These Savvies explore the topic of Business in more detail —
"The traditional speaker's business model is busted!" says Randy Gage, international speaker and bestselling author. What worked in the past doesn't work any more, and to succeed in this business today requires a completely new mindset.
Your speaker's "office" is more than just a desk and chair and other miscellaneous furniture — it's your business, your operation, and your mindset. Setting up your speaker's office means getting started... right!
You are not a speaker, but it's vital that you have an effective speaker's office.
Pro speakers are experts who make a living by teaching our expertise to others. This makes the protection of our intellectual property a vital concern for all pro speakers.
Don't lose your copyrights because of carelessness or ignorance. Cover your assets (your intellectual assets, that is)!
When people consider their assets, they often think in terms of money or tangible objects. And if they're smart, they try to protect those monetary or material assets from damage or theft.