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Master the strategies you need to secure speaking gigs.

In How to Get the Gig, I’ll teach you everything you need to know to land the speaking gigs you’ve always wanted. I’ll take you through the process, step-by-step, including creating your speaking gig wishlist, honing your great idea, making the case to book you as a speaker and submitting your application. so you can:

  • Spread your great idea.
  • Gain status as an expert.
  • Attract your dream clients.
  • Achieve professional advancement.
  • Become a better leader.
  • Inspire and persuade your target audience.
  • Earn more money talking about and doing what you love.
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About this course

Enroll in the course today and join our thriving community

Our Full & Frank community is a diverse and inclusive space, filled with fabulous humans from various industries, demographics, and geographies. I’m always on the lookout for opportunities to help each of you make strategic connections.

Sign up for my course, and attend our Q&A sessions—you never know who you might meet or who I might suggest I introduce you to!

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By the end of the program
you will be able to…

Spread your great idea

Landing strategically-selected speaking gigs can be a game-changer, propelling you to speak to the right audiences and accelerating your success and impact.

Attract your dream clients

When you start speaking on the right topic, on the right stages, to the right audiences – audiences filled with your ideal customer, investor or stakeholder – great things start happening.

Inspire & persuade your target audience

Public speaking is a critical skill for leaders. Delivering powerful presentations on respected stages helps to inspire and motivate your team, elevate your credibility as a leader in your field and elevate your voice amidst the noise.

Gain status as an expert

Being invited to speak on prestigious, reputable or industry-leading stages immediately elevates you as an expert in your field. The potential benefits that come from this are huge.

Achieve professional advancement

Strong public speaking skills are highly valued in many professions, leading to career advancement. Regular speaking gigs can boost your self-confidence and serve as a powerful showcase of your abilities.

Earn more money talking about and doing what you love

Public speaking let’s you share your passion and make more money. By delivering impactful presentations, you can increase your visibility, attract more clients, and earn more money through speaking fees or increased revenue


Meet your instructor..

Juanita Wheeler

Juanita Wheeler has coached over 100 TEDx speakers in addition to CEOs, entrepreneurs, authors, researchers and change-makers to deliver presentations worthy of their great ideas.

Juanita is a public speaking coach, speechwriter, the CEO of TEDxBrisbane and Founder of Full & Frank.

Juanita has over two decades of speaking experience, is an Adjunct Lecturer at the University of Queensland, and a Global Fellow with the Atlantic Fellows based out of Oxford University. Juanita has three Masters degrees (two in business and one in social change leadership).

She’s the speaking coach you want if you’re serious about having your voice heard.

What you will learn in this amazing course…

Create the strategic wishlist of events you want to speak at. Learn how to identify potential speaking gigs that are ideal for your idea, your speaking style, and your strategic goals.

Hone your great idea into 12 words or less so it is application-ready. Make it clear, succinct and punchy so people considering you for a speaking gig on their stage will be hooked and want to find out more.

Explain to event curators why you are the best person to speak about the topic, and why you, plus your idea make the ideal combination for their stage

Learn what you should include in applications and what you should leave out, and how to actually submit unsolicited requests to speak versus formal application responses.

Get it done. No more procrastination, imposter syndrome, or delays. You need to take action in order to get a speaking gig. Let’s do it.

Learn when (and when not) to charge for speaking gigs, how to work out what to charge, different types of remuneration and how to negotiate your fee.

Join the course and get access to:

Expert video lessons

Every lesson includes a video covering a specific, targeted and achievable goal. I’ll take you through the process, step-by-step, covering everything you need to know and nothing that you don’t.

And because I know you are busy, and from all different time zones, you can watch the videos on-demand at whatever time of the day best suits you.

Downloadable workbooks

Each lesson comes with an accompanying workbook that walks you step-by-step through the process covered in the lesson. It is designed to help you turn what you learned into your own practical resources for landing your dream speaking gigs.

It includes resources such as sample email messages your can use when approaching event organisers.

Live Monthly Group Q&A Calls

The live monthly Q&A video calls let you ask questions and connect with me and other fabulous humans undertaking the course. The sessions run for an hour and are entirely optional. You bring the questions. I’ll deliver the full & frank answers.

What other students have to say about this…

Within weeks of completing the How to Get the Gig course I have secured three paying speaking gigs, two being keynotes at conferences that are my ideal target market. These opportunities came from me taking immediate action during the course and implementing the strategies Juanita taught us. I am incredibly grateful that I had the opportunity to do the course and learn from Juanita’s wealth of knowledge.

– Kari Sutton

What this course gives you is profound and worth the investment several times over. Despite being a CEO and presenting to hundreds of people throughout my career, I’d never thought of myself as a speaker until I completed Juanita’s How to Get the Gig course.

I can now confidently say that I am a speaker. I have a succinct speaker bio that says everything it needs to say about who I am; I understand my positioning as an expert due to my lived experience. And I also know precisely what I will talk about and which conferences I want to speak at. I hope everyone interested in becoming a speaker jumps on board, does the course and gets as much out of it as I did.

– Belinda Smith


Your investment

one time payment

$197 USD

One year’s access to the on-demand course, including six video lessons, downloadable workbooks, and live monthly Q&A sessions to keep you progressing, learning and motivated.

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Frequently Asked

There are six lessons, each with a Full & Frank video lesson (10-20 minutes) and an accompanying workbook that walks you step-by-step through the process, so you can turn what you learned in the lesson into your own practical resources for landing your dream speaking gigs.

The course is on-demand and self-paced. You have access for a full year, but most people complete it within the first month if not the first weekend. I typically recommend people set aside an hour a lesson, though times will vary from person to person.

Absolutely. My learning platform tracks your progress as you make your way through the course, and lets me know when you’re done – so I can send you a certificate for your resume and LinkedIn profile. (I also do a celebratory lounge room dance for every graduation).

Absolutely. Several much-loved students asked for it, so from May 2024 I now include access to live monthly Q&A group video calls. They last for one hour, and are held in the first week of each month (please check your local times):

  • Pacific Time (LA, USA) – Monday 4pm
  • Eastern Time (NY, USA) – Monday 7pm
  • AEST (Brisbane, Australia) – Tuesday 9am

You can send questions in advance, or simply raise your (virtual) hand during the call. I will record the session, and it will be available for current students to access until the next month’s Q&A. You will only be able to access it via your Library on my secure learning platform at https://learning.fullandfrank.com/library

And because I want all our students to benefit (including those who asked me to introduce it), I have extended it to everyone who has previously purchased How to Get the Gig, for 12 months, at no extra cost. Check your Full & Frank Library for details.

If at any time we have a collection of people enrolled in the course who would attend one (or more) Q&A sessions in a GMT-time-zone-friendly time, I’ll make it happen. The same applies to any other time zone where the standard time for the Q&A call is in the middle of the night for them.

Until then, you can send questions in advance and I can answer them during the sessions for you, and you can watch the replays. You can also fast-track a mini-cohort by encouraging friends and colleagues to do the course with you.

All your Full & Frank products can be found in your Course Library at https://learning.fullandfrank.com/library

If you logged out before leaving, you will be redirected to the Login page. If you cannot remember your password, click on the ‘Forgot Password’ link and follow the directions. I’m glad you’re diving back in!

It is up to you, but I highly recommend people start with the How to Get the Gig‘ course, whether they’re just getting started in public speaking or have been doing it for yearsand need to revisit the strategic essentials.

The course provides comprehensive self-paced learning and is jam-packed with expert insights and practical tips and strategies. It also comes with a live monthly group Q&A session, so you can jump online and ask questions.

Having said that, if you prefer, or you’re looking for highly personalised guidance, goal setting, script development and feedback, you might be ready for a one-on-one coaching session.

The short answer is yes. I know How to Get the Gig  will give you the knowledge and tools you need to land speaking gigs. But, if, for some reason, after your first two completed lessons, it doesn’t feel like a fit, email me, and I will give you a full refund.

Here’s how it works: Complete the first two lessons. If you don’t feel confident and motivated by your future ability to book gigs based on the information you’ve gained, reach out to [email protected], show me you’ve put in the work and completed the worksheets for the first two lessons, and I’ll refund your investment.

No refunds are available after 14 days.

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