The Hustle Required to Build a Million Dollar Speaking Business

By Jane Atkinson

I am writing this while flying high from our Accelerate Live 2017 conference in Minneapolis. You, my valued blog readers, will be benefiting from some of what I learned from the experts who participated. Specifically, the hustle required to build a million dollar speaking business. The theme of our event was moving your business towards a million dollars. Ryan Estis, Seth Mattison and Kindra Hall, all of whom are successful professional speakers, were three of our […]

[Podcast] The Journey to A Million Dollar Speaking Business with Ryan Estis (Part 2)

By Jane Atkinson

Today we are continuing our conversation with Ryan Estis about his journey to a million dollar speaking business. If you didn’t catch Part I of this podcast…stop right now and click here to listen before you go any further. While this podcast is jam packed with more valuable information, we just don’t want you to miss all the tips and nuggets that Ryan shares, which set the stage for what we talk about today. In Part […]

[Podcast] The Journey to A Million Dollar Speaking Business with Ryan Estis (Part 1)

By Jane Atkinson

Do you wonder what the journey to a million dollar speaking business looks like and what it takes to achieve? In this week’s podcast, we are joined by professional speaker Ryan Estis, who does about 80 live events per year and has a $1M as a speaking business, to learn just that! In 2009, Ryan abruptly left his successful existing career in sales and marketing to launch his own business as a consultant and speaker. […]

[Podcast] The Roller Coaster of Speaking with Ryan Estis

By Jane Atkinson

The roller coaster of speaking; one day you’re up, the next day, you’re down. The prodigious speaker and author, Ryan Estis, weighs in on how he has dealt with the ups and downs of his own speaking career. This episode is jam-packed with great advice about staying well, balanced, and grounded in the midst of a demanding speaking schedule.  [Tweet ““Be humble, stay hungry, always hustle.” – Ryan Estis”] Topics Discussed: 1:58 What’s new with Ryan’s business? […]

5 Strategies for Overcoming Setbacks in Your Business

By Jane Atkinson

Have you ever had a moment in your career that you thought was going to sink the ship? Last week I was talking to a speaker friend named John who confided in me a recent setback. He started the conversation with, “Jane, I had a bomb!” He had been asked to do a multi-gig webinar for a client. The webinars were fairly lengthy, so he prepared some of the material but thought “that is good […]