Bad Motivational Speech

What’s the difference between a good and bad motivational speech? Plenty, but in this video I’ll share one of the most important ones. If you want to speak to the smartest and most sophisticated audiences, you’ll want to take notes on this video.

How Pro Speakers Start a Speech

Bill Gove, the father of Professional Speaking, taught the industry of newly minted professional fee-paid speakers back in 1947, the secret to opening a speech. It’s simple, straightforward, and rarely ever used…except by the pros. Watch this short video and I promise it will catapult your results onstage.

Speaking at Corporate Turnarounds

One of the most profitable areas of the speaking/training business is helping companies increase sales and marketshare for low performing divisions/teams. This was my main focus for 23 years, and we increased sales (collectively, over 23 years) by $1.3 billion dollars for our corporate clients. Most divisions saw increases between $25-75 million dollars over the...

(Jealously Guarded) Keynote Speaking Strategy

In the age of mobile devices and short attention spans, capturing and keeping an audiences attention is tougher than ever. Everyone seems to want to be somewhere different than they are. Keynote speakers arm themselves with a battery of strategies that they implement to offset this cultural phenomenon. Many speakers (amateurs) are terrified of the...

Our $10 Million Dollar Speaking Business Strategy

Several years ago, pre-Covid, we wanted to increase our corporate training contract revenue. We had just completed 9 straight years of successful turn-arounds with a $60 billion dollar companies regional sales teams, and I was trying to figure out how to leverage our success. I spent a few days coming up with ideas, and once...

How to Get Booked by the Biggest Companies

As a speaker, how do you break into the biggest companies in the world? This is the most popular question I get from speakers. Theres a secret, yet simple formula, and anyone can use it. Watch this video for the short answer, and listen/watch Episode #3 of www.AuthorSpeakerPodcast.org for the details you need to get...

3 Passive Income Sources for Speakers

The smartest speakers live on passive income and invest their speaking fees. Thats how most of us survived the COVID shutdown. Passive income is easy to build, especially if you build it in the personal development niche. Your fan base expects you to be involved in your programs and others, so its a natural fit....

Triple Threat of Keynote Speaking

There are 3 core elements that go into an award-winning keynote speech. Whether you’re an executive speaking to your team; a professional growing a practice or a fee-paid keynote speaker, these 3 elements are the ingredients to the secret sauce of success. Watch this short video for the answer.

Bob Proctor’s Personal Advice…#9

The late, great Bob Proctor was larger than life. Over our 25 year friendship, he advised me on a great number of life lessons. I’m sharing my Top 10 with you. This is #9.

Bill Gove Graduates Surpass $500 Million Dollars in Speaking Fees

The graduates of the world-famous Bill Gove Speech Workshop have collectively set another record in the professional speaking business, surpassing an astounding $500 million dollars in speaking fees since the workshop began in 1947. Many of the heaviest hitters include Brian Tracy, Bob Proctor, Mark Victor Hansen, Larry Wilson and Nido Qubein. In this short...