The Key to Adjusting Your Intention and Approach During Times of Uncertainty

By Jane Atkinson

If you are sick of getting email after email from your bank and your car dealership telling you how they are dealing with COVID-19, you’re not alone. I’m craving some normalcy right now. And so I wonder, the people who are trying to carry on with their business, what are they craving?   It’s very likely that companies and associations are having virtual team meetings talking about how they are going to get through this period […]

10 Steps to Recession-Proof Your Speaking Business

By Jane Atkinson

Okay, let’s face it, there’s chaos all around us. Meetings have been canceled or postponed.  The stock market is in free fall and we are heading into a recession. It sounds pretty bleak, doesn’t it? Let’s take a look at 10 steps you can take today to recession-proof your speaking business! Like the flower that grows in the middle of a desert, there is good all around us.  We just have to look for it. […]

Using Storytelling as a Sales Tool

By Jane Atkinson

As a professional speaker, you likely understand the importance of storytelling on stage. The right story, told at the right time, can captivate your audience, make them lean in on their chair, and communicate your message in a powerful way that they will remember long after the event. Ironically though, many speakers don’t put storytelling to use in their sales strategy. But believe me when I say it… this is one of those factors that […]

The Best Speaker Website Contest 2020: And the Winner Is…

By Jane Atkinson

This year’s Best Speaker Website contest brought us some fantastic examples of speaker websites. The process of narrowing down all the fabulous submissions was tough! And now all of your final votes are in… and it was the closest contest we’ve ever had! Thank you to the hundreds of folks who took the time to vote! While this contest is a lot of fun, there are two main reasons that we run it: To point out […]

How to Use Business Systems to Find More Buyers

By Jane Atkinson

This month at The Wealthy Speaker School, we are focusing on the topic of finding more buyers. This is an area that many speakers struggle with, regardless of how long they’ve been in business. So, today I want to take a look at how we can use business systems to find more buyers for your speaking business. But when it comes to the business of speaking, they are successful almost in spite of themselves.  Sometimes […]