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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Success as a Professional Speaker by Thomas A. Lisk

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Chapter 3
A Day in the Life of a Professional Speaker
In This Chapter
• Booking a presentation
• Don’t miss your flight!
• Tips for getting your point across
• Keeping your clients close
Most people like to have a routine or an ideal day spelled out for them. Without the ability to supervise themselves, few people can make it full time and/or long term in any kind of entrepreneurial. Speaking, whether part time or full time, is an effort at managing your own small business. The U.S. Department of Labor once did a survey and found the following statistics:
• Only 3 percent of people in the United States can survive and succeed long term in an unsupervised and unstructured job.
• Only 14 percent of Americans (true elsewhere, too) can succeed without ...

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