Building a Profitable and Lasting Brand with Dr. Willie Jolley

By Jane Atkinson

On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Podcast we are discussing how to build a brand that will sustain the test of time and be consistently profitable.  Our guest today is world-class, speaker and singer, best-selling author and media personality, Dr. Willie Jolley. Willie has achieved remarkable heights in the speaking industry, having come from humble beginnings as a fired singer, who was replaced by a karaoke machine!  Willie uses his public platform to pursue […]

Doing the Right Thing Even When No One is Looking

By Jane Atkinson

It’s easy to do the right thing when everyone is watching. But it’s just as important to do the right thing when no one is watching. You have a decision to make. A lead comes in for a speaking engagement and it sounds like they found you organically via Google. But your spidey senses say that maybe, just maybe, it came from a speaker’s bureau proposing you. You request a call with the client and you […]

Recovering From an Onstage Flop

By Jane Atkinson

Twice in the past week I’ve had clients come to me and say they thought their presentation went smashingly well, but then the feedback came…. and they were wrong. The audience did not love their performance. In fact, some people didn’t even like it a little bit. Yikes! What would you do if you had a flop? Would you give up or would you get back on the horse? I suspect most of you have […]

Are you Connecting with Your Audience?

By Jane Atkinson

What are the best methods for connecting with your audience? Being real with your audience, being flawed, being human and showing up authentic is really the only way to connect with them. If you try to be someone that you’re not, it may not work. Audiences can sense inauthenticity no matter what your words say. What you want to present is the best version of yourself. Powerful, yet humble; smart, yet approachable. If you try […]