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Motivational Speaker Busting At The Seams For You To Meet Josh

11 Feb Posted by in Business | 3 comments


Motivational Speakers New Project

Josh Nobles, The Music Behind Pride's Hollow

Motivational Speakers know that loose lips sink ships. So don’t get in my boat. I’m never good at sitting on exciting news. Don’t give me a secret or by the end of the day there will be three hundred people I made promise not to tell. So I was going to wait to tell you. But I just can’t stand it one more minute. So I’m going to tell you a secret if you promise not to tell anybody.

No, I’m not pregnant. Good grief. This isn’t Jerusalem. I’m almost fifty for gosh sakes.

I have a new project. And it’s BIG. Okay, so maybe I think everything is big. Call me over dramatic. But even when I sleep on it, chew on it, throw darts at it, let the devil loose on it – it is still big. And it’s a radical jump for me and my career. Talk about different! But then again, it’s EXACTLY what I should be doing – and is EXACTLY where my heart wanted to take this all along. Isn’t it amazing how God pushes the pieces into place in His own time. And it makes so much sense! Much better than my plan. Or I would have done this a long time ago and fallen flat on my fanny.

Many of you who knew me in the days of my professional storytelling career, know that this all started with my town and my cast of characters. I became a speaker because I wanted to take people to my town, to meet the quirky southern folks who teach me about life and business. It was my gift. Always had been. So I did what I was so good at doing, I became a speaker, looked around and saw that nobody else was doing this, and I buried my characters. I set out on a quest to blend in. (I wasn’t kidding when I said that I have spent most of my life trying to blend in.) And I have finally learned that blending in is the kiss of death. At least in my business.

So enough is enough. I’m done. It’s time to be me, and do what brung me. I know, I’ve been saying that for years, but this time I really mean it. And no more small steps. It’s time to JUMP.

Enter in Josh. Some day I will tell you the fantastic story of how Josh and I fell into this collaboration. It wasn’t planned – at least not by our hands. But we are convinced it was meant to be.

So here’s how this is going to work. I’m going to start taking my audiences to Pride’s Hollow – and Josh will set Pride’s Hollow to music. Josh will become part of my act. Shoot, he’s already part of the act. And when you meet him, you’ll see that he’s not just another guy in the background on the piano. He’s my side kick. He’s the other half of my comedy team. He’s part comedian, part concert pianist. And it’s obvious he’s part writer. He doesn’t just love Pride’s Hollow – he is Pride’s Hollow.

And not just that – he’s real and he’s likeable and he believes in changing hearts just like I do. I can’t WAIT for you to meet him. And it won’t be long. So stay tuned for the rest of the story…

Your busting-at-the-seams motivational speaker who  just had a taste of a dream coming true,
Kelly Swanson

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  1. Amy02-11-12

    Kelly, you have this so right! I was mesmerized by the chemistry between the two of you. It was as good as peanut butter meets jelly, or the cream in my coffee! Perfect blend of 2 amazing spirits. Thank you for stepping out in faith!

  2. kelly02-11-12

    Thanks Amy! I’m happy to hear that I didn’t dream the chemistry. That it was real. And I know we haven’t even begun to see what God is going to do with us. Motivational speaker meets concert pianist. I’m still smiling from ear to ear.

  3. Polly Pitchford02-12-12

    Wow Kelly, I feel your excitement! Can’t wait to see, hear and experience the results! Happy journey!

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