Episode 102: What You Need to Be a Successful Speaker

Aug 22, 2022


Is your speaker’s toolkit complete? Do you have all the items you need? If you’re fired up to get up on that stage, keep listening! I’ll walk you through what you need to become a successful speaker.

Need feedback? If so, you’ll love my course, Activate! I will provide feedback during Facebook live coaching sessions twice weekly over six weeks. Ready to join us? Visit Take the Stage Podcast, click on Activate, and get on the waiting list!

“I think ‘have to’ should not be in our vocabulary because some people don’t do it this way. And you know what? If God calls you to a different way of doing it, you follow the Lord; you do not follow Mary.” – Mary R. Snyder

In this episode, I’ll cover everything you’ll need to have in your speaker toolkit.

Highlights from today’s episode include:

  • Toolkit essentials (2:48)
  • The one thing we all have that you need (3:19)
  • Your message (5:31)
  • A one-sheet (7:02)
  • Why video is important, but it can wait (7:49)
  • Writing a persuasive email (9:49)
  • Having a heart for service (10:12)
  • Toolkit overview (13:17)

These are the essential items to have in your speaker toolkit! Then you will be on the road to success as a speaker. Just raise your hand and say, “Yes, Lord!”.

I’d love it if y’all came to join the conversation in the Facebook group – Take the Stage Speakers and take a moment to share with us! If you aren’t on Facebook, find me on Instagram! I would love for you to share it with me.

Link to Activate
Elements of a Speaker One Sheet
How to Craft Your Story in Your Message

Connect with Mary
Join Mary’s Facebook group!
Join Mary’s email list!

Thanks for joining me! If you enjoyed this episode, please head over to Apple Podcasts or Spotify, give me a 5-star, and leave a review to help me reach even more speakers ready to Take the Stage.

Also, don’t forget to visit me on Facebook, or hang out with me on Instagram to stay up-to-date on what’s in store for you.

Related Episodes

Episode 155: How to Tell the World You Are a Speaker

Episode 155: How to Tell the World You Are a Speaker

Are you self-conscious about telling the world you're a speaker? Do you find it challenging to own your calling and share it with others? Being a speaker is not dependent on having a full-time job or extensive stage experience, but rather on the calling God has placed...

Episode 154: Chase the Dream God’s Given You

Episode 154: Chase the Dream God’s Given You

Do you know that because God has given you this dream of being a skilled speaker, He will equip you for your mission? Are you ready to embrace the highs and navigate the lows as you embark on this path of sharing your message with the world?  Both of these start with...

Episode 153: The Day I Almost Quit

Episode 153: The Day I Almost Quit

Have you ever felt like you wanted to quit your calling as a Christian speaker? Do you question if you can stay true to your purpose and continue to trust that God has a plan for your speaking journey? Discouragement can come easily, but if we remember that our call...