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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.

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 elusive thing we call SUCCESS.

 

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…

When people believe in who you are and what you do. Thanks Dean!

I have never promoted anyone else’s business on LinkedIn other than my own in all the years I’ve had an account with them. This is one time I will make an exception! When my associate, Joshua Beaudry approached me this Spring about recently being notified that he would be one of the keynote speakers at…

How to Be a Successful Public Speaker: You’ll see it when you believe it.

Throughout my years of training people to deliver high impact presentations, I’ve come across many different types of people. Everyone I’ve worked has a unique personality and behavior. In the early days, when I met with a new client, I would begin by jumping right to presentation techniques and behaviors such as nonverbal skills and…

Here’s Why People Struggle with Sales

Over the last few years I’ve had the opportunity to teach one of the best sales training systems on the market.  The sale system was fantastic, but I noticed that people still struggled with selling. I mean, the people knew exactly what to do, but they weren’t doing it. At first, I couldn’t figure it…