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How to Get Started as a Public Speaker

If you are wondering how to get started as a public speaker, universities can be a great place to start! I had my very first speaking gig at Georgia State University more than a decade ago. How did I land my very first speaking gig? It...

The #1 secret to booking paid speaking gigs

Last year, I was 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...

How to Get Results from Public Speaking

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 Get Paid Speaking Gigs

71 That's the number of times I've been paid to speak. Maybe more…I feel like I'm missing a few. I had to update my CV a little while ago for a proposal I was submitting, which required me going back and adding three years of speaking engagements...

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...