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).

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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

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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 48

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

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.

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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

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 49

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

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.

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What Makes a Great Business Report Presentation?

Presentation Guru

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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 63

Yes, Friends Ask Friends for Business

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There seems to be a reluctance to ask each other for business. For years, before The Great Recession blew up old norms, there was an assumption that friendship and business should be kept separate. In Fortune , Mallum Yen brings up a gap in close female friendships.

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All Business - BigLaw & Allegations of Sexual Harassment

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The value systems, including those which apply to business conduct, in BigLaw don't seem to align with what is typical in many corporate cultures. He speculated that it was the business of being lawyer which so corrupted other lawyers.

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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 53

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 49

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 53

New Business Theme Added to Rhetoric – The Public Speaking Game™

Manner of Speaking

Florian Mueck and I are pleased to announce that the new Business theme has been added to the app version of Rhetoric – The Public Speaking Game™. Players can now choose to play one of three different themes (Classic, Family and … Continue reading → Rhetoric - The Public Speaking Game Florian Mueck presentations public speaking

Business Karma: What Goes Around Comes Around

Speaker Launcher

You’ve all heard me talking about Karma CRM for Speakers as an excellent tool for keeping track of your leads and closing business. The post Business Karma: What Goes Around Comes Around appeared first on Jane Atkinson. But today I’m talking about a different kind of karma. The type of karma that you gather from sharing your pie. The founder of NSA (National Speakers Association), Cavett Robert, wanted all speakers […].

2018 40

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 52

3 Easy Steps to Blow Past Fear and Excuses So You Can Scale Your Business

Speaker Launcher

I just can’t take the time away from my business to work “on” my business. The post 3 Easy Steps to Blow Past Fear and Excuses So You Can Scale Your Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post Speaking Business Strategy fear and excuses scale your business steps to scale your business steps to scale your speaking business work past fear workpast excusesI hear it all the time.

2018 53

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 61

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 62

Running the Numbers In Your Business

Speaker Launcher

When someone gets into the speaking business, it is usually because they enjoy delivering a message and connecting with an audience. However, ‘speaking’ is just a small part of a speaking business. The reality is there is so much more to running a small business and finding success and it all starts with running the numbers. […]. The post Running the Numbers In Your Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

2017 48

Shift - Focus Not on Absract Business Model

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Of course, members of the legal and business media are reporting that a number of in-house legal departments are outraged. Their stance is: Let BigLaw do what it wants, as long as it doesn't attempt to have clients absorb that increased expense of doing business.

2018 52

Where Do You Get Your Speaking Business?

Speaker Launcher

I have a very important question for you: Where do you get your speaking business? The post Where Do You Get Your Speaking Business? Most Recent Post Speaker Marketing Referrals sources for getting business where do you get your businessAre you hustling and booking everything directly? Are they coming through referrals? Or are you using speakers bureaus and social media?

2017 46

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?

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Is Speaking a 24/7 business? 5 tips to Taking a Break

Speaker Launcher

The post Is Speaking a 24/7 business? Speaking Business Strategy building a speaking business speaker training tips for business successEvery time my husband and I drive up to our cottage, 3 hours north of our home, he teases me about my inability to put down my phone. While we are on the road, I am trying my darnedest to whittle down my In Basket so that when we get back I don’t have a […]. 5 tips to Taking a Break appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

2018 51

Why the Word ‘NO’ Must Be in Your Business Vocabulary

Speaker Launcher

When we first get into business, we say yes to everything. The post Why the Word ‘NO’ Must Be in Your Business Vocabulary appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post Speaking Profession building a speaking business saying no to clients the power of no when to say no

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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 146

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

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.

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Anatomy of a Triple Threat in the Speaking Business

Speaker Launcher

In the speaking business, a triple threat (in my terms) is someone who is great at stagecraft, marketing and selling. The post Anatomy of a Triple Threat in the Speaking Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post Speaker Marketing Speaking Business Strategy Speaking Profession perfecting your speaking skills triple threat in the speaking businessIn football, a triple threat is someone who is great at passing, kicking and running.

2017 55

Powerful Storytelling and Professional Visuals to Make your Business Grow

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Any business that is willing to create a powerful brand must engage in a robust storytelling and professional visuals. Every business has a story to tell. A perfect way to ensure that the brand of a business is made popular is through storytelling and aligned visuals.

2018 52

Why Speaking Businesses Fail

Speaker Launcher

The advantage of this, which I now bring to my coaching business, is that I know what is needed for a speaker to […]. The post Why Speaking Businesses Fail appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Speaker Marketing Speaking Business Strategy 16 week accelerate course speaker success speaking business marketingI have been involved in the speaking industry for 25+ years and in a few different capacities.

2015 43

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 [.].

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[Podcast] Is Making Money Killing Your Business with Chuck Blakeman

Speaker Launcher

We get so caught up working in our business that we don’t spend enough time working on our business. The post [Podcast] Is Making Money Killing Your Business with Chuck Blakeman appeared first on Jane Atkinson. 10:52 What are the four building blocks of a business?

2016 81

Venture Capitalist - Business Enigma

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Venture Capitalist Peter Thiel remains an enigma. On the one hand, he seems to be an astute businessperson. On the other hand, he it ponying up $1.25 million for the Make America Great Campaign. That race doesn't seem winnable. And the Trump commercial brand is losing equity.

2016 61

Manifesting Your Perfect Speaking Business by Saying “Yes” Rather Than “How”

Speaker Launcher

And one way you can do that is by manifesting your perfect speaking business by saying ‘Yes’ rather […]. The post Manifesting Your Perfect Speaking Business by Saying “Yes” Rather Than “How” appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Speaker Product Development Speaking Business Strategy business development business growth manifest success manifest your speaking business say yes not how speaking business

2018 46

All Business - BigLaw & Allegations of Sexual Harassment

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The value systems, including those which apply to business conduct, in BigLaw don't seem to align with what is typical in many corporate cultures. He speculated that it was the business of being lawyer which so corrupted other lawyers. The world of BigLaw seems different from many other industries, including media.

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