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Speaking is something that you must pursue. It multiplies the benefits of relationship-building and maximizes its results.  When coupled with publishing, speaking delivers a 1-2 punch that even your toughest competitors simply cannot match.

Our speaking programs range from development of speak​er tools​ to preparing you to deliver ​your very best presentation to actively proposing and placing you in speaking venues of your choice.

​Examples include ​development of ​”speaker ​sheets,” pro-speaking website features, ​your Speaking Topics List, ​authoring and publishing a book,​ ​production of speaking video samples, research​ing ​target ​audience ​venues, presentation coaching​, speaker branding and publicity, ​negotiating speaker fees and contracts and ​aggressive ​speaking engagement placement.

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Speaker's Edge cover w border 150Check Out Ken’s New Book!

Speakers for business and nonprofit events are sought out each and every day for keynotes, breakout seminars, workshops and panels. Those lucky few who get chosen have shown they can fill a specific need. The Speaker’s Edge shows readers how to display their value and land these more of these gigs, including ones that pay. Includes clever, innovative practices developed by the most successful veteran speakers.

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Upcoming Speaking Engagements:

Wednesday, October 26, 2016: Ken will be leading his annual panel as part of the Concord Author’s Festival. The topic this year is “How to Write, Publish, and Promote Your Novel or Memoir.” Click here for more information.

Thursday, September 22, 2016: Ken shares strategies from his new book “The Speaker’s Edge: The Ultimate Guide to Locating and Landing Lots of Speaking Gigs” at The CEO Club of Boston. Will include tips for winning local, regional and national speaking opportunities. Special invitation required, contact for further details.

Past Engagements:
Friday January 24, 2014: emersongroup hosts Publishing Books, Publishing Articles, an in-depth all-day seminar (lunch included!) designed to help participants get their business book and/or article ideas published. Click here for more details!

Friday, November 8, 2013: Ken joins emersongroup client thoughtleader Mary Adams, author of “Intangible Capital,” to demonstrate how thought leadership can enhance one’s business value. Sponsor is Harvard Business School Alumni Consulting Group. Contact Joan Seamster to register:

Wednesday November 6, 2013: Ken speaks the Boston chapter of the Association of Strategic Planners on the topic “Thoughtleading as a Business Strategy”

Wednesday November 6, 2013: Ken explains his “5 pillars of thoughtleading” to the Meridien Advisory Council

Wednesday, October 30, 2013: Ken will be leading his annual panel as part of the Concord Festival of Authors. The topic this year is “How to Successfully Promote Your Book.”  Click here to see more. 

Tuesday, October 22, 2013: Ken will be appearing in a Thought Leadership Panel at the 4th Annual Growth & Profitability Summit in Orlando, FL.  Click here to see more.

Monday, October 21 2013: Ken will show management consultants in Dallas how to transform themselves and their firms into business gurus and published thoughtleaders. Sponsored by the Institute of Management Consultants. Click here to see more.

Wednesday, October 16 2013: Ken guides the Business Lawyers Network in Needham MA through his “five pillars of thoughtleading.” Contact John Koenig at

Thursday, October 3 2013: Ken explains to SBANE’S CEO Dialog his “five pillars of thoughtleading” strategy. More info at

Friday, September 27th, 2013: emersongroup is hosting another Thoughtleading Launchpad, an all-day intensive seminar (lunch included!) designed to revamp your business development practices and position you as an expert with an edge over your competition. Click here for more details! 

Wednesday, September 11 2013: Ken explains to this job transition networking group in Wilmington MA how to leverage expertise for career success. Program host is WIND (Wednesday Is Networking Day). Click here for more details. 

Thursday, September 5th, 2013: Ken is scheduled to speak at the Rhode Island Chief Executives Club. He will be discussing “The ROI of Thoughtleading.” Click here to see more.

Wednesday, June 26 2013: Ken outlines how to be a thoughtleader to a summer business class at Boston College.

Friday, June 21st, 2013: emersongroup is hosting Thoughtleading Launchpad, an all-day intensive seminar (lunch included!) designed to revamp your business development practices and position you as an expert with an edge over your competition.Click here for more details!