Monthly Archives: August 2015

It’s not ALL about you (but it is a little!)

The two mistakes I see speakers make is they either over-do it and talk about themselves WAY TOO MUCH or they skip over their story completely.  Your story does matter because people want to know why they should listen to … Continue reading

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are you losing your audience right from the beginning?

In our last post, we talked about nailing the introduction of your presentation or talk.  After all, the introduction is where most people decide if they are going to tune into you, or tune out.  And nowadays, tuning out is … Continue reading

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3 reasons most coaches don’t make money from speaking

Many coaches and consultants are told to speak to get clients.  But if you’re like me, after YEARS of speaking, you might realize it never really leads to more business. I’ve discovered that there are three main reasons why this … Continue reading

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are you dying from exposure? (speaking but getting no sales?)

When I started a consulting business back in 2002, I knew that speaking was a sure-fire way to get clients.  I fought my nerves (we’re talking serious nerves here: sleep interrupting, voice shaking, chest flushing, voice cracking nerves!) and started … Continue reading

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Would you like raise your fees more than 6x?

When we were advised to raise our coaching fees from $2400 for six months to $15,000 (yes, you read that right), obviously it was going to take an insane moment of courage. When Chris and I first began our coaching … Continue reading

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