The CEO of Cal Entertainment, Christopher Lee | The Keys to Becoming an Effective Professional Speaker

Show Notes

Christopher Lee, the CEO of the speaking agency of choice for Jim Kwik, best-selling author Chris Voss, the living legend Nolan Bushnell – the godfather of the videogame industry, Shark Tank’s Daymond John, Magic Johnson and others joins us to share his experience in the speaking industry and Matt Kline of OXI Fresh shares about the habit of saving money.

NOTABLE QUOTABLE – “The habit of saving money does away with the habit of waste. As saving becomes a need, through habit, many a man finds he can live just as well as he did before on the same salary, and this even if some prices have gone up.” – Napoleon Hill 

  1. Set it and forget it and by default you will become a habitual saver
  2. Make it difficult to spend more money than you should 
  3. Schedule a weekly time to look at your account balance

Podcast Audio – 

  1. Yes, yes, yes and yes! Thrivetime Nation on today’s show we are interviewing Christopher Lee who is the CEO of Cal Entertainment! Chris, welcome onto the Thrivetime Show! How are you sir?
  2. Christopher Lee, what exactly does Cal Entertainment do?
  3. Chris, your organization represents, Jim Kwik, host of the major bestseller “Limitless”, a living legend and the Godfather of Skateboarding – Rodney Mullen, Chris Voss, the author of another major bestseller “Never Split the Difference”, another living legend Nolan Bushnell – the godfather of the videogame industry, Kenny Aronoff – Rolling Stone’s top 100 drummers of ALL TIME! and so many other incredible speakers from Decorated SEAL Andy Stumpf to Major YouTube personality Physics Girl – Dianna Cowern to Shark Tank’s Daymond John, Magic Johnson, and comedian Tommy Davidson wow! …When did you first figure out what you wanted to do professionally?
  4. I know that you’ve had a ton of success at this point in your career, but I would love to start off at the bottom and the very beginning of your career. What was your life like growing up and where did you grow up?
  5. What was your process of gaining traction?
  6. Many of our guests say that they had a key mentor or a key book that they read that really helped them to change their mindset and their approach to success…do you have a key book or mentor in your life that has impacted you the most…I would love to hear that story?
  7. Christopher Lee How did you go about getting your first 10 customers? 
  8. How do you keep your customers you have now?     
  9. So in terms of practical tips for our listeners to become speakers:
  10. What do your listeners need to know if they want to get into the professional speaking business?
  11. What is the best way for professional speakers to build their brand?
  12. Christopher Lee, what tips would you have for our listeners that want to earn gigs as corporate speakers?
  13. What is the best way for our listeners to build their brand as a thought leader?
  14. Where do most people get it wrong when it comes to becoming a paid professional speaker?
  15. What are a few of your daily habits that you believe have allowed you to achieve success?
  16. What has been the biggest adversity that you’ve had to fight through during your career?
  17. Christopher Lee What advice would you give the younger version of yourself?
  18. We find that most successful entrepreneurs tend to have idiosyncrasies that are actually their super powers…what idiosyncrasy do you have?
  19. What message or principle that you wish you could teach everyone?
  20. What are a couple of books that you believe that all of our listeners should read?
  21. You’ve got the mic, what is one thing that you want to share with the Thrive Nation before you drop the mic?


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