Grant Baldwin: Who You Are Is More Important Than What You Do


In this episode of the Championship Leadership podcast, Grant Baldwin talks about his new book The Successful Speaker, learning from other people’s strategies and more.

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In This Episode:

  • [2:20] What does championship leadership mean to Grant?
  • [6:43] What brought Grant to where he is today?
  • [4:40] His desire to share his knowledge on public speaking
  • [12:47] His book
  • [18:13] People that have influenced Grant.
  • [20:35] Grant’s future plans
  • [23:12] A turning point in Grant’s life
  • [31:50] Episode takeaways.

Important Quotes:

“Who you are is more important than what you do”

“I had the potential but i needed the plan”

“As entrepreneur we are in the problem solving business”

“Look for people who are a step or two ahead of you, of where you want to be”

“It’s simple but it’s not easy”

About The Guest:

Grant Baldwin is a nationally known speaker, podcaster, and author who has helped thousands of people start and build their own speaking businesses through his Booked and Paid to Speak Training Course. Over the last 13 years Grant has spoken to over 500,000 people in 47 different states (he’s never spoken in Maine, South Carolina, or Hawaii, so if you know someone, let him know).

Regularly featured in the national media, including Forbes, Inc., Entrepreneur, and the Huffington Post, his “Reality Check” curriculum is taught in over 400 high schools nationwide. A podcaster since 2014, he has published over 300 podcast episodes that have been downloaded over 1.5 million times.

He loves motivating other leaders and entrepreneurs, but his favorite moments are those spent with his high school sweetheart, Sheila, and their three daughters. They live in Nashville, Tennessee where Grant enjoys bicycling, summer days at the pool, and living life like Chuck Norris. For more info, check out





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