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Power of Storytelling

Storytelling Techniques

Good sales training programs focus on process and execution; because that is what drives results: proven process and crisp execution. But take all of that away and you’re left with one thing: the ability to tell good stories. Customers don’t buy products or services, they buy solutions to problems. Telling stories provides an avenue to […]

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12 Ways to Create Your Own Buzz

As speakers and small business owners, we sometimes need to do some serious bootstrapping to grow our brand, our business, and our careers.  I have listed 12 ideas below for you to use in building your own buzz to create more business.  I have tried all with great results.  If you have others, please feel […]

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7 Awesome Resources for Speakers

At January’s Speakers Bureau meeting, I provided several resources and challenged the speakers to research and book gigs for themselves.  I challenge my career management coaching clients that same way, to find information about companies they would like to work at, to provide services for, or to contact for more information.  For those clients, I […]

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10.5 Ways to Get Involved

Fellow Speakers Bureau members: Our site is new / that much is true,  but the potential is great / and we’d like you to participate! Ok, so a poet I am not.  Yet the point of that statement is still as important.  At January’s meeting EDU – I challenged all of you to up your […]

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Own The Stage Encore Presentation

  Fellow Speakers Bureau members: Remember back in August Darren LaCroix joined us for a coaching / evaluation extravaganza?  We all didn’t know what to expect, other than we were told to start a 1-2 minute speech, and we would be evaluated by Darren? Many of us first thought that was crazy, but it ended […]

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Storytelling Workshop by Ed Tate

In my Add Storytelling to Perfect Your Speech post from my own site, I state that facts tell, stories sell.  I am an avid believer of the power of stories in a speech, as well as for everyday networking and connecting. Think about the ‘old days’ when important things were all shared and passed down […]

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