The Perfect Introduction in 6 Words or Less: Give Attention to Get Attention

clay hebert the perfect introductionI am constantly looking for people or brands that are truly paying attention to what matters, whether it is the brand they’ve built, the community that they serve, or maybe it’s a product they’ve created. Meet one of the smartest guys I know, Clay Hebert.

Clay has trained senior …

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Set Yourself Apart as a Successful Speaker: Speaker Lab Podcast with Grant Baldwin


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Get Focused with a Great Mentor

mentor advisor leader guideanceThe right mentor relationships will accelerate your career, personal development and improve relationships. Investing time finding the best mentor saves you time and increases your focus.


In Greek mythology, Mentor, was the son of Alcumus and friend of Odysseus. When Alcumus left for the Trojan War he left Mentor …

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How to Stay Relevant and Current in Changing Times

Stay Relevant modelIt seems one of the biggest challenges for leaders today is how to remain current and relevant in such changing times.

More than 3,000 books are published daily (and I am not talking electronic books), and there are more text messages sent and received on a daily basis than there …

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Increase Profits and Productivity with a 1:1 Contextual Modeling Session

Neen James Keynote Speaker Coach Mentor Executive Leadership ProfitabiliyWhen it comes to sharing your expertise, having a laser-focused ROI for your client or audience is often the key differentiator.  So many of us have extensive experience and considerable content, but no clear way to share what we do and how we do it.


In order to clearly …

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How Your Online Presence Affects Your Job Search: Guest Blog by Megan Kristel

Have you ever Googled yourself? Your future employers and recruiters have! Like it or not, your online presence is as important as the interview itself and has become common place for companies and recruiters to research online at some point during the screening process.

According to ExecuNet, up to …

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Be Ah-Mazing: How to be a Better Speaker

speech-speaker-keynote-300x203A favorite part of my business is as the opening keynote speaker at large corporate or association events. Often people approach me afterwards and say ‘I want to do what you do!’ or maybe they say ‘can you give me more ideas on how to be a better speaker’.


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5 Ways to Advance your Career – Guest Blog by Megan Kristel

Dont just sit there Today’s economy requires people to stand out in a crowd.

A job applicant can no longer submit a generic resume with adequate experience and expect to be hired.

A mid-level employee will go nowhere in his career if she does not continue to go above and beyond the call of …

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Procrastinate on Purpose – Great book by Rory Vaden

It’s not another time management book.

I am not a big fan of those.

I believe in Folding Time™: achieving twice as much in half the time. As a productivity expert, I want people to create more significant moments in life that matter and that’s just one of the …

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Get Productive Breaking through the Noise – Guest Blog Stacey Hanke

Stacey Hanke Guest BloggerFrom social media, to texting, to not having enough time, communication is getting more difficult and complicated.  If we want to influence our listeners to act on what we have to say, we need to work hard to be heard above this noise.

Three steps to help you break through

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