542 episodes

Want to learn how to get booked and paid to speak — consistently? The Speaker Lab podcast features business tactics, speaking tips, and insider strategies from Grant Baldwin, The Speaker Lab coaches, and some of the world's most successful speakers.
You'll learn how to find speaking gigs, build relationships in your industry, negotiate higher speaker fees, and grow your speaking business. Every week, this podcast will give you key insights and practical advice from speakers who have been there and done that and can help you take the next step in your speaking journey. Whether you’re just getting started as a paid speaker or you’re a veteran speaker looking to build and grow your business, The Speaker Lab Podcast is here for you!

The Speaker Lab Podcast Grant Baldwin

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Want to learn how to get booked and paid to speak — consistently? The Speaker Lab podcast features business tactics, speaking tips, and insider strategies from Grant Baldwin, The Speaker Lab coaches, and some of the world's most successful speakers.
You'll learn how to find speaking gigs, build relationships in your industry, negotiate higher speaker fees, and grow your speaking business. Every week, this podcast will give you key insights and practical advice from speakers who have been there and done that and can help you take the next step in your speaking journey. Whether you’re just getting started as a paid speaker or you’re a veteran speaker looking to build and grow your business, The Speaker Lab Podcast is here for you!

    How To Authentically Connect with Your Audience with Katherine Johnson

    How To Authentically Connect with Your Audience with Katherine Johnson

    Let's dig into how we connect with our audiences and how to promote (not inhibit) connection from the stage.

    • 37 min
    Why You Don't Need A Crazy Story to be a Speaker with Hal Elrod

    Why You Don't Need A Crazy Story to be a Speaker with Hal Elrod

    Let's get into why you don't need a crazy story to make a big impact as a speaker.

    • 37 min
    How To Create an Engaging and Compelling Keynote with Eva Daniel

    How To Create an Engaging and Compelling Keynote with Eva Daniel

    Let's get into how to create better content for your keynote! What makes a good story, how should you practice your speech, and more!

    • 40 min
    Introducing: Talk Speaker To Me - Let's Talk Prospecting with Erick Rheam

    Introducing: Talk Speaker To Me - Let's Talk Prospecting with Erick Rheam

    Check out our new podcast, Talk Speaker To Me!

    • 11 min
    The 500th Episode Special: How Did You Get Into That with Grant Baldwin

    The 500th Episode Special: How Did You Get Into That with Grant Baldwin

    In honor of our 500th episode, Shane Sams is interviewing Grant on what it's been like to grow from a public speaker to the CEO of the Speaker Lab. Let's go!

    • 42 min
    The #1 Piece of Advice You Need to Hear From the Top Speakers In the Industry

    The #1 Piece of Advice You Need to Hear From the Top Speakers In the Industry

    We're just one episode away from the big one — #500!

    As we wrap up this series, we're bringing in the best speakers we know to share their #1 piece of advice for speakers who want to get to the next level. These speakers are the best of the best — combined, they've booked thousands of gigs and made tens of millions of dollars in speaking fees.

    If you're serious about growing your speaking business, this is an episode you don't want to miss.

    In just 25 minutes, you'll learn:How to serve the people who hired you wellWhy you can make more money off the stage than on itWhy consistency matters more than you might thinkWhy you need to commit to coaching How to consistently over-communicateHow to harness the power of authenticityAnd much, much more!


    Get your notes app ready because this episode is full of advice you'll want to remember!

    In this episode, you’ll hear from: 

    Chris Ducker - Chris Ducker is a serial entrepreneur and author of the bestselling books, Virtual Freedom and more recently, Rise of the Youpreneur.Based in Cambridgeshire, Chris owns and operates several businesses, including the VA recruiting hub, Virtual Staff Finder and the personal brand education company, Youpreneur®. He is regarded as one of the top experts in the world on the subjects of virtual staffing and scaling an expert business. Chris has been a trusted international business coach, keynote speaker and podcaster since 2010 and currently spends most of his time mentoring successful entrepreneurs, as well as investing in and advising startup companies.

    Erick Rheam - Erick Rheam is a graduate of the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York. He spent five years as a Military Police Officer, nine years working for two municipally owned utilities, ten years in software efficiency sales, two years as the Director of Student Success for a professional speaking development company, and now he’s a full-time professional speaker and author. Erick travels the country helping men and women cut through the whirlwind, so they can rise above the chaos to discover their significance and live in peace.

    Jamie Nolan - Jaime serves as the CEO/President of the National Speakers Association, a membership-based not-for-profit focused on helping speakers, authors, trainers, coaches and consultants to Build a Better Business and Be a Better Speaker. Jaime has a Masters degree in Industrial-Organizational Psychology, and is also a 2015 graduate of the EO Global Entrepreneurial Master’s Program. She served as the President of the AMC Institute from 2012 – 2013, and was a member of the Board from 2005 – 2014. She also served on the Board of the Preeclampsia Foundation from 2016-2018. Jaime is a member of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and Associations North.

    Jon Acuff - Jon Acuff is the New York Times bestselling author of nine books, including Soundtracks, Your New Playlist, All It Takes is a Goal, and the Wall Street Journal #1 bestseller Finish: Give Yourself the Gift of Done. When he's not writing or recording his popular podcast, All It Takes Is a Goal, Acuff can be found on a stage as one of INC's Top 100 Leadership Speakers. He's spoken to hundreds of thousands of people at conferences, colleges, and companies around the world, including FedEx, Range Rover, Microsoft, Nokia, and Comedy Central. He lives outside of Nashville, Tennessee, with his wife and two daughters.

    Matt Matkovich - Matt is an ultra-marathon running, College Board recognized school counselor with a master's degree in school guidance and counseling. Matt and Phil of M&P Presentations LLC are a nationally known motivational speaking duo who are high-energy experts in cultivating confidence and promoting positivity. Their mission is to further develop self-confidence in others, model a healthy lifestyle, and consistently promote positivity through high energy presentations, social media, and their #TrainofPositivity short films. 

    Phil Jan

    • 24 min

Customer Reviews

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30 Ratings

30 Ratings

Daring Beaute ,

Wow! Value delivered!

Absolutely love that podcast. I take notes for every episode. Highly recommend it to any speaker or aspiring speaker. 👍

ADS Consulting Group ,

Very useful & practical resource

This podcast is a wealth of information and very accessible to speakers at any stage of their career. I listened to the episode on Clubhouse today with Brian Fanzo and it was hugely helpful. Thanks to everyone involved with this podcast for sharing your expertise and advice.

leadershipmaximizer ,

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