February 2016 / 13 posts found

5 Proven Ways To Get Speaking Engagements | Kingsley Grant | Episode TML151

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Getting speaking engagements is not a walk-in-the-park. It is not easy. If it was, many more people would be doing it.

How to get speaking engagements with Kingsley GrantMost of the aspiring speakers that I work with as a Coach and others that I have general conversation with, have this one question in common: How do I get speaking engagements.

I myself am learning and have figured out some ways to do that. However, I also have this question for those who are speaking more on a regular basis than I am.

5 Super Tips To Become A Good Public Speaker | Kingsley Grant | Episode TML150

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The question that I tend to hear from a number of people is this: How do I become a good public speaker? These individuals don’t want to just become Tips To Become A Good Public Speakeran average speaker, they want to become a good public speaker.

The answers to this question can be varied. It all depends on who you ask.

What I find is that many people think because they are a good talker, this automatically make them a good speaker. This is so far from the truth.

When Failure Is Not An Option | Michael Stelzner | Episode TML149

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You may have heard this phrase before: Failure Is Not An Option. Do you recall in what context you’ve heard it or when you first came across it? Do Failure is not an option Michael Stelzneryou remember what you’re reaction was when you heard it?

I must say I’ve heard or read it in many contexts. I remember when I first came across the phrase, it stood out to me as one option that wasn’t going to be a  part of the discussion. Anything but failure.

How To Leverage Speaking As A Business | Mikki Williams | Episode TML148

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Seeing speaking as a business is a bit of a stretch for some people. One of the reasons for this is that it is not quantifiable; it’s not a tangible “product.”

Speaking as a business with Mikki WilliamsFor this reason, many have not taken the time to develop the skills necessary to become a better speaker.

On the other hand, many are under the impression that if you can talk, you can speak.

Side Hustle To The Rescue | Jeff Brown | Episode TML146

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The term Side Hustle is not something many people are used to. As a matter of fact some are turned off by the word hustle. It has in some space, been Side Hustle with Jeff Brownused in a negative context. This scares some people.

When you think of the phrase Side Hustle, what comes to your mind?

If you are like me, it is something that you do on the side to supplement your daily routine especially as it pertains to work. For most people, it is an income generating kind of work that is being done on the side.

How To Become Prosperous During Midlife | Michael Chatman | Episode TML147

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“Prosperity will never make you generous, but generosity will always make you prosperous” ~ Michael Chatman

Become Prosperous through generosityHow to become prosperous at any age is open for broad and varied interpretation. If you asked a number of your close associates or family members on “how to become prosperous,” I guarantee you would leave somewhat confused.

Everyone of your friends and family members will give you their definition. Would any of them be wrong?

5 Reasons To Make Your Midlife Health A Priority | Kingsley Grant | Episode TML145

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Making your health a priority is not a new or a profound statement. I’m sure you have heard that in one way or another in the past or even presently. You Midlife health a prioritymay have a family member or friend who constantly point that out to you. You don’t need one more person, namely me, to add to the fray.

I hope you don’t see that as such. I’m speaking to myself as much as to you. As a matter of fact, this episode has derived from my recent health issues, which seemingly has made a turn for the better. I’m so thankful for that.

Sexy Boss Gone Wild Explains It All | Heather Ann Havenwood | Episode TML144

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You may have heard the term “gone wild” associated with negative images and stories. Because of these stories, the term has been hijacked to almost Sexy Boss Gone Wildalways mean something negative.

The point of using the words, is to create in the mind an image of something out of control. And indeed, I’ve seen a number of “gone wild” stories, that have nothing but negative images.

There was a very successful marketing strategy used to promote these sensational stories. The one that most people know and remember is “Girls gone wild.”

The Funeral That Changed My Life | Matt Suderstrom | Episode TML143

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Not many people I know like to have a discussion around funerals. It is a scary topic for some while for others it’s a taboo. It’s somehow to not talk about it, EPISODE TML143will make it go away.

One thing that I can say for certain, everyone dies. The death rate is 100% guaranteed.

Here is what the wisest man outside of Christ who ever lived – Solomon – said: “It is better to go to a house of mourning than to go to a house of feasting, for death is the destiny of everyone; the living should take this to heart.”

Life Goes On Even When The Unexpected Happens | Kingsley Grant | Episode TML142

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I grew up hearing and getting used to the phrase, “Life goes on.” Did you grow up hearing that?

Life goes onIt normally would be used when something happens in life and there may or may not be an explanation for it. It would be said in the context of an encouragement.

When something tragic has happened, I’m not sure it is a wise thing to say unless you are the person who have gone through the experience.