Public Speaking

How public speaking has led to real results

Public speaking has positioned me as an expert and given me extreme confidence. That's right - I didn't say I was confident before I was a speaker, I said speaking has given me confidence. Seriously, there's nothing better for your ego than a standing ovation...

How to Land PAID Speaking Gigs

I recently got invited for the third time to speak at my alma mater at their annual Entertainment and Sports Law Symposium! Over the years, I've spoken at nearly two dozen law schools, including schools that I couldn't have even gotten into for law school - like Harvard! Want...

7 Ways to Use LinkedIn to Land Speaking Gigs

When I started out as a public speaker, I had to hustle to find gigs. I sent cold emails, reached out to old friends and former colleagues, and submitted proposal after proposal to conferences. But today, 90% of my speaking opportunities come from people who reach...

How I Landed a Speaking Gig with the Miami Dolphins

I was recently asked to speak to the Miami Dolphins' rookies about personal branding and how to use social media to amplify their message. I've spoken in dozens of college athletic departments, but this was my first time speaking to professional athletes. I was understandably excited, and...