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The Introductory Guide to Psychographic Segmentation

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How do you know that your marketing campaign will appeal to the target audience? In most cases, us, marketers, act on a hunch and assumptions, since we constantly operate with incomplete information.

#SpeakerSuccesTip: Keep It Simple – Especially When It Comes to Virtual Presentations!

Speaker Launcher

With so many of us moving to virtual – with our presentations, communications, etc. – my success tip for this month is Keep It Simple. I’ve seen a lot of people invest in every bell and whistle technology wise for their virtual communications.

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Every Breath You Take

Manner of Speaking

Every breath you take, Every move you make, Every bond you break, Every step you take, I’ll be watching you. The Police. Breathing. We do it constantly and, usually, unconsciously. We breathe when we are awake and when we sleep, when we work and exercise and rest.

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An Executive’s Guide to OKRs (Objectives and Key Results) Framework

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Setting ambitious goals is easy. Reaching them is 10X harder. When that goal is divided across multiple people, the track to success can get even longer. So how do you keep your teams aligned on the same goal and ensure that their everyday work positively contributes towards a larger end-goal?

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Creating Your Rockstar Attitude with Mark Schulman

Speaker Launcher

Quote: “It’s my job to entertain, engage and inform at the highest level possible.” Mark Schulman Over the past several months we’ve been taking a close look at speakers who are making virtual presentations work to their advantage.

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Creating Meaningful Connections Through Snail Mail

Duarte Blog

Last Tuesday, the metallic clink of my front porch mailbox closing snapped me out of an hours-long trance of staring at my computer answering emails, completing design tasks, and participating in video calls. I took that as my cue to get up and stretch (It’s already 2:30 pm?!)

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Excerpt from “Geri”: Confronting the Preacher

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Below is an excerpt from my new novel, Geri: An LGBTQ+ Novel About Something. Yes, there is a bit of a Seinfeld spoof going on.) You can read more about the book here. Before this excerpt begins, here’s what you need to know: The … Continue reading →

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How To Write An Essay? – Where to start?

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Writing is an essential skill every well-rounded human being needs to hone. However, it can be a challenging one to master, especially if you are more of a ‘talker’. That’s why so many students find essay writing to be quite a daunting chore during the first several years of college.

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Selling Bigger Virtual Packages with Laurie Guest

Speaker Launcher

On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Show, we welcome back Laurie Guest to talk about how she shifted her mindset and adjusted her packages to accommodate her clients during COVID. The post Selling Bigger Virtual Packages with Laurie Guest appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

10 Webinar Tips That Will Keep Your Audience Engaged

Presentation Guru

Wouldn’t it be great if you could grab and hold your audience’s attention through-out the webinar? Imagine – from the moment you open your mouth, your attendees can’t wait for your next move.

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Are All Cops Bad Cops?

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Below is an excerpt from my new novel, Geri: An LGBTQ+ Novel About Something. Yes, there is a bit of a Seinfeld spoof going on.) You can read more about the book here. Before this excerpt begins, here’s what you … Continue reading →

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7 Helpful Tips for English as a Second Language (ESL) Speakers

Duarte Blog

As a corporate speech-language pathologist (SLP), I’ve worked with many clients who speak English as a 2nd or 3rd language (ESL speakers). Some of these people approach our work together with the goal of reducing or eliminating their non-native accent.

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Market Research: Everything You Need to Know as a Business Leader

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Today the markets are moving at a fast pace and in an unpredictable direction. Amidst such uncertainty, it’s extremely hard to determine the right course of action, especially when you are about to bring a new product or service to the market.

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Shift Your Mind with Brian Levenson

Speaker Launcher

Listen to hear coaching and mental performance expert, Brian Levenson talk about his approach to mindset, learning, training and performing. The post Shift Your Mind with Brian Levenson appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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2020 Toastmasters Zoom Challenge - Part II

Speak and Deliver

Part II - What I Learned, Where I Goofed, What Happened That I Didn't Expect, and Who I Have to Thank. Not necessarily in that order) If you miss ed Part I - click here to check it out. As I said - the numbers don't tell the whole story.

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Ch 1: Geri: A Post-Pandemic LGBTQ+ Novel About Something

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Geri: A Post-Pandemic LGBTQ+ Novel About Something Find out how to get a free PDF or epub of book at end of Chapter 1. Dedication: This book is dedicated to the Rainbow, including all my LGBTQ+ family members and friends. … Continue reading →

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Decktopus – Brilliant if speed is what you need

Presentation Guru

We get lots of products pitched to us here at PG. Most of them sound good but disappoint, Prezi being probably the biggest disappointment of the last decade. I was contacted by a person to see if I wanted to try ‘Decktopus’, and I thought, OK, I’ll give it a go.…

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Vocal Awareness Makes for Powerful Presentations with Arthur Joseph

Speaker Launcher

Listen to hear vocal master Arthur Joseph share vocal awareness techniques that help your voice to convey your message more authentically. The post Vocal Awareness Makes for Powerful Presentations with Arthur Joseph appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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3 Steps to Becoming Everyone’s Favorite Panelist

Duarte Blog

If you’ve ever received an invitation to speak on a panel and found yourself hesitating to accept, you’re not alone. Panel discussions can be disorganized, poorly-moderated, and filled with unknowns. What if you say the wrong thing? What if the other panelists look smarter than you?

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Writing “Geri: A Post-Pandemic LGBTQ+ Novel About Something”

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

I am all but finished Writing “Geri: A Post-Pandemic LGBTQ+ Novel About Something”… It’s out for proofreading right now. When I get it back in a week or so, I’ll have some final edits to do, and then will self-publish … Continue reading →

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How to Craft a Winning Go-to-Market Strategy to Unlock Product Launch Success?

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Congratulations! Your new product is up for launch. So, how are you going to introduce it to the real world? If you have not planned the launch yet, you have committed the biggest blunder.

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Enhancing Organizational Effectiveness with the Denison Organizational Culture Survey

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Any organization that prospers is not limited to short-term gains. In order to reach out to customers on a large scale and beat the competition, an organization needs to synchronize its workforce with its vision, mission, short and long-term goals and changing market conditions.

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Life's a Slot Machine

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65-year-old me writes 14-year-old me

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Here’s a challenge for anybody who wants to have some writing fun. Write a letter from yourself at your current age to a younger (pick an age) you. Maybe even post it in your blog or on your Facebook page. … Continue reading →

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5 Tips to Present Like a Pro at Your Next Virtual Presentation

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What would be your reaction if you come to know that your audience was busy checking social media, reading emails, and doing text messages while you were delivering a virtual presentation?

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Understanding the BCG Matrix Model

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Companies dealing with multiple products can find it challenging to decide how to allocate resources for them. Some products might seem promising; however, the risk of failure can also be high. Similarly, well-established products might not need a lot of revenue to stay afloat in the market.

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Putting Together a Killer Book Proposal with Chad Allen

Speaker Launcher

Join me to hear publishing expert Chad Allen share what you must include in your book proposal to get it to the top of the heap. The post Putting Together a Killer Book Proposal with Chad Allen appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

It's OK Not to be Liked!

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Authenticity Likes Marketing Motivation Popularity Sales Self-Esteem Success

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Free PDF of “Geri…”, my first novel

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Get a free PDF of “Geri: A Post-Pandemic LGBTQ+ Novel About Something”–my fist novel. Okay, technically my second as the first was written under a pseudonym, and that’s if we don’t count the two unpublished ones. But you get what … Continue reading →

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8 Sure-fire Ways to Write a Compelling Executive Summary

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According to a report, 55% of people spend less than 15 seconds actively reading the content. These statistics are relevant to the biz world where the people at the management levels, C-level executives, lenders, and investors don’t have much time to read the lengthy documents thoroughly.

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PM wants to "build a new Jerusalem"

Max Atkinson

Listening to Boris Johnson's leader's speech at the Tory party conference today meant that you had to put up with an elementary guide to rhetoric for beginners and a mass of corny old clichés Behind him was the 3 parted alliterative multi-coloured slogan: BUILD BACK BETTER.

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The Success-Energy Equation with Michelle Cederberg

Speaker Launcher

Michelle Cederberg joins us to share how mindset can make all the difference in helping you take your business to new heights. The post The Success-Energy Equation with Michelle Cederberg appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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Know Your Enemy.

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Extreme Ownership means more than you think it means. Business Discipline Entrepreneurs Excuses Inspiration Leadership Motivation Navy Pandemic SEALS Work Ethic

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High Park Allotment Gardeners Banned from Parking Near Gardens

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

For Immediate Release High Park Allotment Gardeners Banned from Parking Near GardensElderly and disabled gardeners forced to carry in supplies and carry out produce up long steep hill Toronto, ON – September 30, 2020 — Allotment gardeners who rent 109 … Continue reading →

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30 60 90 Day Plan: A Strategic Approach to Create New Sales Territories

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There is an endless world of prospect customers for the sales organizations, which can be both a challenge and an opportunity. From this large pool, identifying and reaching out to the right customers and serving their needs is quite challenging.

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BOOKS BY Max Atkinson on public speaking, presentation and communication

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Twitter, it seems, is widely used by authors to advertise their own books – as too are various programmes on BBC Radio 4. Yesterday’s Start the Week, for example was presented by Andrew Marr, who gave two authors who gave each of them about 45 minutes to plug their latest books.

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How to Boost Your Speaking Business by Being an Awesome Podcast Guest

Speaker Launcher

One of the keys to building and growing a successful speaking business is the ability to become known as the ‘expert’ in your industry or specialty. That means you need to properly market yourself to get your message out to the people who will hire you. A great way to do that… through podcasts.

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