How To Diversify Your Speaking Income Right Now

With Neen James

Grant Baldwin and Neen James hosted a Facebook Live to talk about how to diversify your speaking income right now.

During the live stream, Grant and Neen discuss:

  • Comparing the impact of COVID-19 to the 2008 recession
  • Relocating to the United States and starting speaking business over from scratch
  • How uncertainty creates a unique challenge
  • Keeping your head in the right space
  • A service vs a sales mindset
  • Defaulting to positivity and generosity
  • The difference between making money during a crisis and making money from a crisis (shout out to Sean McCabe)
  • Unique challenges faced by different industries
  • Managing a long lead time before your next live speaking gig
  • The domino effect of events getting postponed
  • Financial practices that speakers should emulate
  • The reality of what events are actually getting canceled vs rescheduled
  • How speakers can look at their available speaking dates as inventory
  • “Be kind or be quiet.”
  • Avoided short-sighted decisions
  • Don’t sell something you’re not qualified to teach
  • Playing the long-game with intentional attention
  • The invaluable gift of asking how can I help?”
  • And more
About Neen James

Want to know exactly what to say to land more paid speaking gigs?

We’ll send you the exact three email scripts you can send to conference planners and event organizers that Grant Baldwin (our founder) used to book over $2M in speaking gigs. 

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