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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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Episode 49: Use Creativity to Produce Cash

March 26, 2015 - Shawn Casemore

In today’s podcast I ask six questions for you to consider to increase your creativity and produce more cash for your business. Show Notes — Ideas with Impact Episode 49 Welcome back to another episode of Ideas With Impact – I’m your host Shawn Casemore. In toda…

I’m optimistic that you can become more optimistic

March 24, 2015 - Rhonda Scharf

Are you a happy person? I mean, do you generally look at life optimistically, or are you more pessimistic or realistic or even—gulp—negative? If you’re not sure, you can test yourself with the glass-half-full analogy. Do you see the glass as half-full or half-empty? Or…

What if Life is SUPPOSED to be Hard?

March 23, 2015 - Mark Black

Change can cause stress. That’s not a revolutionary idea. You’ve no doubt experienced this truth first hand. Change can also be very exciting. That’s probably not particularly enlightening either. What’s interesting though is that change can cause both excitement and…

Is Your Network Built for Success?

March 23, 2015 - Shawn Casemore

Success is not a solitary journey. The most successful CEO’s, Presidents and Entrepreneurs that I’ve encountered have built a powerful network to assist them along their journey including surrounding themselves with peers, trusted advisers, coaches, financial adv…
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