What can we learn from the top motivational speakers in the world? Anyone who reaches the top of their career field must know something the rest of us are missing. Thom Singer believes that “Success Leaves Clues” and he studies people who are at the top of their game in his industry, but this applies to everyone.
In this episode Thom breaks down his observations of the top motivational speakers and what they do to maximize their careers. The speakers who stay relevant year over year are not doing so by accident. The business is highly competitive and there is more to being a motivational speaker than being good on stage.
He was inspired from a conversation with a new speaker who was discovering the business was not as easy as predicted. Thom has over ten years experience as a motivational speaker and has realized that to be on top you have to have all your ducks in a row. He is an observer, and has complied the list of then things that apply to top speakers, but also for people in any industry.
His ten tips in this episode include:
1. Have a clear vision
2. Be self-aware
3. Be Brave and work past fear
4. Build a good network and reputation
5. Be open to feedback
6. Manage your potential
7. Try new things
8. Find tune your skills
9. Make it easy to work with you
10. Never give up.
Check out Episode 462 of the “Cool Things Entrepreneurs Do” podcast and hear this inspiring message.