The Story Formula Written By Kelly Swanson

My New Baby is Born! Yep. Another baby. Not the flesh and bone kind. The paper and ink kind. I just completed another book.  And I’m so excited because this is the book that will help you tell your story. People have been asking me for years to help them with their stories.  It was so […]

When Your Content Doesn’t Fit The Corporate Box

Speakers Living Outside The Corporate Box I have a LOT to say for those speakers whose messages don’t fit the mold.  But today I have one story that sums it all up. It happened yesterday in church. We had a guest speaker in church yesterday who, hands down, delivered what was one of the best speeches […]

Why Speakers Should Blog

Professional Speakers: You Should Start A Blog As professional speakers, we hear a lot of advice on how to get paid to speak. One piece of advice we’ve been hearing for a while now, is that we should start a blog. Some of us do, some of us are meaning to.  The problem is that […]

Audio Interview Tips

Audio Interview Tips Interviews are a normal part of the speaking business when you’re a motivational speaker.  While we spend our careers speaking on a stage, being interviewed over the phone requires an entirely different set of skills.  It is much harder to connect and engage when you no longer have the ability to use […]