Student Success Stories: Laurie Moroco

Here at The Speaker Lab, our goal is to help you get Booked and Paid to Speak. Our Student Success Stories share first hand experiences from our students of how they’ve booked paid speaking gigs and grown their businesses by applying the concepts they learned in our courses.

WHY TSL?

I had been toying around with trainings and workshops for a while. I didn’t know where to start. I was casting out my net to anybody that would listen to me. I didn’t know how to become an expert and niche down. That was a scary thought to me. So, it really helped me focus on this idea called keynote speaking and get my thoughts together around this being a business and not just a hobby. Today, I help women find the courage to start a business, take the leap of faith to go for it, fight imposter syndrome, and do what they love to do all while making great money.

WHAT WERE SOME A-HA’s AND TAKEAWAYS?

After going through the Virtual VIP program with Ravi Rajani I would say his guidance, along with all the coaches on the Student Success Team, has really helped me narrow down the problem I solve. I have learned that pitching to event planners has become significantly easier. Not only that, but now I have people coming to me to speak at their event saying, so and so referred me to you. The more clear you are on who you serve and the problem you help them fix, the easier it will be to grow your speaking business. I was very leary of this in the beginning and now I see why Ravi and the coaches drove this home.

Every single module in The SPEAK Framework has been helpful. I have learned so much about speaking but especially about running my speaking business.
Ravi’e energy was contagious and motivating. He also took a significant amount of time with me to help me narrow my niche. He reviewed my LinkedIn and gave me the greatest tips and tricks. I have been receiving compliments from fellow professionals. I had no idea what my LinkedIn should look like. I now realize how powerful LinkedIn can be for speakers, so maximizing its potential is very important.

WHAT IS YOUR NEW NORMAL AS A SPEAKER?

This is actually happening, this is a REAL business! I commit to do something every single day to grow my speaking business. Whether it’s reaching out to contacts, messaging connections on LinkedIn, or working my CRM every single day, I commit to nurturing my pipeline.

I am a big believer in manifesting. I bought a journal specifically for manifesting and every day I write what I’m envisioning. My goal was to get 10 paid gigs for a total of $15,000 in the next six months. I can happily report that I’m up to 10. I honestly can’t even believe this is happening. It’s so mind blowing!!

And… people who want me to speak are coming to me. Literally, today two people approached me to speak. I am enjoying building this business and that is how it should be. If you put the work in, get out and network, and commit to making this a successful speaking business it can happen for you too.

WHO WOULD YOU RECOMMEND TO THE SPEAKER LAB?

I would recommend TSL to people who have a passion for making an impact through speaking and are tired of just talking about it as an idea. If you are serious about making this a professional business and are ready to make the investment TSL is your next best move.

You don’t need a degree or a book, you simply need to have a passion for speaking. By investing with TSL you will get your money’s worth and so much more. You will also decrease the amount of time it will take for you to do this on your own. They have every resource you need to get this business started; scripts, contracts, coaching, community, and so much more. You won’t regret it, I certainly don’t.

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