I recently interviewed Josh Linker who’s out killing the speaking business. He’s speaking over a hundred times per year (highest number of engagements in a year – 165!, CRAZY!) at $35,000 per engagement. Josh successfully sold his tech companies but had started to speak while he was the CEO. He recognized very early on that he wanted to be great on the platform, that he wanted to move from amateur to professional. So he set
It’s a part of my DNA to always be striving for improvement. I just can’t help it! How about you? Are you always thinking about the next steps and how to improve? Are you wondering if 2020 will be your best speaking year ever? This time of the year offers a great opportunity as we are taking some time off with the family to be thinking about what we want next in our business… and
One of the most important aspects of building a successful speaking business is remembering that our success is built on the relationships we build. How we approach new prospects and nurture the relationship will determine if we will ever get a ‘Yes’ from them. Your ability to build strong relationships will be the secret formula for securing more speaking gigs and growing your speaking business! Building Relationships that Secure More Speaking Gigs When we reach
I just got off the phone with a client who was told by somebody that there is no money in speaking and that you should only speak for free. Huh? Well, if that’s true, then someone is going to have to explain to me how it is that my clients are getting paid, $3,500, $7,500, $15K, and $30K per speech! There is money in speaking. And to get some of that money, you need to
Do you currently have a podcast…if not, what are you waiting for? If you do, are you happy with how it’s going? On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Podcast, we are so fortunate to welcome back Doug Sandler to share his expertise on how to create and maintain a successful podcast. Doug is an entrepreneur and industry leader. His book, Nice Guys Finish First is a #1 ranked Amazon Best Seller. As a podcast
Recently, one of my private coaching clients shared that somebody told him “there is no money in speaking”. And I thought about that for a minute. And I’m like, what, what do you mean there’s no money in speaking? So, on this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Show, I’m gonna SHOW YOU THE MONEY! If there was no money is speaking, there wouldn’t be world renowned speakers like Joe Calloway, Ryan Estes & Brené Brown.