Professional Speaking Tips: Autographed Books

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The Sales Myth: Delighting Customers Converts Leads

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Once you’re sent the teddy bear on the trip around the world and returned it to the waiting child and her grateful parents with the autographs of every famous person in the world and blessed by the Pope, what will you do next?).

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Storytelling-III. 5 Ideas. 5 Blogs. 5 Days.

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  We asked for his autograph.  This is the third blog in a series about storytelling – 5 in 5 days.    Everyone seems to get it that storytelling is important, because we’re awash in data and information and can’t remember it all.    But we do remember stories.    That’s because they are how our brains work.    For example, they are why we all feel that it’s safer to drive than fly, even though the statistics prove the opposite. 

What if?

Max Atkinson

Coaches and autographs When we got there, we had to line up and take it in turns to bat and bowl in the nets, closely watched by the two grumpy looking county coaches of the day, Arthur Mitchell and Maurice Leyland.

Review of two books on speaking

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TJ Walker’s Secret to Foolproof Presentations was sent to me by the Jess Todtfeld, complete with a sticker that says, “Autographed by the author.&# I recently read two books on speaking and thought I’d review them together.

Nodding or Nodding Out: How to Read Your Audience

DeFinis Communications

They may even come up afterwards and thank you personally, shake your hand in earnest, ask you to speak at their next meeting, or even ask for your autograph. Part 1: Who is the ideal listener? September 3, 2009. . We all know who they are. You may even be one. I’m talking about the ideal listener. These are the people who sit in the front of the room, turn off their cell phone and Blackberry without a reminder, don’t send Tweets, look attentive, take notes, and show interest.

World exclusive: vintage video of famous cricketers from the 1950s

Max Atkinson

The players had to walk across the ground from the pavilion to the tea tent, which provided better opportunities for film-makers than it did for autograph hunters - because some, like Trevor Bailey, would never sign during the day but would sit in their car at close of play and oblige however many there were of us.

Advertiser or Expert?

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If they throw in a trade show booth as part of your payment, then be there for an “autograph session&# after your speech. I’ve been preaching the “expert first&# idea for a long time, so excuse me if I’m repeating myself.

Hockey Night on Ossington Avenue

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And scribbled across the cover is Bower’s real-life autograph. . As the Toronto Maple Leafs get set to take on the Detroit Red Wings in the NHL Winter Classic, I present to you Hockey Night on Ossington Avenue – from the short story collection Rebel in the Back Seat – [link]. By Paul Lima. Johnny Bower was my hero. He led the Leafs to victory.

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10 Rules for Olympic Athletes on Turning Gold Medals Into Real Gold

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Sign autographs. There are more than 10,000 athletes competing in the 2012 London Olympics. Most will go back to subsistence living or very low paying jobs after the games conclude. Only a handful will be able to parlay short-term athletic success into true long-term financial prosperity.

May Cartoon Caption Contest Results

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It’s time for the results of our May Cartoon Caption Contest featuring the artwork of professional cartoonist Dan Rosandich. New Cartoon Caption Contests are announced at the start of the month (alternating months).

Laid Off? Looking for work?

Joan Detz Speaker Services

I have since written numerous speeches — always with my (autographed) copy of How to Write and Give a Speech at the ready … Having recently been laid off after 21 years with the [X COMPANY], I am now beginning to plan for the next phase of my career. A few minutes ago, I received the following email: . “Hi Joan, Not sure if you remember me, but I enjoyed your advanced speechwriting course back in 1998…(remember the 90s? Those were the days!).

In Speaking, “Sell” Is a Four Letter Word

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As you give it to the winner, tell them and the audience that you’ll autograph their copy – and everyone else’s – at your table after your talk. It’s weird.

Top 20 Seminar Scams and How to Avoid Them

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Even me, a guy who didn’t fall all over myself to get John Travolta’s autograph when I was standing right next to him at a party can’t help but feel differently when in their presence.

How to develop a paid public speaking career – IV: 3 Rules for Long-term Public Speaking Success

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  You will cheerfully meet, shake hands with, autograph books for, and otherwise perform reasonable social duties for the organizers, the top brass, company employees, and their heirs and assigns.  You’ve created both push and pull demand – you’ve wooed the bureaus and meeting planners and you’ve created a strong platform – and you’re getting inquiries.    What do you need to do to create a thriving, sustainable business? 

Observing England’s cricket team in the face of defeat

Max Atkinson

By the time we reached the players’ car park less than an hour after the game finished, the stewards told us that most of England team (except for Prior who was still massaging his ego by signing a few autographs) had already driven off – not in a team bus, but individually in their own cars.

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Contact the event chairperson and ask if you can speak at the event and autograph books.

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Authors who take advantage of these opportunities can sell autographed copies of their books after these events and boost their sales.

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At the completion of my program, not only did it earn a standing ovation, ladies were lined up waiting for multiple autographs, with books flying off the table.

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