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Part 5: 3 Ways to Fail-safe Your Prized Relationships – At Home and at Work

November 7, 2014 | Sue Lester

Are you connected and feeling the love in your workplace?

It’s easier to mend a relationship than to find a brand new one and start afresh.  Consider the emotional and financial cost of divorce, of sacking and hiring staff, of ‘breaking up’ with a joint venture partner.  Are you wincing at the thought? Relationships are to be valued and nurtured to remain gold. There are just 3 […]



Who Are You? The Importance Of Your Biography ( Part 1)

October 23, 2014 | Pix Jonasson

Here's how to shine the spotlight on your guest speaker Bio so you stand out in the crowd.

So why would anyone want to hear you speak? You must have a great message and, just as importantly, a great Biography (Bio). In September 2010, I attended Ultimate Success Summit in Sydney, Australia. What an amazing line up of some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs…who also happen to be talented speakers. And have […]



Why Bother to Personalise Your LinkedIn Invitations to Connect?

August 8, 2014 | Robyn Henderson

Linked in invitations

You may find that 90% of the people you invite to connect you will say yes. And as for the 10% that reject or ignore your invitation, I suggest that you don’t take it personally. You may have rejected many invitations before you joined LinkedIn and that 10% may be in exactly the same boat. […]



Do You Know What LinkedIn’s Mission Statement Is?

July 11, 2014 | Robyn Henderson

Don't discount the value of using LinkedIn as an effective networking tool for your business.

LinkedIn’s mission is to connect the world’s professionals to enable them to be more productive and successful. What % of your clients and prospects are using LinkedIn?  If you are not sure, ask them. How much time can you allocate for Social Media contact each month?  ______ hours per month  ______ per day? With all of […]



Get That Gig – How Do You Get Speaking Engagements?

May 19, 2014 | Pix Jonasson

Aiming to be a sought-after speaker? Here's some tips on snagging yourself some lucrative speaking gigs.

Corporate speaking is one of the most profitable enterprises, when it comes to the industry of public speaking. However, speaking in front of highly professional and intelligent people can be very daunting. At some point in time, you’ll find yourself entering this arena and you might like it because you can make a very good living […]



Have You Seen These New Features on LinkedIn?

May 9, 2014 | Robyn Henderson

Don't discount the value of using LinkedIn as an effective networking tool for your business.

LinkedIn’s mantra is do more, better. Not a bad mantra as they continually upgrade and change their systems. The latest change is one of the better ones, I believe. At least once a week you are probably receiving a summary of all the people who have changed jobs, are having a birthday or having a […]



Where Can Clients Find You? Your Network Is Your Net Worth

March 17, 2014 | Pix Jonasson

Professional speakers don't just wing it, they fully prepare before each presentation.

What you may not know is how networking, basically good public relations, can truly help YOUR business – no matter your size or experience. Remember, it’s not what you know…or who you know…but who knows you! Networking can be, and should be, done anywhere. Locally, regionally, nationally, internationally! So here are some tips about networking to […]



How To Send a Recommendation or Testimonial on LinkedIn

February 6, 2014 | Robyn Henderson

LinkedIn has announced the highest ranking job titles. Some didn't even exist 5 years ago.

Have you ever sent a testimonial or recommendation on LinkedIn? Sending recommendations is a great way of acknowledging great suppliers in your network, showing appreciation and increasing your LinkedIn activity. So how do you do send a testimonial? 1. Identify the person you want to send a testimonial to. 2. Put their name in the […]



Important Rules For Speakers and Presenters

October 30, 2013 | Pix Jonasson

Precious speakers don't get asked back. Use these tips to keep your guest speaking jobs rolling in.

Speaking is an international business, but there are certain tricks of the speaking trade and some definite “Do’s and Don’ts”. As you enhance your global speaking repertoire, you will develop your own style. This is about YOU and what you need to know so that your presentation has maximum impact with your audience. DO:  Be […]



Unsubscriptions: A Personal Issue or Not?

October 2, 2013 | Sue Lester

What can you learn about your business from your unsubscriptions?

You madly tap away, sweat dripping onto your keyboard, brow furrowed in concentration. You hit ‘send’ and your newsletter/blog post goes off to your database. Whew! Then an unsubscribe notice or two pop into your Inbox. How do you react? What you feel, think and do next can impact enormously on your business. Do you […]