Tag: Speaking

When you were in school, how often did you take the leadership role in group projects?

If you’re like most entrepreneurs, the answer is every time. We’re natural leaders. But leadership comes easier to some than others.

To help you with that, I enlisted 21-year-old professional speaker and leadership expert, Pedro De Abreu, to share seven mighty leadership characteristics that every entrepreneur should develop.

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As an entrepreneur, one of the best ways to spread your brand is through public speaking. And if you get good enough, event coordinators will pay up to $20K for a 45-minute speech.

Professional speakers are entertainers first, and educators second. Before you can get paid to speak, you need to know how to lure in an audience and keep them hanging on your every word.

I’m not a paid speaker so I asked Ej Carrion, a 21-year-old professional speaker, to give you his 5-step process for giving a crowd-rocking speech.

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I could never learn what I’m learning at college. They don’t teach it there, because it can’t be learned in that way.

That was a quote from the 2008 Young Inventor of the Year. A 15-year-old kid who invented a new way to splice optical fibers. And it’s true. The important things can’t be learned in business school or any other classroom for that matter.

So I made a list of 101 things I’ve learned through three years of being an internet entrepreneur. Learn them here but they won’t sink in until you try them yourself.

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