It's a rare meeting that doesn't include someone with a microphone in his or her hand talking to a group. So we decided to learn who's out there saying what--and for how much. We were struck by the sheer variety of speakers available on seemingly every topic, from politicians to talk show hosts to CEOs to comedians to people who are combinations of the above.
An initial Web search netted many general and some specialized speakers' bureaus. Need a multicultural Buddhist for peace? Chec