Why "but all my slides are pictures" isn't a smart public speaking strategy

The Eloquent Woman

When I''m coaching executives who are using slides in their presentations, I feel as if I''ve heard every excuse in the book. Most of them are designed to justify an enormous number of slides--often, too many to get through in one sitting. But of late, one excuse seems to recur with frequency, and I think it''s a dangerous one: "But all my slides are pictures." And no, these speakers aren''t photographers for National Geographic.

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Unconscious Bias and Living UNapologetically with Kelly Charles-Collins

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We’re talking about biases and the unintentional thoughts that creep in when we meet someone. Join me to hear Kelly Charles-Collins share her ideas on reducing those negative thoughts to create a more inclusive culture.

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4 Important Questions Every Entrepreneur Should Ask with Sean Castrina

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Have you wondered if being an entrepreneur is a good fit for you? Tune in to hear Sean Castrina share 4 Important questions you should ask yourself to decide if being an entrepreneur is the path you should take.

Client Success Spotlight: How to Find a Niche that Pays Dividends with Sheri Fitts

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Join me to hear Sheri Fitts share how finding the right niche helped to scale her speaking business. Just how narrow is your lane? Have you chosen a specific market? The post Client Success Spotlight: How to Find a Niche that Pays Dividends with Sheri Fitts appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

Make More by Speaking for Free with Scott Love

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We know that the goal is usually to get paid to speak. Listen to hear Scott Love talk about when and why speaking for free is a good idea. The post Make More by Speaking for Free with Scott Love appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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Client Success Spotlight: From Olympic Glory to Speaking Success with Sami Jo Small

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Listen to hear 3-time Olympic Medalist Sami Jo Small share her journey from the Olympic podium to finding success on the speaking platform. The post Client Success Spotlight: From Olympic Glory to Speaking Success with Sami Jo Small appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

How to Get More Strategic in Your Business with Kristen Westcott

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Tune in to hear Kristen Westcott share her strategies to help you map out a solid plan that will help you scale your business! The post How to Get More Strategic in Your Business with Kristen Westcott appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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Systems for Generating Leads with Ravi Abuvala

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Listen to hear Ravi Abuvala talk about how he scaled 2, 7-figure businesses with less than $1,000 of his own capital in just over a year! The post Systems for Generating Leads with Ravi Abuvala appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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Getting Booked with Speakers Bureaus with Tim Mathy

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Want to hear what’s happening with speakers bureaus and how you might become a client? Listen to hear Tim Mathy share his 20+ years of bureau experience and what it takes to stand out. The post Getting Booked with Speakers Bureaus with Tim Mathy appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

Elevate Your Personal Brand with Kiirsten May

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Join me to hear Kiirsten May of UpHouse share strategies that will help you decide if you’re on the right track. Do you know what it takes to create a brand that targets your audience?

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From 0 to 7-Figures with David Horsager

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Are you working hard to scale your speaking business? Hear David Horsager share some great tips on how to get from zero to 7-figures. The post From 0 to 7-Figures with David Horsager appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

Leverage Zoom to Book More Business with Marquesa Pettway

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Want to learn how to best utilize Zoom to book more business? Join me to learn from the Zoom Queen herself, Marquesa Pettway. The post Leverage Zoom to Book More Business with Marquesa Pettway appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

The Future of Speaking with Barry Banther

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Have you been wondering what the future of speaking looks like? The post The Future of Speaking with Barry Banther appeared first on Jane Atkinson. NSA Chairman Barry Banther shares his thoughts on where it’s all heading.

What Are You Waiting For? with Jen McDonough

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Are you letting fear stop you from making a big change? Hear Jen McDonough share her story of taking that big step and how you can too! . The post What Are You Waiting For? with Jen McDonough appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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Building Value and Commanding a High Fee with Waldo Waldman

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Join me to hear Lt Col Waldo Waldman share his strategies on how you can command a higher fee. Thinking about raising your fees? The post Building Value and Commanding a High Fee with Waldo Waldman appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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The Super-Hero Struggle with Jamie Clarke

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Listen to hear Jamie Clarke speak openly about the battle to embrace speaking virtually. Have you struggled with your identity during Covid? The post The Super-Hero Struggle with Jamie Clarke appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

Donald Trump - So What's His Public Speaking Strategy?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Or perhaps that's part of his overall campaign strategy. What is that strategy? Branding careers Current Affairs Personal Musings Politics Public SpeakingIf you listen to the actual video interview with Donald Trump in Iowa, he hammers that he is anti-John McCain because of his failure to give enough support to veterans. He backs off from negating the man's record of heroism. That questioning of McCain as a war hero had been part of his actual speech.

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The Email Marketing Blueprint for Speakers with Nathan Littleton

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The Wealthy Speaker Podcast email marketing email marketing for speakers email marketing tips growing your speaking business Jane Atkinson marketing marketing your speaking business Nathan Littleton professional speaker speaker coach Speaker Marketing speaking strategies Wealthy Speaker School

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Shifting Your Thoughts to get Better Results with Kris Plachy

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Kris Plachy joins Jane to share how you can shift your mindset to turn negative thoughts around and look at them in a more positive light. The post Shifting Your Thoughts to get Better Results with Kris Plachy appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

Tips for Everyday Videos with Matt Pierce

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Want great video that will help scale your speaking business? Matthew Pierce from TechSmith shares his best tips for speaking on camera. The post Tips for Everyday Videos with Matt Pierce appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

Powerful, Persuasive Presentations In-person, Online, and Virtual with Patricia Fripp

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Listen to hear Patricia Fripp share what it takes to craft powerful presentations and epic stories that will result in long-term customers. The post Powerful, Persuasive Presentations In-person, Online, and Virtual with Patricia Fripp appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

Your Virtual Image Checkup with Anne Morrissey

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Looking to up your virtual style game? Hear Style Expert, Anne Morrissey share some great ideas to increase your online look and confidence. The post Your Virtual Image Checkup with Anne Morrissey appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

The Path to 7-Figures with Ryan Estis

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Listen as Jane and Ryan Estis answer your questions about how to grow your speaking business! Want some great advice from a 7-Figure speaker? The post The Path to 7-Figures with Ryan Estis appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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How to Land Clients from Speaking Events Without Being Slimy with Nikki Rausch

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Tune in to hear Sales Maven, Nikki Rausch share some great strategies on how to sell from the stage and feel great about it! The post How to Land Clients from Speaking Events Without Being Slimy with Nikki Rausch appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

Expand Your Reach by Being a Podcast Guest with Case Lane

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Looking to market your business or brand to a wider audience? Listen to hear Case Lane share her ideas about why and how you can be a great podcast guest. . The post Expand Your Reach by Being a Podcast Guest with Case Lane appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

Risk Forward with Victoria Labalme

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Have you been holding back on your risk-taking? Victoria Labalme shares her unique ideas of when it’s good to take a risk and when you might want to take a step back and wait. The post Risk Forward with Victoria Labalme appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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Creating Sales Connections (for Non-Sales People) with Frank Somma

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Does your sales pitch need a little polishing? Listen to hear Frank Somma share how to connect with your clients and feel great about selling. The post Creating Sales Connections (for Non-Sales People) with Frank Somma appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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Riches in Niches with Susan Friedmann

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The Wealthy Speaker Podcast building a speaking business Get Paid to Speak Jane Atkinson marketing Presentation Skills professional speaker speaking business speaking strategy Wealthy Speaker School

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The Path to Scaling Your Business with John Lee Dumas

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Want some great strategies for scaling your business? Listen to hear John Lee Dumas share his secrets to making more money.even now! The post The Path to Scaling Your Business with John Lee Dumas appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

Creating Your Virtual Speaking Roadmap with Jane Atkinson

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Join Jane as she takes you on a journey to build your custom step-by-step roadmap to take your virtual speaking program to the next level. The post Creating Your Virtual Speaking Roadmap with Jane Atkinson appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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Your Branded Image with John DeMato

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Are your pictures telling an authentic story about you? John DeMato shares how to create images that show you in the best possible light. . The post Your Branded Image with John DeMato appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

How to Get Noticed in the Media with Eric Rittmeyer

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Looking for some great advice to help you get noticed in the media? Listen and hear Eric Rittmeyer share his best tips so you can land that interview. The post How to Get Noticed in the Media with Eric Rittmeyer appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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Staying Positive in Tough Times with Christopher Wirth

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The Wealthy Speaker Podcast Christopher Wirth Get Paid to Speak growing your speaking business Jane Atkinson mindset positive mindset professional speaker speaking strategies The Wealthy Speaker School wealthy speaker mindsetListen to hear Christopher Wirth share some great ideas to help you keep a positive attitude and look beyond the negativity. The post Staying Positive in Tough Times with Christopher Wirth appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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The Keys to Closing More Business with Ron Karr

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The Wealthy Speaker Podcast business sales Customer Engagement customer service Jane Atkinson Ron Karr speaking business speaking business strategies speaking strategy velocity mindsetAre you a good closer?

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PR Strategies to Book More Business with Courtney Love Gavin

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The post PR Strategies to Book More Business with Courtney Love Gavin appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Quote: “I just want to make PR a lot more approachable and people to know that it’s not a luxury.”

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Speaking is NOT Rocket Science with Ozan Varol

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The post Speaking is NOT Rocket Science with Ozan Varol appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Quote: “That’s the great thing about “Moonshot” thinking…even if you fail, you’re going to fail above your previous success.”

2020 57

10 Steps to Recession-Proof Your Speaking Business

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Let’s take a look at 10 steps you can take today to recession-proof your speaking business! The post 10 Steps to Recession-Proof Your Speaking Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Okay, let’s face it, there’s chaos all around us. Meetings have been canceled or postponed. The stock market is in free fall and we are heading into a recession. It sounds pretty bleak, doesn’t it?

2020 61

Scaling Your Business Beyond a Million with Greg Schinkel

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The Wealthy Speaker Podcast accelerating your speaking business business growth strategies finding your niche Greg Schinkel picking your lane Speaking Business strategy speaking strategyHave you ever found yourself stuck at a plateau in growing your business?

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Creating Your Coronavirus Strategy with Andrew Busch

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The post Creating Your Coronavirus Strategy with Andrew Busch appeared first on Jane Atkinson. The Wealthy Speaker Podcast Coronavirus and speaking events Coronavirus and travel Coronavirus speaking strategy SARS vs Coronavirus

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How to Build Your Profitable Speaking Business with Grant Baldwin

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Looking at the current landscape of the speaking industry and thinking about how to best serve my audience…I decided to invite Grant Baldwin back to the Wealthy Speaker Show to talk about what’s happening now and how to keep moving forward in your speaking business.

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Do You Suffer From FOMO?

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Most Recent Post Speaking Profession business strategies professional speaker Speaker Marketing speaking business speaking strategiesFOMO: Fear Of Missing Out We’ve all felt it at one point in time – FOMO. There was that conference that you weren’t able to get to, that all of your speaker buddies were attending. There is this new technology that you just don’t seem to have time to figure out. But I’d like to […].

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3 Ways To Get Paid What You’re Worth

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Have you been speaking for awhile and want to get paid what you deserve? Each can be adjusted to suit your speaking needs to […]. Booking Speeches Most Recent Post Booking speeches building a speaking business Get Paid to Speak Speaker Marketing speaking business speaking strategyAre you frustrated that you’re not getting the number of bookings that you desire to fill your calendar?

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How To Tame the Gremlins Holding You Back with Rick Carson

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Presentation Skills Speaking Business Strategy The Wealthy Speaker Podcast becoming a confident speaker building confidence confidence Get Paid to Speak Jane Atkinson Rick Carson speaking business speaking strategies taming your gremlins Wealthy Speaker SchoolWe all have that inner voice that tells us we’re not good enough, smart enough, or worthy of what we desire in this life.

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