Author: annik

Here Are The FIVE Golden Rules Of Authenticity

…..adding with a little wink knowing that nothing worth truly embracing is summed up in only FIVE rules. A couple of years back we had Nick Bolton on the Speaker Express stage – founder of Animas Institute, adventurer and authenticity guru. We love Nick’s wisdom. What does the word authenticity mean and how does one become more authentic? […]



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Getting Gigs & Building a Speaking Business in 2018

Thank you to Panicos Iordanou, who wrote this article after attending his first ever Speaker Express Club Night. “The INSPIRATION behind the name for the Speaker Express was the 19th century Pony Express horseback mail delivery service in the American West. Its most famous rider was quite possibly ‘Buffalo Bill’, who started riding for the service at just […]



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How To Find Your Message?

Many of my clients think that ONCE they have found their message the entire public speaking thing will become easy and they will feel 200% more confident and worthy to be on stage. FAR FROM. You find your message and confidence in the PROCESS of searching for it. Even starting to speak about something. Anything. […]



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Speaking Business Models – 10 Ways to Monetise Your Speaking

Let’s talk Business Models: There are 10 different business models you can use to make money as a speaker [well, there are more . but let’s focus on 10 here]. This article will help you understand a range of opportunities that you may already be familiar with and probably some that you haven’t explored yet. […]



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Little Script to Ask for Speaking Gigs

If you want to get on stage more often, use this ‘SECRET ingredient’ – something only a few people know and do. The SECRET ingredient is: TO ASK! …and of course add value. DON’T WAIT and don’t think it’s easy! Create opportunities. Be proactive. Take action to expand your circle of influence! RESEARCH groups and […]



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How To Find Your Message & Meaning

SOMETIMES people say: ‘…once I have found my message I will start speaking’ or ‘…I have worked through processes to find my message but nothing came out of it’. Here are our thoughts on this: ‘We get old and die but in between we need some meaning!’ Find meaning through using your voice and doing public speaking. […]



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Speak So Others Listen

Do you sometimes feel like talking to a wall? Like nobody is listening or paying attention? If you wonder how you could speak more powerfully so your kids clean their rooms, your partner takes out the rubbish and your boss considers you for a pay rise, try out the below. Speak to their VALUES If […]



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