#16 - How to Become a Professional Speaker with Be Leaderly's Jo Miller

On this week's episode of the Formula, Jo Miller from Be Leaderly and Trevor Carlson sit down to discuss Jo's fifteen years to becoming an overnight success.

Jo is a leading authority on women's leadership, who is a sought-after, dynamic, and engaging speaker, delivering more than 70 speaking presentations annually to audiences of up to 1,200 women. Her expertise lies in helping women lead, climb, and thrive in their corporate careers. Jo delivers keynotes and workshops for women's leadership conferences, professional associations, and corporate women's initiatives.

In this episode Jo and Trevor discuss:
-How to identify a niche
-Why you need to niche down or focus
-Why you should be picky on who you hang out with
-How she got started as a speaker
-Why putting yourself out there will jumpstart your growth
-How to grow your speaking business
-How to become a better speaker
-How to navigate office politics
-Wombats and Kangaroos
-Becoming a 15 year overnight success

Jo's most impactful book is the Willpower Instinct by Kelly McGonigal (amzn.to/2wXj7PF)
Another book discussed was Deep Work by Cal Newport (amzn.to/2wXe7dW)

To book Jo for a speaking engagement go to www.jomiller.net

How to vastly improve your speaking presentations in 15 minutes: 
www.beleaderly.com/how-to-get-bett…inutes-or-less/

How to Overcome Office Politics with the Shadow Organization Map (Video)
www.beleaderly.com/overcome-office…tion-map-video/

Big thanks to Jo Miller and Be Leaderly for being a guest this week on the Formula.

 

Music provided by Moods: open.spotify.com/artist/14uVJsPC4DByeuD0cq36ez