PUBLIC SPEAKERS, TAKE NOTE…I DID!

Nancy Myrland All Posts 13 Comments

Do you give presentations as a part of your business?
Do you want to give presentations as a part of your business?
If you answered yes to either of these questions, one of these thoughts has probably come to mind:

I love to speak.
I hate to speak.
I want to love to speak.
I want to learn how to speak better.
I’m scared to death audiences …

A LESSON FROM MY NEPHEW ABOUT 1ST IMPRESSIONS

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Client Service and Retention 9 Comments

I had the joy of spending a day with my 9-year old nephew, Isaiah, this week. My brother, Frank, who is a talented public speaker and wealth manager, was on a swing through Florida to see a few of his clients.  This was Isaiah’s week to go on a business trip with his Daddy.  I love that.
Isaiah and Frank …

WE MUST PRACTICE

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Career Development & Education, Networking, Training in Client Service and Business Development/Sal 7 Comments

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Think of something you’re really good at, such as golf, public speaking, court reporting, environmental law, you name it.
Isn’t it a great feeling to know you were born with, or developed, these skills?
Isn’t there sometimes a rush of excitement when you perform those tasks, hit more great shots than bad ones, finish a presentation that seemed to resonate …

Let’s Give ‘Em Something To Talk About

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Marketing Strategy, Social Media 12 Comments

Over the years, even starting when I was in sales right out of college, I’ve heard many versions of the following comment from my clients:
“My business relies completely on word of mouth.  I don’t need marketing.”
It’s hard to believe anyone still says that today, but, alas, they do.  I’ve heard it with my own two ears.  You say your business …