Author: Michelle Mazur

Want More Speaking Gigs in 2016? Do This. by @drmichellemazur

by Michelle Mazur, Ph.D. | Featured Contributor 2016 is fast approaching. If speaking is one of your must-do goals for 2016, then you need to plan now for  success. Whether you want to speak more, get paid to speak, or double your speaking fees having a solid, strategic plan will get you started on the […]

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3 Reasons to Stop Following the Public Speaking Rules by @drmichellemazur

by Michelle Mazur, Ph.D. | Featured Contributor There’s plenty of tried and true presentation advice floating around the Internet. If you spend anytime Googling, what makes a successful speaker, you’ll read advice like: Practice! “Tell ‘em what you’re going to tell ‘em, tell ‘em and tell ‘em what you’ve told them.” Make eye contact Get […]

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Don’t Want to Be a Speaker? Your Business Still Needs a Signature Talk by @drmichellemazur

by Michelle Mazur, Ph.D. | Featured Contributor When I first started my business, I did everything myself. Even tasks that I completely sucked at. I did my own accounting even though I hate numbers. I proofread my own blog post even though I knew I couldn’t proofread my own writing. I designed my own website, […]

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3 Steps to Handling the “Can I Pick Your Brain?” Request by @drmichellemazur

by Michelle Mazur, Ph.D. | Featured Contributor There’s probably one of these requests sitting in your inbox right now. I know there is in mine. “Hi Michelle- I’ve read your blog since the beginning. I love what you do, and I want to be a public speaking trainer just like you. I’d love to take […]

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3 Ways to Bust Through a Creative Block by @drmichellemazur

by Michelle Mazur, Ph.D. | Featured Contributor The blinking cursor on the blank page taunts you. You know you’ve got to create. A blog post needs to go out. A sales page needs to get written. A presentation needs to be crafted. But you just stare at that flashing cursor while your brain says to […]

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3 Pieces of Business Wisdom that Radically Shift Your Mindset by @drmichellemazur

by Michelle Mazur, Ph.D. | Featured Contributor Have you ever felt that when it comes to business your mind is not your friend? Do you find yourself coming up with plan B, C, D, and Z just in case your plan A business strategy doesn’t work out? Do you ever feel like you’re going to […]

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Is Your Elevator Pitch Leaving People Confused? by @drmichellemazur

by Michelle Mazur, Ph.D. | Featured Contributor When I spied her across the room, I just knew I had to meet her. Her big smile, positive vibe, and openness had me at hello. We struck up a conversation. We both loved Game of Thrones, owned neurotic cats, and loved bad 80s music. That’s when I […]

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The One Story Your Business Must Tell by @drmichellemazur

by Michelle Mazur, Ph.D. | Featured Contributor Storytelling is all the rage and for good reason. Stories are persuasive. If you have ever lost 2-hours because you sat down for “just a minute” to watch a movie or stayed up until the wee hours of the night because you couldn’t put down a book, you’ve […]

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3 Ways to Craft a Presentation that Leaves Your Audience Buzzing about Your Business by @drmichellemazur

by Michelle Mazur, Ph.D. | Featured Contributor “I want to be speaking more!” Sound familiar? Your business is blooming and you know that public speaking is a great way to build it. Heck, experts like Amy Porterfield, Scott Stratten, and John Jatsch all sing the praise of public speaking. The key to building your business […]

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3 Reasons to Ditch The Pitch at the End of Your Presentation @drmichellemazur

by Michelle Mazur, Ph.D. | Featured Contributor I refuse to attend events that I know are going to be one gigantic pitch fest. I don’t like being told “Run to the back of the room to take advantage of this limited time deal.”  I hate being given an order form, and told to cross off […]

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