How to Become a Motivational Speaker

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How to Become a Motivational Speaker

We have all been there before. Maybe feeling a little blue, or just not quite ourselves. Then we catch on TV or Youtube or maybe just at an event, a motivational speaker. They have the ability lift us up and help us to become the best version of ourselves. Not only this, but they happen to be pretty highly paid. If you think you can have the energy to get people feeling great then you need to follow our guide on how to become a motivational speaker

Find Some Role Models

Tony Robbins

Lebron James did not just begun Lebron James overnight. He grew up watching guys like Michael Jordan and Charles Barkley play some basketball and face some serious challenges. If you are serious about becoming a motivational speaker then you need to learn from the best! Watch some videos from great speakers like Tony Robbins and Suze Orman. Watch what they do and emulate them. You don't have to copy them, but just learn some techniques. 

Refine Your Message


The best motivation speakers have a main message. Whatever it is, you need to make it a central theme for your talks. It is kind of like the chorus of a song, something you always go back to. This does not mean you repeat it again, but just make sure it something that really sticks to your audience. 

You Believe in It

Thinking Man

If you really want to be a motivational speaker then the first person you have to convince is yourself. The best speakers are those who might have been in a dark place themselves, but they overcame through the wisdom that they found. This can't just be something you read in a book, but something you discovered that has helped you to grow as a human being

Public Speaking

Public Speaking

It sounds silly, but if you want to be a good motivational speaker than you better be a good public speaker. You need to practice these skills. You can't just be okay or even good at public speaking. You have to be great at it and love it. The best speakers are those whose passion it is to get on there on stage and talk to people and get them listening. You can't have stage fright, you simply have to believe in your message and have the ability to spread it to those around you. 

Grow Your Audience

Big Audience

If your only listener is your cat then perhaps you are not the world's best public speaker. Fortunately, we live in an age where spreading the word is easier than ever. The Internet is your friend. But before you put you message out there, refine it. You want it to sound as good as possible. Give the speech a million times in the mirror and then start giving to your friends. You don't want to just memorize it, you want to know in your heart. Only then will be ready to start tackling larger audience. The smoother you are, the more people will want to listen to you. 

Now you are ready to get out there and spread your message to the world. Motivational speakers are such an important part of our society, they help push people through the dark times so that they can find the path to happiness. So do you think you have the skills to that ? Remember all it takes is a little practice and a belief in yourself! 

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