Biggest Breakthrough in the History of Professional Speaking

For over 70 years, in the non-celebrity speaker category, experts have wondered why so few people succeed. Although there are basic aspects of the business that indicate commercial viability, the success of some and failure of others have left most of us wondering. Now, thanks to the power of Artificial Intelligence, combined with our team...

AI Predicts Your Success as a Speaker

Do you have what it takes to become a professional speaker? Why do most people fail in this business while others earn millions? This question has been asked for over 70 years, and artifical intelligence has finally answered. The Professional Speaker Assessment, unveiled earlier today, is a combination of decades of experience from million-dollar speakers...

The BIG LIE in Professional Speaking

Back in 1996, my first year as a full-time Professional Speaker, the BIG LIE was everywhere, and I bought into it. Thats why I lost $50,000 my first year. In 1997, I attended the Bill Gove Speech Workshop, and Bill Gove told me the truth. He gently explained that I had been duped by marketing...

Do You Have What It Takes to Become a Professional Speaker?

Professional speaking is a unique career, and frankly, it’s not for everyone. Successful speakers have a mix of content, credibility, charisma, expertise, platform skills, marketing savvy, etc. After speaking professionally and running the world-renowned Bill Gove Speech Workshop for 25 years, our team has designed a Professional Speaker Assessment Tool to help you determine whether...

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 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...

Million Dollar Speaker Mentor…For FREE?

I often look back on my 23-year professional speaking career in amazement. I was fortunate enough to exceed every hope and dream I ever had as an international best selling author and speaker. But sometimes I wonder what level of success I would have had without my million dollar mentor, the great Bill Gove. My...

What Audiences Want

Speakers want to motivate, inspire, and tell their story. This is often very different from what audiences want, and for which organizations will pay. Bill Gove shared this with me back in 1996, when I attended his speech workshop, (www.speechworkshop.com) and it was worth millions over the past 20 years. Watch this short video (3...

How Speaker’s Become Thought Leaders

Speakers are thought leaders, and that means part of our job is to study and keep up with the people and events that shape the world. One of those people is the late philosopher/novelist, Ayn Rand, author of the 1957 classic Atlas Shrugged. This work became one for the most successful novels of the 20th...

R.I.P. Professional Speaking Business 1958-2019

This is really going to upset a lot of my old friends at the National Speakers Association. Regardless, this is the truth: It’s over. The professional speaking business, the heart of which has been speaker’s selling information via long-play records, cassette tapes, CD’s, videos, DVD’s and digital links, is officially DEAD. It was destroyed through...