I had the fortune of being interviewed by Wharton Business Radio recently. Host Mike Useem and I discuss my journey building the Washington Speakers Bureau with no experience and turned it into the largest and most respected speaker's agency in the world. I also delve into my book What Made Me Who I Am and the first-hand accounts and defining moments in the lives of 34 of the speakers from Terry Bradshaw to Colin Powell. Click Here to Listen on Soundcloud.
Imagine having the force of a full-service marketing agency, a compassionate coach, and an efficient organizer to help support and guide your career. That’s what being part of a speaker’s bureau does. I founded the Washington Speaker’s Bureau, the largest speaker’s agency in the world, because I am a strong believer in the value and the importance of the professional support a bureau can offer. The support a speaker’s bureau can provide includes: Marketing you as a speaker Proactively finding … Continue reading "10 Steps: How To Get A Speaker’s Bureau Interested in You"
The lecture industry! Most of what you know concerns famous names and reports of speaking fees. But it is an industry that, every year, provides us with new thinking and ideas that are so vital to the prosperity of our American culture and world civilization. Just look at the new visionaries it offers today in the likes of business futurist Dan Pink, Harvard’s Amy Cuddy, or NYU’s innovation guru Luke Williams. As the founder of Washington Speakers Bureau, I will … Continue reading "You, Me, and the Lecture Business: A Short History"