What if they want to pay after you speak?

What if they want to pay after you speak?

Not too long ago, a speaker bureau told me that they wanted me for an event. Ok cool. But after I get all the information for the event, and I’m ready to go, they say, “Oh, we’re going to pay you the full fee after the event. We just need to make sure you show up.”...
This Speaker-Scam is going around (watch out for this)

This Speaker-Scam is going around (watch out for this)

There’s a “speaker-scam” going around and several speakers have been caught up in this…so watch out. It’s not one of those ‘you’re the heir to a billionaire’ scams. These new ones are actually targeting professional speakers who want to get paid gigs. Awhile ago, I...
Negotiating your speaking fee (the right way)

Negotiating your speaking fee (the right way)

What do you do when you quote your speaking fee and they want to negotiate? There are two ways you can go about it: Let The Godfather do the negotiations for you Watch the video above Unfortunately, not everyone has connections with Don Corleone. So if they ask you to...
Building authority really fast for your speaking business

Building authority really fast for your speaking business

It’s a bird, it’s a plan, it’s Speaking Lifestyle (ok, I admit, that’s not as catchy) How do you build your authority as a speaker REALLY fast? The video you’re about to watch talks about a very strategic way to ‘build your expertise’ as a speaker…and build it fast....
A non-obvious way to find speaking gigs

A non-obvious way to find speaking gigs

Most speakers have a hard time finding speaking gigs…but why? Finding gigs isn’t hard as long as you think about it right. In the video above, you’re going to see what you’re doing wrong when you’re looking for speaking gigs and how to...
How To Find Paid Speaking Gigs And Get Booked Consistently

How To Find Paid Speaking Gigs And Get Booked Consistently

By the time you’re finished reading this, you’ll know exactly how to find tons of speaking opportunities so you can fill up your calendar. (Watch the video above to get more ideas) And if you do this right, you’ll have more events in your database than you can...
4 PowerPoint Presentation Tips That Rock

4 PowerPoint Presentation Tips That Rock

You’ve probably seen a million powerpoint presentations…and almost all of them are pretty boring. But because you’re nice you don’t say anything and you sit through the torture. You never tell the speaker how boring their powerpoints were, you just silently think...
How To Improve Your Public Speaking Skills Really Fast

How To Improve Your Public Speaking Skills Really Fast

There are tons of people out there who want to get better at public speaking and improve their presentation skills but they’re not exactly sure how to do it. In this video, I’m going to show you how to become a better speaking a short amount of time. Now you probably...
Should Your Presentation Be Entertaining Or Have More Content?

Should Your Presentation Be Entertaining Or Have More Content?

I’ve noticed that a lot of speakers have problems when creating and delivering their presentations. A lot of speakers wonder if they should give a ton of content or cut back on the content and just make the presentation really entertaining. On the one hand, if you’re...
How To Command A Room As A Speaker

How To Command A Room As A Speaker

All great speakers know how to get in front of an audience and just control the room. They know exactly what to do the instant they step up on stage. If you know how to command a room then you’re seen a more confident speaker and someone that people pay attention to....
How To Memorize A Presentation Really Fast

How To Memorize A Presentation Really Fast

Lots of people want to get better at public speaking and they try to write out a presentation but then they can’t really remember exactly what they wanted to say. I mean, it’s one thing to come up with a presentation but how do you actually memorize your presentation?...
Booking Speaking Gigs In 10 Days

Booking Speaking Gigs In 10 Days

I’m going to tell you the story of how I got really good at getting paid corporate gigs and being able to fill up my schedule in 10 days. At the beginning, I couldn’t get a paid gig to save my life. I started out as a mentalist, doing mind reading demonstrations in...
12 Incredible Public Speaking Tips From A Mind Reader

12 Incredible Public Speaking Tips From A Mind Reader

Here are 12 public speaking tips that you can use in your presentations: 1. Pattern Interrupt A pattern interrupt is when the speaker does something that pimp slaps the mind to pay attention. When you see a speaker on stage, you might get bored because it’s...
3 Signs You’re Destined To Make It Big As A Speaker

3 Signs You’re Destined To Make It Big As A Speaker

I’ve always wondered what’s the difference between the speakers who succeed in this business and the speakers who don’t. Some speakers just seem to get it and others just have a hard time getting on stages no matter what. So I took a good look at the speakers who...
How To Get Speaking Engagements Today – Public Speaking Tip

How To Get Speaking Engagements Today – Public Speaking Tip

“All men can see these tactics whereby I conquer but what none can see is the strategy out of which victory is evolved.” That’s my favorite quote by Sun Tzu from The Art Of War because in that quote, he reveals the secret to all of success in any field. If you can...

The Question Professional Speakers Should Ask Every Client

Tons of speakers want to get more speaking engagements but they let little things slip through the cracks and this decreases the profit they make from their speaking business. Have you ever seen an inefficient business? There was a flight attendant who made a...

How To Project Confience As A Public Speaker

There are some speakers who just have that It Factor and others who just don’t have that vibe. You’ve seen it before…the speaker who gets on stage and they have stage fright or they just look out of place; They’re the cute kitty cats in a lions...

How to write your book so you get more speaking engagements

Most speakers write a book to position themselves as an expert and to get more speaking gigs. But if you’ve tried to write a book then you might realize how hard it can be. You’re sitting there, staring at your computer, wondering where to start. So how do...