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SpeakersU Podcast with James Taylor

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SpeakersU Podcast host James Taylor brings you weekly speaker training, interviews and public speaking tips. You'll learn strategies on how to launch and grow your professional speaking business. The SpeakersU Podcast will teach you how to become a better public speaker and ways to get booked to tra… read more

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Neil Mullarkey: Improv Your Speaking Business – #125

September 16th, 2021

39:16

Neil Mullarkey is a unique communication expert. With Mike Myers, he co-founded the Comedy Store Players, and still performs every Sunday with them …

Steve Lowell: How To Craft And Deliver Your Message - #124

September 8th, 2021

37:37

Our guest this week is Steve Lowell who has been on the live stage since the age of 6; that's over 53 years ago. For 30 years he has been training and mentoring professional speakers around the world to craft and …

QJ: Audio Advice For Keynote Speakers – #123

September 2nd, 2021

43:27

Our guest this week is a musician. He’s also a record producer, an artist in sound, and fanatical about the performing talent he sees in others, often choosing to promote and guide those performers in their careers. …

Frank Furness: How To Market Yourself As A Professional Keynote Speaker – #122

August 25th, 2021

29:08

Frank Furness is an international specialist in sales, technology, social media, and goal setting and how they work in tandem to produce great …

Greg Schwem: How To Use Humor In Public Speaking – #121

August 18th, 2021

32:09

Greg Schwem is a Chicago, Illinois-based comedian, keynote speaker, and emcee who has spent the past 25 years making the corporate world laugh at itself. When not traveling the world providing laughs, Greg writes a …

James Taylor: Behind The Scenes Of A Successful Speaking Business - #120

August 10th, 2021

53:18

This week we are turning the tables on James Taylor and Maria Franzoni will be placing the spotlight on him and his speaking business.  As many of you know, James started his career managing high-profile rock stars and …

Ash Pemberton: Effective PowerPoint Presentation For Speakers – #118

July 28th, 2021

46:04

How To Create Effective PowerPoint Presentation For Speakers

Today I’m joined by Ash Pemberton, founder of Overnight Design, a professional PowerPoint designer whose clients include Johnson, Johnson, PepsiCo, Unilever, …

Shola Kaye: LinkedIn Strategies To Get Speaking Engagements - #117

July 21st, 2021

38:19
LinkedIn Strategies to find new Speaking Clients

Our guest this week is a LinkedIn Learning instructor as well as the author of two books and an award-winning international speaker on Communication, Inclusive …

Kay Korsch: What To Wear On Stage When Speaking - #116

July 6th, 2021

47:06

I'm James Taylor, and you're listening to the SpeakersU Podcast, a show for aspiring and professional speakers. This episode is with my co-host, …

Joshua Seth: Speak With Influence And Communicate WithConfidence – #115

June 30th, 2021

36:19

Joshua Seth is a celebrity voice actor(and world touring magician)turned entertaining keynote speaker. Joshua is known to millions as the voice of over 100 animated TV shows and movies and can be heard in everything …

Tom Morley: How To Rock The Virtual World - #114

June 23rd, 2021

42:03

I'm James Taylor and you're listening to the SpeakersU Podcast a show for aspiring and professional speakers. This episode is with my co-host, Maria Franzoni. Enjoy the episode. 

Top South African Keynote Speakers – #112

June 3rd, 2021

41:59

I’m James Taylor and you’re listening to the SpeakersU Podcast, a show for aspiring and professional speakers. 

My guest today is Bronwyn Hesketh of Speakers Inc, a Professional Speakers Bureau, based in South Africa. …

Tim Gard: Top Humorous Keynote Speakers – #111

May 26th, 2021

37:35

I’m James Taylor, and you’re listening to the SpeakersU podcast, a show for aspiring and professional speakers. This episode is with my co-host, Maria Franzoni. Enjoy the episode. Our guest this week is a pioneer in …

Bill Caskey And Bryan Neale: Advanced Selling For Speaking Business - #110

May 20th, 2021

42:05

I’m James Taylor and you’re listening to the SpeakersU Podcast, a show for aspiring and professional speakers. This episode is with my co-host Maria Franzoni. Enjoy the episode.

I’m James Taylor, keynote speaker, and …

Caspar Craven: Big Bold Goals For Speakers- #109

May 14th, 2021

36:56

This episode is with my co-host, Maria Franzoni. Enjoy the episode. This week we're going to be talking about goals big bold goals goal setting, a …

Jamil Qureshi: Creating And Sustaining Momentum In Your Speaking Business- #108

May 6th, 2021

37:38

Our guest is one of today’s foremost practitioners of performance-enhancing psychology and is an expert in high-performing teams. He’s ranked among …

Shola Kaye: Top Keynote Speaker On Diversity And Inclusion - #107

April 29th, 2021

32:21

My guest today is SpeakersU member Shola Kaye, a keynote speaker on communication, leadership, diversity, equity and inclusion, and workplace …

Joshua Seth: How To Become A Top Virtual Emcee And Hybrid Keynote Speaker- #106

April 21st, 2021

29:08

My guest today is SpeakersU member Joshua Seth, a celebrity voice actor, and world touring magician turned keynote speaker and emcee. He's known to millions as the voice of over 100 animated TV shows and movies. These …

Taylorr Payne: How To Find Speaking Engagements- #105

April 14th, 2021

43:16

My guest today is Taylorr Payne of SpeakerFlow, a business that helps professional speakers create predictable revenue streams. In our discussion, we talk about how to find speaking engagements, how to generate leads …

Andrew Vine: The Future Of Professional Speakers And Live Events - #104

April 8th, 2021

44:03

What is the future for professional speakers and live events? What are some of the challenges and opportunities in working with speakers with hybrid events? Who are some of the top Singapore keynote speakers? My guest …

Bob Strange: How To Sell Your Speaking - #103

March 24th, 2021

27:13

Would you like to close more speaking gigs this year? Do you want to increase your speaking fee? My guest today is Bob Strange (AKA The Closer), a …

Ilana Wechsler - Profitable Ads Campaigns For Speakers – #102

March 22nd, 2021

37:58

Have you ever used Google or Facebook Ads to generate speaking engagements? Are you looking for a way to generate consistent inquiries for your speaking programs? My guest today is Ilana Wechsler, a Google and Facebook …

LinkedIn Lead Generation For Speakers - #101

March 11th, 2021

30:47

Would you like more speaking enquiries and higher value speaking clients? Do you have a process for generating leads using LinkedIn and cold emails? …

The Future of SEO Article Writing Using GPT-3 - #100

March 3rd, 2021

37:48

So let me ask you a question. If someone went to Google and searched for a speaker on your topic would you be on that first page? You see Search …

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March 3rd, 2021

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SL098: How To Get Your Message To Millions (And Make Millions)

February 26th, 2021

32:01
How To Get Your Message To Millions (And Make Millions) James Taylor interviews Ted McGrath and they talked about how to get your message to millions and make millions.

In today's episode Ted McGrath talked about How To …

SL097: Storytelling, Body Language, and Public Speaking

February 17th, 2021

32:05
Storytelling, Body Language, and Public Speaking James Taylor interviews Nick Morgan and they talked about, storytelling, body language, and public speaking.

In today's episode Nick Morgan talked about Storytelling, …

SL096: Body Language Expert

February 11th, 2021

35:46
Body Language Expert James Taylor interviews Mark Bowden and they talked about The body language of inspiring speakers

In today's episode Mark Bowden talked about The body language of inspiring speakers.

Mark Bowden has …

SL095: Active Shooter And Threats to Event Safety

February 4th, 2021

26:42
Active Shooter And Threats to Event Safety James Taylor interviewed Carol Cambridge and they talked about Active Shooter And Threats to Event Safety

SL094: What Speakers Can Learn From Miles Davis

January 28th, 2021

44:14
What Speakers Can Learn From Miles Davis James Taylor interviewed Jeff Ponders and they talked about What Speakers Can Learn From Miles Davis

In today's episode Jeff Ponders talked about, What Speakers Can Learn From …

SL093: Using Your Speaking To Influence

January 22nd, 2021

37:22
Using Your Speaking To Influence James Taylor interviewed Karen Leong and they talked about Using Your Speaking To Influence

In today's episode Karen Leong talk about Using Your Speaking To Influence.

Karen Leong is a …

SL092: How To Use Newsjacking To Build Your Speaking Business

January 14th, 2021

27:11
How To Use Newsjacking To Build Your Speaking Business James Taylor interviews David Meerman Scott and they talked about How To Use Newsjacking To Build Your Speaking Business

In today's episode David Meerman Scott talk …

SL091: The Success Principles of Speaking

December 19th, 2020

30:41
The Success Principles of Speaking James Taylor interviews Walter Bond and they talked about The Success Principles of Speaking

In today's episode Walter Bond talk about The Success Principles of Speaking.

Former NBA …

SL090: How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing Keynote Speaking

December 10th, 2020

46:42
How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing Keynote Speaking James Taylor interviews Victor Antonio and talked about How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing Keynote Speaking

In today's episode Victor Antonio talk about How …

SL089: Mastering Your Message

December 4th, 2020

40:01
Mastering Your Message James Taylor interviews Daniel Gutierrez and they talked about mastering your message

In today's episode Daniel Gutierrez they talk about Mastering Your Message.

Daniel Gutierrez is an …

SL088: Sales Process for Speakers

November 26th, 2020

56:22
Sales Process for Speakers James Taylor interviews Tom Abbott and they talked about Sales Process for Speakers

In today's episode Tom Abbott they talk about Sales Process for Speakers.

Tom Abbott is an author and …

SL087: The Power of Purposeful Storytelling

November 5th, 2020

50:55
The Power of Purposeful Storytelling James Taylor interviews Michel Neray and they talk about The Power of Purposeful Storytelling

In today's episode …

SL086: How To Run A Successful Speaking Business With Your Spouse

October 29th, 2020

37:12
How To Run A Successful Speaking Business With Your Spouse James Taylor interviews Brenda Bence and they talked about How To Run A Successful …

SL085: The Changing Role Of The Meeting Planner

October 29th, 2020

37:03
The Changing Role Of The Meeting Planner James Taylor interviews Jessie States and they talked about the changing role of the meeting planner.

In …

SL084: Finding Your Voice As A Speaker

October 15th, 2020

41:46
Finding Your Voice As A Speaker James Taylor interviews Paul N. Larsen and they talked about Finding Your Voice As A Speaker

In today's episode Paul …

SL083: Adding Humor To Your Speaking

October 8th, 2020

41:51
Adding Humor To Your Speaking James Taylor interviews Tami Evans and they talked about adding humor to your speaking

In today's episode Tami Evans they talk about Adding Humor To Your Speaking.

Tami Evans is a …

SL082: Corporate Executive To Professional Speaker

October 1st, 2020

32:31
Corporate Executive To Professional Speaker James Taylor interviews Dr Shirley Davis and they talked about going
from Corporate Executive To Professional Speaker

In today's episode Dr Shirley Davis they talk about going …

SL081: KeyNote Women Speakers

September 24th, 2020

36:46
KeyNote Women Speakers James Taylor interviews Su-Yen Wong and they talked about KeyNote Women Speakers

In today's episode Su-Yen Wong they talk …

SL080: Using SpeakerHub To Get More Speaking Gigs

September 17th, 2020

43:36
Using SpeakerHub To Get More Speaking Gigs James Taylor interviews Andras Baneth and they talked about Using SpeakerHub To Get More Speaking Gigs

In today's episode Andras Baneth they talk about Using SpeakerHub To Get …

SL079: How To Get Speaking Gigs In New Countries

September 10th, 2020

44:21
How To Get Speaking Gigs In New Countries James Taylor interviews Mike Handcock and they talk about How To Get Speaking Gigs In New Countries

In today's episode Mike Handcock they talk about on How To Get Speaking Gigs …

SL078: The Entrepreneurial Speaker

September 3rd, 2020

37:37
The Entrepreneurial Speaker James Taylor interviews Gil Petersil and they talk about The Entrepreneurial Speaker.

In today's episode Gil Petersil they talk about The Entrepreneurial Speaker.

Gil Petersil, Communication …

SL077: Silencing Your Inner Critic

August 27th, 2020

47:30
Silencing Your Inner Critic In this episode James Taylor interviews Denise Jacobs and they talked about silencing your inner critic, dealing with …

SL076: How To Become A Successful Speaker

August 27th, 2020

33:10
How To Become A Successful Speaker James Taylor interviews Jack Canfield and they talked about How To Become A Successful Speaker

In today's episode …

SL075: Collaborate To Accelerate

August 13th, 2020

33:45
Collaborate To Accelerate James Taylor interviews Mia Liljeberg and they talked about how to Collaborate To Accelerate

In today's episode Mia …

SL074: Public Speaking for Techie's

August 6th, 2020

34:56
Public Speaking for Techie's James Taylor interviews Poornima Vijayashanker and they talked about Public Speaking for Techie's

In today's episode Poornima Vijayashanker talks about Public Speaking for Techie's.

Poornima …

SL073: How To Sell Your Speaking On The Phone

July 30th, 2020

30:21
How To Sell Your Speaking On The Phone James Taylor interviews Mark Hunter and they talked about how to sell your speaking on the phone.

In today's episode Mark Hunter talks about how to sell your speaking on the phone.

SL072: How To Be A Distinctive Speaker

July 23rd, 2020

42:41
How To Be A Distinctive Speaker James Taylor interviews Scott McKain and they talked about how to be a Distinctive Speaker

In today's episode Scott McKain talks about How To Be A Distinctive Speaker.

Scott McKain is an …

SL071: Public Speaking Tips from The Feisty, Focused And Fearless Speaker

July 17th, 2020

1:02:18
Public Speaking Tips from The Feisty, Focused And Fearless Speaker Public Speaking Tips: James Taylor interviews Pegine Echevarria; The Feisty, Focused And Fearless Speaker

In today's episode Pegine Echvarria talks …

SL070: The 3 Steps To Launching A Speaking Career - Jane Atkinson

July 10th, 2020

37:37
The 3 Steps To Launching A Speaking Career James Taylor interviews Jane Atkinson and they talk about The 3 Steps To Launching A Speaking Career.

In today's episode Jane Atkinson talks about The 3 Steps To Launching A …

SL069: Top Virtual Keynote Speaker Photography

July 2nd, 2020

33:51
Top Virtual Keynote Speaker Photography James Taylor interviews John DeMato who specialises in portrait, event and headshot photography for top virtual keynote speakers.

In today's episode John DeMato talks about Top …

SL068: Public Speaking Career Tip: How To Get Video Testimonials From Clients and Audience Members

June 24th, 2020

38:18
How To Get Video Testimonials From Clients and Audience Members James Taylor interviews Jill Schiefelbein and they talk about exactly How To Get Video Testimonials From Clients and Audience Members.

In today's episode …

SL067: Exactly What To Say - Building Your Public Speaking Business

June 18th, 2020

53:43
Exactly What To Say - Building Your Public Speaking Business James Taylor interviews Phil M. Jones and they talk about exactly what to say to build your public speaking business.

In today’s episode Phil M. Jones talks …

SL066: How To Develop Your Personal Branding As A Public Speaker

June 15th, 2020

44:36
How To Develop Your Personal Branding As A Public Speaker James Taylor interviews Branding keynote speaker Sylvie di Giusto and they talk about how to develop your personal branding as a public speaker.

In today's …

SL065: How To Grow Your Speaker Brand On Instagram - with Darius Tan

June 4th, 2020

57:07

How To Grow Your Speaker Brand On Instagram

In today's episode Darius Tan talks about How To Grow Your Speaker Brand On Instagram.

Darius Tan is an author, speaker and expert in social media community growth and …

SL064: How To Use LinkedIn To Get More Speaking Gigs - with Jamil Qureshi

May 28th, 2020

46:26

Use LinkedIn To Get More Speaking Gigs

In today's episode Jamil Qureshi talks about How To Use LinkedIn To Get More Speaking Gigs.

Would you like to …

SL063: How To Stand Out In The Speaker Marketplace - with Steve Lowell

May 21st, 2020

48:41

Stand Out In The Speaker Marketplace

In today's episode Steve Lowell talks about How To Stand Out In The Speaker Marketplace.

Would you like to learn …

SL062: The First Principles Of Speaking - with Jim Cathcart

May 14th, 2020

56:59

First Principles Of Speaking

In today’s episode Jim Cathcart talks about The First Principles Of Speaking.

Ever wanted to know what the first principles of speaking are? You know, the timeless strategies for building a …

SL061: How To Adapt To A Changing Speaking Industry - with Jeffrey Hayzlett

May 7th, 2020

36:03

Adapting to Changes

In today's episode Jeffrey Hayzlett talks about How To Adapt To A Changing Speaking Industry.

Jeffrey Hayzlett is a CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame inductee and now primetime television host of C-Suite …

SL060: Serving Not Selling During Coronavirus - Andrea T Edwards

May 1st, 2020

46:21

Serving Not Selling

In today's episode Andrea T. Edwards talks about Serving Not Selling During Coronavirus.

Andrea T Edwards, CSP, (AKA The Digital Conversationalist), challenges organisations to think differently …

SL059: Stress Management For Professional Speakers - with Kathy Gruver

April 23rd, 2020

48:53

Stress Management

In today's episode Kathy Gruver talks about Stress Management For Professional Speakers.

The outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus), and its profound impact on the speaking business, means the topic of …

SL058: The Happy Speaker - with Dr Suresh Devnani

April 16th, 2020

28:33

The Happy Speaker

In today's episode Dr Suresh Devnani talks about The Happy Speaker.

Dr Suresh Devnani is a Motivational Keynote Speaker, TEDx Speaker, Researcher, Best-Selling Author, and a global thinker on the …

SL057: Hybrid Publishing For Professional Speakers - with Laura Gassner Otting

April 13th, 2020

40:55

Hybrid Publishing

In today's episode Laura Gassner Otting talks about Hybrid Publishing For Professional Speakers.

Want to know about the difference between traditional publishing vs hybrid publishing for speakers? In …

SL056: Moving From Training To Professional Speaking - with Sheena Walker

April 2nd, 2020

35:11

From Training to Professional Speaking

In today's episode Sheena Walker talks about moving from training to professional speaking.

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If you enjoyed …

SL055: How To Write A TED Talk - with Tamsen Webster

March 26th, 2020

45:05

How to Write a TED Talk 

Want to know how to write a TED Talk? In today’s interview James Taylor interviews speaker and former TEDxCambridge …

SL054: What The Best Keynote Speakers Have In Common - with Scott Friedman

March 19th, 2020

31:56

Similarities of the Best Keynote Speakers 

Ever wondered what the best keynote speakers have in common? In today's interview James Taylor talks with speaking industry legend Scott Friedman about:

Characteristics of the …

SL053: How To 10X Your Speaker Fee In 12 Months - with Sally Hogshead

March 12th, 2020

52:50

Maximizing Speaker Fee

How To 10X Your Speaker Fee In 12 Months – with Sally Hogshead

Want to know how to 10X your speaker fee in 12 months or less? In today’s interview James Taylor talks with keynote speaker Sally …

SL052: How To Become Speaker Bureau Ready - with Josh Linkner

March 5th, 2020

33:53

Speaker Bureau Ready

Ever wanted to know how to become speaker bureau ready? In today’s episode of The Speakers Life, James Taylor interviews Josh Linkner about:

Being An Innovation Keynote Speaker
Becoming Speaker …

SL051: 24 Hours In The Life Of A Dubai Expo Keynote Speaker

February 27th, 2020

4:07

The Life of A Dubai Expo Keynote Speaker

Ever wondered what the life of a keynote speaker is really like? In today's episode of The Speakers Life I take you behind the scenes of 24hrs in the life of a Dubai Expo Keynote …

SL050: The Power Of A Premium Speaker Brand - Interview with Sonja Piontek

February 13th, 2020

39:40

Sonja Piontek is a keynote speaker on unleashing potential and UltraCreativity. During her years as Marketing Director for BMW Asia, Sonja was responsible for the brand’s strategy and marketing activities across Asia, …

SL049: Great Speaker Websites - The Six Elements

February 7th, 2020

14:13

In today's episode of The Speakers Life I share insights into the six elements that all great speaker websites should have.

The Right Domain Name
The …

SL048: Coronavirus Impact On The Speaking Business

February 3rd, 2020

8:18

In today's episode I discuss the Coronavirus impact on the speaking business. If you ask any professional speaker who has been in this business for a while and they’ll tell you stories of what it’s like when the economy …

SL047: How To Have Your First Seven Figure Speaker Year - Interview with Jane Atkinson

January 23rd, 2020

29:33

Jane Atkinson spent over a decade as one of the top business managers for speakers including best-selling author’s and celebrities. Jane is the author of four books including the The Wealthy Speaker 2.0, The Epic …

SL046: How To Make Your Speeches More Relatable

January 16th, 2020

1:06

In today's episode of The Speakers Life I'm in Singapore where I learned how to make your speeches more relatable to an audience using a powerful …

SL045: How To Warm Up Your Voice Before You Give A Speech

January 9th, 2020

2:02

Today I'm speaking in Bangkok, Thailand but before I go onstage Alison Burns and I wanted to show you how to warm up your voice before you give a speech.

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SL044: How To Transform Your Speaking Career In 2020

January 2nd, 2020

2:36

Today I'm in Chapel Hill, North Carolina USA and something happened today which reminded me why as speakers we have to use both incremental …

SL043: Why International Speakers Should Tell International Stories

December 19th, 2019

2:10

Today I'm in Orlando, Florida and reminded why international speakers should tell international stories.

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SL042: Why You Should Mind Your Speaking Business

December 12th, 2019

1:18

Today I'm in Dubai, UAE and while here I was reminded why you should 'mind your speaking business'.

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SL041: Speaking In Amman, Jordan

December 5th, 2019

0:28

In today's episode of The Speakers Life I'm in Amman, Jordan being interviewed for a TV show and giving a speech on creativity.

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If you enjoyed the …

SL040: How Other Speakers Can Help You Prepare Your Speeches

November 28th, 2019

0:52

Today's episode of The Speakers Life, filmed in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, shares with you a powerful tip on how other speakers can help you …

SL039: How To Prepare Your Speech And Reduce Stage Nerves

November 21st, 2019

1:16

Today's episode of The Speakers Life, filmed in London is about, How To Prepare Your Speech And Reduce Stage Nerves.

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If you enjoyed the show, …

SL038: The One Request That Every Speaker Should Make To The AV Team

November 14th, 2019

0:59

Today's episode of The Speakers Life, filmed in Abu Dhabi in the UAE, is about The One Request That Every Speaker Should Make To The AV Team.

Please …

SL037: What Frank Sinatra Can Teach Speakers About Storytelling

November 7th, 2019

1:48

Today's episode of The Speakers Life, filmed in Abu Dhabi in the UAE, is about what Frank Sinatra can teach speakers about storytelling.

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If you …

SL036: Finding Local Stories To Share In Your Speeches

October 31st, 2019

1:14

In today’s episode of The Speakers Life I’m delighted to announce the launch of Season 3 of International Speakers Summit, an online event about Finding Local Stories To Share In Your Speeches.

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SL035: Sales Keynote Speaker in Dubai

October 25th, 2019

1:05

In today’s episode of The Speakers Life I’m delighted to announce the launch of Season 3 of International Speakers Summit, an online event about Sales Keynote Speaker in Dubai.

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SL034: Speaking Business vs Speaking Practice

October 17th, 2019

1:09

In today’s episode of The Speakers Life I’m delighted to announce the launch of Season 3 of International Speakers Summit, an online event about Speaking Business vs Speaking Practice.

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SL033: How To Stay Health As A Travelling Speaker

October 15th, 2019

2:59

In today’s episode of The Speakers Life I’m delighted to announce the launch of Season 3 of International Speakers Summit, an online event on How To Stay Health As A Travelling Speaker

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SL032: Going Deep Not Wide As A Speaker

September 20th, 2019

2:51

In today’s episode of The Speakers Life I’m delighted to announce the launch of Season 3 of International Speakers Summit, an online event where, you’ll Going Deep Not Wide As A Speaker

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SL031: How To Book More Speaking Gigs In 2020

September 13th, 2019

1:18

In today’s episode of The Speakers Life I’m delighted to announce the launch of Season 3 of International Speakers Summit, an online event where you’ll learn how to book more speaking gigs in 2020.

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SL030: Using Virtual Summits To Get More Speaking Gigs

September 5th, 2019

29:44

In today's episode of The Speakers Life I talk with Pravin Shekar, Using Virtual Summits To Get More Speaking Gigs.

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SL029: How To Launch Your Speaking Career Using Online Interviews

August 29th, 2019

38:32

In today's episode of The Speakers Life I talk with Moustafa Hamwi, speaker on passionpreneurship.

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If you enjoyed the show, please rate it on …

SL028: The Perfect Follow-Up Process For Speakers

August 22nd, 2019

31:25

In today's episode of The Speakers Life I talk with Jonathan Low, keynote speaker on sales success, service experience and leadership performance.

SL027: How To Stand Out As A Speaker

August 15th, 2019

2:42

In today’s episode of The Speakers Life I share a powerful tip on how to stand out as a speaker.

  • Josh Linkner
  • Phil M. Jones
  • Being hyper-responsive

SL026: Building Your Speaker Brand Using Online Summits

August 8th, 2019

26:10

In today’s episode of The Speakers Life I talk with Sha Nacino, author and speaker on gratitude.

  • United Nations Global Entrepreneur Council

SL025: Adding Residual Income To Your Speaking Business - Julie Holmes

August 2nd, 2019

48:30

Julie Holmes is an inventor, founder, entrepreneur and corporate survivor. Her favorite question is “What if?” What if you could transform your …

SL024: How To Add Humour To Your Speeches - Tom Sligting

July 26th, 2019

52:10

The speaking industry is going through huge changes at the moment. And in order to survive and thrive in this new age my guest today believes that you need to disrupt yourself. His name is Tom Sligting (AKA Tom …

SL023: How To Collaborate With Other Professional Speakers

July 19th, 2019

4:32

In today's episode of The Speakers Life, filmed in Stockholm, I show you how to collaborate with other professional speakers to grow your speaking …

SL022: The Nomadic Mindset Of Professional Speakers

July 11th, 2019

43:50

In today's episode of The Speakers Life I talk with Kevin Cottam, speaker on the nomadic lifestyle.

  • What speakers can learn from Harley Davidson …

SL021: How To Help Speaker Bureaus Sell Your Speaking Programs

July 4th, 2019

8:04

In today's episode of The Speakers Life I show you how to help speaker bureaus sell your speaking programs.

  • Training speaker bureaus to sell-up

SL020: How To Become A Global Keynote Speaker

June 29th, 2019

45:04

In today's episode of The Speakers Life I talk with Cyriel Kortleven CSP, a keynote speaker on change.

  • Speaking in Singapore
  • Writing your next …

SL019: How To Achieve Mastery In Your Professional Speaking

June 13th, 2019

6:02

In today's episode of The Speakers Life I talk about how to achieve mastery in your professional speaking by using the ancient Japanese concept of …

SL018: One Powerful Reason To Become A Professional Speaker

May 17th, 2019

5:04

Learning and growth as a professional speaker

  • The privilege of speaking
  • Inside track
  • Multiple industries, multiple perspectives

Artificial …

SL017: How Speakers Can Increase Profits Using Location Optimisation

May 2nd, 2019

4:50

 Getting the most business from speaking in a country.

  • Manoj Vasudevan
  • Location Maximization
  • LinkedIn Marketing for Speakers

Artificial …

SL016: Tips For Speakers When Working With Foreign Language Translators

April 26th, 2019

3:49

In today's episode of The Speakers Life I'm in Quito, Ecuador and sharing ideas on how speakers can best work with language translators at events.

SL015: How To Memorise Your Speeches

April 18th, 2019

5:24

This month I had to memorise thirteen different speeches.
In today’s episode filmed in Toronto I cover how to memorise your speeches.

  • Working three …

SL014: The 3 T's To Grow your Speaking Business In 2019

April 11th, 2019

4:04

Short Intro: There are three things required to grow your speaking business in 2019. In this episode, filmed on the road in Toronto, I share Lillian …

SL013: Working With A Top Corporate Event MC - Interview with Rob Salisbury

April 4th, 2019

6:24

One of the joys of being a global keynote speaker is getting to work alongside top corporate MC's around the world. After giving the keynote speech at a senior leadership meeting in Singapore recently I sat down with …

SL012: The Elon Musk Strategy For Building Your Professional Speaking Business

March 28th, 2019

3:48

Building your professional speaking business today requires asking the kind of first principle questions that Elon Musk is known for. In today’s episode, filmed in Singapore, we look at how to ask better questions to …

SL011: The One Qualification Every Professional Speaker Must Have

March 21st, 2019

4:45

I was asked the other day at a party what was the one qualification every professional speaker must have? Today I'm in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to …

SL010: he Rehearsal Is The Work - Overcoming A Fear Of Public Speaking

March 14th, 2019

6:06

In actor Michael Caine’s autobiography he shared a great piece of advice on overcoming a fear of public speaking that is encapsulated by the phrase …

SL009: Opening Keynote Speakers vs Closing Keynote Speakers

March 7th, 2019

4:14

What's the difference between an opening keynote speaker versus a closing keynote speaker? In todays episode, filmed in Abu Dhabi, I talk about how giving an opening keynote speech is different from giving a closing …

SL008: Who Do You Serve As A Speaker?

February 28th, 2019

8:14

Who do you serve as a keynote speaker? Today I'm in Abu Dhabi in the UAE and in this episode of The Speakers Life I explore why it's important to …

SL007: What Is The Difference Between Speaking Versus Training (The 70 Rule)

February 22nd, 2019

3:21

The other day I was speaking in India and a member of the audience asked this question..."what is the difference between speaking versus training?". In today's episode of The Speakers Life (filmed in Beirut, Lebanon) I …

SL006: How Do You Know If You've Given A Good Speech?

February 13th, 2019

4:31

How do you know if you've given a good speech or not? Today I'm speaking in Beirut, Lebanon and in this episode of The Speakers Life I reflect on …

SL005: The Indian Keynote Speaker Market

February 7th, 2019

4:58

Today I'm in Chennai, India to give the opening keynote at the Professional Speakers Association of India annual Summit and in this episode I what I …

SL004: How To Deal With Price Objections As A Professional Speaker

February 1st, 2019

4:16

Today I'm in the San Francisco Bay Area and this episode is about how to overcome price objections as a professional speaker. In this episode I share …

SL003: What Top Keynote Speakers Can Learn From Comedians

January 25th, 2019

3:31

In this episode of The Speakers Life we look at what top keynote speakers can learn from comedians about crafting a speech. Thanks to comedian Ricky …

SL002: Secrets Of Top Speaker Bureaus with Maria Franzoni

January 19th, 2019

34:29

Ever wanted to know the secrets of top speakers bureaus? In this new episode I speak with legendary speaker bureau owner and agent Maria Franzoni of MFL about how keynote speakers can work with speaker bureaus.

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SL001: What Every Speaker Can Learn From JFK's "Ich Bin Ein Berliner" Speech

January 11th, 2019

3:57

This week I’m in Berlin, Germany at the site of President John F. Kennedy’s famous “Ich Bin Ein Berliner” speaker. In this episode of The Speakers Life I share the lessons that every speaker can learn from JFK’s speech.

SL000: Welcome To The Speakers Life

January 11th, 2019

2:47

Welcome to The Speakers Life with James Taylor. This show brings you weekly speaker training, interviews and public speaking tips. You’ll learn strategies on how to launch and grow your professional speaking business. …

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