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Pitch to the Team

By Li Hayes / May 6, 2021 /

Next time you pitch yourself for an event to get on a stage, remember that you’re not pitching to one player, you’re pitching to the whole team.​ A pitch is probably not going to just one person. It might go to a committee, or to the boss. You don’t know where exactly it’s going.​  So, how do…

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What’s Behind You?

By Li Hayes / April 12, 2021 /

Recently, I’ve been watching a lot of speakers who are switching over to a green screen, and it’s not working for them. Are you thinking about what’s behind you when you’re speaking?   When you speak, you want the audience to see you and not think about the nasty background.   In this tip video,…

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What’s a Proposal and How Do You Write One?

By Li Hayes / January 3, 2021 /

When you’re on the phone with a potential lead, unless they hire you on the spot–which doesn’t always happen–you’ll want to say, “Can I send you a proposal? I want to send this to you in writing.”   Sending a proposal sounds really old school doesn’t it? A lot of speakers tell me they wouldn’t…

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You Need to Rewrite Your Speaker Bio (Here’s How)

By Li Hayes / November 6, 2020 /

Does your bio say things like: In-demand speaker Best selling author Has been seen on…?   If you said yes, then it’s time to rewrite your bio! Watch this video to find out how to edit your bio, make it pop, and have clients say, “Wow, this person is the one we need.”   What…

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How to Have a Successful Website that Gets Gigs

By Li Hayes / August 20, 2020 /

When was the last time you landed a gig through your website? Are you constantly trying to put new information, update the pictures, or do things to refresh and make it more attractive to potential customers? Are you even getting any inquiries through it?   Well, let me tell you this… if you’re not getting…

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