The Secret to Winning (Pt 3 of 3)

Continuing our series How to Win Anything, before you even begin, I want to conclude with one of my most important ritual that I do before every BIG keynote presentation and speaking engagement.

These 6 steps, if implemented, will help you live up to the potential of being a true Rock Star Presenter.  (Go here if you missed Part 1 or Part 2)

So here are the half-dozen rituals I do, by routine, before every keynote presentation.




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Shake off Your Jitters (Pt 2 of 2)

Last week I discussed what the No. 1 fear is for most people, public speaking.
In part 2 of our series, I am going to give you my 3 tips for conquering this fear so you can start rocking the stage.

Mark Twain, who made most of his income from speaking, not writing, said,
“There are only two types of speakers in the world. 1. The nervous and 2. Liars.”
Let me help you with that nervousness.

I do a lot of keynote presentations. My first company at 18 years old required me to speak publicly many times a week, and I have done it thousands of times since. Most of the businesses I have built compelled me to champion the cause of the business through large group presentations. I am often asked for tips on preparing, packaging and delivering presentations, so let me pass forward a few of the tips that have worked for me when it comes to overcoming jitters:

First off, you have to come to terms with this:




I’m often asked, “Will you be my mentor?” Today my answer is YES: 

Shake off Your Jitters (Pt 1 of 2)

A while back I was giving a two-hour training to a group of a few hundred sales professionals.

In the front row were a couple of women who kept smiling, giggling, elbowing each other and pointing at me.

I thought, “Man, I’m killing them up here. I must be in The Zone!”

I was so encouraged that I got even more passionate and animated in my presentation.

Near the very end of my talk, I looked down and realized that my fly had been gaping open the entire time.

What was worse is the entire audience noticed that I JUST noticed.

I quickly put on a face of comic surprise and everyone roared.
Then, as the laughter died down, I leaned against the podium, nodded knowingly, and said... CLICK TO CONTINUE

P.S. As promised in the SUCCESS Magazine cd, view Todd Duncan's 8 Competencies of a High Trust Sales Call HERE.


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