Episode 79: Everybody Starts From Zero, with Grant Baldwin
Grant Baldwin is the creator of the Booked And Paid To Speak training program, a nationally known keynote speaker, and author. His podcast and training site “The Speaker Lab” provides weekly training to speakers at all levels of their business.
As a speaker, Grant has given hundreds of presentations and has spoken to over 400,000 people in 45 different states through leadership conferences, conventions, and other events. His book and curriculum for students, “Reality Check,” is taught in 400 schools around the country.
In this episode, Grant and Stacy discuss running a business that allows you to enjoy your life.
Some highlights include:
Even if it’s a trainwreck, just give it a try. At minute 2:00, Grant talks about why he dove head first into his business.
Pay attention to your numbers. At minute 7:00, Grant talks about why you have to pay attention to what’s coming in and out, every single day.
“I don’t know that it exists, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing.” At minute 10:00, Grant breaks down work life balance from his perspective.
“There are plenty of things that you could be doing in your business. That doesn’t mean you should be doing them.” (minute 16:00)
“Everybody starts at zero.” At minute 25:00, Grant talks about why it’s so important not to focus on where other people are at right now.
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Ways to contact Grant:
- The Speaker Lab podcast: thespeakerlab.com
- Website: grantbaldwin.com
- Free workshop: freespeakerworkshop.com
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