Episode #499

The #1 Piece of Advice You Need to Hear

With Top Speakers In the Industry

We’re just one episode away from the big one — #500!

As we wrap up this series, we’re bringing in the best speakers we know to share their #1 piece of advice for speakers who want to get to the next level. These speakers are the best of the best — combined, they’ve booked thousands of gigs and made tens of millions of dollars in speaking fees.

If you’re serious about growing your speaking business, this is an episode you don’t want to miss.

In just 25 minutes, you’ll learn:

  • How to serve the people who hired you well
  • Why you can make more money off the stage than on it
  • Why consistency matters more than you might think
  • Why you need to commit to coaching
  • How to consistently over-communicate
  • How to harness the power of authenticity
  • And much, much more!

Get your notes app ready because this episode is full of advice you’ll want to remember!

In this episode, you’ll hear from:

Chris Ducker – Chris Ducker is a serial entrepreneur and author of the bestselling books, Virtual Freedom and more recently, Rise of the Youpreneur.Based in Cambridgeshire, Chris owns and operates several businesses, including the VA recruiting hub, Virtual Staff Finder and the personal brand education company, Youpreneur®. He is regarded as one of the top experts in the world on the subjects of virtual staffing and scaling an expert business. Chris has been a trusted international business coach, keynote speaker and podcaster since 2010 and currently spends most of his time mentoring successful entrepreneurs, as well as investing in and advising startup companies.

Erick Rheam – Erick Rheam is a graduate of the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York. He spent five years as a Military Police Officer, nine years working for two municipally owned utilities, ten years in software efficiency sales, two years as the Director of Student Success for a professional speaking development company, and now he’s a full-time professional speaker and author. Erick travels the country helping men and women cut through the whirlwind, so they can rise above the chaos to discover their significance and live in peace.

Jamie Nolan – Jaime serves as the CEO/President of the National Speakers Association, a membership-based not-for-profit focused on helping speakers, authors, trainers, coaches and consultants to Build a Better Business and Be a Better Speaker. Jaime has a Masters degree in Industrial-Organizational Psychology, and is also a 2015 graduate of the EO Global Entrepreneurial Master’s Program. She served as the President of the AMC Institute from 2012 – 2013, and was a member of the Board from 2005 – 2014. She also served on the Board of the Preeclampsia Foundation from 2016-2018. Jaime is a member of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and Associations North.

Jon Acuff – Jon Acuff is the New York Times bestselling author of nine books, including Soundtracks, Your New Playlist, All It Takes is a Goal, and the Wall Street Journal #1 bestseller Finish: Give Yourself the Gift of Done. When he’s not writing or recording his popular podcast, All It Takes Is a Goal, Acuff can be found on a stage as one of INC’s Top 100 Leadership Speakers. He’s spoken to hundreds of thousands of people at conferences, colleges, and companies around the world, including FedEx, Range Rover, Microsoft, Nokia, and Comedy Central. He lives outside of Nashville, Tennessee, with his wife and two daughters.

Matt Matkovich – Matt is an ultra-marathon running, College Board recognized school counselor with a master’s degree in school guidance and counseling. Matt and Phil of M&P Presentations LLC are a nationally known motivational speaking duo who are high-energy experts in cultivating confidence and promoting positivity. Their mission is to further develop self-confidence in others, model a healthy lifestyle, and consistently promote positivity through high energy presentations, social media, and their #TrainofPositivity short films.

Phil Januszewski – Phil is a tattooed covered, Netflix baking-show flopping, high school chemistry and physics teacher with a master’s degree in teaching leadership and positive education certification. Matt and Phil of M&P Presentations LLC are a nationally known motivational speaking duo who are high-energy experts in cultivating confidence and promoting positivity. Their mission is to further develop self-confidence in others, model a healthy lifestyle, and consistently promote positivity through high energy presentations, social media, and their #TrainofPositivity short films.

Shep Hyken – Shep Hyken is a customer service and experience expert and the Chief Amazement Officer of Shepard Presentations. He is a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author and has been inducted into the National Speakers Association Hall of Fame for lifetime achievement in the speaking profession. Shep works with companies and organizations who want to build loyal relationships with their customers and employees. His articles have been read in hundreds of publications, and he is the author of “Amaze Every Customer Every Time,” “Moments of Magic ,” “The Loyal Customer,” “The Cult of the Customer” and “The Amazement Revolution.” He is also the creator of The Customer Focus program, which helps clients develop a customer service culture and loyalty mindset.

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