Shopping for Business in Your Own Backyard

Speaker Launcher

We all want more business. One of the areas that I often see people overlook when trying to find more business is their existing client pool. We are so busy trying to find new clients, […]. The post Shopping for Business in Your Own Backyard appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Speaker Marketing Speaking Business Strategy Speaking Profession building a speaking business business in your backyard business strategies Jane Atkinson speaking business

2018 46

Is Your Speaking Business Transaction Based or Relationship Based?

Speaker Launcher

So, you are going along in business, doing your thing, focused on what… Getting the gig, right? The post Is Your Speaking Business Transaction Based or Relationship Based? Speaking Business Strategy Speaking Profession building a speaking business Building your speaking Business Greg Schinkel growing your speaking business speaking business Speaking Business Transaction

2018 52

Meeting Report: Success Secrets for Small Businesses

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Past NSA Northern California Chapter President Rick Gilbert presented ‘Mind-Blowing Success Secrets for Small Businesses’ at the Saturday Chapter meeting. Business Communication Janis Joplin rick gilbert

2016 158

Are You Building A Business Steeped in Values?

Speaker Launcher

Orlando Bowen built his business around his core values of faith, forgiveness and a positive attitude. The post Are You Building A Business Steeped in Values? Speaking Business Strategy building a business Building your speaking Business Business steeped in values business values orlando bowenThere were times in his life that his faith was tested, but Orlando didn’t allow that to veer him off his course.

2018 49

Leveraging your Uniqueness to Book More Business with Jessica Pettitt

Speaker Launcher

As we all know, it takes a lot of hard work, patience, and perseverance if you want to make it in the speaking business. This is why we’re talking today about how to book more business by […]. The post Leveraging your Uniqueness to Book More Business with Jessica Pettitt appeared first on Jane Atkinson. As we all know, it takes a lot of hard work, patience, and perseverance if you want to make it in the speaking business.

2018 64

The Hustle Required to Build a Million Dollar Speaking Business

Speaker Launcher

Specifically, the hustle required to build a million dollar speaking business. The theme of our event was moving your business towards a […]. The post The Hustle Required to Build a Million Dollar Speaking Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post Speaking Business Strategy building a speaking business business strategies huslte kindra hall lessons learned on building a business Ryan Estis seth mattison

Would You Rather: Have a Well-Paying Job or Run a Growth Business?

Speaker Launcher

My husband is an electrical contractor and owns his own business. The post Would You Rather: Have a Well-Paying Job or Run a Growth Business? Speaking Business Strategy Speaking Profession business growth growth business growth entrepreneur Run a Growth Business speaking businessHis company has had slow, steady growth for 30 years and, basically, he’s now got himself a very well-paying job.

2018 51

What Kurt Vonnegut Can Teach Us About Business Stories

Manner of Speaking

For … Continue reading → Stories and Storytelling Business Kurt Vonnegut Maya Eilam Stories storytelling the shapes of storiesStorytelling is powerful. Stories resonate with people on a deep, psychological level. Stories are memorable and help support our messages. Hence the speaker’s maxim: Tell a story, make a point. The best stories contain many elements related to plot, character, dialogue, etc.

2016 139

Is being emotional a positive in business?

Speak Schmeak

Barbara Corcoran posted the following question on Twitter during last week''s Shark Tank episode: "What do you think - is being emotional a positive in business?" Was just saying 2 myself crying in business 2 me is such a turn off.

2014 136

Grow Your Business… Grow Yourself

Speaker Launcher

Here’s what Hal said: “You cannot improve your business without first improving yourself.” The post Grow Your Business… Grow Yourself appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post Speaker Marketing Speaking Business Strategy growing your speaking business hal elrodI heard a line on a podcast yesterday that I just had to share. It was on the EO Fire podcast, and the guest was Hal Elrod, author of The Miracle Morning.

2017 48

3 Easy Steps to Blow Past Fear and Excuses So You Can Scale Your Business

Speaker Launcher

I just can’t take the time away from my business to work “on” my business. The post 3 Easy Steps to Blow Past Fear and Excuses So You Can Scale Your Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post Speaking Business Strategy fear and excuses scale your business steps to scale your business steps to scale your speaking business work past fear workpast excusesI hear it all the time.

2018 49

Culture = Serious Business

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Every business has a culture. The story history might tell about Uber could focus on what has become known as its "toxic" culture. The latest victim of that is the founder himself - Travis Kalanick. After Eric Holder et al.

2017 52

Building A Business: It Takes a Village

Speaker Launcher

I have been thinking about this recently, as it relates to my family and grandchildren, and even how it relates to my business and yours. The post Building A Business: It Takes a Village appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post Speaking Business Strategy building a business business support coaches and mentors village who to surround yourself withI am sure that many of you have heard the saying, “It takes a village to raise a child.”

2017 52

Manifesting Your Perfect Speaking Business by Saying “Yes” Rather Than “How”

Speaker Launcher

And one way you can do that is by manifesting your perfect speaking business by saying ‘Yes’ rather […]. The post Manifesting Your Perfect Speaking Business by Saying “Yes” Rather Than “How” appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Speaker Product Development Speaking Business Strategy business development business growth manifest success manifest your speaking business say yes not how speaking business

2018 46

Where Do You Get Your Speaking Business?

Speaker Launcher

I have a very important question for you: Where do you get your speaking business? The post Where Do You Get Your Speaking Business? Most Recent Post Speaker Marketing Referrals sources for getting business where do you get your businessAre you hustling and booking everything directly? Are they coming through referrals? Or are you using speakers bureaus and social media?

2017 46

Anatomy of a Triple Threat in the Speaking Business

Speaker Launcher

In the speaking business, a triple threat (in my terms) is someone who is great at stagecraft, marketing and selling. The post Anatomy of a Triple Threat in the Speaking Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post Speaker Marketing Speaking Business Strategy Speaking Profession perfecting your speaking skills triple threat in the speaking businessIn football, a triple threat is someone who is great at passing, kicking and running.

2017 55

Why a CRM is Essential for Growing a Speaking Business

Speaker Launcher

As a speaker looking to grow your business, you must think about building an infrastructure that will support that growth. The post Why a CRM is Essential for Growing a Speaking Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

Business Communications - The 2 Cultures

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

At one time, the world of business communications was a monolith. The language of business was indirect. Business blogging tends to straddle the worlds of social media and buttoned-down corporate mindsets.

2017 52

3 Steps to Putting the Systems, Processes and Marketing in Place to Grow Your Speaking Business

Speaker Launcher

A successful speaker who is busy, busy, busy. They are busy because they are great on the stage and have a valuable message to deliver. But when it comes to the business of speaking, they are successful almost in spite of themselves. Sometimes they can only take the business so far […]. The post 3 Steps to Putting the Systems, Processes and Marketing in Place to Grow Your Speaking Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

2018 45

3 Steps to Keep Momentum In Your Business

Speaker Launcher

The post 3 Steps to Keep Momentum In Your Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post Speaking Business Strategy Uncategorized getting unstuck growing your speaking business how to move your business forward moving business forwardI always ask my clients to complete a 2-minute check-in form before we have our phone calls.

2016 63

Powerful Storytelling and Professional Visuals to Make your Business Grow

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Any business that is willing to create a powerful brand must engage in a robust storytelling and professional visuals. Every business has a story to tell. A perfect way to ensure that the brand of a business is made popular is through storytelling and aligned visuals.

2018 52

Venture Capitalist - Business Enigma

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Venture Capitalist Peter Thiel remains an enigma. On the one hand, he seems to be an astute businessperson. On the other hand, he it ponying up $1.25 million for the Make America Great Campaign. That race doesn't seem winnable. And the Trump commercial brand is losing equity.

2016 61

Why the Word ‘NO’ Must Be in Your Business Vocabulary

Speaker Launcher

When we first get into business, we say yes to everything. The post Why the Word ‘NO’ Must Be in Your Business Vocabulary appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post Speaking Profession building a speaking business saying no to clients the power of no when to say no

2017 77

The Business of Writing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Managing systems, projects and people usually pays lots better than the word business. On the other hand, there are those who from the get-go focused on the business of writing. Takeaway: Writing has become as much a business as being a real estate broker.

2017 52

Running the Numbers In Your Business

Speaker Launcher

When someone gets into the speaking business, it is usually because they enjoy delivering a message and connecting with an audience. However, ‘speaking’ is just a small part of a speaking business. The reality is there is so much more to running a small business and finding success and it all starts with running the numbers. […]. The post Running the Numbers In Your Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

2017 46

Why Speaking Businesses Fail

Speaker Launcher

The advantage of this, which I now bring to my coaching business, is that I know what is needed for a speaker to […]. The post Why Speaking Businesses Fail appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Speaker Marketing Speaking Business Strategy 16 week accelerate course speaker success speaking business marketingI have been involved in the speaking industry for 25+ years and in a few different capacities.

2015 43

5 Questions to Consider as You Plan to Scale Your Speaking Business in 2018

Speaker Launcher

Do you have a plan to scale your speaking business in 2018? The post 5 Questions to Consider as You Plan to Scale Your Speaking Business in 2018 appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post business planning grow your business scale your speaking business scaling your businessIf so, I have to ask: Have you set it yet? You know… that big, hairy, audacious goal that feels really good deep down? The one that gives you goosebumps?

2018 50

Skadden's Business and Brand - Both In Play

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Skadden, in turn, should be plenty worried about matters ranging from its legal exposure to losing current clients/not developing new business with prospects. The latter - a hit to the business - is to be expected.

2018 52

Businesses & Marketing - Learning (plenty) from Barbie's Ecosystem

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

So, businesses are experimenting with marketing approaches new to them. Likewise, any business, even the small or mid-sized one, is short-sighted in being a stand-alone service. It's a dog fight out there. Even Facebook is feeling the competitive heat from Snapchat.

2018 52

How to book more business and own your niche

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

NSA/NC Meeting Report: Saturday March 2, 2013 The Saturday meeting of the Northern California Chapter of the National Speakers Association featured two savvy businesswomen who shared ways professional speakers and information entrepreneurs can book more business and own their niche markets.

2013 169

[Podcast] Is Making Money Killing Your Business with Chuck Blakeman

Speaker Launcher

We get so caught up working in our business that we don’t spend enough time working on our business. The post [Podcast] Is Making Money Killing Your Business with Chuck Blakeman appeared first on Jane Atkinson. 10:52 What are the four building blocks of a business?

2016 81

Business video: get ready for the surge

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Business Communication Technology business video Cisco Laurie BrownBy Ian Griffin and Laurie Brown Laurie Brown has over two decades of experience as a trainer and speaker, helping her audience improve their customer service, sales and presentation skills. She started her career as a professional actor, performing in hundreds of training films, commercials and movies. This experience has provided her with the ability [.].

2011 126

Can a Few Minutes a Day Really Change Your Life and Business?

Speaker Launcher

Today we are exploring a very simple question: Can minutes a day really change your life and business? The post Can a Few Minutes a Day Really Change Your Life and Business? Most Recent Post Speaking Profession building a speaking business daily intentions improving your life and business journaling to improve your life and business meditationI was skeptical.

2018 46

7 business speaking tips from the Inaugural Address

The Presenter's Blog

When we take look under the hood of President Obama’s Inaugural Address, there are easy to replicate techniques for any business presentation. Business Use : First make sure you have a strong key message. Business Use: What is the key message of your next presentation?

2013 164

15 Marketing Initiatives to Consider For Your Speaking Business

Speaker Launcher

It is a business tune-up, which I love, and the topic we concentrated on was marketing. The post 15 Marketing Initiatives to Consider For Your Speaking Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post Speaker Marketing blogging business marketing marketing ideas marketing initiatives marketing your speaking business Social MediaLast week I went to my quarterly coaching session.

2016 68

Accelerating Your Speaking Business with Kindra Hall (Part 2)

Speaker Launcher

The post Accelerating Your Speaking Business with Kindra Hall (Part 2) appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Lucky for us, she was able to carve some more time into her schedule to come back and continue the conversation on Accelerating Your Speaking Business. If you want to learn more, consider joining us this coming November 17th to 19th in Minneapolis for Accelerate LIVE 2017: How to Build a Million Dollar Business. Kindra Hall has been a storyteller almost all of her life.

2017 53

Establishment Businesses & The Smirk Test

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The world of business communications is becoming binary. And then there is the attempt to connect with external audiences by those we classify as establishment businesses or old-line companies. The bunglers could go out of business.

2017 52

Cannabis - The Business and Legalities

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The core service is educating about business and legal issues. To survive, some law schools recognize they must develop an entrepreneurial mindset.    So, it should have been expected that they would leverage legal cannabis for recreational use as what could turn out to be a profit center. The target markets are not just attorneys.

2018 40

Why You’ve Gotta Have a Team If You Want to Scale Your Speaking Business

Speaker Launcher

In fact, that is exactly where I was eight years ago, at the height of the most exhausting and trying time in my business. The post Why You’ve Gotta Have a Team If You Want to Scale Your Speaking Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post Speaking Business Strategy building a team growing your speaking business hiring team members outsourcing scaling your speaking businessWhere would I be without my team?

2017 55

4 Professional Speakers Share Their Biggest Business Mistakes and Missteps

Speaker Launcher

I don’t know anyone in business, myself included, who has not made business mistakes. I recently reached out to four professional speakers and business owners and asked them […]. The post 4 Professional Speakers Share Their Biggest Business Mistakes and Missteps appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post Uncategorized business mistakes business mistakes and missteps greg hawks Joe Calloway linda miles professional speaking business mistakes