Episode #202

How to Transition Into Speaking Full-Time

With The Speaker Lab

Are you a part-time speaker, or are you someone who speaks on occasion? Or maybe you’re doing a lot of speaking on the side while still working your full-time job, and you’re wondering how to transition into full-time speaking. If any of those scenarios sound like you then you’re in luck!

Today’s episode is completely dedicated to this very topic – how to transition into speaking full-time. Melanie and I will share our own stories of how we went from part-time speakers to having full-time speaking careers.

We’ll also tell you when it makes the most sense to make the transition, how to juggle everything before, during and after the transition and how best to prepare yourself so you can make the transition as smooth as possible. Join us for those topics and more on episode 202 of The Speaker Lab.

THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW:

  • Why are so many people intimidated by making the leap from their jobs to speaking?
  • How long does it take most speakers to build their business into full-time speaking gigs?
  • Why there is never the perfect time to do anything.
  • What are the two types of regret?
  • How can you promote yourself without ruffling the feathers of your full-time job?
  • What are other streams of revenue you can use while you build your speaking skills?
  • How to determine a realistic budget and a financial safety net.
  • Will there be some seasons that are busier than others even when you’re an established speaker?
  • And so much more!

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