Why Would A Keynote Speaker Be Nervous To Talk To A New Client? The Client-Speaker Relationship

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You may be surprised to hear this from me, but sometimes, when a client contacts me the first time they are interested in hiring me as one of their keynote speakers, I feel a little nervous.

You’d think it would be the other way around, wouldn’t it? 

Shouldn’t a client be nervous about talking to a speaker for the first time? 

I certainly think so. In fact, if you’re a client looking for keynote speakers for an event, and you’re a sensible person, I think you should be afraid. Be very, very *afraid.*

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“Smart” or “Dumb”? The Most Common Words Leaders Misuse Everyday


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I came across this article this morning, titled “20 Misused Words That Make Smart People Look Dumb.”

First things first:

The irony of this article is the misuse of the word “dumb” in the title. The real definition of “dumb” is “silent” or “mute,” though it’s informally used in our society as a synonym for “stupid.”

Speaking of which, I’ll cover “irony” toward the end of this post.

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Can’t Get The Job Done? How to Stay Motivated and Focus on Work


In this episode of Top Secrets Revealed on The Funny Way We Think, we’re going to talk about how to stay motivated and focus on work.

I bet you found this video from doing a search. You’re probably at work right now, and you’re looking for tips on how to keep focused on the work you need to get done. Good news, you’ve landed at the right place.

I’m going to show you exactly what you need to do to redirect your focus back to work in less than 2 minutes. Click here to find out how to do it!