Using Your Selling Systems to Convert Sales

Speaker Launcher

Many moons ago when I was working as an agent for speakers, I developed my own customized system for selling. The post Using Your Selling Systems to Convert Sales appeared first on Jane Atkinson. From the moment I connected with a prospective client, I documented the process and often, after a number of communications via phone, email, and mail, I would convert the prospect into a buyer. What are […].

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Meeting Report: Systems for Professional Speakers

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Colorado-based customer satisfaction expert Ruby Newell-Legner, CSP — the current President of the National Speakers Association — was the featured presenter at Saturday’s NSA Northern California Chapter meeting.

Create a system for your message

PowerPoint Tips

All presentations should have a system that follows up, closes the loop, and furthers the progress made during the presentation. All presentations should have a system that follows up, closes the loop. Do you see how these examples turn a message in a presentation into a system?

2015 139

Michael Cohen and Frank Hague - Closed Systems

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The system was oppressive. But mostly we got to live our little lives according to our own custom-made value systems. Inside the head of "Fixer" Michael Cohen may be the old-line mindset of a political boss.

2018 52

Open systems born of counter-culture (redux)

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

2014 151

No systems, no formulas

Speak Schmeak

As a coach, I find myself tempted to put my work into some sort of "system" or "formula." His philosophy is that systems and formulas don't work, and that each of us can successfully pick stocks by using our eyes and our ears and simply observing the world around us.

2008 130

Dating - Install Perfect Signal System

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

So, if you are serious about winning love in the dating game you will install the perfect signal system. Of course, the women's current signal system needs to be disrupted. Dating is a high-risk, time-intensive, and often expensive activity.

2015 56

Business Models - Closed Systems Can Create Unique Edge

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Now and then there have been minor "break-ins" of Jones Day's closed system. Now we have a long form analysis of Jones Day's closed system in AmLaw. The details released leave the system intact. Perhaps being an open system is over-rated.

2017 52

In a Legal System that Is About Winning and Losing.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For prosecutors and defense lawyers, the legal system is really about winning and losing. As for the justice part, the system has judges and juries for that. Both pile up a track record. Prosecutors are known to assess whether to take a case or not, based on the probability of winning.

2017 52

Bill O’Reilly Clashes With Krauthammer Over Outdated, ‘Waste Of Time’ Debate System

TJ Walker Interactive

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2012 56

Public Speaking Tips…for Navigation Systems

Kate's Voice

When we arrived in France, we rented a car and made sure that it had a navigation system in it. It was an adventure, and we eventually called the female voice of our navigation system “our consort.” ” We became quite close and trusted her implicitly as she knew all the streets, even the little back [.]. communication Practical application vocal power public speaking tips

2009 100

Putting the UW System Tuition Freeze in Context

Speaking Of...

It''s no wonder there''s now backlash against our financial aid system-- there''s universal need and a narrow means-tested system. As this recent presentation from System showed, financial aid tends to reduce the price paid by students at these schools by about $2,200 or 17%.

2013 52

Adam Smith's Invisible Hand - Will It Replace U.S. Court System?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That, of course, was Adam Smith's metaphor for the operation of the free market system. Will the court system become less embraced as a tool to end sexual harassment? Anyone who has been bullied long term on a job or serving a client can wish the worst on Bill O'Reilly.

2017 52

Discover Card's Systems, Customer Service - Irate (Former) User Loses It

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That was system error one. The second systems error occurred when they didn't connect the dots that I would have to travel to get from Point A, AZ, to Point B, OH. The third systems error occurred today, September 2nd, in OH. Let's cut to the chase.

2016 56

Wisconsin Republicans Rethinking Shared Governance in University of Wisconsin System

Speaking Of...

At a meeting of the Regents today, Representative Robin Vos suggested that the Wisconsin Legislature Republican caucus is rethinking the faculty''s role in governance on UW System campuses, out of a sense that they are keeping the System from being "nimble." shared governance UW System Robin Vos faculty

The Pulse Tragedy - Violence as homemade system of justice

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The tragedy at the Pulse, in Orlando , is understandable. Not that it should be condoned, of course. Violence is the oldest way in which humans seek to achieve their own form of justice. Cain, the son of the Adam and Eve, killed his brother Abel.

2016 56

Rebranding Jane Genova - Leveraging P&G's Systems Approach

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Applying systems thinking, every aspect, ranging from positioning to pricing, was determined by an overall template. As with the systems mindset of P&G, all aspects of my communications boutique have to align with the template. "Turning around the business."

2015 56

In U.S., Canada, More Are Representing Themselves in Legal Matters - Implications for Legal Systems

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Such a reality has raised issues about how the legal system might need to change in Canada. For example, currently the system is adversarial and the judge is the neutral entity. The U.S. is not the only nation in which pro se litigation is growing.

2017 52

Trust in FInancial System @21%: So?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Today, reports POLITICO , the ChicagoBooth/Kellogg School found that only 21% of those surveyed trusted the financial system. But live with the financial system they must. Trust was never high in financial dealings. 

DC’s Sewer System Fail In Today’s Storm

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

Download now or watch on posterous. IMG_0005.mov (4906 KB). Posted via email from Mike Pulsifer's posterous.

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Kathleen Huebner, et al. - Is Reaching Back Sign We've Become Closed Systems?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Isn't reaching back a signal that we have become closed systems? Father, forgive me, at age 69, I should have known to steer clear of Seton Hill University Class of 1967 classmates such as Kathleen Huebner, et al. " "But, my child, that has been the gift that keeps giving.

2017 52

Craigslist (Temp) Help-Wanted - Gaming The System, Part 1

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  But, to stop wasting time I had to learn how to game the Craigslist system. This series will present in blunt terms what I have learned about gaming the system. The non-hustlers among us don't bother checking out Craigslist help-wanted.

2014 56

"Noctural Animals"- Creatives Are Way Better at "Justice" than Legal System

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

We creatives waste our money and hope playing around with the legal system. Anyone who has been deeply hurt usually longs for just the right kind of revenge. Ed, a writer who finally is going to have a novel published, succeeds. Finally.

2017 52

Carmen A. Puliafito - Houdini of Branding and Legal System (at least until now)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Carmen A. Puliafito is one of those Houdini characters. They manage to exit all kinds of messes, both branding and legal. At least for a while. In the New York Post , Ruth Brown reports that when Puliafito, an eye doctor, had been dean of USC Medical School, he lived a double life.

Your Tech System Has Been Hospitalized - Before You Go Visit It

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The ultimate catastrophe for a small business is this: The tech system requires hospitalization. Sure, there are online services that tend to what can go wrong with tech systems. The bad news is that a monster had entered my system. Of course, we all know what could be next: days without the system. Within 90 minutes, I knew I would have to visit my system.

2017 40

Casey Anthony acquitted: Legal system worked

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The same euphoria that spread through the land when a lot of miscreants were nabbed in the Watergate hearings is palpable today among those of us who needed to believe in our legal system

2011 52

Craigslist (Temp) Help-Wanted: Gaming the System, Part 2

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This series provides strategies and tactics on how to land well-paying assignments on Craigslist.  Yes, there are plenty of those, amidst the help-wanted ads which pay peanuts or are scams. The reality about the plums is that the competition is stiff.

2014 56

Slideboxx (slide management system) review and special offer

PowerPoint Tips

I've started using a slide-management program called Slideboxx. It lets you search for slides based on file name and content; you can then copy the results to the Clipboard (to paste into an existing presentation) or use them to create a new PowerPoint presentation. With over 10,000 slides on my computer, I need some help! Slideboxx works in your browser, which is unusual; it's actually a Flash application. It features a Search box where you enter keywords to find the slides you need.

Ari Afilalo, Will Gardner, et al. - Assuming they could game the system

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Perhaps lawyers, because they understand the law so well, assume that they have figured out how to game the system. Both real life and fiction are full of examples of lawyers who consider client funds to be their personal ATM machines.

2016 52

Checklist for Evaluating a Shopping Cart System

Great Public Speaking

(Remember… most pieces of software are simply shopping carts and not complete and integrated sales systems) Instructions to use this checklist Whenever considering any shopping cart or shopping cart system ask the questions in the list below. Check out the system that does all of the above

Craigslist (Temp) Help Wanted: Gaming the System, Part 3

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Every legitimate businessperson knows that risk has to be shared. Therefore, none who post an ad demanding you take a test or create a customized sample without payment is legitimate. You are investing your time. They are investing nothing. Pass on that answering that ad. 

2014 52

Interacting with your audience using an audience response system

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

That’s where audience response systems can be a powerful tool. I was recently lucky enough to witness a demonstration of one such system in Winchester, Stephen Lucas of Soundbite Productions showed us how such devices can increase audience participation and therefore engagement.

Bloggers Taken Seriously By Legal System

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Blogging is being taken seriously by the legal system.    Here is a lawsuit about libel and defamation.     Last week U.S. District Judge William Bertelsman ordered TheDirty.com to pay $1 million in compensatory and $10 million in punitive damages.    That latter was because, reports Bruce Carton in LEGAL BLOG WATCH, the gossip blog had not responded to a lawsuit filed against it last February by Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader Sarah Jones.

2010 40

How to Be a Professional Speaker - Tom Antion's Wake 'em Up Video System

Great Public Speaking

I want to help speakers turn into professional speakers! No-cost media marketing methods that get new clients to call you. Advanced database marketing techniques. you''ll know just who to call and exactly when to call them.

2014 55

Blacking the names of Adam Boulton, Jeremy Paxman & the American judicial system

Max Atkinson

American readers may be specially impressed Lord Black's views on the US judicial system, which starts about 42 seconds in and features some interesting statistics: ".99.5 The whole system's a fraudulent fascistic conveyer belt to the corrupt prison system, that's what.

2012 52

Public Speaking: A Good Sound System

Great Public Speaking

As a humorous presenter you must have an excellent sound system because some of the time you will be talking while your audience is laughing. A humorous presentation demands a better sound system than a serious talk. Make sure the sound system is carrying to all parts of the room. If it is hard to hear, people won't listen. Stand-up comics need good sound too, but they are a little different because they tell a joke, then people laugh (they hope).

What is the best editing system for YouTube Videos? | Media Training

TJ Walker Interactive

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2013 52

Blog Traffic: Best signal system on breaking developments

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  But it could be an even better early-warning system for businesses and investors.  Bloggers, Arianna Huffington observed, have OCD [obsessive compulsive disorder.]    Me, I check the traffic every half hour.    That's exactly how I get my tips on breaking news.    Any unusual activity on a certain post signals me to check further.    When I do I run right into a developing story. 

A voting system where everybody gets what no one wants

Max Atkinson

There was a classic moment in last night's televised repeat from the comedy series Auf Wiedersehen Pet , in which economic miseries of the early 1980s had driven a group of English construction workers to work on a building site in Germany. They want to paint the hut they live in to make it more homely. But what colour should it be? Barry has a plan for reaching a democratic decision

Public Speaking: You Must Have a Good Sound System

Great Public Speaking

When speaking in public you must have an excellent sound system because some of the time you will be speaking while your audience is laughing. A humorous speech demands a better sound system than a serious speech. Make sure the sound system is carrying to all parts of the room. If you have someone at the presentation with you, have them signal from the back of the room if changes are needed in the public address system after you have started.