Speaking Business Success Strategies Part 1: The Emerging Speaker

By Jane Atkinson

When you’ve been around an industry for over 30 years, like I have, it is easy to spot and empathize with people who are going through growing pains. As a professional speaker, it is a part of the journey from speaking for free to earning 6 or 7 figures. Working through (and past) growing pains is much easier if you are able to put in place the right speaking business success strategies. I’ve been fortunate […]

[Podcast] Recession Proof Your Speaking with Joe Calloway

By Jane Atkinson

Hall of Fame Speaker, and author Joe Calloway is back! Joe’s speaking career has survived good times and bad over the years, mainly because he’s put so much effort into making his business recession proof. Joe offers some tips on making your speech great, connecting with your audience, and how he gave the best speech of his life. Listen Now! Show Notes: 3:00 Joe tells a story about a hectic couple of days. 9:13 Joe talks […]

[Podcast ] Q&A with Jen McDonough, Get Paid to Speak

By Jane Atkinson

In this foundational episode,  listen to the Q&A with Jen McDonough, Get Paid to Speak. We field some of the most frequently asked questions from new and emerging speakers. Jane tackles picking a lane, speaking fees, what you should have on your website, the ready-aim-fire approach. Jane also talks about what to do with the little green man on your shoulder (it will make sense when you listen, we promise!) Topics Discussed: :32 What was […]