Guest Post by Alan Bryan Many people dream of being the next successful Titan of Industry. Entrepreneurs get to be their own boss, set their own schedules, and control their own destiny. However, if you have ever actually tried becoming an entrepreneur, you may have realized it is not as easy as you thought. Instead […]
Napoleon Hill, in his classic work, Think & Grow Rich, wrote that on the path to success, “Persistence is key. You will have temporary defeats. That’s a given. But don’t give up.” He went on to say that, “Most of us are good ‘starters’ but poor ‘finishers’ of everything we begin. The persistent person discovers […]
He made $5.6 million in 24 months. She sold 2 million books last year. She has over 10 million Twitter followers. He just spoke to an audience of over 5,000 people. Oooooooo…. impressive! We love big numbers, don’t we? Are big numbers attached to any of your goals? Probably so… and there’s nothing wrong with that. Here’s the […]
If you’ve followed me and Succeed Speaking for any length of time, you know I’m a big believer in Brendon Burchard. I was first introduced to him by Jack Canfield’s team, and wow, this guy knows his stuff. Brendon started out as a simple guy with a great message, and he turned his advice and […]
How would you like to… …be more excited about your work? …be more confident on stage? …make a more powerful impression on your clients and audience members? …get more repeat and/or spin-off business? …sell more products? You can. And it all starts with saying… “No!” Let me explain. What is one of your major goals […]
Optimism and ambition always abound at this time of year. We all have high expectations for the year ahead. Right? What are your big goals?
The good news is, indications are that the speaking market will be better this year. We closed 2010 strong at The Speakers Group and several speakers shared similar reports with me.
I don’t believe the speaking market will ever look like it once did — that’s partly due to economic reasons, partly due to advancing technology, partly due to… well… time moving forward. We must never become too attached to doing things a certain way, because if we do, progress will run right over us. But opportunity for growth and even greater success than we’ve ever experienced is there. Here’s the bad news…