You have heard the saying “First impressions are lasting; you never get a second chance to create a good first impression.”
The same is true when talking about how to start a speech…
The truth is, when you start your speech, you must focus everything on making a positive first impression on your audience members.
Enjoy this 5 minute video for an overview of 15 different ways to start a speech. Then read the blog for the details and 2 extra BONUS tips at the end…. Read more
Think about how much money you made last year…
Now imagine doubling it by this time next year.
In many cases, my students have reported doubling their sales and profitability in just 30-60 days after attending my workshop, simply by making small changes to the way you do business.
It’s hard to know the right steps to take when it comes to getting clarity and perspective…… Read more
A good talk or public speech is like a good play, movie, or song.
It opens by arresting the listener’s attention, develops point by point, and then ends strongly.
The truth is, if you don’t know how to end a speech your key points may get lost.
The words you say at the beginning, and especially at the end of your talk, will be remembered longer than almost any other part of your speech…. Read more
What is the goal of professional speaking?
The goals of professional speaking are to entertain, inform, inspire, and to get the audience to take action.
The truth is, in order for your presentation or speech to have its greatest effect you need to be able to entertain and wow your audience.
I’m going to give you 8 ways that I use in my speeches to keep my audience on the edge of their seats until the end of my talk…. Read more
You have the power to change the profits of your business today by taking a good look at these 8 variables and key business metrics.
As an entrepreneur or business person, it is your job to stay focused and always continue to improve your strategic business plan.
Are you not sure where to start?
Keep reading because I’ve outlined all of it for you… Read more
Today is the day you decide to write the book that you’ve always wanted to write. You sit down at your computer, or at the table with a pen and paper you’re ready to go.
Except . . .
Nothing comes out. Your thoughts stop and you can’t remember what you were even going to write about.
Has this ever happened to you?… Read more
In 2014 21,000,000 students graduated from college. That number is increasing every year. More and more students are eager to work that have college degrees and there is more competition every year.
Are you looking for a little job advice for recent graduates?… Read more
Thinking about how to start writing a book, but aren’t sure where to start?
One of the reasons that so many people never finish their book is because they did not properly plan it out.
Think about it…
By planning out your book properly BEFORE you start it can save you time, money, effort and prevent you from hitting a wall after writing your first 3 pages.
If you are really, really really serious about starting to write a book, you need to read this blog…. Read more
Finding new people to buy your product or service is an important part of the entire sales process. Do you have a great product but aren’t gaining the right customers to buy it?
Are you not sure how to approach your customers or have a confusing sales message?
Use these 14 sales tips to gain more of the right customers who WILL buy your products…. Read more
The average person ranks the fear of public speaking higher than the fear of death. The truth is, this fear could be hurting your professional and personal life.
You may have been there before.
You feel nervous, your palms sweat, your stomach ties itself into knots. You don’t want to do it. You would rather do anything else than talk to someone.
Is this you?… Read more