I see something in you…

Enjoy this Toastmasters International,  2014 World Champion of Public Speaking winning speech by Dananjaya Hettiarachchi.

Mentally Transferring Ownership of Your Product

“If you can get your customer to see themselves doing or using whatever your product does you win big. The trick is they have to imagine themselves using your product.” – Kevin Hogan, Author of The Psychology of Persuasion

How to ethically tip the scales in your favor: Science of Persuasion

Looking for ethical ways to tip the scales in your favor. Whether you are selling a product, presenting an idea, or asking for a date, these six principles can help. It is definitely worth watching. This animated video describes the six universal Principles of Persuasion that have been scientifically proven to make you most effectiveContinue reading “How to ethically tip the scales in your favor: Science of Persuasion”

Motivational Quote: Bravery

“Bravery is not being scared to do something, but is feeling scared, pushing through the fear and doing it anyway.” -Survival Expert Bear Grylls

How to Call an Audible during your Presentation

from Dave Paradi @ http://www.thinkoutsidetheslide.com Dave, the author of “The Visual Slide Revolution, is a master at teaching people how to make their PowerPoint presentations more interesting…and effective. Call an audible during your presentation   On Sunday I was watching the AFC Championship game between the Indianapolis Colts and the New York Jets. Even if youContinue reading “How to Call an Audible during your Presentation”

Motivational Quote: Effort = Value

“We place value on things in the same proportion as it took to acquire it.” – Richard Elmes, The Sales Dating Guy http://www.SalesDatingGuy.com

Motivational Quote: Credibility

“People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” – Zig Ziglar http://www.ziglar.com/

The Tradition of Champions: The Common thing that all Champions do

He fell to his knees and looked heaven-ward as his teammates sprinted out to congratulate each other in a heap of baseball players that resembled little kids. And in some ways they were little kids. Little kids that are blessed with the talent to play a game at such high levels that they receive millions ofContinue reading “The Tradition of Champions: The Common thing that all Champions do”

Motivational Quote: Conversation

“Next time you are having a conversation ask yourself if you are really communicating or are you just taking turns talking.” – Richard Elmes

How do you become an expert? Part 2

In my last post I talked about how to stand out from your competition by becoming an expert. But just how do you become an expert? Well it isn’t as hard as you might think. Here is how you do it: Study: The more you know about your industry, your customers and your products theContinue reading “How do you become an expert? Part 2”