Entries by Ed Rigsbee

Bypass the Gatekeepers

Association and society gatekeepers, as you already know, do a great job of keeping speakers out. Make your life easy and be more effective by calling the association editor. It […]

How to Use the NTPA Directory

The directory that so many professional speakers have purchased is the “National Trade and Professional Associations of the United States”, a.k.a., the NTPA directory. I did not state that the […]

Call Reluctance is REAL!

Recently I was speaking privately with one of the speakers in a mastermind I run…he says, “I don’t have call reluctance, calls just have not been a priority.” Really? This […]