Overcoming Obstacles and the Power of Attitude with Alvin Law

By Jane Atkinson

Imagine for a minute if you can, a world where you are born different.  How would you live your life? Would you focus on your disability, or would you strive to create your best possible life?  On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Show, we are thrilled to have Alvin Law join us to share his story. In the early 1960’s Thalidomide was given to over 13,000 pregnant women around the world to help them […]

Are Your Speaking Fees a Hot Mess?

By Jane Atkinson

How are your speaking fees? Are you able to stand tall when it comes to selling yourself and demanding your fee for each gig? Or are your speaking fees a hot mess, and you are constantly negotiating and lowering them to just get the job? In this post, I want to talk about what may be causing you to constantly negotiate your speaking fees and what steps you can take to move out of that […]

Judgement, Pivots & Do Overs with Jason Hewlett

By Jane Atkinson

What happens when you feel you did an amazing performance and then everyone in your audience responded differently than you’d hoped?  Do you stew over it and let it bring you down or did you take the criticism, refocus and use it to improve?  On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Show, we welcome back Jason Hewlett who is going to share his experience to let us know that the road back from self-doubt is […]

How to Handle Difficult Business Situations Before They Become a Problem

By Jane Atkinson

In your speaking business, you will undoubtedly run into difficult business situations from time to time. Difficult clients, events that don’t go as expected… there is no limit to the number of things that can go ‘wrong’ as you are building and running your business. What I want to share today is some wisdom in how to handle difficult business situations before they become a problem. Let’s jump right in with some examples. ‘Jack,’ who […]

Who Is Your Perfect Audience?

By Jane Atkinson

Many of my readers have already honed in on their perfect audience. My client Bob decided to go all-in on dentists years ago and that has paid off in spades. Sarah loves non-profits, especially in health care. Kendal is loved by bankers. And Frank is all in on sales audiences. Defining your perfect audience is a crucial step in picking a lane. As I have explained many times in the past, choosing a specific topic […]