Happy New Year!
Hope you got to enjoy some much needed rest before launching into 2023.
I know for me, the last week of December is all about rest and reflection.
You will not find me in Times Square for the ball drop! I spent the last moments of 2022 enjoying a sleepy board game night with a handful of good buddies.
And as much as I love a good new year's resolution, I feel like that process is doomed without a healthy dose of old year reflection.
That's why before I sit down to create my New Year business goals, I always take an afternoon to review my past year's numbers.
(As much as I'm a word nerd, I also appreciate some cold hard data!)
And here's the big stat that hit me as I conducted my 2022 audit:
In 2022, more than 60% of my business could be traced back to public speaking events that I participated in.
That means more than 60% of the folks that hired me in 2022 did so because they attended a talk or workshop that I...
Apply this basic outline to any speaking engagement to feel twice as prepared in half the time
(without hours of pointless memorization!)