The real work begins when you’re done speaking… You’ve worked hard to create a riveting talk that engages the audience, builds trust and rapport, and motivates them to take some type of action. But that’s just the beginning… You see, the REAL work, and conversions, begin after the event. Why? Because most of the prospects [...]
Today I’d like to share a tip about choosing the right audience. See, if you choose to speak to a group without researching the types of people in the audience, it could be a huge disaster. You’ll feel embarrassed because the audience isn’t interested in your content and it will leave a bad taste in the [...]
Branding... We hear about it and how important it is. But for me, knowing how to make branding happen for my business has been as elusive as... well, Big Foot and Nessy of Loch Ness! Do you feel that way, too? I'm pretty sure I'm not the only one who is perplexed at how to [...]
One of the hardest things we, entrepreneurs, do, is move forward and believe in ourselves when others don't. I don't know about you, but I never really fit into a "mold" that my friends could understand. While they were busy pursuing higher education and climbing a corporate ladder, I dreamed of having a bold message on [...]
The struggle is real... the fears are real... the feelings of not being good enough are real. You probably look around at all the other people who speak to groups and think they have it all figured out. But it's an illusion. Most of the speakers and presenters I know still suffer with pangs of anxiety [...]
Bravery... we may not think of yourself as being brave, but we definitely are. It requires bravery to take action on our dreams, turn them into something tangible (even when others tell us we can't!), and constant bravery to keep pressing forward through all the frustrations, failures, and obstacles we face daily. Being an entrepreneur [...]
We've all heard about "tapping into our niche" so we can find our ideal prospects. But yesterday I heard an idea that really made me stop and think... In fact, the information was so revolutionary (to me, at least!) that I had to stop at a rest stop on my drive from Minnesota to Utah so I could jot down a few thoughts before they were lost.