Money, Politics & Speaking: Recession Proof Your Biz with Andrew Busch

By Jane Atkinson

With the internet, technology and smartphones constantly within reach, we are immersed in the news, politics and the economy more today than ever before.  But what does it all mean? On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Show, we are delighted to welcome Andrew Busch.

Andy is the former 1st Chief Market Intelligence Officer for the US government.  At the CFTC, he was charged with improving and enhancing the government’s understanding of the markets.  

Andy provided briefings to White House, US House and US Senate staffers on a wide range of issues including extreme market volatility, China’s influence on the global commodity markets and the impact of Fintech & virtual currencies on market dynamics.

I end up giving people a glimpse into what the future can hold.  That’s the biggest payoff I can provide.” Andrew Busch

Listen to the podcast below:

Highlights you won’t want to miss:

  • How Andy’s career has evolved.  2:00
  • Is it possible to recession proof your speaking business?  9:40
  • Where growth opportunities lie for speakers.  16:05
  • How Andy turned his formula into a great tool for his clients.  21:35
  • Steps for taking a proactive approach to finding business.  25.55
  • Why you have to keep setting your own bar higher.  34:20

Andy created and directed a new research group, Market Intelligence Branch (MIB), for the agency. As CMIO, his job was to provide objective research on the financial markets to the CFTC, SEC, US Treasury and Federal Reserve. Energy, agriculture, interest rates and technology (Bitcoin, blockchain, AI) were some of the areas of research covered by the team.

If you want some great advice on taking steps to prepare for financially slower times, you simply can’t afford to miss this episode.

I hope you’ll download and learn.

Podcast Resources:

Andy’s website:  https://www.andrewbusch.com

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