Technically Speaking is a show dedicated to helping thought-leaders master the business of speaking. Co-hosted by the 2 bearded dudes who founded SpeakerFlow, a software and coaching company for thought-leaders, Technically Speaking is the first of it's kind, featuring the best and brightest in the events, speaking, and meetings industry. We're on a mission to help thought-leaders make the extraordinary possible in their businesses. So what do you say? Subscribe and join us every Tuesday morning for some crazy stories, (un)structured rants, and a whole lot of fun - all while getting the best advice the industry has to offer about growing your thought-leadership business. See you there! 🚀 - Taylorr and Austin... Show More
In this episode, we've brought in managing partner and Chief Marketing Officer at eSpeakers, Joe Heaps.
In his many years in the industry, Joe’s innovative ideas and strategic vision has moved eSpeakers forward - recognized as the leading software provider in the industry.
Listen in as we uncover how to use eSpeakers to level up your speaking business and grow in 2021.
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In this week's episode, we're chatting with speaker, author, futurist, and money business insider, Joel Block.
Joel’s a long-time venture capitalist and hedge fund manager (gobbledygook for "professional investor") who lives in a Shark Tank world like on TV. Since selling his publishing company to a Fortune 500, Joel keynotes conferences worldwide, sharing Wall Street insights that enhance stakeholder value by deli...
In this week's episode, we're chatting with 30-year speaking business veteran and coach, Jane Atkinson.
Jane Atkinson has been helping speakers catapult their careers for nearly 30 years. She is the author of The Wealthy Speaker 2.0, The Epic Keynote, and The Wealthy Speaker Daily Success Planner and Journal.
Today, we're chatting about what it takes to scale a speaking business.
If you're ready to make the leap ...
In this week's episode, we're chatting with award-winning speaker, and leader in creativity and innovation, James Taylor.
James was able to build a 7-figure speaking business in as little as 3 years.
In this episode, we find out how he did it, what's required to make it happen, and the formula to breaking into the 2-comma club.
You don't want to miss this one!
Let's dive in!
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In this episode, we're chatting with renowned speaker and clinical psychiatrist, Dr. Tharaka - a.k.a. Dr. T.
Dr. T helps Leaders better understand and navigate their own mind, the mind of their people, and their clients in order to inform strategic behavioral change that drives greater progress.
He chats with us about his journey as a speaker, how to stay resilient, and gives us mental tools to combat even the most difficult ...
In this episode, we're chatting with Million-Dollar Speaker, Simon T. Bailey.
Simon has spoken to over 1800 organizations in 49 countries, a 10-time published author, and one of the nicest people you'll ever meet.
We chat with Simon about his journey as a professional speaker, what started it all, and what it's taken to become a member of the National Speakers Association's Million-Dollar Roundtable.
In this episode, we're chatting with sales and emotional intelligence expert, Merit Kahn, CSP.
Merit unloads the secret sauce to sales and how emotional intelligence plays directly into how much revenue you make.
We talk about the state of selling through the pandemic, how to balance empathy with assertiveness to close the deal, and how to use consultative selling to get more yes' at higher fees.
So what do you say? Join...
In this week's episode, we're chatting with Sam Schrup - founder and developer of Textiful.
Textiful is the EASIEST text-to-opt-in tool on the market. With an insanely easy-to-use interface, Textiful makes it so easy to not only build your email list fast, but also to stay top of mind with your audience.
We talk about ways speakers can use Textiful to keep their audience engaged, charge higher fees, and increase their rev...
In this episode, we've invited on Lauren Pibworth, expert marketer for professional speakers.
Lauren has over 13 years of experience helping professional speakers gain visibility online, more deeply monetize their offering, and help them get crystal clear on their messaging.
We talk about marketing, productization, diversification, and everything you need to do to keep your speaking business WELL ahead of the curve. Even when...
Have you ever wanted the inside perspective of a speakers bureau?
Have you wondered how to appropriately approach bureaus, wonder how they work, or want to know what they look for in speakers?
In this week's episode, we're talking with speaking industry expert and bureau owner, Maria Franzoni to uncover all of that.
Join us for this episode as we unpack how successful bureaus work with speakers and the best practices as ...
In this week's episode, we sat down with Sales Gravy's Chief Sales Officer, Jason Eatmon.
Jason has a tremendous background in sales and sales development training. After growing a technology company, he joined up with sales leader, Jeb Blount to join the Sales Gravy team - a premier sales training company.
As a speaker, Jason shares his history and experience with sales teams across the world to help organizations dramat...
In this week's episode, we're chatting with James T. Robilotta - author, professional speaker, and entrepreneur.
James' background all starts with having to deal with unauthentic leadership.
His thought-provoking talks are infused with self-awareness and comedy stemming from his background as a trained stand-up and improv comedian.
In this episode, we're chatting with James about the power of authenticity and vul...
In this week's episode, we're chatting with Crystal Washington - futurist, technology speaker, and author.
She's also the host of the National Speakers Association's very own podcast - Voices of Experience.
We chat about the technology you need to run your business, where the industry is heading, and how Crystal successfully navigated a COVID world with her speaking business.
If you're looking for the secret...
In this week’s episode, we’re chatting with speaker hall-of-famer, and top 25 most influential sales leaders in the world, Sam Richter.
Sam is also the co-creator of the SpeakerFlow Intel Engine and has incredible depth around sales intelligence, prospecting, and sales.
Join us in this episode as we chat about how to apply sales intelligence to prospect like a pro.
No more crappy lead lists, expensive databases, or outdated as...
In this week’s episode, we’re chatting with former Chief Market Intelligence Officer for the U.S. government, Andrew Busch.
Andy has an incredible background in analyzing and researching the global economy and specializes in answering the question: “Where do we go from here?”.
As a professional speaker, Andy helps organizations turn Chaos into Confidence through his research of the economy and by teaching them to overcome, adapt,...
In this week’s episode, we’re chatting with one of the top 50 most influential sales speakers in the world, Meridith Elliot Powell.
Meridith has a deep history in studying organizations and understanding how the oldest companies have navigated change and what separates those companies apart from the rest.
As you know, 2020 has turned all of our businesses on their heads. But yes, even now, there’s still loads of opportunity out ...
In this week's episode, we're talking with Frank King, TEDx speaker coach, about what it takes to not only land one TEDx talk, but FIVE.
You read that right - 5 TEDx talks.
On top of that, Frank shares his journey as the mental health comedian, shares pro insights into what TED looks for in applications, and give us the inside scoop on booking TED speakers.
Listen to find out how you can land your next TEDx talk!
In this week's episode, we're talking with Grant Baldwin about the secrets to success as a professional speaker.
Grant got his start as a speaker in 2008 with a looming recession. Not a great time to start a speaking career, right?
Come to find out, starting out as a speaker during the 2008 financial crisis was the best thing to happen to his speaking business.
His secret? Love the process.
Listen to find out how it all...
Woo! What an awesome episode this is. 🚀
This week, we have Dave Reed, CTO and founding principal of eSpeakers - the leader in event management tech for speakers.
And we're addressing the biggest question in the speaking industry this year - "When will it go back to normal?".
Spoiler alert: it won't.
But all hope isn't lost! There's still loads of opportunity out there.
Click that play button an...
Woo! What an awesome episode this is. 🚀
This week, we have David Newman, CSP, million-dollar speaker, and marketing aficionado extraordinaire (we could go on), chatting with us about the 3 reasons why you're not getting the fees you deserve as a professional speaker and though-leader.
And, yes, that includes selling through COVID! 🤦♂️
So, you're wondering what the three reasons are?
1️⃣ Ignorance (you d...
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