Episode #119

How to Start Over as a Speaker and Author

With Mike Michalowicz

If you built several successful businesses and sold them, what would you do next? Would you write books and become a speaker? That’s what our guest for today’s episode of The Speaker Lab has done!

Mike Michalowicz (listen in and he’ll help you pronounce his name) is a well-known international speaker and best-selling author who made a lot of money in previous endeavors and started over as a speaker and author.

On episode 119 of The Speaker Lab, he shares why he has gone down this particular road and several hacks that have helped him continue to level up his success. We also discuss how to pronounce his name and why his website makes fun of the various mispronunciations he’s heard over the years, how much of his time is devoted to speaking versus writing and so much more on today’s show!

THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW: 

  • What is a domain name hack you can use if your name is hard to spell and pronounce?
  • What should you do with your biggest weakness?
  • Why he became an author and speaker when he started over.
  • What are the strongest domains and how can you get backlinks from them?
  • Where do you get the best practice as a speaker?
  • How he made the transition from college speaker to the corporate realm.
  • How did he nearly double his speaking frequency?
  • What introduction did Simon Sinek make for Mike?
  • What is realistic and unrealistic to expect when working with an agent or an agency?
  • And so much more!

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

We’ll send you the exact three emails 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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