The Speaker Lab with Grant Baldwin // Public Speaking / Motivational Speaking / Entrepreneurship
About This Show
Grant Baldwin from The Speaker Lab podcast will be sharing speaking business tactics, tips, and strategies from his own experience, case studies, and interviewing the experts. Whether you're just getting started trying to get your first booking or you're a veteran speaker looking to build and grow your business, this is for you.
Grant has built a multiple six-figure per year business as a speaker having presented to over 500,000 people in over 450 paid speaking gigs. We'll talk about speaker marketing, working with speaker bureaus and agents, building your platform, negotiating fees, social media marketing, networking, storytelling, humor, operating the business and so much more!
Most Recent Episode
173. How to Prepare For When Things Go Wrong as a Speaker
3 days ago
Inevitably you'll run into some issue before, during or right after you give a talk. Do you know how to prepare for when things go wrong as a speaker? Both my co-host and I do and that's what we're talking about on today's show. Our co-host Melanie Deziel is back for her 3rd segment: the blooper reel. On episode 173 we talk about how to respond to any number of potential scenarios and pitfalls as a speaker. You'll find out what to do if you are running late or having travel issues or if you are feeling sick. we'll discuss how to handle tech issues, if your time is cut short or if you have a difficult audience member. Today we'll pull open up the curtain to share our best and worst stories, buckle up and join us because there's plenty to learn on episode 173 of The Speaker Lab! THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW: Why to avoid traveling the day of your speaking engagement. How to think two steps ahead and always have a Plan B in place. How do you know if you should go on stage when you're sick? Why keeping the same routine is just as important on the road as it is at home. What are the two technologies that never work for speakers, and how can you avoid using them? Why shouldn't you apologize from stage? What do you do if someone heckles you or shows off from the audience? Should you call out the elephant in the room when you're speaking? And so much more! EPISODE RESOURCES Melanie Deziel's website Episode 166 with Shawn Stevenson Melanie Deziel on Twitter Melanie Deziel on Instagram Melanie Deziel on LinkedIn Elite Speaker Workshop Find and contact potential gigs