Getting Referrals With a Simple & Sincere Written Request

Referrals are a terrific method and source of expanding your client base. Many professionals back off of this and they lose a great deal of future business opportunity as a result. One reason is that they do not know how to acquire referrals effectively.   I have found a simple, workable but gracious letter to…

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Conquering Your Fear of Public Speaking

Here are some quick tips to help you overcome your fear of public speaking toward any audience whether a business meeting, a networking scenario, a boardroom or conference room setting or a small or large gathering.   Here are 4 quick tips you can use right now!   1. Arrive early enough to fully perceive the room…

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Captivating Your Audience With Storytelling

What is the difference between “There are many children in the Congo going hungry” and “I’ll never forget being in war-torn Congo-witnessing firsthand the deprivation of hundreds of children, and feeding them life-nourishing food that I obtained at my own great peril”?   The difference is story. And the difference it makes is between something…

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7 Presentation Tips You Likely Overlooked To Power You Up!

  Create a Pre-Public Speech Checklist to Fully Prepare   Like an air craft pilot preparing for take-off with checklist in hand, a speaker’s preparation standards must include a checklist of all the steps, items and needs that are estimated much before that presentation. Sound preparation itself makes for a confident speaker.   Practice Your…

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What Your Body Language Really Conveys

As a public speaker to both live and media audiences, your body should function in much the same way your vocal quality does: it should enhance and support your message, communicating without being distracting.   In my best-selling book, No Fear Speaking, I dedicate an entire chapter “Making the Body Express the Message” to the do’s…

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How to Make Your Visuals & Slides  Impactful & Never Boring

Visuals must assist and support. It is not a tool you use to direct or control your speech. You alone direct and control your speech. Many speakers make a major mistake of using a Power Point to make their speech for them. It is a big mistake. Ugh, death by Power Point. Visuals, audios, handouts, illustrations, whatever might assist or support…

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Fill Your Big Fat Funnel With Leads, Leads, Leads

I’m excited to forward you this extremely useful article from my good friend,Technology Company CEO and Advisor, Alex Eckelberry. Hope you find it helpful in acquiring more prospects and clients. The road to prosperity: The fat funnel Leads, leads, leads! Ask a sales person what they want, and the answer is simple: Leads. And not…

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The Real Art of Inspiring Others

How do you get to the place where you can inspire people by speaking, presenting or giving a speech? You begin by really believing in what you’re saying by having conviction about what you’re expressing and being whole and undiluted about the principles you’re teaching your audience. You’re getting them to see something they haven’t…

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Joe Yazbeck’s 30 No Fear Speaking Tips

The following thirty tips serve as a distillation of the key lessons learned from the materials of the book, No Fear Speaking by Joe Yazbeck. Feel free to review them anytime you have an upcoming speech or presentation and to use them as a reference guide. As long as you keep these tips and guidelines…

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3 Major Keys To Guarantee An Inspired Audience

* This article is an excerpt from the upcoming, highly anticipated book by Joe Yazbeck, No Fear Speaking: High-Impact Presentation Skills & Public Speaking Secrets to Inspire & Influence Any Audience Inspiration is a natural result of the highly desirable connection you create with your audience because of your compelling, expressive communication with them. There…

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