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10 Tips for Hiring the Right Speaker

Speaker selection is one of the most important elements of a successful meeting; however, this can be a daunting task, as speakers are available in every fee range and specialty topic. The Canadian Association of Professional Speakers, comprised of more than 500 professional speakers, has compiled these tips to help you find the right match for your group. read more…

Why you should hire a CAPS Professional Speaker

Speaker selection is one of the most important elements in the execution of a successful meeting. Once you determine the specific needs of your audience, you will need a speaker who not only has the knowledge and content, but someone who can deliver it with a punch that will leave the audience with inspiration and knowledge. read more…

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Experts' Advice Feed

EE037 – ACT to end excuses, get started, and reach your goals

July 24, 2014 - Hugh Culver

Experts Enterprise Podcast This is the podcast for speakers, consultants, coaches, and on-line marketers who want to grow their influence and income. Learn from experts like: Jay Baer, Guy Kawasaki, and John Lee Dumas. Get insights from author, entrepreneur, and speaker Hug…

To motivate employees, have a career discussion

July 24, 2014 - Merge Gupta-Sunderji

I am repeatedly asked for ideas on how to motivate employees; specifically, things that don’t cost a lot of money.  Well guess what?  Employees are motivated by conversations – genuine meaningful dialogues with their supervisors and managers – and the only cost assoc…

Pause Gem #31 – Should You Unitask Or Multitask?

July 23, 2014 - Patricia Katz

Reflection & Action: A business man races through the Denver airport towing his roller board suitcase with one hand – briefcase and coat balanced precariously on top. His ‘free’ hand, held near one ear, grips boarding card and cell phone. Deep in phone…

Your Fourth Pauseworks Postcard Pick Of The Week

July 23, 2014 - Patricia Katz

Here it is! The fourth of nine chances in the 2014 ‘Summer Sketchbook Special’ to own a piece of original art at a sizzling price of just $49 (plus applicable taxes and $10 for shipping). What’s Behind That Door? is number four in the series of Pauseworks…
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