3 Tips for Seasoned Speakers PLUS February 2 Teleclass

By Jane Atkinson

You’ve been around the block. You’ve seen many things come and go from our industry.  Perhaps you’ve been through business ups, business downs, stage bombs, reinvention, burnout….and back again. So what’s next?  How do you kick 2015 into gear?  Here are 3 tips for Becoming A Category of One in 2015: 1.  REINVENTION, A MUST.  If two or more years have passed and you haven’t updated your brand, your message or your marketing, you might […]

Beware the Wolf of Speaker Street

By Jane Atkinson

We saw The Wolf of Wall Street movie on the weekend and it got me thinking about our industry. BTW, only go to this movie if you are not adverse to copious quantities of sex, drugs, greed and debauchery.   The movie was a true story about Jorden Belfort who made millions on Wall Street selling the idea of wealth in shady stock trades. Ultimately, he went to prison (although the movie even glamorized that). […]

Wealthy Speaker University Starts January 2014

By Jane Atkinson

Do you have a strategy to get booked more at higher fees? Do you have a clear marketing message that stands out to make you the expert? Is this your year to catapult your business? If you are not getting all of the business that you want – check out Wealthy U: https://wealthyspeakeru.com/ I’ve been helping speakers accelerate their businesses for 20+ years and I hope this year, I to help you move forward in […]

Holiday Gift from Jane: 50 Minute Catapult

By Jane Atkinson

When thinking about kicking off your New Year on the right foot with your business, does the word “strategy” come to mind? I’ll bet it does. And I’d like to give you a gift to get you on the right track. This new “Get Paid to Speak 2.0” recording is hot off the press. https://www.speakerlauncher.com/audio/Get-Paid-to-Speak-Dec-2013-With-Jane-Atkinson.mp3 If you are an emerging speaker, then no doubt, this audio gift will help set you on a strong and […]

Keynote Speaking: It’s not Brain Surgery!

By Jane Atkinson

I just hung up from a coaching call with one of my clients who happens to be a surgeon. It got me wondering, how hard is speaking, really? It may not be brain surgery, but you really do need some skills and techniques. While prepping my next book, “The Epic Keynote: Presentation Skills and Styles of Wealthy Speakers”, I’ve come to realize that not all keynoters are created equal. In fact, some of the talent that I have enlisted to provide ideas […]