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The Expert MC’s Bookshelf
Note – If there is no specific link for any item they will be easily found via a search on Amazon or iBooks.
Money Talks – How to make a Million as a Speaker – Alan Weiss
Alan is a great contrarian who I have seen speak on a number of occasions and chatted to a number of times. Terrific overview of the reality of the speaking business. Quite a lot applies to the MC business.
You Can Be a Wedding MC – Peter Miller
If I ever had to MC a Wedding this is the book I would grab from the shelf. It has helped launch the careers of many successful Wedding MC’s around the world! FULL DETAILS HERE
UP FRONT IN CONTROL
I’m so pleased this book is back on the market again and you can now buy it directly from the author, rather than through Amazon. I’ve known Peter Miller for a very long time and I’ve read this book multiple times and I know you will too.
Pete is an accomplished MC, Speaker & Coach and a mentor to many in the industry. He wrote the book in conjunction with another legend, Ron Tacchi who had a long career as a Speaker, MC and then successful Speaker Bureau owner.
Their years of experience are laid out in the eBook that focuses squarely on the world of the Corporate MC . How to do it, How to sell it & some excellent Run Sheets and Checklists. If you want to work in the corporate world, you need this book. FULL DETAILS
The Wealthy Speaker – Jane Atkinson
Excellent book, from a former speaker agent and now speaker coach. There is a package available with audio and workbook. http://www.speakerlauncher.com
She also runs workshops with another of my favourite speakers Joe Calloway.
Up Front In Control – Peter Miller & Ron Tacchi
Great Masters of Ceremony reveal their Trade Secrets. Fantastic book. You used to be able to buy an eBook version but it seems only to be available as a paperback.
Book Yourself Solid – Michael Port
Another excellent book with great advice and plenty of exercises. Great for anyone selling themselves and their services.
Many MC’s are asked to help facilitate sessions, including Panels, Goal Setting & Planning Workshops. These two books are very comprehensive, I use them a lot.
The Secrets of Facilitation – Michael Wilkinson
Facilitating with Ease – Ingrid Bens
Win the Crowd – Steve Cohen
The Millionaires’ Magician, Steve Cohen looks at Influence, Charisma and Showmanship, essential skills for the Expert MC
Steal Like an Artist Austin Kleon
The War of Art – Steven Pressfield
Both fascinating books on the art of being an “artist.” Creativity & Productivity.
The Million Dollar Ipad Scott Grossberg
Scott is a friend who has a talent for finding the very best apps and tools for iPads. Save time and money with his terrific book.
Virtual Freedom Chris Ducker
Hiring a virtual assistant may not be as expensive as you think and it could easily catapult your business to a new level. The Ducker book is a terrific overview and guide to using VA’s from the Philippines. It certainly helped me put my VA in place.
Jab Jab Jab Right Hook Gary Vaynerchuk
Interesting overview of the various Social Media Platforms and strategies to use them well to grow your business. Plenty of great examples.
The Wedding MC Jokebook