As well as being the co-founder and CEO of Speaker Nation, 10X Speaker, and 10X Digital, Chris Baldwin is recognized as the fastest-growing speaker in the Netherlands, an international keynote speaker, TEDx speaker, event host and serial entrepreneur. His mission is to enable you and your organization to “free your story” and achieve abundant results through the power of effective storytelling and powerful communication. Chris has delivered hundreds of keynotes on how to build meaningful connections with brands such as Microsoft, Accenture, Liferay, Rabobank, T-Mobile, Patagonia, the Dutch Police and Dutch Government. In his upcoming book, he will describe his journey to becoming co-founder and CEO of Speaker Nation with world-renowned serial entrepreneur, business speaker and founder of Wildfit, Eric Edmeades.
7 mindsets that allowed Chris to become professional speaker in record time
Chris uses these 7 mindsets to make any decision:
- Make event managers life as easy as possible.
- Empower your speaker agent, make her successful.
- Have a “No problems” attitude.
- Always go for the emotional connection.
- Live an interesting life. A great speaker is a great storyteller.
- Always finish on time.
- Be so good they can’t ignore you.
Growing your business through speaking
Chris recommends to stand up and speak internally in your organization.
Chris’ top piece of advice for growing your business through speaking is: Have strategic objectives. Know why you’re speaking, have a plan, know how you will achieve your objectives.
If you give a really good TEDx talk you can leverage in interviews, build credibility, and as an entrepreneur you will get your story out.
“Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.” – William A. Feather
Essentialism by Greg McKeown
Routine to Shine
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