Author Archives: Kelly

Motivational Speakers – Have These Six Stories in Your Tool Kit

As motivational speakers, mandate is to influence our listeners. If we get it right, we’ve got remarkable ability on the platform to persuade other people to make a change, to embrace our creative ideas, to see our perspective. Additionally it causes us to be sales people. Realize it or not, we are selling something – it simply transpires that in our circumstance it’s not a physical commodity. So as sales reps we need to understand the golden rule: You can’t make a sale until you sell yourself to begin with. Listeners buy YOU.

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Are Your Presentations Good Enough? Really?

How to make your presentations stand up and stick out in a crowded market.

As a motivational speaker, comedian, and speaking coach, I see speakers making the same mistake over and over again. They focus so much on selling the product that they neglect the product. As a speaker your speech is your product. The experience is what you are selling – not the content. If they just wanted the content they would buy the book and not bother paying you to come deliver the information in person. So… Continue reading - Are Your Presentations Good Enough? Really? >>

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How To Lose How To Lose Your Audience Before You Ever Open Your Mouth – Part 2

**This post is a continuation of a post that was recently published: How To Lose Your Audience Before You Ever Open Your Mouth – Part 1

Breezing In Causes You To Seem Like A Prima Donna
I’m not afraid to say it – ambling into the event minutes prior to performing makes you appear like a huge egotistical diva who couldn’t be troubled to do much more than come in, perform, and hit the road. I don’t care if you have a smart excuse – your audience doesn’t… Continue reading - How To Lose How To Lose Your Audience Before You Ever Open Your Mouth – Part 2 >>

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Managers – Disregard These Tips At Your Own Jeopardy

The Art of Motivating The Folks Who Work For You

As a motivational speaker and comedian, my mission is to express to individuals they are highly valued, keep them involved, propel them to act, persuade them to see hurdles as opportunity, supply them with a 2nd wind and a renewed appreciation and pride in what they do. And if you are an executive or a leader, that’s your job too. If you would like to hold on to great people, you have to change from tricking employees to do more, to encouraging personnel… Continue reading - Managers - Disregard These Tips At Your Own Jeopardy >>

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Motivational Speaker’s Observation on Customer Service

How’s Your Customer’s Experience? Do You Stand Up and Stick Out In A Crowded Market?

As a motivational speaker, I keep an eye on this kind of stuff. Things have changed a lot since the internet joined the game. Things have changed a lot since social media joined the game. The current economic climate has radically changed the game. The old model for the way we conduct business is not going to work anymore. You have one choice: Get with the program or get lost in the shuffle.

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