316. From Physician to Full-Time Speaker with Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith

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#316 Episode

Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith has gone from physician to full-time speaker, and she joins us to tell us how she made the leap!

After two decades in the medical world, today Dr. Saundra speaks about burn out and work-life integration. During episode 316 of The Speaker Lab, we talk more about her own experiences in this realm and how she made the transition from physician to full-time speaker, and how the pandemic has impacted her business and her life.

Join us to hear those details and more on this episode of The Speaker Lab.


  • What is the key to restoring ourselves without stopping all activities?
  • How many types of rests are there?
  • When should you start small?
  • How can you build a speaking business while you’re working in another field?
  • Why your fee should include your time for studying your specific audience.
  • What part of the process was scary for her?
  • How many years did she speak before going into it full-time?
  • How did she adapt to virtual speaking and will she do it more in the future?
  • And so much more!

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