Speaking Career

005. Beginning Your Speaking Career With Clay Hebert

Clay Hebert joins The Speaker Lab's Grant Baldwin to share his advice on getting your public speaking career started, and so much more!

On this episode of The Speaker Lab, world-renowned speaker Clay Hebert joins the show to talk about starting your speaking career.

Clay specializes in speaking to corporations, associations and conferences for entrepreneurs. He began his career speaking for free at conferences, and eventually made his way into speaking at bigger engagements and paid bookings.

Today on The Speaker Lab, Clay talks about who does and who doesn’t pay for speakers, how having a relationship with a fellow speaker jump-started his career, and how to get your best talk across every time. Listen in to hear all of that and so much more on this episode of The Speaker Lab!

THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW

  • Why you need to do some unpaid speaking jobs.
  • How relationships can change the course of your career.
  • Why mistakes are nothing to be afraid of.
  • When can customizing your talk actually hurt you?
  • What themes or talking topics are people willing to pay for?
  • How can you determine which audiences are right for your talk?
  • The speaker who helped Clay’s career, and what it means to you.
  • And much, much more!

Tweetable: “Fame is different at every level.” – Clay Hebert

 

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Start your public speaking career or take it to the next level with The Speaker Lab's Grant Baldwin!

004. Q&A: How To Organize Your Talk

Start your public speaking career or take it to the next level with The Speaker Lab's Grant Baldwin!

On today’s episode of The Speaker Lab, we are answering your burning questions. That’s right, today’s episode is another Q&A session with me, and it is all about you! Remember your questions can be featured on future episodes of The Speaker Lab, so make sure to submit your questions at the link below.

Today on The Speaker Lab, I answer viewers’ questions about very different and exciting topics. Today’s question topics range from organizational skills to speaking preparation to actual speaking subjects.

Listen in to hear all of that and so much more on this episode of The Speaker Lab!

THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW

  • How can you organize your thoughts into a talk?
  • What is a “brain dump”, and how can it help you be organized?
  • The power of just one line or phrase, and how you can find yours.
  • How can you create your “skeleton outline”?
  • The importance of the “so what” and the “now what”.
  • How can you understand and define your audience?
  • Which audiences are broad, and which are specific?
  • And much, much more!

Tweetable: “Your talk is always a work in progress.”

 

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Start your public speaking career or take it to the next level with The Speaker Lab's Grant Baldwin!

003. How to Find Your Reason for Speaking

Start your public speaking career or take it to the next level with The Speaker Lab's Grant Baldwin!

If you are considering speaking as a career, you have probably asked yourself this question: why do you want to speak? If you’ve been pondering this question and wondering how your speaking goals can motivate you, then this episode is tailored for you!

Today on this episode of The Speaker Lab, I discuss the importance of having a direction in your speaking career and offer guidance on how to find and stay motivated, and how to begin your speaking career.

Listen in to hear all of that and so much more on this episode of The Speaker Lab!

THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW

  • The 9 big reasons to start public speaking.
  • Why do you need to gain credibility and grow an audience?
  • How speaking can help you sell your product.
  • How and where can you travel as a result of your speaking career?
  • The importance of networking in speaking.
  • How to shape your career around your primary speaking goal/
  • Which reasons are going to propel your speaking into a long-lasting career?
  • And much, much more!

Tweetable: “Speaking can be whatever you want it to be.”


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Start your public speaking career or take it to the next level with The Speaker Lab's Grant Baldwin!

002. How to Get Your Speaking Career Started

Start your public speaking career or take it to the next level with The Speaker Lab's Grant Baldwin!

Welcome to episode 2 of The Speaker Lab. On today’s show I will be answering all of your burning questions about how to become a speaker and build your speaking career; in other words, it’s all about you! We’ll cover everything from getting a demo video to contacting potential speaking engagements.

In addition, I’ll be giving you the details about our ongoing contest plus what you can expect from The Speaker Lab.

Listen in to hear all of that and so much more on this episode of The Speaker Lab!

 

THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW

  • How can you submit a question for future Q&As?
  • Do you need a demo video?
  • What to do (and not do) on your demo videos.
  • How do you get hired to speak at a college?
  • The importance of knowing who to contact for which speaking job.
  • How you can contact the people who could hire you.
  • When should you start reaching out to possible jobs?
  • And much, much more!

Tweetable: “Work with what you’ve got.”


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Start your public speaking career or take it to the next level with The Speaker Lab's Grant Baldwin!

001. Welcome to The Speaker Lab Podcast!


Start your public speaking career or take it to the next level with The Speaker Lab's Grant Baldwin!

Welcome to The Speaker Lab, a brand new podcast series brought to you by me, Grant Baldwin – the man behind How Did You Get Into That! In our very first episode, I break down what The Speaker Lab is all about, and share valuable information on when, where and how you can listen to this series.

I also share my story of how I became a paid speaker, the journey that led to the creation of How Did You Get Into That, and now, The Speaker Lab.

Listen in to hear all of that and so much more on the first ever episode of The Speaker Lab!

THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW

  • How often to expect new episodes of The Speaker Lab.
  • Who will be coming on the show?
  • How can you participate in the Listener Q&A?
  • My journey to becoming a speaker, and how it will help you.
  • How this podcast can help you grow your speaking business.
  • How can you join The Speaker Lab contest?
  • What is “Get Started as a Speaker”?
  • And much, much more!

Tweetable: “If I can do this, you can do this.


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