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Mar
13

Avoiding Power Stealing Excuses

“There are a thousand excuses for failure, but never a good reason.”[i] —Mark Twain   Today’s Verse: “The eyes of the Lord search the whole earth in order to strengthen […]

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Posted on: March 13, 2015 in Featured, Inspirational, Way Back From Loss
Mar
11

10 Steps to Effective Speech-Making

Years ago I read a book by James Robinson, Winning Them Over: Get Your Message Across by Dealing Successfully with the Media_. Robinson explains how to effectively convey ideas to […]

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Feb
27

The Importance of Reaching Their Hearts

“No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.” ― Robert Frost In my last post I wrote about […]

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Posted on: February 27, 2015 in Books, Featured, Publishing, Publishing2, Writing
Feb
18

Avoiding the Cloud of Negative Thinking

“There’s nothing magic about it, but seeing things in a positive light—including yourself—will give you that attitude necessary to succeed.”[i] Kevin Leman   Today’s Verse: “The Angel of the Lord […]

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Posted on: February 18, 2015 in Devotions, Featured, Inspirational
Feb
16

The Power of Pause

Vin Scully, the legendary LA Dodger broadcaster, literally paints a picture of every game he calls. While he is a master of words, he is also the master of knowing […]

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Posted on: February 16, 2015 in Featured, Public Speaking/Presentations, Publishing, Publishing2
Feb
13

Who is Your Market?

Candidly, I groan when a potential author sends me an inquiry that lacks a specific target topic or, a topic that affects a certain, identifiable group of readers. Too often […]

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Posted on: February 13, 2015 in Featured, Public Speaking/Presentations, Publishing, Publishing2
Feb
07

5 Tips on Handling Q&A Sessions

When we’re giving a presentation or speaking at a function it’s always a good idea to arrange for a question and answer period. This period serves a couple of purposes: […]

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Posted on: February 7, 2015 in Featured, Publishing, Publishing2
Feb
05

The Importance of Creating Reader Experience

B. Joseph Pine II and James H. Gilmore, in a Harvard Business Review article wrote, “But experiences are not exclusively about entertainment; companies stage an experience whenever they engage customers […]

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Posted on: February 5, 2015 in Customer's Heart, Featured, Publishing, Publishing2
Jan
30

5 Ways to Sell More Products During Events

Without question the most effective way to sell your products is to those who just heard you speak. You’ve inspired them, you may have teased them with many great ideas […]

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Jan
16

Why It is Critical to Strengthen Your Language

Words can communicate or distract. Too many words can cause a reader to stop reading and never pick up your book or article again. As writers we need to be […]

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Posted on: January 16, 2015 in Featured, Publishing, Publishing2
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