How to Write a Book: Proven Start-to-Finish Steps

We all have a great book idea burning inside of us.

In fact, most of us dream about learning how to write a book.

We imagine how writing a bestseller will change our lives. How it will advance our careers. How it will make us an authority on a topic we enjoy.

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117 Leadership Quotes for Inspiration

Becoming a great leader is more about the inner qualities you possess than the title you are given. While a person may be in charge of managing people or heading a project, a genuine leader is one who can inspire others to accomplish something important.

One common misconception is the dangerous leadership myth that “leaders are born, not made.”

Being a good leader is something you learn and perfect with diligence, compassion, persistence, and experience.

True leadership is about striving to become better in all areas of life and empowering everyone around you to become the best versions of themselves.

Regardless of where you are in your journey of being a leader —- whether you have the desire to inspire or want to hone the leadership skills you already have, learning from others through inspiring leadership quotes can help you reach your goals.

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7 Tips for Writing Motivation: Stay Motivated When Writing a Book

I’ve written over 90 books over my 40-year career, and I can tell you that as much as we would like them to, books don’t write themselves. Motivation is the measurement of the energy that is put into any endeavor.

When you write a book, you are bound to struggle with periods where you lack the motivation to write or experience writer’s block, a key challenge that writers face while lacking the motivation to write. Even when writing inspiration is lacking, it is crucial to stay committed and motivated.
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How to End a Speech: What You Need for a Bang

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, ensuring that the audience’s attention is maintained throughout.

The truth is, if you don’t know how to end a speech, the overall message won’t be persuasive and your key points may get lost.

The words you say at the beginning, and especially at the end of your talk, are usually the most persuasive parts of the speech and will be remembered longer than almost any other part of your speech. It’s crucial to leave a lasting impression with a powerful conclusion.

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Goal Setting for Success & Developing SMART Habits

One of the most common questions I am asked regularly is “What is the importance of goal setting?” or “Is it really necessary to set goals?”

I can personally attest to its importance in my own professional life, and I simply cannot overstate the fact that personal goal setting always has been and remains one of the first steps you will take in your journey toward finding your true calling and unparalleled success.

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15 Simple Ways to Be Successful in Life

Whether you believe it or not, at this very moment, you have the potential and ability to accomplish extraordinary things in your lifetime. Often, all we need to be successful in life and act on that potential is to simply know how to get started, remain consistent, and stay committed to pursuing success throughout our entire lifetime. By adopting certain essential habits, you will learn how to be successful in life — whether it’s your personal or professional life — and become unstoppable in achieving your goals. How to Define Success Everyone has a different idea of what achieving success looks like or should be for them. So defining and measuring success must really be done on a personal, case-by-case level. For example, for… Read more

How to Start a Speech: The Best Ways to Capture Your Audience

You’ve heard the saying, “First impressions are lasting; you never get a second chance to create a good first impression” — right?

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 (especially if you are doing the presentation virtually). Capturing the audience’s attention from the very beginning is crucial to prevent them from being distracted, losing interest, or forming negative opinions.
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