5 Things You Must Know Before Getting Paid to Speak

Presented by Presented by ​Angela Lussier 
Moderated by Heather Turner, DTM 

Angela Lussier is an award-winning speaker, business coach, and creator of the Do+Make Business District, an online school and community for entrepreneurs. She is the author of The Anti-Résumé Revolution, Who's With Us? From Wondering to Knowing If You Should Start a Business in 21 Days, and Do+Make: The Handbook for Starting Your Very Own Business. She is a two-time TEDx presenter and her advice has been featured on ABC, NBC, Yahoo!, About.com, The Ladders, Entrepreneur.com, and CBS Money. She is a recipient of the 2014 Forty Under 40 Award given by Business West and a mentor with Valley Venture Mentors. Angela was a member of Pioneer Valley Toastmasters from 2006-2010 and ProSpeakers in Springfield, MA from 2009-2010. Her philosophy is "stop waiting and start creating." She lives in Holyoke, Massachusetts with her husband, Nick, two cats, a fish, and a shrimp.