Speaking

Christmas 2013: The Speakers Lifestyle

Many of the top speakers I work with on conventions throughout the year take part or even all of the month of December off to spend with their families. I’ve been doing this for almost 20 years and it’s a great lifestyle benefit of the business. Watch this short (1:30) video I shot on the...

Your Speakers Business Plan

Do you have a business plan for your speaking business? Most speakers don’t, and most of the new speakers that do are following a linear model in a nonlinear business. Watch this post from the Beverly Hills Hotel and I’ll look forward to your comments. Watch on YouTube [media id=139]

Public Speakers Debate

As a high-paid personality speaker, you’re going to be debating fellow experts onstage and in the media. This is something I do dozens of times every year, and it’s an important skill to develop. Watch this short video I taped before debating Dr. Cathleen London from Yale University today on FOX News. This one strategy...

Biggest LIE in the Speaking Business

The speaking business is full of misinformation, but there is one GIANT LIE that’s been perpetuated by speaker marketers that profit from it. After 18 years as a full-time professional speaker, I’ve never seen anything that kills more speaking careers than this DEADLY fabrication. I should know, because I was sold the same lie back...

Professional Speaker Apprentice Opportunity

I’m searching for my next professional speaker apprentice. The market for professional speakers on mental toughness training is EXPLODING, and I’m looking for a handful of ambitious speakers ready to help us meet the demand. Watch this short video for details, and then register for the 35-minute Professional Speaker Apprentice Webinar. Deadline to apply for...

Are You a Credible Speaker?

Professional speeches at the highest fee level are sold through speaking skill and subject credibility. Jack Welch speaks on leadership; his credibility comes from leading General Electric. Tony Robbins speaks on changing peoples lives, and he has a massive list of clients he’s helped change. Bill Gove spoke on succeeding in sales and his credibility...

Paid Public Speakers Needed Immediately for Weight Loss Coaching Team

We need paid speakers immediately to talk about solving the obesity epidemic through mental toughness training. The problem is huge, the potential for speaking opportunities is endless, and the profit could be substantial for our top speakers. As many of you know, I’ve traveled the world preaching the mental toughness message, especially when it comes...

Will Anyone Pay For Your Speech?

If you want to make a living as a professional speaker, you must speak to groups that gather and will pay to hear your message. Many aspiring speakers waste years trying to sell a speech no one will pay for. Determine the market for your speech and create your strategy accordingly. Watch this short video...

How to Sell Speaking to Billion Dollar Corporations

Since 1997, I’ve sold millions of dollars in speaking, training and consulting services to multinational corporations. I’ve always targeted the largest companies because they have the largest potential. As a result, I’ve been able to build a multidimensional business model with 15 income streams a month. This is difficult to achieve working for mid-size clients....

Are You REALLY a Thought Leader?

The speaking business is made up of thought leaders and thought followers. Bill Gove was a thought leader. Larry Wilson was a thought leader. Bob Proctor is a thought leader. Most speakers are simply regurgitating the thoughts of others. The question is, are you REALLY a thought leader? What differentiates you from other speakers? What...