I try to travel smart. Sometimes, it’s more like survival. This past week, I missed one flight, booked a flight to the wrong city, humped two 40 lb (20kg) boxes of books across the country, and had the pleasure of 5 keynotes, 7 cab rides, 3 hotels, 600 delegates, 120 book sales, and 1 bad movie. All in all, it was a good week. When it comes to travel, it’s bad enough… Continue reading
20 proven ways to get paid more as a speaker.
I had fun with this list making exercise. I wanted to create a short list (maybe 5 or 6 things) that I do to grow my speaking business. Sure, I also make money from book sales and on-line courses, but… Continue reading
Sell your story and save the world
I got my start in the speaking industry with a story. And you know what? When I think about the last 18 years of speaking, teaching, writing, and coaching, nothing has changed. It’s still about the story. Stories are the… Continue reading
The biggest mistake I ever made
It’s hard to write an article about avoiding mistakes in business when you’ve made thousands of them. It’s like sitting down to write “Everything I know about love” when everyday you are painfully reminded you really don’t know much. All… Continue reading