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#487: Your Guide to Leveraging Stories to Connect With Your Audience from Ravi Rajani
“If you tell a story, it should evoke an emotion, and then that emotion can lead to a thought which shifts somebody’s perspective.” If you want to learn how to tell better stories, this week’s podcast episode is a must-listen! Ravi Rajani joined Grant on the podcast this week to dig into all things storytelling. Ravi’s a TSL facilitator and also a professional speaker who teaches B2B sales teams to embrace storytelling and stories in their work so they can sell more effectively. “What...
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This Week's Episode

#487: Your Guide to Leveraging Stories to Connect With Your Audience from Ravi Rajani
“If you tell a story, it should evoke an emotion, and then that emotion can lead to a thought which shifts somebody’s perspective.” If you want to learn how to tell better stories, this week’s podcast episode is a must-listen! Ravi Rajani joined Grant on the podcast this week to dig into all things storytelling. Ravi’s a TSL facilitator and also a professional speaker who teaches B2B sales teams to embrace storytelling and stories in their work so they can sell more effectively. “What...
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#412: How to Triple Your Income From Speaking with Jake Thompson
Since finishing a program with The Speaker Lab in 2017, Jake Thompson has had the “pedal to the metal” when it comes to building his brand and speaking career. His momentum and commitment to seizing...
#410: How to Build Your Speaking Business and Not Just Get Gigs with David Avrin
We’re living in a world that continues to change post-pandemic — and speakers have to continue adjusting to stay relevant! There are more opportunities now than ever for speakers, but you have to be intentional...
#406: How to Find Your Why [Coaches Corner]
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to sit down with some of our coaches and take a deep dive into some of the hottest topics for speakers? Wonder no more! Our Coaches Corner series gives you...
#404: How to Find What Makes You Unique with Rory Vaden
When it comes to building your brand, Rory Vaden is the expert you want in your corner. He’s committed to helping others identify the problem they solve and build a strategy for lasting success. Rory...
#264: How to Find Your First Paid Speaking Gig with Bryan Allain (Part I)
Wouldn’t it be great if someone could guide you through how to find your first paid speaking gig? Get ready to hear the details on this edition of The Speaker Lab. THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW: What...
#220: How to Get Started as a Speaker with Jason Hewlett
If you are just starting out your main concern might about how to get started as a speaker. Our guest on this episode of The Speaker Lab is here to tell us how he did it. Today Jason Hewlett is a professional...

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#486: How to Break Through the Wall with Rory Vaden (From the Vault)
“If you have diluted focus, you get diluted results.” When it comes to building your brand, Rory Vaden is the expert you want in your corner. He’s committed to helping others identify the problem...
#485: There's a 95% Chance You Won't Be Hired by an Event Planner and Here's Why with Eve Gilmore
“Think about: Who is the person that I want to impact? Not so much how many people do I want to impact? Or what area of my area of expertise do I want to impact? But who is the exact person that I want...
#484: How Speaking to an Empty Room Can Launch Your Speaking Career with Alex Demczak
“I spoke in a literal barn last year…So for all the speakers listening, you’re never too big time. You’re never on a big enough stage to go speak at a barn. It kind of humbles you a little.”  In...
#483: What's Your #1 Piece of Speaking Advice? with the TSL Team
“Be the steakhouse, not the buffet.” “Have a take.” “View it as a business not a hobby.” We asked the TSL team to tell us their #1 piece of advice for speakers, and they delivered. This episode contains...
#482: Why You Need to Stop Taking Advice with Dean Heffta
“Look for inspiration, not comparison.”  Brittany Richmond sat down with Dean Heffta today to talk about his speaking journey, the National Speaker Association, and how he built a business to get him booked...
#481: Speaking Leads 101: Process, Touchpoints, Cold vs Warm, and More with Rick Clemons [Coaches Corner]
“Just because you get a speaking gig doesn’t mean, oh, cool, I got the deposit check. Let’s go spend it. You don’t actually “realize” that entire piece of income until...
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