Money Talks

Paperback | December 22, 1997

byAlan Weiss

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Alan Weiss used to give speeches for free. Now his income from professional speaking and its spinoffs totals more than $1,000,000. In Money Talks, he shows you how to follow him up the steps to the very best - and best - paid-platforms! It's simpler than you think. Through stories, anecdotes, and pointers from his own experience, internationally-known speaker Alan Weiss shows you how you can succeed in today's booming market for public speakers. You'll learn how to choose a topic that people will pay to hear; find audiences that will pay you to speak; deal with a crowd that knows more than you do; turn your expertise as a trainer, workshop leader, or consultant into a professional speaking career (and why you don't necessarily need any special credentials); craft a winning speech; multiply your earnings through passive sales; keep your costs at rock bottom; overcome your natural fear of public speaking (or: Why dying is only the second greatest fear); develop and enjoy star status as a speaker! Packed with boxed tips, checklists, lists of resources, and plenty of helpful examples, this book is your entree into the lucrative world of professional speaking.

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When it comes to speaking for big money, bestselling author Alan Weiss knows what he's talking about. Popular on the pro circuit, he details all the steps on how to go from free speaking to big-fee speaking. Using tips and checklists, he shows how to target markets, develop speeches, set fees, improve platform skills, use high-tech too...

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Alan Weiss used to give speeches for free. Now his income from professional speaking and its spinoffs totals more than $1,000,000. In Money Talks, he shows you how to follow him up the steps to the very best - and best - paid-platforms! It's simpler than you think. Through stories, anecdotes, and pointers from his own experience, inter...

Alan Weiss, Ph.D., is president of Summit Consulting Group, former vice president of the international training firm Kepner-Tregoe, and a star on the speakers circuit. He is the author of more than 400 articles and ten books, which include Best Laid Plans, Money Talks, Our Emperors Have No Clothes, and Million-Dollar Consulting. Dr. We...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.8 × 5.7 × 0.67 inPublished:December 22, 1997Publisher:McGraw-Hill Education

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ISBN - 13:9780070696150

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When it comes to speaking for big money, bestselling author Alan Weiss knows what he's talking about. Popular on the pro circuit, he details all the steps on how to go from free speaking to big-fee speaking. Using tips and checklists, he shows how to target markets, develop speeches, set fees, improve platform skills, use high-tech tools, expand business, and fashion a "star" image. 15 illustrations.