How I survived one of my worst speaking engagements

If you speak in front of enough audiences, you will have incredibly positive experiences AND you will have a few doozies. You know the kind, you're in the middle of something and you wonder how you're going to get through the experience. A huge part of minimizing the risk of something going wrong with your presentation for a specific audience is to find out as ...
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How to get lots of speaking engagements

When I first dreamed of being a speaker who had the ability to influence people in a way that it literally transformed their lives, I wasn’t quite sure where to find audiences who would want to listen to me. What I did know was this; if you want to be successful at something, find someone who is successful at the thing ...
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Why Experts Should Speak

I started speaking on the platform long before there was Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube and the now nostalgic voice that we eagerly awaited to hear, “You’ve got mail.” Back in the day, the only way to get speaking gigs was to literally pound the pavement. I began right where most speakers started; as a complete unknown. It was 1994. I had just ...
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Experts who speak on the platform achieve more…. or do they?

Have you ever wondered how two people can start a business right around the same time and  one skyrockets to success while the other one struggles, barely able to make ends meet? While one is enjoying all the perks that come with high visibility the other is saying, "It's not fair. She/he is no more intelligent, gifted or talented than me." If ...
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5,000 experts on the platform to share their message

5,000 experts on the platform in 2016! That's my goal and my vision...to help 5,000 experts get their message out in one of the most powerful ways possible. I plan to do this in a number of ways; through webinars, teleseminars, training programs, workshops, masterminds and one-on-one mentoring. Why 5,000? Why not! The fact is, one expert can have a major impact on ...
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#1 Way to build market reach, position expertise and generate great revenues is with speaking

If you love to speak on the platform, you’re really good and you have outstanding material, getting paid to speak is a great way to make a living. The dream of many experts is to have a full calendar of paid speaking engagements. Nice dream and yet, for some, it is far more profitable to create complimentary speaking opportunities to “showcase” ...
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If you’re fed up … you need to speak up!

Have you heard of the documentary Fed Up? I came across it as a result of a search online to do with healthy eating. In a nutshell the documentary, created by filmmaker Stephanie Soechtig and journalist Katie Couric, investigates how the American food industry may be responsible for more sickness and obesity, especially in children, than previously realized. To say I was ...
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The six figure speaker mindset

Get on the platform. Give an incredible presentation. Make a boatload of money selling your products and services on the back-end. Can it really be this simple? Actually yes...when you know what you're doing and you have the correct mindset. Experts around the globe are making incredible livings by getting in front of audiences who are eager to hear what they have ...
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Improve email deliverability by asking subscribers to whitelist your email addresses

If you  send out email broadcast messages as part of your marketing process you risk your messages not reaching the intended subscriber. For those of us who rely on email marketing as a value-added process for subscribers we can be left extremely frustrated and wishing there was a solution. Actually, there is a solution. Whitelisting. Without whitelisting there is a good chance ...
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Make 2016 your most profitable ever!

With less than three weeks until 2016 is upon us, now is a great time to put pen to paper and map out your coming year. Rather than kick back as the year comes to an end, this is the time to plan for a banner 2016. Rather than take a haphazard approach to what you are doing, determine what you ...
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17 year old high school senior makes nearly $500,000 per year

This is definitely the time of year people claim, “Next year will be different. I’m going to...” Lose weight Make more money Save money Have a better relationship Get into a committed relationship Quit smoking Quit drinking Start a business Grow my business Charge more for services and products The list goes on and on. And yet, most people will not ...
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Why resolutions set you up for failure

Traditionally, this is the time of year lots of people reflect on the resolutions they set at the beginning of the year. Realizing many of their "this time I will do it" resolutions resulted in giving up, they are preparing for the next round of resolutions. Often,  they will set the same ones in the coming year as they did ...
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What does your “digital footprint” say about you?

A couple of days ago I read a post on Facebook about a woman who wrote a book on a topic I have great interest in. Being that it was a third party endorsement, I was even more eager to buy the book than if the author had touted the benefits of her own book. Since there was no link in ...
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Why it takes more than intentions for success to occur

I’m on a flight returning from a couple of days of high energy, teaching, networking, inspiration and motivation. I had the opportunity to keynote and coach at a private event for over 150 private clients of powerhouse entrepreneur, Suzanne Evans. As is true for most conferences, participants left on a high note with a lot of information to process. Most left ...
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Top 5 reasons to attend

Many entrepreneurs want to see a change in their business, but fail to do anything new or different. They continue their daily routines day in and day out, never changing up what they do. In order for things to change, you must change. You have to get from behind your computer and shift the energy. Yes, business IS about energy. One of ...
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Transform your business by transforming your mind

Transform your business by transforming your mind

It's amazing how many people claim they want to grow their business yet, they are stuck in a mindset that isn't serving them. One of the best ways to shift your mindset is to shift what you're doing. Ready for a HUGE shift? Join me for Power Up for Profits Live!   Ready for a major business transformation? Want a money transformation? A success ...
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Blab… Fad or Fabulous?

The first I heard of Blab.im was when my buddy, Brian G. Johnson posted on Facebook he was hosting a Blab. Shortly thereafter, Joel Comm was promoting his Blab. Before I knew it, many of my friends and colleagues were Blabbing and having a great time doing so. My initial thought was, “Oh no! Not another BSO - bright shiny object.” With ...
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Is your attention span less than a goldfish?

My emails aren’t getting opened… much less read! This is an all too common issue for anyone trying to promote and sell via email marketing. People just aren’t responding to email marketing the way they once did. There are many reasons for the lackluster results... People are on overload with the amount of information vying for their attention. There are many more ...
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How to be more productive

How to be more productive

Do you ever sit at your desk staring at a pile of papers and wonder, "How am I ever going to get through this?" If you said yes, you're not alone. Here are a few simple tips for being more productive. Quit beating yourself up over what you have not yet accomplished. Assess the situation Write a short "to do" list of ...
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Are you spending or investing in your business?

It never ceases to amaze me how many newbie entrepreneurs will invest a boatload of money in a coach or consultant in order to get on the fast track of building their business. Yet, when the coach/consultant advises them on a software program, support team member or system that will save them time and help them achieve their results faster, ...
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