Why It Pays To Sometimes Say YES

When opportunity hides in unlikely places   Why would you do that for free? You're a professional. Free … [Read more...]

Businesses Are Built One Relationship At A Time

As much as we want big numbers and big results in an instant, success is really the culmination of many tiny moments where we did the right … [Read more...]

Motivation Through A Child’s Eyes

So it's back to homeschool at our house (double yuck) and I'm afraid we have all gone into it kicking and screaming and complaining and asking … [Read more...]

Funny Faces In The Business of Professional Speaking

Working in the business of funny motivational speakers, I get the awesome privilege of meeting some of the greats in the business. Today I want you to … [Read more...]

Storytelling: Predicted To Be The Number One Business Skill Of The Next Five Years

As a motivational speaker and a professional storyteller, I have seen first hand the power that a well told story has over an audience and a market. … [Read more...]

Opportunity Has No Glass Ceiling

I know I will probably get some push back on this one - especially those of you who have bumped your nose on the glass ceiling more than once. I'm … [Read more...]

Don’t Just Sell What You Can Do – Sell YOU

Working in the business of motivational speaking has taught me something about what clients buy when they are looking for a motivational keynote … [Read more...]

Gift For Those Shy Ones Who Feel Alone

People are often surprised to hear that I am shy at heart. Yes, it's true. Hard to believe, I'm sure - but true all the same. Being the picked … [Read more...]

Keynote Speakers, Let’s Play Show and Tell

Keynote Speakers Need To Play Show and Tell The motivational speaking business is crowded, and the buyers are savvy. Most meeting … [Read more...]

Dear God, Please Don’t Give Me THAT One Says Motivational Speaker Kelly Swanson

Motivational Speakers And Annoying Seat Mates - April 23, 2103 So I’m sitting there in yet another airport terminal waiting for my … [Read more...]