Communication Rebel Blog

Take Your Speech from “That’s entertaining” to “How can I hire you?”: Tracey Warren Case Study

Does this sound like you? Me:  “Tracey, why don’t you tell me a little bit about your speaking career before we worked together?” Tracey: “First of all, calling it a career is very generous of you.” Although most of my clients, just like you and Tracey, wouldn’t lead with describing themselves as having a speaking […]

The Nuts & Bolts of Becoming a Sought-After Speaker

If you’ve read last week’s post, you’ve taken the first step of becoming a sought-after speaker by proclaiming: I AM A SPEAKER. (say it loud and proud). You’ve started to make decisions like a speaker, writing a signature talk (or refining your talk) like a speaker, and knowing your conditions so that you’re successful on […]

What does it take to be a speaker?

Recently, I recorded an episode of the podcast, Power. Profit. Pursuit. hosted by Tara Gentile. (I’ll totally let you know when it’s out because it was an amazing conversation about how to use speaking to grow your business). At the end of the interview, she asked me what my advice is to speakers who been […]

3 Steps to Create A Speech that Stands Out

  If you feel like you’re spinning your wheels a la Wile E. Coyote without any forward momentum on the road to being a paid speaker, I think it’s time for you to learn my little secret for speaking success. It’s the magic elixir to catapult you past the other speakers in your industry to […]

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