(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)


A person was talking to a room full of speakers about building their speaking businesses. The talk got around to the question of giving free speeches — should you do them or should you maintain the integrity of your fee schedule and refuse them?

The presenter said:
“It is better to do something for nothing than to do nothing for nothing.”

Pretty good advice any time you re building something new.

Go try it. Do it a lot. Give it away.

When you get good enough and have proven there is a market for it, you ll get paid for it.


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