Trusting Yourself and Taking Risks with Jason O. Harris

By Jane Atkinson

Quote:  “I’ve been absolutely blown away by the commitment, by the caring and the conscious endurance and persistence that people have had on the front lines.”  Jason O. Harris   We recorded this podcast around the beginning of April when we were a few weeks into the COVID shut down.  At that time, I was looking for inspiration and ideas on how to keep my listeners moving forward.  On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Show, […]

Revenue Roundtable Discussion with an ALL-STAR Cast

By Jane Atkinson

In this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Show, I have assembled some of my friends and clients who are world-renowned speakers and industry leaders to have a discussion about how they continue to move forward and support their clients throughout this quarantine and in the future.  Tune in to hear them share ideas that you can start to implement right away. Today we welcome:  Joe Calloway – Joe is the author of eight books on […]

Put Yourself On The To Do List

By Jane Atkinson

Put yourself on the to do list this holiday. I ran into a friend and colleague on the plane from Vancouver recently. We were both returning from the CAPS convention, our annual gathering of Canadian Speakers. I looked at my friend and said, “Are you feeling OK?” She admitted to me that she was exhausted. That 2018 had been a very rough year for her business. Pretty sure my friend was on the path or […]

The Wealthy Speaker Gets Their Fee

By Jane Atkinson

I have two types of clients. Client A – The speaker who will take every piece of business that comes towards them at any fee. And Client B – The speaker who “interviews” each piece of business to check for a good fit in terms of content, expectations, fee and budget. Which one are you? Now, let me be clear, Client A might be happy because they are busy. To them busy means successful. But […]

How Important is “Story” to Your Success?

By Jane Atkinson

We know that telling a story in your business helps people know you and perhaps relate to you better, thus winning you more business. We also know that your percentage of storytelling vs. teaching is important to the success of your presentation. But, many people lean too heavily on teaching. Kelly Swanson, speech coach extraordinaire says this: As speakers we have often heard that we should tell stories in our presentations. But nobody ever explains […]