Why do 95% of aspiring professional speakers fail? Why do speaker marketing companies ignore this completely? Why don’t most aspiring speakers take this reason seriously? The answers to these questions are obvious to seasoned veterans in the business, although it’s rarely discussed. It’s the speaking businesses dirty little secret, and it kills more careers than everything else combined. The good news is that once you know, you can take action and overcome it. I lost $50,000 my first year in the speaking business, but after Bill Gove, the father of professional speaking, set me straight, I took action and earned $182,000 my second year. (1998) Watch this short video I shot in Mexico this morning and then take immediate action by taking the Professional Speaker Assessment at www.paidspeaking.org #professionalspeaking #personaldevelopment #keynotespeaking #billgovespeechworkshop
Steve Siebold, CSP My name is Steve Siebold. I’m an author with 1.4 million books in print, and a professional speaker and consultant to Fortune 500 sales teams on how to increase sales and retention rates through mental toughness training. My corporate clients include Johnson & Johnson, Toyota, Harrah’s Entertainment, Procter & Gamble, GlaxoSmithKline, Ingersoll Rand, etc.