• Journey To Paid Speaking Gigs with Charles Clark

  • By: Charles Clark
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Journey To Paid Speaking Gigs with Charles Clark

By: Charles Clark
  • Summary

  • If you have a story to tell and are trying to find ways to make money sharing it, the Journey to Paid Speaking Gigs podcast is the answer. Listeners of the podcast are excited to discover how to find their voice to generate income and develop their speaking skills with Charles Clark. Charles and his Thrive Tribe team are among the world's leading coaches who are experts in helping speakers utilize their gift and get paid to do it but most importantly are passionate about helping the silent speak even if their voice shakes.
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Episodes
  • Nov 1 2022

    Mark Samuel is a writer, speaker, and CEO of IMPAQ, an award-winning international consulting firm. He has developed a unique system for businesses that links Execution, Culture and Deliverables together. The goal of this system is to create cross-functional accountability to successfully implement global changes that increase profitability, build trust and increase efficiency. As an award-winning speaker, Mark has addressed national conferences of ASTD, AQP, ODN, ASHHRA and ISPI. He has impacted audiences all over the world through his thought-provoking and humorous presentations.


    Key Takeaways 

    • Learn about how Mark built up his confidence and speaking skills.
    • It is important to talk from experience. This, in large part, has helped Mark become a stronger speaker. 
    • Mark's practices what he has coined "authentic vulnerability." This is being able to be open with your audience and share your weaknesses and imperfections.
    • Shifting from speaking unpaid to creating a business has a lot to do with an inner transformation. It's when you start honoring your voice and your value. 
    • Mark believes our ultimate accountability is to ourselves and we should ask ourselves "how do I become the best being I can be?"
    • Your audience is your coach. They can give you feedback on your speeches and help you improve.


    Memorable Quotes

    • "We don't have to be perfect to be excellent; in fact, we don't even want to be." - Mark Samuel 
    • "In order to be paid to do what you love, there are some mindset shifts necessary." - Charles Clark
    • "[Great speakers] say something of value that opens me up to a new way of thinking." - Mark Samuel
    • "[Speakers] are artists. What you write, what you say, it's your canvas. It's your masterpiece. It doesn't have boundaries. You paint the way you want to paint. You say what needs to be said." - Charles Clark


    Episode Resources & Links

    Mark Samuel

    Website: https://bstate.com

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/markssamuel/

    Instagram: @markssamuel_

    Twitter: MarkSSamuel


    Charles Clark

    Website: https://thecharlesclark.com

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/charlesclarkusa/

    Instagram + Facebook: @thecharlesclark

    To get access to all our episodes, visit our podcast page!

    Enroll in our Journey to Paid Speaking Gigs program to find your voice and learn how to create your own speaking business.

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    25 mins
  • Oct 25 2022

    David Harrell is an actor, speaker, and disability advocate. He has created and produced several solo plays. Using this material, he began cultivating a keynote and transitioning into the world of speaking. As he entered adulthood, he started becoming more aware of his disability and the larger disability community and is now focused on advocacy in arts and entertainment.


    Key Takeaways 

    • We are all going to face limitations or challenges at some point in our lives. As an emerging speaker, these moments of resilience and growth can serve as very powerful stories. 
    • Just simply showing people they are not alone can send a very strong message. 
    • Learn about how David has found success in his speaking niche. 
    • Knowing your audience and adapting your speeches accordingly are incredibly important skills. 
    • Striking a balance between staying on-script and off-script can be difficult but very useful.
    • Learn about which speaker's brain David would like to pick. 


    Memorable Quotes

    • "I think it is a universal truth that we're all going to face challenges and difficult circumstances...limitations are always going to come up. Those limitations could be placed on us by others, and sometimes these limitations are going to be placed on ourselves...Those limitations don't have to peel away our humanity in any way." - David Harrell
    • "By us sharing our experiences, it lets the world know, let the people in your community know that they're not alone." - Charles Clark
    • "[Transcending] from that place of...head knowledge to heart knowledge [allows us] to create some synergy in the room." - Charles Clark


    Episode Resources & Links

    David Harrell

    Website: https://davidharrellspeaks.com

    Instagram: davidharrell3 | Twitter: @david_harrell

    Facebook: davidharrellactorspeaker


    Charles Clark

    Website: https://thecharlesclark.com

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/charlesclarkusa/

    Instagram + Facebook: @thecharlesclark

    To get access to all our episodes, visit our podcast page!

    Enroll in our Journey to Paid Speaking Gigs program to find your voice and learn how to create your own speaking business.

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    23 mins
  • Oct 18 2022

    Aaron Linsdau has been a polar explorer for more than 10 years. Before this, he worked as a software embedded systems engineer for 20 years but decided to leave his career to pursue international expeditioning. He has authored several books on his experiences outdoors and has also built his speaking business around them. Throughout his life, he's always enjoyed challenges and solving problems. In large part because of this, he now speaks on overcoming adversity, as well as risk and safety management. His 2024 Total Eclipse Guidebooks are available for purchase now!


    Key Takeaways 

    • It is important to seize opportunities the that come to you. Learn about how Aaron jumpstarted his speaking career through his book Antarctic Tears.
    • You need to figure out what you can bring to the table. Even if you're just one percent different from someone else, hone in on that uniqueness.
    • Aaron's belief is that you can fail spectacularly but still succeed. Challenges can teach you to rise up, build new skill, and become a better person overall. 
    • Learn about the value of generating an emotional reaction from your audience. 
    • Learn about Aaron's speaker inspiration. 


    Memorable Quotes

    • "In the speaking industry, you're not just a speaker. You're a model for something. You model excellence in some way." - Charles Clark
    • "The question for a speaker is what do you bring to the table?...For me, it's my ability to overcome adversity in the most extreme conditions." - Aaron Linsdau 
    • "Failed attempts are better than missed opportunities." - Charles Clark
    • "The current will not look like the future, and the future will not look like the current." - Aaron Linsdau


    Episode Resources & Links

    Aaron Linsdau

    Website: https://www.aaronlinsdau.com

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alinsdau/

    Facebook + Twitter: @alinsdau


    Charles Clark

    Website: https://thecharlesclark.com

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/charlesclarkusa/

    Instagram + Facebook: @thecharlesclark


    To get access to all our episodes, visit our podcast page!

    Enroll in our Journey to Paid Speaking Gigs program to find your voice and learn how to create your own speaking business.

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    28 mins

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