Vince Poscente has a long list of accomplishments to his name. In four short years, he went from recreational skier to Olympic athlete. He is an accomplished speaker and is one of only four people on the planet to be inducted into the USA and Canadian Speaker Halls of Fame. Furthermore, he is a New York Times bestselling author of seven books. Today, he uses his skills as an award winning business professional to teach people the importance of resilience, equipping teams with practical tools to handle crises.
- If your primary reason for being a speaker is the attention, being a professional paid speaker may not be for you. Your main purpose should be having impact and influence.
- Speakers are entrepreneurs. They see a need and fill it.
- We are often motivated by discomfort. Fear is temporary but regret is forever.
- Do what your competition isn’t willing to do. Provide value and opportunities will come.
- Vince asks himself: how will I serve with love? This will help you find what aligns with your values.
- Hear about some challenges Charles and Vince faced while pivoting their speaking business in COVID-19 times.
- “A good idea won’t go away so pursue that.” – Vince Poscente
- “What you have to say is good enough for where you are right now.” – Charles Clark
- “If you’re saying the same thing that everyone else is saying, you’re not filling a need.” – Vince Poscente
- “I learned the lesson: if you don’t engage, you’re going to have regrets.” – Vince Poscente
- “Resilience without clarity is stubborn ignorance.” – Vince Poscente
- “You don’t have to be perfect to speak.” – Charles Clark
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