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Million Dollar Speaking
The Professional’s Guide to Building Your Platform
Authors: Weiss, Alan
©2011 | 1st Edition | 352 pages , Softcover
Pub Date: October 2010
Price: US$ 22.00
Make your move into, or improve your position in, the powerful world of professional speaking
If you think you have what it takes to speak professionally, or you’ve already been doing so with insufficient reward, now is the time to make your move.
Bestselling business author and Professional Speaking Hall of Fame member Alan Weiss offers the inside advice you need to turn your talent into a high-paying career—from honing your delivery skills to building a business. In Million Dollar Speaking, you’ll learn the critical skills of
- Dealing with difficult crowds
- Creating powerful speeches
- Targeting high-potential markets
- Creating a “star” reputation
- Setting fees that reflect your outstanding value
- Perfecting platform skills—making ¬them the best in the business
- Expanding your business through diversification
Weiss has packed the guide with tips, resources, helpful examples, and checklists that make it easy for you to keep a record of your progress. Whether you’re a trainer, workshop leader, or consultant, Million Dollar Speaking has what you need to get on the paid public-speaking circuit in no time.
About the Author
Alan Weiss, Ph.D. (East Greenwich, RI) runs the firm Summit Consulting Group, Inc. He typically delivers 30 keynotes a year at major conferences, and he has been a visiting faculty member at a number of universities, including Case Western Reserve University, Boston College, and Tufts. Weiss is the author of the bestseller Million Dollar Consulting. In 2006 he was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award of the American Press Institute, which was one of only seven awarded in the 60-year history of the association.
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