8 Red flags to watch out for when hiring a professional speaker

1. Not asking about what you want

2. Problematic politics

3. Not walking their talk

4. Poor (or non-existent) reputation

  • show up on time?
  • arrive rehearsed and prepared?
  • respond graciously to questions?

5. Mismatched presentation style

6. No showreel or available videos

7. Abrasive or poor communication

8. Lack of direction or value

Closing thoughts

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