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The Psychology of Selling

January 15, 2016 | Pix Jonasson

Sales lessons learnt on the retail floor.

I recently had the opportunity to be a Brand Ambassador for a Supermarket. Ok… so it was demonstrating and promoting branded Iced Fruit Cake and Fruit Mince Tarts!! However, I made a conscious effort to make the 2 x 4 hour shifts standing on my feet, near the 4 degree fridge worthwhile. What I noticed […]



What’s The Secret To Success?

December 8, 2015 | Pix Jonasson

Surround yourself with experts and entrepreneurs that can become your mentors.

Often people think there is a secret to other people’s success – whether that be personally or professionally. Well, I am a great advocate for personal (and business) development or improvement. I believe THAT this is the secret to people’s success! I am constantly reading positive or business books, listening to audios (via podcasts, Soundclouds […]



Leverage Your Time

November 3, 2015 | Pix Jonasson

Leverage is the secret to time management.

We’re all busy people.  Some people, though, are busier than we’d ever imagine, yet are somehow are able to stay on top of things so well they seem to go about their life so casually, while we struggle to produce good work and maintain a household. What’s their secret? Why do they seem to have […]



Treat Your Speaking Business Like Flying in A Plane

October 2, 2015 | Pix Jonasson

Speaker survival

Often when building your speaking business, you may get consumed by others who want to take time and energy from you and they constantly ask you to speak here and there, they want you help them or do something for them. You need to STOP!  Before you rush into things or help anybody else, you […]



Building Social Capital and Emotional Fitness

October 1, 2015 | Vicki Writer

Inner peace and happiness

We have the power inside of us to figure out what inspires us and what makes us happy and we are able to cultivate those emotions. 50-80% of our own contentment is completely within our own control. The brain does not differentiate between what is real and what is imagined. We will trigger all of […]



5 Tips For Better Public Speaking

September 29, 2015 | Catriona Pollard

Public speaking is an important part of every business. These tips will help you to be better at communicating your message.

Public speaking is a useful tool in public relations and a great way to communicate your key messages while connecting with your target audience. You can participate in public speaking at conferences, events or any time that you intend to inform, influence or entertain an audience. The main purpose of public speaking is to communicate […]



Attitude…Belief…Commitment

September 4, 2015 | Pix Jonasson

Get energised, motivated and moving

As a speaker, you need to have the right attitude, have belief in yourself and be committed. ATTITUDE This is so important for speakers and life in general.  Many people have no idea that they are actually in control of their attitude.  Many let their attitude be dictated by the other people around them and […]



Leadership

August 7, 2015 | Pix Jonasson

Grow your business by affiliate marketing. It's about creating a win-win situation.

If you are a speaker, more than likely you are a successful leader, or at least an aspiring leader.  You must first lead yourself.  I like to keep things simple and have acronyms for many facets of my life. Here’s one of mine on Leadership. What does Leadership mean to me? L    Learning – always be […]



Post Event Wrap Up

July 8, 2015 | Pix Jonasson

Communication Stabliser

I have just returned from an international annual conference in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand.  Wow… what a huge venue it is.  Actually, the fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao has just been held there.  I can absolutely guarantee I did not pay $3,000 per ticket to attend my conference! I sat […]



Be…Do…Have

June 15, 2015 | Pix Jonasson

Communication Stabliser

I was at a recent out of town marketing event.  It’s very powerful when you are an “outsider” at events, meaning, I was not intimately involved in the event management side of things. My ‘Be…Do…Have’ mantra relates to Be Prepared, Do Your Due Diligence and Have A Great Team. Be Prepared Make sure that you […]