How To Be A Motivational Speaker Tips Choosing a Topic
Here’s another one of my tips on how to be a motivational speaker. Today I talk about how to choose your topic. Questions? Leave them in a comment below and I’ll answer them in a video.
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Hey, this is Brad Montgomery from BradMontgomery.com. Alright, so here’s the continuing saga, “How to Be a Motivational Speaker.” I promised you some tips, here comes another one.
One of the big questions I get all the time is what am I going to talk about, what could I possibly talk about? Well, when you are picking the topic for your keynote, there’s a couple of things I want you to consider.
First, if you’re going to be a professional speaker, not only do you have to be good, but you have to be passionate about something. So what is it that you are passionate about? You’re going to be talking and researching and marketing and everything, make sure it’s a topic that you actually love, which is my way of saying, if you think you want to speak on leadership or change or some whatever, I’m saying that’s fine, unless you don’t have passion for it. So, if you don’t, skip it, right now.
The other thing too is make sure it’s something you’re an expert in. So, as you’re choosing your topic, what are you good at, what are you already an expert in right now? So for example, if you work in a hospital and you’re a genius about what’s going on with healthcare, maybe that’s your niche. Or if you know everything there is about energy or whatever or in my case, if you happen to know everything there is about humor at work, bingo, I’m your guy. See, I have passion about that; I’m an expert in it, that’s why it’s good for me. What are you going to find that’s good for you?
So, to sum it up, when you’re becoming a motivational speaker, if you’re asking yourself how to be a motivational speaker and you’re wondering about your topic, first, find something you have passion in, second, find somewhere where you have some expertise.
Alright, Brad Montgomery, BradMontgomery.com. More tips on how to be a motivational speaker soon. Thanks.