The elegance (and eloquence) of Jim Cathcart

I just returned from speaking at a convention in Las Vegas and had the opportunity to see professional speaking legend Jim Cathcart deliver an exceptional keynote. Everytime I watch Jim onstage the thing that strikes me most is his masterful stagecraft. I’ve never seen a smoother speaker. From his gestures to his timing, Jim Cathcart...

There are no short cuts to Professional Speaking Success

This is something you already know, but many new speakers ignore. Doing the hard work of getting good on the platform isn’t always fun and it’s certainly not sexy. Long hours of building your speech, editing your material and endless hours of rehearsal when no one is listening takes discipline. The truth is it takes...

Steve Siebold on Speaking to a Massive Audience

Speaking in an auditorium of thousands is a very different experience than speaking in a small room to a few hundred people. I just spoke in Los Angeles for 8,000 sales people, and while very exciting, these large halls always present a few challenges. Echo’s, lighting, projection screens, distance from the audience, sound, just to...

Brian Tracy and Steve Siebold LIVE in West Palm Beach!

I’m going to be speaking with Brian Tracy, Larry Wilson, and Paul Martinelli at the Thriving in 2009 Conference Saturday, February 28th, 2009 in West Palm Beach, Florida. Get your FREE tickets at www.thrivingin2009.com  Use my name to get as many tickets as you want. Listen to this post for more details. See you there!...

Steve Siebold’s LIVE Television Interview June 24, 2008 on Professional Speaking

I hope you’ll tune in to my live interview on the professional speaking business this Tuesday, June 24. Jeff Herring will be interviewing me about what some people have called the world’s highest paid profession: Professional Public Speaking. I’m not sure if it’s the highest paid or not, but I can tell you President Bill...

Mike Stewart Joins Million Dollar Speaker Marketing Seminar

Mike Stewart, the audio/video product creation advisor to some of the top professional speakers in the world, has signed on to speak at the Million Dollar Speaker Marketing Seminar in Atlanta, July 11-13, 2008. This is huge! Mike charges $10,000/day for consulting and is booked months in advance.  When it comes to teaching speakers how...

Why Every Professional Speaker Earning Less than $500,000 per year should attend the Bob Proctor Cruise

Bob Proctor has done it again! He’s booked an entire major cruise ship for the October 18-25, 2008 voyage of the Bob Proctor Cruise. If you’re a fan of personal development, check it out at www.bobproctorcruise.com  If you’re a professional speaker earning less than 500k USD per year, you NEED to be there. 12 professional...

Bill Gove Speech Workshop Graduate David J. Pollay Inspires Millions with his “Law of the Garbage Truck”

Nothing gives me greater professional pleasure than witnessing the success of the next generation of Bill Gove Speech Workshop Graduates making their mark in the professional speaking industry. One of the brightest graduates we’ve had in the last 5 years is a man named David J. Pollay, from Ocean Ridge, Florida. When David came to the workshop his speaking...

Your Professional Speaking Mentor Should Be Earning at least a Million Dollars per year before you put your career in his/her hands

One of the single best pieces of wisdom Bill Gove offered me in the early days of my speaking career was to select my speaking mentor on the basis of his/her track record, and then follow to that person and no one else. That was in 1996, when I had 6 professional speaking consultants on...

You Tube marries Professional Speaking

If you’re interested in promoting yourself as a fee-paid professional speaker visit www.publicspeakingshowcase.com  This free resource is You Tube for Professional Public Speakers.