You get super close to your audience when you speak the same language. A language that may almost seem foreign to those not in the circle. Fitness for example. I used to own a gym and we’d talk about… Reps Sets Getting ripped to the gills High intensity Forced reps Drop sets Or […]
We’re more alike than you think – you and me… I watched cartoons as a kid on Saturday mornings – how about you? I remember climbing trees and my mom begging me to come down and bring a switch with me! How about you? I remember opening the cereal box from the bottom to get […]
25 Instant Confidence Boosters Sometimes you don’t have time for a long formula or to sit down and work through a process. There are times where you need confidence fast, instant confidence. Here are 5 of 25 ways to get an instant boost of confidence. 1. Compliments Be on the listen out, not just look […]
The impact of knowing your audience on your writing and speaking.
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Everyone will NOT like you as a speaker (or as a person for that matter). That may be the #1 thing you need to know to get over the fear of public speaking. Most public speakers allow the minority to cripple them with fear. They worry about the ONE who won’t like the speech, or […]
Boring drugs the audience. It automatically induces a big ol’ case of the drowsies. Transports folks directly to droolville. (And believe me, you do not want to have to hand out napkins with your presentation.)
That photo was snapped during my “Tricia” story at Carrie Wilkerson’s BOSS Event. Even the guy on the cell phone is laughing.
Here are 5.5.5 ways to avoid becoming a human tranquilizer…
Jared Leto’s Oscar speech is getting massive play. Which it should because of it’s… Brevity. He did not ramble or run on. Story. The way he thanked his mom by telling her story was classy, but also intriguing. Depth. Without a soapbox or agenda laced comments, Jared brought awareness to an often controversial issue without […]
When the meeting or event is over what do you want the audience to leave with? What concept? What idea? What unforgettable belief? What new opinion? What information? Your Purpose is the Bull’s-eye of the message, the target you want to hit. You may have noticed that a Bull’s-eye is part of my Evans Communication […]
This is my 60 minute presentation from BOSS. You’ll discover my off-beat wiring. Hear my story. And learn three truths to help us all become more successful and live with impact. Join Me for ENGAGE: How to Avoid Becoming a Human Tranquilizer!
When someone says, “You know, you really need to change…” Too often we get defensive. Too often we get hurt. Too often we point to a flaw in the person telling us what to change. Too often we justify. Instead, like my buddy did in the last post, we could just say, “I’ll work on […]
Stop waiting for perfect circumstance or the perfect plan.
Everybody wants their life to count. Do you believe that? Do you believe that deep down everyone wants their life to count? They want to get to the end of life and look back and see the difference they made? Well, it’s not actually true. There are plenty of people who live only for the […]
“Have a New Kid By Friday” “Reach All Your Goals In 30 Days” “Click 3 Buttons And Get Rich Online.” Fast. Easy. Impossible results. That’s all we want. And delivered within the next hour thank you. Some change actually is easy. But most is war. It’s a battle. And there are injuries. How often do […]
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” ― Mark Twain We waste far too much time thinking. Trying […]
Don’t join the crowd. Don’t join the pity party. Don’t join the misery. Don’t join the revolt. Don’t join the naysayers. Don’t join the negative. Don’t join the brigade. Don’t join the blind followers. Don’t join the cult. Don’t join the victims. Don’t join the abusers. Don’t join the dreamless. Don’t join the freebie seekers. […]
The secret to building your platform? Permission to fail over and over without judgement. Yep, you have permission to fail over and over again and it won’t even matter. How can you do that? A DISPOSABLE WEBSITE. Stay with me. What is holding most people back from DOING? 01 :: Lack of Experience 02 :: […]
Potential… one of the most lethal words in the success dictionary. “Why don’t you live up to your potential.” “You’ve got so much potential.” “Don’t limit yourself. Reach your potential. You could do so much more than you’re doing now.” First of all, those phrases make it sound like, “Hey, you’re worthless now, but you […]
“There are no traffic jams on the extra mile, ” Zig Ziglar.
Current action X _______ = Xtra
It’s more than a little bit more.
It’s a multiple. At times, eXponential.
The xtra mile is double, not just a few more feet.