What Does Your Dream Business Look Like?

By Jane Atkinson

Having been working toward my dream business for nearly 30 years, it’s something that I think about often.   How often do you reflect on that question? When was the last time you really sat down to think about what your perfect day would look like tomorrow? A year from now? 5 years from now? Back when I was still working as an agent for speakers (in the early days when I still had a nighttime job […]

The Mental Aspects of Pushing Past Seven Figures with Ryan Estis

By Jane Atkinson

If you’ve listened to The Wealthy Speaker Podcast in the past, chances are pretty good that you’ve heard me mention Ryan Estis.  Ryan is a long-time client of mine and has built a 7-figure speaking business from the ground up. Today we are so fortunate to have Ryan join us, to discuss mindset and how it’s helped him to become a huge success in the speaking world!  Ryan has been recognized as one of “the […]

3 Essentials to Raise Your Speaking Fee

By Jane Atkinson

As a speaking business coach, there are a lot of questions I get from speakers on the journey to grow their business. One of the most common: “How do I raise my speaking fee?” Before I jump right into the ‘how,’ take a minute and imagine this:  Before you is an audience of 5,000 people. You have them at hello and rock them all the way until close. As you exit the stage to thunderous […]

5 Systems You Need to Run a More Efficient Speaking Business

By Jane Atkinson

I just realized I might be taking my own business systems for granted. The question came up, “Doesn’t everybody have templates in place to answer emails easily?” But my clients tell me that they don’t. Does it make me a freak if an efficient system gets me more excited than a fabulous piece of jewelry or handbag? If so, oh well! I’m all about getting a lot done in the smallest amount of time. And […]

Is Perfectionism Holding Back Your Business Growth?

By Jane Atkinson

Maybe you’ve been there before… You are knee-deep in a project, and you keep tweaking and refining and adjusting, going round and round in circles until you just want to throw the whole thing away and start over! Does that sound familiar? Dan Sullivan talks about getting projects to 80% before handing them off to the team. I have started to adopt this in all areas of my life. My husband and I are renovating […]