What is a Business Model Canvas?

SlideModel

Based on the work of Alexander Osterwalder, a Business Model Canvas , or BMC for short, is a diagram used to visualize a business model; it allows structured organization and a quick method of evaluation and reflection on the effectiveness of a Business Models.

2018 70

8 Benefits of Business Blogging

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Thanks to Michelle at High Tech Connect for a link to a CJG Digital Marketing article on the 8 benefits of business blogging. They report: As much as 81% believe business blogging is a critical business process according to Hubspot’s Inbound Marketing Report.

2015 188

The Day I Nearly Quit the Business

Speaker Launcher

The post The Day I Nearly Quit the Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post Speaking Profession building a speaking business new speakers professional speaker speaking speaking businessHave you ever wanted to pack it in? Just give it all up, quit and maybe get a “real” job? I’ve been there. Recently, in fact. But the moments where we are at our lowest may also be a gift. Let me tell you why. A few weeks ago, I was on day two of […].

2018 62

Speaking Career or Speaking Business, Which do You Choose?

Speaker Launcher

The post Speaking Career or Speaking Business, Which do You Choose? Most Recent Post Speaking Profession building a speaking business Building your speaking Business professional speaker Speaker Marketing speaking businessWhen you meet someone on a plane and they ask what do you do, what do you say? – I am a speaker. – I am a coach. – I am a consultant.

2018 66

Meeting Report: Success Secrets for Small Businesses

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Past NSA Northern California Chapter President Rick Gilbert presented ‘Mind-Blowing Success Secrets for Small Businesses’ at the Saturday Chapter meeting. Business Communication Janis Joplin rick gilbert

2016 158

Is being emotional a positive in business?

Speak Schmeak

Barbara Corcoran posted the following question on Twitter during last week''s Shark Tank episode: "What do you think - is being emotional a positive in business?" Was just saying 2 myself crying in business 2 me is such a turn off.

2014 193

How to Write an Effective Quarterly Business Review

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If you are walking down the street to establish yourself as a business advisor, there are some aspects that you will have to pay attention to. The Quarterly Business Review is an important concept you would need to ponder upon. What is a Quarterly Business Review?

2018 52

Business - Elimination of Seasons

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Business - global, 24/7, continually disrupted by technology - had become season-free. But, I also suspected I was being given the brush-off in a new way, that is, the old-line notion that business dropped off during certain seasons.

2018 56

Shopping for Business in Your Own Backyard

Speaker Launcher

We all want more business. One of the areas that I often see people overlook when trying to find more business is their existing client pool. We are so busy trying to find new clients, […]. The post Shopping for Business in Your Own Backyard appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Speaker Marketing Speaking Business Strategy Speaking Profession building a speaking business business in your backyard business strategies Jane Atkinson speaking business

2018 44

What Kurt Vonnegut Can Teach Us About Business Stories

Manner of Speaking

For … Continue reading → Stories and Storytelling Business Kurt Vonnegut Maya Eilam Stories storytelling the shapes of storiesStorytelling is powerful. Stories resonate with people on a deep, psychological level. Stories are memorable and help support our messages. Hence the speaker’s maxim: Tell a story, make a point. The best stories contain many elements related to plot, character, dialogue, etc.

2016 147

Picking Your Lane in Your Speaking Business

Speaker Launcher

The post Picking Your Lane in Your Speaking Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post building a business building a speaking business growing your speaking business Presentation Skills professional speaker successThe question does come up quite frequently, “How do I pick my lane?”, a.k.a., “How How do I figure out what speaking topic to be known for?” Some of you might have this nailed, and some of you might not.

2018 47

How to book more business and own your niche

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

NSA/NC Meeting Report: Saturday March 2, 2013 The Saturday meeting of the Northern California Chapter of the National Speakers Association featured two savvy businesswomen who shared ways professional speakers and information entrepreneurs can book more business and own their niche markets.

2013 239

What Makes a Great Business Report Presentation?

Presentation Guru

2018 82

Is Your Speaking Business Transaction Based or Relationship Based?

Speaker Launcher

So, you are going along in business, doing your thing, focused on what… Getting the gig, right? The post Is Your Speaking Business Transaction Based or Relationship Based? Speaking Business Strategy Speaking Profession building a speaking business Building your speaking Business Greg Schinkel growing your speaking business speaking business Speaking Business Transaction

2018 49

The Results are In: How Most Speakers Are Getting Business

Speaker Launcher

I was curious whether or not all of the new platforms promising “lots of engagements” for speakers were resulting in speakers getting business. To find out, we sent out a survey to our community of speakers to see exactly where you are getting business. The post The Results are In: How Most Speakers Are Getting Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

2017 67

? Do we need business cards any more? Really?

More than PowerPoint...

I’ll stop handing out business cards. Do we really need business cards anymore? When someone tries to hand me a business card, I usually try to ward them off. I’m thinking business cards may just be a bad habit that I need to break for the new year. Business cards seem like a holdover habit from a bygone era. Or is there a compelling case for business cards that I’m not grasping? communication design business cards

2018 43

Unretirement - Flashpoint for Business

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The clash between those who are aging who need or want work and companies which are blocking that could erupt into the next big business crisis. Business can head that off by doing self-audits of ageism or having third-parties like myself or public relations agencies parachute in.

2018 52

Is lack of attention costing you business?

Speak Schmeak

People of the world, I know you're busy. Your response: "Oh, I'm so busy, it's ridiculous." (See You are responsible for all of these aspects of communication when working with others in the business world. It's not that hard, and you're not that busy.

2011 202

7 business speaking tips from the Inaugural Address

The Presenter's Blog

When we take look under the hood of President Obama’s Inaugural Address, there are easy to replicate techniques for any business presentation. Business Use : First make sure you have a strong key message. Business Use: What is the key message of your next presentation?

2013 205

What Are the Flashpoints in Your Business?

Speaker Launcher

He told me that they were moments in your business when it took off like a rocket – serious turning points towards your ultimate goals. The post What Are the Flashpoints in Your Business? Most Recent Post Speaking Profession Booking speeches building a business professional speaker speaking speaking businessVince Poscente shared the term Flashpoint with me when I was writing the book, The Wealthy Speaker.

2018 40

Using Alexa Flash Briefings to Boost Your Speaking Business with Jeff Smith

Speaker Launcher

Jeff Smith aka The Alexa Guy is with us to explain what Alexa Flash Briefings are and how to make them work for you and grow your speaking business. The post Using Alexa Flash Briefings to Boost Your Speaking Business with Jeff Smith appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Jeff Smith aka The Alexa Guy is with us to explain what Alexa Flash Briefings are and how to make them work for you and grow your speaking business.

2018 40

Secrets to Building a Successful Speaking Business

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

He shared the tips and techniques that he has used to build his own successful speaking business. Post openings at the business school. Shep’s talk covered many more topics including the secrets of low-cost book publishing in hard cover; scripting your calls to prospective clients when using the phone to build your business; generating passive income from products, and more. “The job is not doing the speech.

2015 164

The Hustle Required to Build a Million Dollar Speaking Business

Speaker Launcher

Specifically, the hustle required to build a million dollar speaking business. The theme of our event was moving your business towards a […]. The post The Hustle Required to Build a Million Dollar Speaking Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post Speaking Business Strategy building a speaking business business strategies huslte kindra hall lessons learned on building a business Ryan Estis seth mattison

Are You Building A Business Steeped in Values?

Speaker Launcher

Orlando Bowen built his business around his core values of faith, forgiveness and a positive attitude. The post Are You Building A Business Steeped in Values? Speaking Business Strategy building a business Building your speaking Business Business steeped in values business values orlando bowenThere were times in his life that his faith was tested, but Orlando didn’t allow that to veer him off his course.

2018 45

Drug Dealers Killing Repeat Business

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

And that kills your repeat business. In other words, repeat business. What you should be doing is this: Think about your business in the long term. That only makes fair and proper business sense. Drug dealers, what are you doing? Selling your customers such bad s**t that it’s killing them? Don’t you know, dead customers can’t buy more drugs from you! I used to work in advertising for Radio Shack (now The Source).

2018 45

Business video: get ready for the surge

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Business Communication Technology business video Cisco Laurie BrownBy Ian Griffin and Laurie Brown Laurie Brown has over two decades of experience as a trainer and speaker, helping her audience improve their customer service, sales and presentation skills. She started her career as a professional actor, performing in hundreds of training films, commercials and movies. This experience has provided her with the ability [.].

2011 148

3 Steps to Build a Six-Figure Speaking Business

Succeed Speaking

How do you build a six-figure speaking business? Indeed, but how do I connect with this person who’s built a six-figure speaking business? 2 – He’s gone about building his business the right way — which means he’s worked hard — from day one.

2012 189

Leveraging your Uniqueness to Book More Business with Jessica Pettitt

Speaker Launcher

As we all know, it takes a lot of hard work, patience, and perseverance if you want to make it in the speaking business. This is why we’re talking today about how to book more business by […]. The post Leveraging your Uniqueness to Book More Business with Jessica Pettitt appeared first on Jane Atkinson. As we all know, it takes a lot of hard work, patience, and perseverance if you want to make it in the speaking business.

2018 59

How to Book Repeat Business with Sarah McVanel-Viney

Speaker Launcher

The post How to Book Repeat Business with Sarah McVanel-Viney appeared first on Jane Atkinson. If you’re willing to hustle to do the work, to really show up for your mission and message every single day, I’ll show you how to score the business. . On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Podcast we are talking about how to book repeat business. Sarah McVanel is with us to share some of the strategies she uses to ensure repeat business from current or even perspective clients.

2018 49

Some Business and Leadership Lessons from Downton Abbey

The Presenter's Blog

Tips From The Top Broc Edwards business change Downton Abbey fool with a plan FutureNow leadershipReblogged from fool (with a plan): I really enjoy Downton Abbey and I’m super excited about the new season.

Grow Your Business… Grow Yourself

Speaker Launcher

Here’s what Hal said: “You cannot improve your business without first improving yourself.” The post Grow Your Business… Grow Yourself appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post Speaker Marketing Speaking Business Strategy growing your speaking business hal elrodI heard a line on a podcast yesterday that I just had to share. It was on the EO Fire podcast, and the guest was Hal Elrod, author of The Miracle Morning.

2017 45

Interview: Paul Larsen – Business consultant

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Paul Larsen is an engaging and inspiring business consultant with over 20 years of experience within the business world. Paul Larsen is an engaging and inspiring business consultant with over 20 years of experience within the business world. Business Communication Public Speaking National Speakers Association Pro-Track Profile

Building A Business: It Takes a Village

Speaker Launcher

I have been thinking about this recently, as it relates to my family and grandchildren, and even how it relates to my business and yours. The post Building A Business: It Takes a Village appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post Speaking Business Strategy building a business business support coaches and mentors village who to surround yourself withI am sure that many of you have heard the saying, “It takes a village to raise a child.”

2017 50

Is communication killing your business?

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

What business are you losing because of your communiucation skills? I have always believed that to get ahead in life, Differentiate yourself with a funky business card In today?s Tags: Communication business effective I just gained a new client because her current service provider takes too long to get back to her. Not because my product is better, or because I am more skilled. It was simply because I am a better communicator than her previous supplier.

Would You Rather: Have a Well-Paying Job or Run a Growth Business?

Speaker Launcher

My husband is an electrical contractor and owns his own business. The post Would You Rather: Have a Well-Paying Job or Run a Growth Business? Speaking Business Strategy Speaking Profession business growth growth business growth entrepreneur Run a Growth Business speaking businessHis company has had slow, steady growth for 30 years and, basically, he’s now got himself a very well-paying job.

2018 49

Suing Your Employer - Still Risky Business

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Filing a lawsuit against one's employer, in all lines of work, remains risky business. The stunner was that the female partner - Connie Bertram - who had sued employer Proskauer for alleged gender discrimination  STAYED  post-settlement.

2018 52

Interview: Shel Holtz - Business Communicator

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Shel has worked with online communications since the mid-1980s; he currently focuses on the application of social media to strategic business communication. Shel has worked with online communications since the mid-1980s; he currently focuses on the application of social media to strategic business communication. Tags: Business Communication Podcasts Social Media Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference Shel Hotz

WATCH: How to Find Superstars to Grow Your Business

Succeed Speaking

As you grow your business, it begins to occur to you that there are things you can be doing in your business to produce even more value than you’re producing now – which will translate into increased sales, growth and profit.

2013 142

Building your Business While Avoiding Imposter Syndrome with Nicole Jansen

Speaker Launcher

The post Building your Business While Avoiding Imposter Syndrome with Nicole Jansen appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Over the past 30 years, Nicole has empowered thousands of entrepreneurs to transform their ideas into a highly profitable and rewarding business. Her clients span 5 continents and range from start-up entrepreneurs to industry leaders looking to expand and take their business to the next level and beyond.

2018 41

Culture = Serious Business

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Every business has a culture. The story history might tell about Uber could focus on what has become known as its "toxic" culture. The latest victim of that is the founder himself - Travis Kalanick. After Eric Holder et al.

2017 52

3 Steps to Keep Momentum In Your Business

Speaker Launcher

The post 3 Steps to Keep Momentum In Your Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post Speaking Business Strategy Uncategorized getting unstuck growing your speaking business how to move your business forward moving business forwardI always ask my clients to complete a 2-minute check-in form before we have our phone calls.

2016 60

Why a CRM is Essential for Growing a Speaking Business

Speaker Launcher

As a speaker looking to grow your business, you must think about building an infrastructure that will support that growth. The post Why a CRM is Essential for Growing a Speaking Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

2017 57

Eliminate Chaos in Your Speaking Business with Laura Leist

Speaker Launcher

The post Eliminate Chaos in Your Speaking Business with Laura Leist appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Laura has grown “Eliminate Chaos” – a productivity and organization services firm – from a one-woman show into a thriving business and is an author of more that 15 books on organization. Uncategorized business organization Jane Atkinson Laura Leist organizing Productivity speaking business organizationWhat are your “time stealers”?

2018 48