31: The Tough Love Pep Talk Every Aspiring Speaker Needs to Hear: Are You All In or All Out?

January 30, 2024

31: The Tough Love Pep Talk Every Aspiring Speaker Needs to Hear: Are You All In or All Out?

Jacqueline confronts a common dilemma for aspiring speakers – claiming that speaking is a priority but not fully committing to it.

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Are you an emerging speaker having difficulty finding the courage to raise your voice? Do you feel you are not given enough opportunities to share your craft? Stick around because this episode will be an eye-opener for you!

In this candid episode of Speaker Driven Business, Jacqueline confronts a common dilemma for aspiring speakers – claiming that speaking is a priority but not fully committing to it.

Jacqueline stresses that if you genuinely want to grow through speaking, whether as a professional speaker, to drive business growth, or to spur a movement, you must be all in. This requires putting speaking first and devoting time to relentlessly improving your storytelling. It means you have to stop making excuses.

Shifting your mindset to make your talks entirely about the audience is key to a breakthrough impact. Jacqueline urges us to get clear on our conviction to speak and the responsibility to share unique perspectives. 

WHAT YOU’LL DISCOVER IN THIS EPISODE:

  • The conversation that frequently emerges in an emerging speaker space (02:12)
  • The importance of becoming intentional in your commitment to becoming a speaker (04:19)
  • The uncomfortable truth you have to deal with if you want to become professional speaker (05:31)
  • 4 Cartesian questions that will reveal if you’re really all in or all out on becoming a successful speaker (11:09)

QUOTES

“You do not have exclusive rights to busy. We all have reasons to not put speaking first, even though we say this is what we want.” – Jacqueline Nagle

“The reasons you’re not speaking enough, or well enough, or often enough, is because you’ve made it all about you.” – Jacqueline Nagle

“That is when your game will change. When you believe enough in the fact that what you have is of value to somebody else in the world, then you will stop at nothing to get your voice out.” – Jacqueline Nagle

WHERE TO FIND JACQUELINE NAGLE

To connect and learn more about creating a Speaker Driven Business connect with Jacqueline on LinkedIn. You can also follow Jacqueline on Instagram.