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NEW CLIENT ALERT: How lucky are we? We are growing again with the addition of Neil Phillips.Neil is love personified.He speaks to issues at the forefront of enlightened companies and individuals:- Race to the Truth: Having The Hard, Yet Necessary, Conversations on Race in America- Black Male Achievement: Changing the Narrative from Negative Stereotypes to Examples of Excellence- Destined for Greatness: Straight Talk Delivered With Love to Young Men of ColorNeil has received the Audience Choice Award multiple times for Favorite Presenter at The Nantucket Project conference - and has distinguished himself as a capable interviewer having enlightening conversations on stage with famed TV producer Norman Lear and President George W. Bush.Neil co-founded and led The Visible Men Academy, an "A" rated public charter school based in Bradenton FL - specifically for boys from low income families.We have worked together over the past 9 months and New Leaf is in awe of what he is creating. Follow him on @neilpphillips -- and stay tuned for us to add him to the New Leaf site very soon.Welcome, Neil, to the New Leaf family. We are honored and delighted to tell the world about you and your work. @tnp.us#speaker #speakerrepresentation#speakermanagement #diversityandinclusion #blackmaleexcellence #visiblemen ... See MoreSee Less
NEW CLIENT REVEAL! Please welcome Hamish Brewer to the New Leaf family.Tattooed? Yes.Skateboarding? Yes.School Principal? Yes.New Zealand born and raised.Hamish is a Kiwi on a mission.....to disrupt the norms in your thinking and behavior to achieve extraordinary results.He is currently leading the charge in education. He is RELENTLESS (the title of his bestselling book) and explodes on the stage with energy, eloquence and excellence. I introduced myself online a couple of years ago when I saw his first Free Think video about the extraordinary turnaround that he led at a struggling elementary school. The video went viral and was seen by millions. I had tears in my eyes and goosebumps on my arms watching it. Here it is: youtu.be/VKt9CslbVsgSimply WOW.Hamish fits right in with our roster of incredibly powerful and deeply good people whom we manage for speaking and high profile opportunities.I would have announced Hamish sooner - he began working with us several months ago - but he has a TSUNAMI of inquiries and bookings and my assistant @jess_riesenbeck and I had all we could do to keep up! A great challenge to have. End of school year gatherings? YES.Summer Professional Development? YES. School year kickoffs? YES.Virtual appearances.Hybrid Virtual / In-Person appearances.Fully in-person appearances.We have offers in Illinois, Tennessee, Texas, West Virginia, Washington, California and New Jersey - and that is just what we have been working on in the past 2 weeks. I am forcing a lull in my work this morning to introduce him to YOU. Book him now for your education clients - so you can say "I remember when Hamish's fee was....." because it is rising and he is a rocketship of AWESOME.Welcome, Hamish.We are thrilled to manage your speaking work.Bureaus and agencies: Drop us a line and we will send you his terms. Put him on your site - we welcome that and want to develop an excellent partnership with you.Now, time for me to get back to work! 😎🔥#relentless #education #hamishbrewer #kind #disrupt #newzealand #speaker #speakermanagement #speakerrepresentation #principal #love #tedx ... See MoreSee Less
Happy Spring..... Things are popping up all over- literally and figuratively. I am so encouraged and grateful.Are you seeing signs of new growth and recovery? Tell me- I would love to know.We are seeing bookings across ALL of our clients. Hooray! Virtual bookings mostly, but a smattering of in-person, too - for organizations in Europe, Washington State, Iowa, West Virginia, California and more. We recently added a new client in the Education sector. I am excited to reveal more about this person this week. This speaker is a dynamo- very high energy and a deeply good human. My favorite kind of person.We have also begun a special advisory project with a pair of top notch B-school professors who published a strategy book last month. It is exciting to assist them as they fledge their speaking wings and take flight.Other big news: The portal for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant opened for applications last Monday. As a government grant program, the required documentation is extensive and the process is a bit overwhelming BUT if we are successful, it will provide a much appreciated infusion to our business after the worst financial year we have ever had.Keep your fingers crossed for us.🤞New Leaf turns 20 in September and I think it could be the perfect time to launch New Leaf 2.0......Would love to revel in YOUR growth and success, too. Spill that tea.....☕☕-Amy#speakermanagement#speakers #speaker #Representation #management #deeplygood #kind #KINDNESS #speakerepresentation ... See MoreSee Less
SPEAKER AS AN ISLAND:An island in the midst of it all.You were born to stand out.It comes naturally to you.People gather at your shores.Admiring.Inspired to dream and maybe rest awhile.Storms blow around you and you remain resolute.Sun shines upon you and you soak it in, feeling the warmth.You don't need an audience, but you welcome one if it gathers.The whole world above you.Yet you are connected underneath the waves to those on the shore.To those on the sea.You are connected.It is all connected.Don't you see?#speakermanagement #speaker#speaking #KINDNESS #kind #giver #adamgrant #speakerrepresentation ... See MoreSee Less
KIND & SUCCESSFUL IN BUSINESS: Do you feel this combo is wishful thinking or an admirable reality?Do you have a business mind wrapped around a kind core? How does it manifest in the business world? Has kindness been a competitive advantage for you?An Achilles heel?Both?Do you wear your kindness visibly, with pride, or do you cover it up?Why?I would like to schedule a 30 min Zoom discussion about this topic- any interest in joining? Will explore the double-edged sword of kindness in a business setting. Your experiences, Your lessons learned and Your successes are welcome.Please comment or DM if you are interested.#kindness #kind #giver #adamgrant#speaker #advisory #speaking #speakermanagement #speakerrepresentation ... See MoreSee Less

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Joy@Work Wednesdays with client Scott Sonenshein:

Q: Who is Joy at Work perfect for?

A: Someone who needs to move from a mindset of misery to one of peace and......dare we say it? BLISS.
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Ahhhhh........ some ideas we can get behind..... Thanks @ScottSonenshein via @chaptersindigo

You are on to something.
Go for it with gusto.
Screw normal.
Seriously.
I will try the idea that terrifies me.
I will be brave.
I will not be embarrassed that I care so much about my clients and how they are doing ...not just about their speaking..but how they are doing overall.

This. Is. Beautiful. Text of the full gorgeous letter is here: https://www.facebook.com/171292149598300/posts/3258239244236893/

Pioneering free-thinkers welcome...
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Baking up some insight on speaking commission strategy....PIE, anyone? https://www.instagram.com/p/CCaFC_glUOs/?igshid=1m1teteueqnt5
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PS: What is your favorite type of pie? Mine: Tie: Warm homemade raspberry with vanilla icecream, or swap in strawberry rhubarb....
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AMPLIFY: How to get noticed and bring in more paid speaking. Full post here:
https://www.instagram.com/p/CCVrhDTll1b/?igshid=z1i1riql47zx
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Very nice article on building your brand by @mitchjoel
https://medium.com/@mitchjoel/to-build-your-brand-2348ef10ee7b