Injecting Humor into Your Speech with Tim Gard

By Jane Atkinson

On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Podcast we are talking about how to add humor to your speech.  My good friend Tim Gard is joining us today to share his wisdom on how to keep it clean, relevant and funny at the same time. Tim Gard, CSP, CPAE is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) and a Counsel of Peers Award for Excellence (CPAE) Hall of Fame Speaker, an elite honor held by fewer than 150 speakers worldwide. Listen the podcast […]

How to Be Your Best Self on Stage and In Your Speaking Business

By Jane Atkinson

What is your Wealthy Speaker persona? Are you being your best self on the stage and in our speaking business? Not sure what I mean? Let me explain… and then let’s have some FUN! I caught life coach and author of Be Your Best Self, Mike Bayer on a talk show the other day. If you aren’t familiar with Mike, he’s a life development coach who challenges and encourages his clients to attain the healthy […]

Spontaneity, Stories & Humor with Kelly Swanson

By Jane Atkinson

On this episode of the Wealthy Speaker Podcast we are talking with Kelly Swanson about telling your story, how to be spontaneous, and add a little humor.  Today, Kelly is joining us to discuss how to be more authentic on stage. Kelly is an award-winning storyteller, comedian, motivational speaker, Huffington Post Contributor, and cast member of The Fashion Hero television show airing on Amazon Prime. She is also author of Who Hijacked My Fairy Tale, The Land of If […]

A Lesson in Humility

By Jane Atkinson

I haven’t been able to talk publicly about politics, even though it’s one of my favorite subjects, for several years now because America is so divided. I live in Canada, so you might think I’m not affected by American politics, but over 50% of my business comes from the US so I care. I care very deeply. This past month George H. W. Bush passed away joining his wife Barbara who had passed just eight […]

How Can You Get Paid More to Speak?

By Jane Atkinson

Speakers, I hear it all the time, “How do I negotiate my fees and get paid what I’m worth?”  Good news. I have some great insights to share with you about your fees from my recent event. This past weekend, I held our Accelerate LIVE 2018 event. The event went really well and on VIP day, my private coaching clients and Inner Circle Mastermind members were doing some deep dives into best practices. We had […]