for FREE for thye next few days. Go to and click on Play Artist Radio on the top left corner. I’ll look forward to your comments.

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