Speech topics matter!

Great Speech Topics and Bad Speech Topics – Choose Yours Wisely!

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I see a lot of coaches, consultants, and experts obsess over finding the right “idea worth spreading,” title, and persuasive presentation description. And that’s not a bad thing. But first, if we want to get booked to speak (or train), we need to ensure that the underlying speech topics we are building our presentation on aligns with our business goals …

If you want to make it easy for you to book paid speaking opportunities and make event organizers love you, follow these 5 tips.

Make it easy to get booked for paid speaking opportunities

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You likely already know more about how to get booked for paid speaking opportunities than you realize! When I first hung out my shingle as a speaker, coach, and consultant, one of my areas of expertise was supporting organizations to set their new hires up for success through their onboarding programs. (I even wrote a book on it.) Onboarding is …

Getting Booked to Speak, My Melinda Gates Moment and a FREE Master Class Invite

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“It doesn’t have to be hard.” I uttered these words at least half a dozen times to the women who participated in my The Spotlight MasterTreat last weekend. From designing a profitable speaking funnel to integrating one’s stories with her “idea worth spreading” to crafting her speaking pitches, the 19 women did some divine work as they reprogrammed their mindset …

I Just Can’t Quit You – why I’m opening up private coaching spots

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“Lex, if you want to coach again, just coach again,” my friend—the incredibly talented designer and brand strategist, Suzi Istvan, said. “But I made such a big deal about not working privately anymore. I don’t want to come across as disingenuous,” I said. (Okay, maybe I didn’t talk so much as whine.) “A worse lie is preventing yourself from doing …