Archive | April, 2013

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Getting Potential Buyers to Do What You Want (5 Powerful Insights from my Study of Online Scam Artists Who Get Total Strangers to Send Them Big Money!)

30 April 2013

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In this article, I narrate a true story of an encounter I had with an online scam artist in a Lagos cyber cafe. I then offer – for the benefit of online entrepreneurs – my insider’s perspective of strategies they employ to convince total strangers to part with their money. That is, after all, what […]

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3 Reasons YOU Need To Learn Public Speaking

29 April 2013

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It may sound like I’m pushing it a bit here. But I honestly feel, based on over ten years of personal experience, that the practice of public speaking confers multiple life changing benefits on. In this issue of my Speaking IDEAS newsletter, I outline 3 specific ways in which learning public speaking can help you […]

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2 Lessons on Writing…from Tom & Jerry Cartoons!

28 April 2013

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Yeah, I know. What on earth can Tom and Jerry cartoons teach anyone about writing? But that’s the irony of life. I don’t know about you, but simple, yet powerful insights used to elude me a lot in the past. As a result I often ended up dwelling on needlessly complex alternatives. This cartoon series […]

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Why Having a Low Self-Opinion Can Ruin Your Child (and/or You)!

26 April 2013

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Nothing can be worse than having a low opinion of yourself. It sets you up to fail perpetually. It is important to realize that you can be financially comfortable (e.g. having a good job) and still “fail perpertually” by being ineffective in your interpersonal relationships, due to a low self esteem. This article explains why […]

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FREE DOWNLOAD: An Automated Data Transpose Workbook That Helped An Insurance Company Finish a Report In Minutes, Instead of Days (YOU Can Build Something Similar)

25 April 2013

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This is a little workbook I created to eliminate the tedious manual work that had to be done – daily – by employees of an Insurance Company in Lagos. Typically, data from an auto-generated text file (see "PRINT15.txt" file in this download package) containing life insurance data of employees of a client company had to […]

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How Benin Republic Youth are Driving African Innovation (PLUS Women Cassava Farmers in Nigeria Earn Extra $2,200 in Off Season By Planting Cucumbers)! – Review of 12 Page PDF 2011 Report By International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

25 April 2013

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This update starts with a few notes about the responses to my new text and audio guide for english/french learners. I’ve provided names, links, and locations to help ANYONE interested in following up/acting on the information I’ve supplied here.(No time to read online? Click here to request a copy of the IFAD 12 page PDF […]

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3 Ways Speaking a Foreign Language Can Make You Succeed More Often

23 April 2013

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Speaking a foreign language can help you in paid employment as well as in business. I have had the unique priviledge of experiencing the amazing benefits derivable from being able to speak a foreign language, on both sides of the fence. Below I outline 3 powerful rewards you can expect to reap repeatedly, from being […]

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Humanize Yourself By Talking About Your Mistakes: Audiences Will LOVE You For It! (PLUS Speak English or French FAST – FREE Downloads)

22 April 2013

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What would you do if as the invited speaker for an event, you make the mistake of travelling (by air) to the right city, but in the wrong state, less than 12 hours to the event? That’s what happened to Burt Dubin in 1983! As a mentor of world class speakers (for over 25 years), […]

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5 Leadership Lessons for Parents from “Maximus” the “Spaniard” in the “Gladiator” Movie

20 April 2013

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“There is no greater leadership challenge than parenting” – Jim Rohn Do you consider yourself a good leader? At work? How about in your home – to your kids in particular? It’s not about how much money you have to buy them things. As the Gladiator movie shows, a slave who owns nothing can be […]

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AUDIO: Why I’m Traveling SLOWLY Across West Africa to Show Business Owners, Experts & Professionals How To Use Public Speaking & Web Marketing Systems for Low (to ZERO) Cost Business (or Self) Promotion

19 April 2013

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This is what you could call my “Mission Statement”. This blog post contains the download link to the audio version of an 8 minute video presentation I created, as well as a verbatim text transcript. The video was recorded using my Blackberry Pearl 9105 Smart phone video camera on Sunday 31st March 2013 from 11.23 […]

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