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How to Become a Motivational Speaker – Career Advice For Natural Born Leaders

imagesIf you examine the podium professionals that have top speakers bureau representation, you’ll see members of the business and political elite.

For example, Sir Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin brand, is prominently displayed at one of the agencies that represents me. Clearly, he is a business celebrity, in the same way that Donald Trump deserves this moniker.

But strictly speaking, are they MOTIVATIONAL speakers? Not really. Their message may be, “Here’s how I did it,” but the same talk won’t also promise, “And you can, too.”

In fairness, though, he didn’t lose his family’s fortune. He built on it, but that is a far different challenge than starting from scratch. As some say, success is really measured by the distance we have traversed from where we started the journey.