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Episode 119: Jane Atkinson – How To Launch Your Speaking Career

Episode 119: Jane Atkinson – How To Launch Your Speaking Career

If you ever plan to speak in front of a group of people, then you’ll want to listen to this episode with Jane Atkinson.  If you have a desire to speak professionally and get paid, then you’ll love this conversation.  I really enjoyed this conversation, specifically the portion of the talk where Jane did a live workshop with me.   I learned a great deal about the speaking profession from

Jane Atkinson has been helping speakers catapult their businesses for over 20 years. As a former speaker’s agent, she has represented numerous speakers, celebrities and best-selling authors. Today, as a speaker coach, Jane has helped some of the industry’s hottest stars. Many of Jane’s clients have vaulted to the top 3% of the field. Her clients are the who’s who…. Executive VP’s of Fortune 100 companies, Editors-in-Chief of Top Magazines, Bestselling Authors, Adventurers, Ivy League Professors and regular everyday people who have a strong message.

Jane’s book entitled “The Wealthy Speaker 2.0: A Proven Formula for Building a Successful Speaking Business” has been touted “the bible” of the speaking. Her follow up book “The Epic Keynote: Presentation Skills and Styles of The Wealthy Speaker” has become the speakers “presentations reference guide”.

Episode 119: Jane Atkinson – How To Launch Your Speaking Career

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“What changed for me working with Jane? Everything…we’ve been together since the beginning and 3 years later we are well on our way to building a million dollar business. She is the definitive Speaker Launcher!” – Ryan Estis

In This Episode, You Will Learn:

  • Focusing… Choosing something you want to be known for leads to sustained excellence
  • Be a specialist… A thought leader in one area
  • How speakers bureaus can be helpful
  • The beginnings of Ryan Estis’ career and how Jane helped him
  • Direct, Live, 1 on 1 coaching
  • Why building in surprise elements to your speech will differentiate you
  • Read The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs
  • How to “make the audience the heroes of your story”
  • Creating audience interaction and engagement – A “How To”
  • Why everyone should invest in a coach (She pays $25K/year for hers)
  • Personal growth, self-development = Learning Leader

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Episode edited by the great J Scott Donnell

Bio From SpeakerLauncher.com

Jane Atkinson has been helping speakers catapult their businesses for over 20 years. As a former speaker’s agent, she has represented numerous speakers, celebrities and best-selling authors. Today, as a speaker coach, Jane has helped some of the industry’s hottest stars. Many of Jane’s clients have vaulted to the top 3% of the field. Her clients are the who’s who…. Executive VP’s of Fortune 100 companies, Editors-in-Chief of Top Magazines, Bestselling Authors, Adventurers, Ivy League Professors and regular everyday people who have a strong message.

Jane’s book entitled “The Wealthy Speaker 2.0: A Proven Formula for Building a Successful Speaking Business” has been touted “the bible” of the speaking. Her follow up book “The Epic Keynote: Presentation Skills and Styles of The Wealthy Speaker” has become the speakers “presentations reference guide”.

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