Ask any business owner whether they're interested in getting more leads and 100% of them will say yes. If they don’t, they’re lying. Everyone wants to grow. Everyone’s looking for more work. Everyone wants to add to their list of... Continue
Giving speeches and participating in panels at conferences or webinars are common ways for small business owners to gather attention for their business and market their skills. But with so many business owners and others clamoring for... Continue
When it comes to designing a great slide presentation, be forewarned: I have little creative or artistic ability. I have poor depth perception. I have no vision. I am not an artist. But I've used PowerPoint (and there are many excellent... Continue
I love Joel Osteen.
Know him? He’s a TV preacher. You’ve probably seen him. Young. Good looking. And spreading the word of the gospel to tens of thousands of his faithful followers in arenas around the world. Osteen is rich and... Continue
No business is as close to its customers as a small business.
As a small business owner, you have personal relationships with many of your customers and understand their unique wants and needs, while sharing a history that allows you to... Continue
“Would you mind if I picked your brain?”
You get this question, I’m sure. You’re an attorney. Or an accountant. Or a doctor. You’re a senior manager or a business owner. You have experience. You have knowledge. And now someone... Continue
Fear of public speaking is considered the most common fear a person can have, even more than the fear of death! But, it’s also a powerful tool to help you market your business and network with other business owners or... Continue
You want to really screw up a presentation? No worries, I can help. That’s because I’ve screwed up plenty. It doesn’t matter whether you’re speaking to a small group of executives, a prospective customer or a large... Continue
I am frequently asked to give advice about networking. And if you’re taking advice from me on this, then you’re probably going to the wrong place. That’s because I totally stink at networking. And admit it: you do too,... Continue