Paid to Speak (Austin, TX: Greenleaf Book Group Press, 2011)

This is one of the few books I have read on public speaking that covers more than just communication. The book also deals with the business side of public speaking. I found it very helpful as I shifted from amateur speaker to professional.

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  • http://uma-maheswaran.blogspot.com/ Uma Maheswaran S

    Mike! Being an amateur speaker, I am intentionally focus on beincoming a professional through all available means within my reach. Thanks for the recommendation today.

  • http://www.bradandlindsey.com Brad Bridges

    What did you find specifically helpful about it? 

  • turner_bethany

    Adding this to my list of books to read. A speaker definitely needs to understand both the business side and the communication side of public speaking. 

  • Trey

    Thanks for the recommendation! Looks like it will be a killer companion to your upcoming book on building a platform! 

  • Joe Lalonde

    Thanks for the recommendation of this book. Added to my book wishlist!

    • http://jasonpockrandt.com/ Jason Pockrandt

      Have you read it yet Joe?

      • http://www.jmlalonde.com/ Joseph Lalonde

        Thanks for bringing the book back to my attention Jason. I actually haven’t read the book yet.