Public Speaking

How to Get Started as a Public Speaker
Public Speaking

How to Get Started as a Public Speaker

If you want to start speaking, here's what you need to know to avoid wasting your time.
Wendy Keller
3 Entrepreneurial Lessons Learned From Speaking in the Dark
Public Speaking

3 Entrepreneurial Lessons Learned From Speaking in the Dark

You need a plan for when your plan isn't working, and then another plan for when nothing is working.
Corey Poirier
The 5 Steps to Marketing Yourself as a Speaker
Public Speaking

The 5 Steps to Marketing Yourself as a Speaker

Preparation, packaging, and promotion will make the difference between whether you get paid to speak or not.
Wendy Keller
Getting the Money Applause -- Even When You Have Laryngitis
Public Speaking

Getting the Money Applause -- Even When You Have Laryngitis

A successful speaker should deliver content that will impress, amaze and excite an audience.
Issamar Ginzberg
Before You Take the Stage Make Sure You Look the Part
Public Speaking

Before You Take the Stage Make Sure You Look the Part

Speakers who invest and hire pros to make them look like superstars are the ones who's fees double, triple, in sometimes quadruple.
Wendy Keller
How to Effectively Market Yourself as a Speaker
Public Speaking

How to Effectively Market Yourself as a Speaker

Before you take the stage, you have to effectively market yourself as a speaker.
Wendy Keller
Keep It 100 Percent Real, and You Can Have It All
Personal Branding

Keep It 100 Percent Real, and You Can Have It All

How I scored speaking gigs, press and community by just being myself.
Andrew Medal
4 Ways to Tame Your Negativity Bias
Mindfulness

4 Ways to Tame Your Negativity Bias

A million years of evolution trained our brains to see danger, even if we overlooked opportunity. We need to keep evolving.
Anis Qizilbash
The 5 Things You Must Know Before You Pursue Paid Speaking
Public Speaking

The 5 Things You Must Know Before You Pursue Paid Speaking

Save yourself from frustration and embarrassment with these simple tips.
Wendy Keller
How to Get Paid to Give Speeches
Public Speaking

How to Get Paid to Give Speeches

Whatever your motivation, paid public speaking is an exciting, mentally stimulating way to make some cash.
Wendy Keller
Loosen Up! Here Are 6 Ways to Get More Comfortable on Camera.
Video

Loosen Up! Here Are 6 Ways to Get More Comfortable on Camera.

Time is limited, and attention spans are short. Make a smart move, and use video to capture your audience and tell your story.
Tami Brehse
A Terrifying Public Speaking Moment Taught the Co-Founder of Square to Honor a Rebellious Spirit of Skepticism
Square

A Terrifying Public Speaking Moment Taught the Co-Founder of Square to Honor a Rebellious Spirit of Skepticism

Jim McKelvey advises aspirational entrepreneurs to listen to the stories of accomplished people with a healthy dose of skepticism. Listen and learn, to be sure, but don't take anyone else's journey as gospel.
Catherine Clifford
4 Strategies to Navigate the Fear of Public Speaking
Public Speaking

4 Strategies to Navigate the Fear of Public Speaking

Don't let fear silence you, understand how to embrace your nerves at the podium and you will deliver.
Charlie Harary
8 Tips on Giving a Presentation Like a Pro
Presentations

8 Tips on Giving a Presentation Like a Pro

'Preparation' means far more than just having your presentation deck in order and your handouts organized.
Shawn Doyle