Back in the early nineties when I launched my career on the speaking circuit, my motto was to “speak anytime, anywhere, for free even for a fee.” That philosophy paid off handsomely, ultimately leading to upwards of 85 speaking engagements a year. The lesson - laser focus on mastering your craft. Author Cal Newport highlights this view in his two bestselling books “So Good They Can’t Ignore You” and “Deep Work”

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