214 Valuing Yourself as a Speaker – Kristina Hallett
12 Feb 2019

Relationships, Business, Rejection, Preparation, Practice

214 Valuing Yourself as a Speaker – Kristina Hallett

Summary

The vast majority of speakers only focus on the altruistic side of speaking. While an attitude of service is vital, it’s also important to grow your business and be paid what you are worth. Today’s guest shares practical tips to help you value yourself as a speaker so you can impact even more lives.

Dr. Kristina Hallett is a Board-Certified Clinical Psychologist, Associate Professor at Bay Path University, Executive Coach, Author, and Speaker who specializes in harnessing the positive power of stress, self-compassion, and self-care for deeper connections. She helps driven professionals develop skills to make stress work to their advantage to increase focus, productivity, and overall well-being. She shares an approach to living through changes in mindset, perspective, core beliefs, and everyday practices that enhance resilience, relationships, communication, and performance.

We’ll explore:

  • How Kristina learned to be comfortable in speaking, as well as how to monetize her speaking business.
  • The value of doing things that scare you.
  • Why you can make money and serve others well at the same time.
  • How to sell yourself as a speaker and get comfortable with rejection.
  • The importance of forming and maintaining relationships as a speaker.
  • Kristina’s best advice about the business of speaking, and why you should not take rejection personally.
  • What Kristina has learned from her mistakes as a speaker.
  • How speaking has impacted Kristina’s overall business.
  • Four keys that make a difference in your life and speaking success: practice, perseverance, positive connections, play.

Interview Links

DrKristinaHallett.org

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Resources

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213 Listening to Your Client – Michael Parrish DuDell
04 Feb 2019

Communication, Clients, Business, Listening, Needs

213 Listening to Your Client – Michael Parrish DuDell

Summary

It’s easy to think of speaking as one-way communication. But great communication begins by listening first. Today’s guest gives you practical strategies for discovering what your client needs, crafting a talk that impacts the audience, and growing your speaking business.

Michael Parrish DuDell is an entrepreneur, keynote speaker, and the bestselling author of Shark Tank: Jump Start Your Business and Shark Tank Secrets to Success—the official business book series from ABC’s hit show Shark Tank.

Ranked as one of the “most popular business authors” by Amazon.com and named “one of nation’s leading Millennial voices” by IBM, Michael is a recognized industry expert and television commentator who is regularly featured across numerous media outlets, including CNN, CNBC, Fox News, Fox Business News, Bloomberg TV, NBC News, and many more.

We’ll explore:

  • How Michael made the transition to speaking from bigger stages.
  • What it means to make 80% of your revenue from speaking.
  • What an audience is actually looking for in a keynote speaker.
  • Michael’s transition from speaking for free to being paid as a speaker.
  • The importance of understanding your client.
  • Why it’s important to be easy to work with, and always be on time.
  • How to ask for what you think you are worth.
  • The power of thinking long term.
  • What Michael has learned from some of the mistakes he has made.
  • The importance of zeroing in on a specific topic.

Interview Links

MPDhq.com

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Resources

To access the special MemberVault training and access to your FREE account, click HERE.

FREE Ebook: 7 Step Formula for Fearless Speaking

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TriciaBrouk.com

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