NBP87: The Speaking Bureau with Maria Franzoni
Introducing Maria Franzoni – Founder of Speaking Business – helping speakers reach a bigger audience to create successful and profitable speaking businesses. Maria is a serial entrepreneur, having started and stopped several businesses, many of them unsuccessful. She is hungry to keep learning from the best and privileged to work with some of the leading experts in the world through her businesses.
TOPICS DISCUSSED IN THIS PODCAST EPISODE:
- (05:15) Negotiating about speaking at an event
- (07:50) What are the profiles of being a good listener
- (10:53) Taking lessons from other industries
- (14:55) Speaking from theory and putting it into practice
- (17:47) What is relevant when speaking at a conference
- (20:22) The importance of a speaker being aligned
- (24:50) Anybody can be a speaker
HEAR MORE ABOUT MARIA FRANZONI:
Founder of Maria Franzoni Ltd – a speaker bureau doing things differently. Maria is a typical Leo, the daughter of Italian immigrants. A foodie – I live to eat rather than eat to live. Years ago, a former employer and now life-long friend said that it was cheaper to buy me a new wardrobe of clothes than to keep me fed. Girlfriend to a wonderful man, who gives me great support and encouragement in everything I do and is very tolerant. Older sister to the most energetic woman I know, who is also the best party host. A comedy lover. Mummy to Keaton the cutest and best doggie ever and step mum to Raffi the labradog.
FAVOURITE QUOTE TO SHARE WITH THE WORLD
If it’s for you it won’t go by you.
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Her signature approach is to Brand Your Soul® using Soul Brand Marketing®. Her methods are creative, wise, humorous and imaginative, to help lifestyle entrepreneurs ‘come-out-of-the-closet’ with a brand that is tailored to the entrepreneur rather than the product and/or service.
Sashka is the author of Soul’d Out: Your Guide to Finding Your Life Purpose, which also includes a 50-page workbook, written for people who want to find their life purpose and apply it to their vocation.
Physically trained as an actress, dancer, singer, consumer behaviorist, marketer and advertiser, she’s empowered hundreds of clients, students, children and event attendees, to see that their life purpose is what steers their brand and gives it soul and the brand leadership entrepreneurs desire.
She’s been featured on Natural Born Coaches, Trafeze, Steven Aitchison, various virtual on-and offline summits and more.
Born and raised in South Africa, residing in London (UK), she now lives in the Tyrolean Alps with her one husband, three children. She is a slave to one cat and is shadowed by one dog.
Contact Sashka here.
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