Don’t visit Toastmasters International clubs, if…

Toastmasters Club Meeting

In a country where there is no police, would theft be considered theft if there was no system to deal with a thief (police arrest, jail cell, courts, juries, trial judges)? The way we respond to societal behaviors affect the way society responds and adapts. Society is constantly evolving and changing, but operates based on sets of silents rules that we all seem to agree to, without ever having to discuss or concert about most of them. For example, when observing how queues form at checkout lines in stores, even someone who has never been to a store knows instinctively Continue reading Don’t visit Toastmasters International clubs, if…

Refine your personal brand and use social media to drive traffic to your business

personal branding social media

Social media is the hottest topic for business owners, entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs because customers spend an incredible amount of time on social media networks. If you build it and they [customers] don’t come, won’t it be smart to go to them? As an individual you have a huge influence on your business and its sales. If you are a business owner, you probably know that already. What you might not know is that the influence you have on your business is the influence you have on your employees and your customers. That influence is determined by the image and reputation your Continue reading Refine your personal brand and use social media to drive traffic to your business

The three types of people you must have in your life

coaches, mentors, cheerleaders

Do you have people who have been (or currently are) very instrumental in helping you make the best out of your life? Most likely you do, simply because no man is an island. Life cannot and will not thrive in an environment where there is no support system. I have many times thought about how we would live if there was absolutely no one around to help us navigate through this journey called life. What an awful experience it would be. It has been said and proven that success leave a trail which is easy to follow when that’s the Continue reading The three types of people you must have in your life

Three simple tips to instantly improve your public speaking

public-speaking

Have you ever listened to a presentation by someone who was very knowledgeable and wished he had given you more? Everytime you speak in public, that is how you want your audience to feel, yearning for more. As I specified in my eBook: The 3P’s of Public Speaking, preparation, practice and performance are the key elements that go into making a speech in public a masterpiece. Because we all get to give speeches in public at one point or another in our lives, we might as well get good at it. Below are three simple tips to make your speech Continue reading Three simple tips to instantly improve your public speaking

Traditional résumés are now irrelevant. Here are 3 alternatives.

resume before and after

The future of traditional resumes does not look good. And that is true for two reasons. One is the fact that most resumes for job openings are now accepted almost exclusively through electronic channels. Meaning, there is almost no way to standout right out the door regardless of how fancy or impressive a resume is. The more resumes are submitted for one job opening, the lesser the value or importance of any one resume out of the stack. The second reason why traditionals resumes are now irrelevant is because there are so many alternative that are more effective at landing Continue reading Traditional résumés are now irrelevant. Here are 3 alternatives.