Have you been harboring a dream of being a speaker, or wondering how to take your speaking career to the next level? Maybe you’re trying to figure out how to get your first booking or build your brand and business. 

Join Mary as she chats with some of the best-known speakers in the industry and learn everything from how they got started to what they would do differently, and all the ups, downs, and navigating tips in between. It’s a deep dive into the speaking and a discussion of the things that matter to you and your career, as Mary walks alongside you and helps you Take the Stage.

Latest Episodes

Episode 90: Self Care for Speakers

Episode 90: Self Care for Speakers

Whether you are an introvert or an extrovert, do you know how to set boundaries to take care of yourself at an event? If you feel like you are pouring from an empty cup during and after a speaking event, this episode is for you!  Want to chat outside of the podcast?...

Episode 89: Speak Up with Confidence with Karen Laos

Episode 89: Speak Up with Confidence with Karen Laos

Do you feel like some fine-tuning still needs to occur even though you have delivered your message numerous times? If you are ready to improve the delivery of your message and maybe even your wardrobe, this episode is for you! I'm chatting with my friend Karen Laos...

Episode 88: How to Start Your Speaking Career

Episode 88: How to Start Your Speaking Career

Do you have a message you know you need to share with the world? Or maybe you aren't completely clear on your message, and you need a little experience to craft how you deliver what God has given you to share. If the thought of sharing your message in front of a group...

Episode 87: Launch Your Book on Tour

Episode 87: Launch Your Book on Tour

  Are you thinking about writing a book? Or maybe you have already written and published one, but you have a stack sitting on your shelf that you don't know how to sell. If you feel like you need to haul them off to your local thrift shop or give them away, today's...

Episode 86: Crafting a Closing People will Remember

Episode 86: Crafting a Closing People will Remember

  Do you jump off the stage and run away after speaking to your audience? Do you leave them wondering if you're finished speaking or what they should do next? Today's episode is for you if you feel like you spit out your message and don't know how to wrap it and add a...

Episode 85: Creating Transformation in Your Message

Episode 85: Creating Transformation in Your Message

  Do you feel like God is changing you daily? How are you using this change to encourage and minister to others? Today's episode is for you if you are right there in the messy middle! Jump right in because you belong here! Want to chat outside of the podcast? Yes?...

Episode 83: Ten Tips to Master Your Message on Stage

Episode 83: Ten Tips to Master Your Message on Stage

  Are you ready to master your message on stage? Are you wondering if you are doing what you need to do to get your message to your audience? If so, you're in luck because the next four episodes will be about your message. Today we will dive into the ten tips to...

Episode 82: Why the World Needs Your Message

Episode 82: Why the World Needs Your Message

Does the world need YOUR message? Do you ever get in your head about your message and think that someone else has said the very thing that you are saying? Maybe you have other hesitations about your speaking career. Let's talk about those today! Want to chat outside...