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It’s amazing how an uplifting or inspirational story can completely change your day, and sometimes your life. One thought that touches your heart or reminds you of your dreams can inspire steps that would otherwise remain untaken and stir new perspectives on life and possibilities.

Though there are a ton of different ‘quote websites’, on this page you’ll always find a wealth of inspiring, motivating and insightful stories– thoughtfully chosen with you and your dreams in mind.

Thank you for being my special guest , as we go on a journey of the mind, to explore this illusive thing we call SUCCESS.

 

Dealing with change.

As I look back over my life personally and professionally the one thing that was always constant was change. There is the change we choose and change that is thrust upon us! Right now, we can all agree that some form of change has been thrust upon us. How do we respond to our circumstances…

LIGHTS. CAMERA…PROPER ACTION.

Presentation Skills for Video Even before we started social distancing, the business world was becoming increasingly visual.  In our new reality, the video has replaced almost all in-person meetings and is a crucial medium for communicating with customers and remote workforce. So, the question is: how are you adapting to maximize your speaking opportunities? Ready…

How to engage an audience from the Start

Incorporating Humor in Your Next Speech Getting people to care about what you have to say is hard. Effective speakers know that actively involving the audience from beginning to end is key to giving a great presentation. Humor is a powerful tool that can put your audience at ease, establish a connection and help them…

It’s the way we look at things!

These are challenging times for sure. For those of you who know me know it is not easy for me to buy into things. This is real…we must take care of each other any way we can. A phone call, a text, an email…say hello to someone. I have been self-employed for over 30 years…

How to Own the Stage – Strategies to Becoming a Better Speaker

Many years ago, when I was a professional clown (but that’s another story), I remember having a conversation with my clown mentor, Fred Collins. I was about to perform to the largest audience of my young career. I was nervous and I asked Fred for a suggestion on how I could make an impact on this audience.…

Speak Up! Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 – 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST Morris County Chamber of Commerce 325 Columbia Turnpike, Suite 101 Florham Park, NJ 07932 Join Us In-Person or Via Webinar – Click here to sign up – https://web.morrischamber.org/events/SpeakUp%20%20Overcome%20Your%20Fear%20of%20Public%20Speaking-2970/details In today’s competitive workplace, public speaking and presentation skills are a critical part of your success.…

YOUR CLOSING ATTITUDE IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN YOUR CLOSING SKILL

When I ask people to give me a list of what they think when I say “Salesman,” I usually hear…shady, out for my money…untrustworthy. If this is what you think of a salesperson…why would you ever want to be one? So, if that is what you think of a salesperson and are in sales…then you…

Your Smartest 2020 Investment is YOU.

We are 1 month in! Are you still serious about achieving your goals in 2020? Now is the time to look and follow through on your plan for business (and personal) success. Investing in yourself by acquiring new knowledge or skills will be the most important investment you can make for your financial future. Here…

What makes public speaking and sales so nerve racking?

Why do we begin to sweat at the thought of having to stand in front of a group of people or speak to them if we are in a sales situation? Public speaking is still the number one fear in America today and selling is a close second! The chief cause of this problem is…

The Secret to Mastering the Ask.

The Secret: You have to actually ask. It’s that simple and that powerful.  It is also incredibly scary.  For most people, the thought of standing in front of an audience and asking them to write a check is intimidating – but it doesn’t need to be. Mastering the the Ask is an essential skill for…