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Evolving to Professional Speaking with Jasmin Haley and Anniedi Essien

Jul 15, 2022


Wellness solutions expert and CEO and Founder of Idem Spark Anniedi Essien interviews host Jasmin Haley about her path to becoming a professional speaker.

Don't miss this powerful episode if you want to know more about an award-winning speaker's rise to the top of her field and her pivot from healthcare to communication expert. Jasmin details her breakdown and breakthrough into a new field of work after years in a toxic work environment and the brutal loss of her mother. 

She discusses her role as an event organizer & speaker selector and how that has informed her deep knowledge of what organizers are looking for in speakers and how their reputation and assets can impact their careers. 


Focus Points: 

  • How breakdown can allow you to breakthrough
  • 4 questions organizers ask when selecting speakers
  • The most important assets every speaker should have 
  • How the H.E.A.R.T Methodology™ enables speakers to succeed 
  • Why you shouldn’t wait for someone to give you a seat at the table


Jasmin Haley is a nationally-awarded keynote speaker, presentation & curriculum design expert, author, and CEO of a consulting firm that creates transformative speakers. She has transformed over 10,000 attendees with her moving presentations on topics ranging from becoming a legacy-driven speaker and leader, diversity and inclusion, trauma-informed care, and overcoming burnout. Her H.E.A.R.T Methodology™ framework and Legacy Scaler®: HEART-Driven Speaker program have allowed hundreds of her clients to find speaking success on national and international stages. 

Anniedi Essien is a wellness expert and former advisor to C-level and senior leaders at some of the top global brands you know and love. She is also the Chief Swagger Officer and Founder at Idem Spark, where she advises business leaders on building the workforces of the future by fusing cutting edge well-being and leadership development strategies. 

Anniedi also delivers keynotes, workshops, consulting, and executive coaching programs for diverse audiences. She loves teaching top performers how to slay their well-being and career goals with powerful insights as a former corporate health and wellness executive.


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