Gratitude

Today’s post is short because I’m headed to my next event. It’s been a very busy few weeks, and I am grateful for the opportunity to work so much. Enjoy this video and I wish you the best in your performing, speaking, and inspiring the world this week!     ~ jason hewlett Jason Hewlett, CSP (Certified Speaking Professional), CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame, is a Keynote Speaker for the largest corporate events in the world. His primary message, The Promise, is essential for Leadership, Management, Sales, Marketing, Direct-Sales Companies, and is a combination of engagement and entertainment meets inspiration.
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Q&A: What Do I Do When No One Is Watching My Show?

  We’ve all had that one event – where everything goes wrong, no one is watching, and we want to throw our hands up and leave – yet know we must honor the contract and finish the gig. This question came to me through Facebook from a very successful performer who is always looking to see the bright side, and asked my response: A majority of my responses here will fall within the “Preparation of the Event” category, as well as a few ideas to troubleshoot even when the Prep was handled flawlessly. Prep Call with Client – Upon receiving
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Getting Ready to Take the Stage – Pre-Game Warm-Up

Years ago I was backstage with a speaker friend, a seasoned veteran in the industry, who asked me why I was jumping up and down and looked like a complete spazz. I didn’t know the reason I started doing this practice, it just came natural to feel the need to bounce around until I was so buzzed, energized, and excited, that I was ready to burst onto the stage like Tasmanian Devil meets Winnie the Pooh’s Tigger. I told him, “A few minutes ago I was sitting down, before that I was on an airplane.  Now I have to go
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How to Emcee: Part 3 – Post-Show

Congratulations!  You have finished the event, been a masterful Master of Ceremonies, and your Emcee duties have come to an abrupt end. Or have they? As important as Preparation from Part 1 is, as well as Performance from Part 2 may have been, in my opinion the Part 3 portion is where most Emcees, Speakers, and Performers in general lose the ability to have work coming at them beyond what they ever thought they wanted. Imagine having more clients wanting you to return than you ever dreamed possible! Where the burden is not How to get the Gig, but rather
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How to Emcee: Part 2 – Performance

You have a big job ahead of you!  Congrats on the excellent Preparations that went into the day that is finally here (more on that in Part 1 if you haven’t seen it yet). Here’s a quick video to show some of the possibilities of what you can do as Emcee Here is your 10 Item Guidebook to being an AWESOME Emcee, as the Show has finally arrived, here we go: Sound Check – Get there before anyone else, other than AV, who pretty much live there.  Show up in an outfit that commands respect but also shows your flair for
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How To Emcee: Part 1 – Preparation

So you’ve been asked to Emcee your next event.  Congrats! This means you are proven to be well spoken, capable of engaging others, and doing more than just a speech, show, or performance. It is Game On. Here are 7 Tips to being an Incredible Emcee (no particular order): You are The Glue of the event – Your job in this role is to make sure everyone else looks amazing.  Yes, it is your show essentially, but no one needs to know that, and you already are amazing, so you have that covered.  You just make sure every person you
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What’s So Special About Your Course Compared to Others?

“What is in your Career Course that is different from all the others offering the same out there?”   Great question!  In fact, this is the #1 question we receive from everyone looking to make the investment in themselves.  Answer: LOTS! Outlined here, for your eyes only, is the entire training booklet’s contents, over 60 pages of resources, modules, concepts, and ideas that only JHE Training offers.   Videos are also a significant part of the course.   Those who have gone through every other training available in this category of career creation for performers and speakers have said this
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Why an Online Course from Jason Hewlett?

A year ago you expressed interest in taking my course called “How To Make a Career From Stage”.  At the time either the spots were filled up or the deadline to sign up had passed.   I’m reaching out NOW to let you know the course is no longer a LIVE training restricted by time and location, rather it is something I believe that is even better: An Online Training Course you can take at your own leisure, anywhere, as often as you want!    If you are interested, please CLICK HERE to check it out.   It is priced much lower
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Starting From Scratch

  The response to the How To Make a Career From Stage online course has been incredible.  To receive feedback saying it has changed a new speaker or performer’s life is what we were hoping for, so thank you for responding so favorably! There are questions as to what to do if not even at the level of ready to make the jump and start the career. “What if I just want to start speaking/performing more?  Not necessarily make a career of it.  What do I do first?” Great questions.  Here are my best suggestions if you’re beginning from scratch:
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3 Showbiz Secrets I Wish They Would Have Told Me

  When you’re starting out, you are raring to go. Fearless.  Excited.  Ready to conquer the world. I remember reaching out to my showbiz heroes for help.  Mentoring, assistance, anything! All I got back was silence.  Never a word or suggestion.  Any acknowledgment would have been nice, yet never came.   As I sit here, in my easy chair, photos of my family & faith promoting paintings surround me, across the desk are awards won having been on this showbiz path for 17 years….yet I realize how much this business still is hard. I still have to wake up every day and
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