Category: Speak to Grow Your Business

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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How Do I Get MORE Speaking Gigs

How a little sequence can make all the difference to the number of your bookings: This post won’t get you over the fear of public speaking, only training, practice and experience will BUT it will help you getting yourself into the speaking circuit. THE ONE question I hear most from speakers (aspiring and professional ones) is: HOW […]



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How to Land a Game-Changing Speaking Gig

We had TEDx Clapham curator Alex Merry on our stage this month. Enjoy Alex’s words of wisdom and let us know as soon as you land you FIRST or NEXT game-changing speaking gig. Alex Merry: Want to share your story on stage? Think again! Last night I was invited to give a talk on what […]



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Storytelling & Storytelling Loops: A conversation with Clinton Swaine

Clinton Swaine, Founder of Frontier Trainings is known as the World Leader in experiential business trainings. He’s spoken on many of the world’s top stages and produced over 200 games and processes which teach business, personal development and speaking skills to countless individuals and organisations. Clinton is in conversation with Annik, in an obviously windy […]



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How To Get Started With Speaking Gigs in London

It’s Annik from Speaker Express, coming to you from the stunning co-working space, WeWork, Tower Bridge. Today, I want to talk about an experience I had at one of our events that are part our 6-month Speaking Accelerator. It was all about storytelling and accessing emotions and after the training, everyone was like, “Oh my god! I […]



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How Do I Get On A TEDx Stage?

I hear it on a weekly basis, the question: ‘How do I get on a TEDx stage?’ Well, SPEAKER Express member Lizzy has done it (and some other members too BUT Lizzy is the only one who wrote about her experience). Pay close attention to the ‘clucking like a chicken’ bit :-). ‘Somewhere in the […]



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7 Tips to a Mindblowing Speech

Collected by Steve Beckles-ebusa at www.scaredtospeakingpublic.com from Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) community members: 1. Don’t Write a Speech ‘The best way to really motivate an audience is to connect with them. And the best way to connect with an audience is by not reading a printed piece of paper verbatim. It’s the extemporaneousness that will […]



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