Every day you are served up with challenges and obstacles to overcome on your way to getting results – in business and in life. Sometimes these challenges are so easy they don’t feel like a challenge. That’s because they fall within your comfort zone and you know how to handle them. The challenges you are Read more about Better the Ball to Get Results[…]
After a workshop the other day they asked for feedback to help the presenter improve his message and delivery. There were a few challenges that came up during the talk that could easily be solved early in the presentation with the set-up. When giving a presentation you want to make sure that everyone is engaged Read more about Pre-Frame Your Presentation for Success[…]
I had the privilege and joy of speaking to a group of kids that came from families with health behavior issues. Through my networking group I learned about Maui Health and Family Services and when I heard about a special event they were having I eagerly offered my services to speak to the group. I Read more about If You Could Change ONE Life?[…]
Whether you are a motivational speaker OR you are actually looking to hire a speaker for your next event, then you want to know this – what sets a great speaker apart from others? Besides stage presence, level of confidence, entertainment value and level of engagement with audience, it has to do a lot with Read more about What to Look for In a Motivational Speaker[…]
Speaking to groups is the best way to get your message, you business and your services out to more more people. It’s not not enough to have an audience, you now need to capture and hold their attention, you need to inspire them.
When you inspire, you help your audience members to make choices or decisions that align with your intention.
Inspire – fill (someone) with the urge or ability to do or feel something…
You can inspire others in a number of ways. […]
It’s easy to motivate the motivated – someone who is already on board with your message and just needs a little reminder or is looking for a small push to get going.
- Someone who enjoys keeping fit and being healthy will more likely listen to and agree to a message on keeping fit.
- Someone who wants to excel in life is more likely to participate more fully in personal development programs.
These are the people that are already your fans or fans of what you offer.
I used to work in Corporate Health nearly 10 years ago, and I would give presentations on stress management, eating well, exercise, posture, injury prevention… to name a few.
In a work environment, often people are obligated to attend the presentations and back then I didn’t quite have the skills to connect with everyone in the room. I was expecting everyone to think like me and that they were motivated by the same things as me. Not so. […]
A commercial currently airing in the US declares that Pinocchio was a bad motivational speaker because of his nose growing when he tells a lie.
The premise of the ad is that when Pinocchio tells someone in the audience that ‘you can do it’ that he is lying for certain stereotypes in the audience. This one of a long series of commercials by GEICO Insurance that put a funny spin on various characters or sayings.
The real reason that this Pinocchio would not make a great motivational speaker, is not because of his inability to lie…. it’s because he doesn’t have a belief in his audience or in his message that everyone, yes EVERYONE, is capable of changing. […]