Dealing with Competition in the Speaking Industry

By Jane Atkinson

How do you feel when you lose a piece of business that you know you were perfect for? Ugh!!!  It hurts, right? But competition in the speaking industry is fierce, and I’m sorry to say, it’s only going to get tighter as more people enter the field. Understanding that is one thing. Now let’s talk about what you can do about it! 3 Tips for Navigating Competition in the Speaking Industry Competition is a reality that […]

Make Fear Your Homeboy with Judi Holler

By Jane Atkinson

Imagine a world where fear motivates you and hustle makes you very, very lucky.  On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Podcast, we are talking to Judi Holler about overcoming fear and embracing the things that scare us the most.  We discuss this and Judi’s rise to superstardom in the speaking industry! Judi is a keynote speaker, author, and a professionally trained improviser and alumni of The Second City’s Conservatory in Chicago, Illinois. Judi studied […]

How to Engage Your Audience Using Games and Other Fun Tools with Stephen Shapiro

By Jane Atkinson

On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Podcast we welcome Stephen who will share with us how he uses games and innovation to engage and inspire his audience. In 2001, after publishing his first book, 24/7 Innovation, Stephen left the consulting firm, Accenture to become a full-time innovation speaker and advisor to clients around the world. Since then he has published five more books and spoken to audiences in 50 different countries. Listen to the podcast […]

5 Phases of the Professional Speaker Career: Which Are You In?

By Jane Atkinson

Over the past 30 plus years, I’ve had a bird’s eye view into the careers of many professional speakers. It has been incredible to watch so many talented individuals build and grow their speaking businesses. And as I’ve watched these various speakers go through the process, I’ve been able to identify five phases of the professional speaker career, which I want to share with you today. Let’s find out which one you are in! The […]

Reaching Big Goals with Jane Atkinson

By Jane Atkinson

On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Podcast we are talking about how to make sure you’re not getting in your own way of reaching your big goals.  Today I would like to share with you a brand-new resource that we are offering to you as a gift. After listening to the podcast, be sure to click the link on the webpage and be one of the first to receive and implement The Wealthy Speaker […]