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How to Get the Gig

Taking Your Great Idea to the Stage

How to Get the Gig

Taking Your Great Idea to the Stage

 

This 5-Day Bootcamp begins October 18, 2021.

You'll learn, step-by-step, everything you need to know to land the speaking gig you’ve always wanted.

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Created and presented by Juanita Wheeler, founder of Full and Frank

Juanita Wheeler is known for her strategic results-oriented thinking, her ability to inspire, and delivering her insights and advice in a manner best described, appropriately, as full and frank.

  • Presentation, pitching & speaking coach
  • Executive Director at TEDxBrisbane
  • Founder at Full & Frank
  • Senior Fellow at Atlantic Fellows based at Oxford University
  • Adjunct Lecturer at University of Queensland
  • More than two decades of experience creating and implementing strategic solutions

Day 1: Making the List
Creating the strategic wishlist of events you want to speak at. Learn how to identify potential speaking gigs that are ideal for your idea, your speaking style, and your strategic goals.

Day 2: Perfecting the Idea
Honing your great idea into 12 words or less so it is application-ready. Make it clear, succinct and punchy so people considering you for a speaking gig on their stage will be hooked and want to find out more.

Day 3: Making the Case
Explaining to event curators why you are the best person to speak about the topic, and why you, plus your idea make the ideal combination for their stage

Day 4: How to apply to speak
Understanding what you should include in applications and what you should leave out, and how to actually submit unsolicited requests to speak versus formal application responses.

Day 5: Sending your requests/applications
Getting it done. No more procrastination, imposter syndrome, or delays. You need to take action in order to get a speaking gig. Let's do it.