When Does Saying No to a Speaking Engagement Make Sense?

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Isn’t it interesting how our perspective on saying no to a speaking engagement can evolve over time? The post When Does Saying No to a Speaking Engagement Make Sense?

When is your next public speaking engagement?

Manner of Speaking

It could be a five-minute status report on your project at the next team meeting; it could be saying a few words about a colleague … Continue reading → Motivation Leonardo da Vinci Nike public speakingIt doesn’t have to be a TED Talk or a formal presentation at a conference.

Why You Should Never Be Late for a Speaking Engagement

Manner of Speaking

In fact, I had the honour of being the very first person to go to him for confession … The moral of the story: Never be late for a speaking engagement! The humorous story below is a slightly modified version of a joke forwarded to me by one of my contacts on LinkedIn, Daniel Bernstein. Thanks, Daniel! All public speakers should appreciate the humour. And, as is often the case, wrapped inside the humour is an important lesson.

International Speaking Engagements: Equipment Photographs

Great Public Speaking

I've talked about this tip before, but ran into the same situation again this month while doing a public speaking engagement in Morocco. The manager of the gigantic ballroom could not speak English and because of tight scheduling of other events, I was not able to be in the room early as I always am. Tips when speaking in a foreign environment: 1. Getting upset will only make things worse for you and your speaking engagement will suffer

Positioning Yourself For More Speaking Engagements

Pivotal Public Speaking

With all due respect, love and admiration, why do you, some of our planet’s best teachers (professional speakers) think that all you have to do is throw up a website to get invitations to speak? If you’re excited about building your speaking business, this is one of the most important articles you’ll read. These steps are based on my experiences in booking more than 2,200 paid engagements. A DVD of you in action, speaking.

How to Triple Your Back of the Room Book Sales Every Time You Do a Public Speaking Engagement

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

In fact, just this month I did three speaking engagements at multi speaker events and I outsold all the other speakers put together. You might use the three best parts if you are speaking for several hours. 10 Myths of Public Speaking 1) I can wing my presentation. No you can’t – The 10 Truths of Public Speaking In a recent post, I spoke about the 10 myths. Tags: Books Guest Posts Speaking sales back of room sales Guest post by Tom Antion.

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Increase Book Exposure Through Author Speaking Engagements

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Authors who pursue speaking engagements gain more attention for their books. Some authors have single-handedly propelled their books to bestseller status through traveling and speaking nationwide on a continual basis. 14 ways to make money when speaking for free!

October 12for12 Challenge: Increase audience engagement

Speak Schmeak

Have you joined my 12 Speaking Challenges for 2012 program yet? Build your "confidence muscles" with monthly challenges designed to help you get out of your comfort zone and build confidence in a variety of settings that will prepare you for your upcoming speaking engagements!

Make Money Doing Free Speaking Engagements

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Most speakers think doing free engagements is a waste of time, money and energyBUT those that think this may not be using all their resources. once again not bad for doing one free engagement. 14 ways to make money when speaking for free!

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Four Steps to Add Coaching to Your Speaking Business

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Let’s look at four steps you can follow to add coaching to your speaking business. Coaching between speaking engagements is a great way to bring in additional income to your business. The post Four Steps to Add Coaching to Your Speaking Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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Is Your Speaker Website Getting You Gigs?

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Who Is Your Perfect Audience?

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Eight Steps to Getting Speaking Engagements : MarketingProfs Articles

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Home Marketing Resources Online Seminars Conferences Research Store Members Only Forum Blog Jobs Resources Home How-to Articles Case Studies Online Seminars Downloads Quick Reads Daily Chirp (0) items My Cart Email Print Save Text: A A Eight Steps to Getting Speaking Engagements by Steve Markman Published on October 28, 2003 Marketing and PR efforts should be in the forefront of your organization, especially in todays competitive climate and the uncertain economy.

How to Handle Difficult Business Situations Before They Become a Problem

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In your speaking business, you will undoubtedly run into difficult business situations from time to time. Difficult clients, events that don’t go as expected… there is no limit to the number of things that can go ‘wrong’ as you are building and running your business.

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Marketing Through Speaking Engagements - Nolo's Legal Marketing Blawg

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Nolos Legal Marketing Blawg Published by Home Website Practice Areas Contact Us « Previous | Home | Next » Jan 14, 2009 Marketing Through Speaking Engagements Virtually every guide on marketing a law firm recommends speaking engagements as an effective way to generate clients. So thats the focus of this weeks post: How to make the most of speaking engagements to market your practice.

Feeling Stuck? Remember Your Resilience!

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Why you need to take every speaking opportunity

Speak Schmeak

The topic wasn't new; it's a module that I usually teach as part of my Shake Up Your Speaking retreat. As I started speaking, I came to the slow realization that my notes looked nothing like the slides I was clicking through. It's your time now , to say YES to speaking opportunities.

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Let go instead of holding on (to your content)

Speak Schmeak

"Perfection is finally attained, not when there is no longer anything to add, but when there is no longer anything to take away." ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, aircraft designer and author of The Little Prince I'm fortunate that, in most of my speaking, I'm not required to be particularly concise.

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My triple Axel moment

Speak Schmeak

My speaking engagements are mostly trainings in training rooms or conference rooms. It's hard to describe how I could be telling the story and engaging with the audience while being in my head rearranging the story so I could put the missing piece back in.

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Five Tips to Make Speaking Engagements Pay Off

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);} else {document.write( );}return true;}LoadMenus(); NAME E-MAIL ZIP CODE Resources Articles Events Online Tutorial FAQs Links Article: Five Tips to Make Speaking Engagements Pay Off For Communication World, May 2003 By Vickie K. Sullivan Public speaking delivers powerful marketing opportunities. Like any other tool, public speaking works only when its done effectively. Put your speaking schedule on your Web site.

Lose the Grocery List

Kate's Voice

…and every statement is spoken with “up-speak?” This approach is attributed to Aristotle, minus the up-speak, who said, “Tell them what you will tell them, tell them, […]. Content Public Speaking engagement practicing presentations public speaking tips storytelling

Getting and keeping the audience's attention - interview

Speak Schmeak

Engaging the Audience Pet Peeves Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Interviews Mehrabian Speaking EngagementsIf you missed my interview by Sharyn Abbott on August 31, you can listen here. We talked about how to get and keep the audience's attention. among other things. It's about an hour long. Listen to internet radio with VoARadio on Blog Talk Radio.

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Thanks but no thanks: when to turn down a speaking engagement!

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I did everything wrong

Speak Schmeak

My own experience of almost 25 years of speaking, teaching and training, plus my background in theater, my M.A. in Education, and my ongoing study and practice of the subject of public speaking are what I base my training and coaching on, and I consider myself an expert and an authority.

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Come see me this weekend in Santa Barbara!

Speak Schmeak

On Monday, March 10, I''ll be speaking at workzones in Paseo Nuevo. The topic is " Speak to Engage: Make your Presentations Meaningful and Memorable. " Fun Stuff General Comments Speaking Engagements Sneak peek at what''s in my Speakers Survival Kit!

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Take every opportunity to be uncomfortable

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Are You In For The Long Haul? Commitment Makes all the Difference

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Speaker Marketing Speaking Business Strategy Speaking Profession podcast podcasting public speaking as a business speaker industry speaking engagement speaking industryPatience. It’s not my strong suit. Is it yours? I have a few clients who want things to happen quickly.

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So many great learning opportunities -- Join me!

Speak Schmeak

My presentation is on September 30 , on audience engagement, and this is not a presentation that you will ever see online or for this low price, as it''s reserved for corporate and conference clients. Speak to Engage: 7 Step Shortcut to Public Success is coming!

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Want to build confidence muscles? Listen to my interview!

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Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Public Speaking Anxiety Resources Speaking EngagementsDon't miss my interview on Thursday with Debbi Dickinson of The Professional Woman's Virtual Summit.

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Will you meet me on the East Coast this September?

Speak Schmeak

Since I rarely get to the East Coast, I thought I would take the opportunity to schedule some speaking/training or coaching appointments while I'm there. Here's a link to my speaking page with more information. Here I come!

engage your audience with new media

The Eloquent Woman

From the start, this speaking engagement posed a number of challenges. It was the dreaded after-dinner talk, meaning I needed to be super-engaging. The crowd was due to number close to 100, ensuring extra work to keep that size crowd engaged.

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Reminder: One day left to sign up for my free teleseminar

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There's one more day to sign up for my free teleseminar, " 3 Surefire Ways to Glue Your Audience to Their Seats Without Krazy Glue, Hot Glue or Mod Podge! " * Do you always feel like you're not prepared enough when you speak? *

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Hi, my name is Lisa. I'm a paranoid preparer.

Speak Schmeak

I've been behind on blogging this week as I'm finishing up projects and prepping to travel to the World Tea Expo on Friday, speaking on Saturday about business networking. This can be a bummer for women, because we don't always want to wear an outfit with pockets or waistbands when we speak.

What's the relationship between confidence and nervousness?

Speak Schmeak

Last week, I gave a 10-minute presentation based on some of the challenges in my 12 Speaking Challenges for 2012 program. This is a group I speak in front of regularly, and I'm frequently trying out new material on them.) Speakers Public Speaking Anxiety Speaking Engagements

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How I critique myself

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While I've been working on my skills in front of audiences since I was a teenager (and been paid to speak for almost 20 years now), I know I still have a lot to learn, and I'm constantly working to improve.

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[Quick public speaking tip] Who cares?

Pivotal Public Speaking

What about your speaking success? audience in public speaking public speaking engagementWho cares? Do you? Does your audience? Do you care about that? If you care about being successful, you are going to have to consider your audience. Success is all about them. Consider your audience if you want to be successful. Show them you care. They have to feel that [.].

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Meet me in Las Vegas, October 9-10!

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Meet me in Las Vegas, October 9-10!

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Training Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Public Speaking Anxiety Fun Stuff General Comments PowerPoint Speaking Engagements

Will you meet me on the East Coast this September?

Speak Schmeak

Since I rarely get to the East Coast, I thought I would take the opportunity to schedule some speaking/training or coaching appointments while I'm there. Here's a link to my speaking page with more information. Here I come!

Only 4 days left to register for public speaking group coaching in Santa Barbara!

Speak Schmeak

A recent Wall Street Journal article highlighted successful entrepreneurs who discovered that improving their public speaking skills enabled them to gain more clients and grow their businesses. News General Comments Resources Speaking Engagements

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Only 4 days left to register for public speaking group coaching in Santa Barbara!

Speak Schmeak

A recent Wall Street Journal article highlighted successful entrepreneurs who discovered that improving their public speaking skills enabled them to gain more clients and grow their businesses. Tags: News General Comments Resources Speaking Engagements

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Hi, my name is Lisa. I'm a paranoid preparer.

Speak Schmeak

I've been behind on blogging this week as I'm finishing up projects and prepping to travel to the World Tea Expo on Friday, speaking on Saturday about business networking. This can be a bummer for women, because we don't always want to wear an outfit with pockets or waistbands when we speak.

Presenting in the dark. Literally.

Speak Schmeak

Every time I give a presentation or attend one, I secretly hope there's some sort of incident or issue that arises for me to write about here on Speak Schmeak. They were engaged, they asked questions, they contributed Twitter tips, and all the while sitting and standing in the dark.

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