Category Archives: Speaking

Set Your Way and be Successful as a Woman Business Owner

November 6, 2017

In my Ted Talk about women in business, I focused on four key themes that are important: Cooperation, collaboration, communication, and compromise. There may not be a one-size-fits-all answer for every business, but if you are a woman who owns or runs a business, these four themes may help you in your competitive advantage.

Women who are in business will … Read the rest

Create Value Before Expecting Payment

November 3, 2017

R. Shawn McBride recently spoke about creating value for your client before expecting payment.

Hey folks, Shawn here with you. Many of you that know me know that I’m a client of Strategic Coach, I follow Dan Sullivan and his principals. And recently, I was at an event and Dan Sullivan spoke. And one of the things he said, and … Read the rest

People Know When You Dodge Their Questions

October 31, 2017

There’s an interesting phenomenon these days. A lot of times, people will rather avoid a question than take responsibility for the answer. I see this in sales conversations, I see it in personal exchanges, and I see it elsewhere in life. What do we do as individuals to make sure that we’re doing the right things? One of the things … Read the rest

More and More People I Know Are Empowered

October 12, 2017

R. Shawn McBride recently spoke about more and more people he encounters are empowered.

Hey folks, Shawn here with you. Talking about empowerment. You know, I talk about The 3 Laws of Empowerment, preparing, planning, and protecting. It’s one of my signature keynotes, and it’s a message that resonates a lot in other contexts. But what I found interesting is … Read the rest

Don’t Overwhelm the Non Empowered

October 12, 2017

R. Shawn McBride recently spoke about not overwhelming people who are not empowered.

Hey folks, Shawn here with you. Talking about a cautionary tale. You know I talk a lot about empowerment. Those of you that follow me know one of my signature keynotes is called “The 3 Laws of Empowerment.” It is really about preparing, planning, and protecting. If … Read the rest

National Speakers Association Recap

October 2, 2017

R. Shawn McBride recently spoke about his experience at the National Speakers Association Conference.

Shawn here with you talking about National Speakers Association Conference that just wrapped up. Five-day conference for myself. I started on Friday with the International Speaker’s Day. Attended a lot of great sessions; learned a lot about speaking. Networked with a lot of my fellow speakers.… Read the rest

50 State Tour

September 18, 2017

R. Shawn McBride recently spoke about his 50 state tour.

Hey folks, Shawn here with you. Some people may be noticing my 50 state tour of business. I’m getting a lot of questions about what’s it about, what does it do? So if you go to, you will see the very basics there. We are looking for exceptional companies … Read the rest

Managing Your Time After a Major Disruption (Like a Hurricane)

September 7, 2017

R. Shawn McBride and Shannon J. Gregg spoke about planning after a major disruption such as a hurricane.

Shannon: Hey so I’m live here today with R. Shawn McBride. We’re pretty excited getting ready for the radio show tomorrow.

R. Shawn McBride: Yes, we’re here in Austin, Texas. We’re at Bank S & B and actually, we’re going to be … Read the rest

Liability As A Speaker

August 29, 2017

R. Shawn McBride recently spoke about liability as a speaker.

Hey folks, Shawn here with you. We talk about liability as a speaker or an entertainer or really in a lot of our different businesses when we’re providing a service, so we have to think about what might be possible. Now, remember this is not legal advice for you, this … Read the rest

What Do My Speeches Do

August 24, 2017

R. Shawn McBride recently spoke about what happens when he speaks.

Hey, folks, Shawn here. Sometimes people ask me what exactly happens when I speak? What am I working with on the audience? It’s always something transformational. We are making changes in people, their businesses, and their lives. My 3 Laws of Empowerment speech talks about preparing, planning and protecting. … Read the rest

All postings are intended to be planning tools to familiarize readers with some of the high-level issues discussed therein. No posting is intended to be a comprehensive discussion and additional details should be discussed with your transaction planners including attorneys, accountants, consultants, bankers and other business planners who can provide advice for your circumstances. This article should not be treated as legal advice to any person or entity.

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