The most successful motivational speakers are not the ones with the best stories or information; they are the ones who have the best-honed speech and who didn’t try to write a new presentation every time they stepped in front of an audience. When you’re honed, you are worth money. Also, making a video when your skills are still clearly in the larval stage is just an effective way of proving you suck. Of course, if you are really, really bad, you could go viral on YouTube; however, the world (including 500 million middle-school students) will know the depth of your mediocrity.
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