https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-business-of-speaking-tickets-120072852133 Whether you are an entrepreneur, industry shaper, changemaker, or just believe you have a story worth sharing and are ready to step onto a bigger stage but don't know how to work with "do I have a story?", "too many stories" and "is my story really worth telling?" this event is for you. Learn to own your real story, shape it to support your business, mission, or purpose, so that you own your boldest message, overcome the challenges of speaking your truth, and influence change. In this very special joint venture, Melanie Gow from Make Your Story Matter and Marie Hale from @revenue will be giving you the tools you need to not only create powerful content that engages audiences but the sales and marketing strategies that need to be aligned before you hit the stage! This is what you will takeaway: -Telling your story can build vital connection, and show others what is possible - how to speak so others resonate. -There is a world of difference between inspiration and influence - learn the biggest mistake most people make. -How to create buzz, build excitement, and close sales from live or virtual speaking events. Life is a brief shot at something incredible, awaken the legend within. In some worlds, Melanie Gow is known as a Transformational Speaker, Story Strategist, and Performance Coach, in her world she believes she makes Legends. Melanie believes your story reveals your purpose, business, or mission, and helps people get over the "too many stories" and "is my story really worth telling” mind goblins to discover the power in their story to reveal why they are here, feel secure with the challenges of stepping into the spotlight with their boldest message, connect deeply and feel unstoppable. Marie Hale is a sales and marketing visionary! With more than 15 years of experience in small business and entrepreneurial ventures, Marie has created a name for herself not only in the Chicago market where she began her practice but in the national and international speaking arenas. Her fiery brand of passion, process, determination, and humor have made her a favorite on stages and in businesses across the country!