The Platinum Rule® Gives You the Power to Convert More Leads Into More Sales

by Ron Finklestein

In this two-part series, learn why The Golden Rule is lackluster in comparison to The Platinum Rule® when it comes to gaining more speaking business.

5 Tax Time Tactics for Keeping More of Your Money

by Dennis Bridges

Throughout America, taxpayers are in the midst of that time of year we all love to hate — tax time. And whether you're an emerging speaker or a 20-year veteran, there are loads of legally deductible expenses to take advantage of on your return.

Turn Dull into Dynamic! The 10 Biggest Traps to Avoid When you Speak

by Patricia Fripp

Whenever you open your mouth, whether your audience is one person or a thousand, you want to get a specific message across. And anyone who sets out to present, persuade, and propel with the spoken word faces 10 major pitfalls.

About Our Name

Yes, we know there's a difference between a lectern and a podium. A lectern is the stand upon which a speaker can hold their notes. It often holds the microphone. A podium is the platform. A stage.

Our name, Behind the Podium is meant to convey that there's a lot that happens backstage, before a speaker ever gets in front of an audience. Behind the Podium can give you, the reader, some insight about how a speaker got to the podium, and what they're doing behind the scenes.

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