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Little shift creates big changes – BAM post 1

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Bam-813x600As a personal development teacher I recently took some time to reflect seriously on my life and some of my experiences. Like everyone else my life is not immune to challenges. Over the last several years I have had personal tragedy and the loss of loved ones. I have had business challenges and even had those close to me betray my trust and create really massive problems for me. I have also had relationship struggles where I wanted to be the best husband, father, son, brother and so forth and instead ended up often times hurting those I love the most. Long and short – it is often difficult to be human. We try our best but sometimes our best either isn’t good enough or it is simply misunderstood.

To those I have ever injured I am sorry. And to those who have hurt me I forgive you. Life is too short to carry these kinds of heavy burdens. Maybe I’m being too simplistic but I’ve come to the conclusion that if something does make you better or give you power it might be time to let it go. There are enough victims in the world and I don’t want to join their ranks. And I don’t recommend you do either.

As I thought about my existence (and the existence and lives of many of my students) I felt to empathize with the challenges but I felt an extremely grateful sense of hope. As I thought about all the blessing I had in my life I came to the incredible realization that life is truly AWESOME! I put those letter in capital intentionally. I really do feel life is AWESOME in all capital letters.

But this post isn’t just about life being awesome it’s about creating awesome even when things don’t necessarily appear to be going that way. I believe in the law of attraction and that we can create our lives according to the desire we have in our hearts. I also believe that we must have correct expectations and that means that things won’t always go right – but having that expectation gives us even more power to create awesome. (More on this idea later.)

As I thought about how awesome is created in life I came to the conclusion that Awesome is like Happiness. Both are a choice we make. It is not something that someone else can grant to us. It is not something we can buy. In some ways it is not even something we can earn. (Bad things do happen to good people from time to time. And rewards and punishments do come to those who don’t deserve it.) But once we chose to be awesome and experience awesome it does begin to flow to us.

First let me define an awesome life. To me an Awesome life is living your life by decision. You are where you want to be, doing the things that excite you, inspire you and bring out the best in you and in those around you. I like that definition.

To live a life that fits that description is a choice. Over the next while I am going to share some of my findings on what that choice looks like. It is not a single event. Once the choice is made there are habits of awesomeness to develop. Awesome is a consistent kind of thinking, actions and habits that support that initial choice.

As with any attempt to progress there is always opposition. I have experienced a lot of it personally as I have tried to set aside my ego and self interest and start living in a way that fits the awesome description above. There are moments it is really easy to slip back into the easy,quick-fix solution mode that I am trying to put behind me.

But as my experiments thus far have yielded (even in the short time I started really trying) I have seen improvements in my relationships, abundance, health, my feelings about myself and even my connection to spirituality. as the title of this article suggests this little shift has created big changes. If any of these areas above are something you would like to improve stay tuned because I am very excited to share what I’ve learned about lifting life to the level of Awesome!

Feel free to share your thoughts and stories if any of this helps. I am calling this the Be Awesome Movement. (BAM for short) And this movement is yours as much as it is mine. Join me and try the experiments. The more awesomeness the better.


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A weird way of setting Goals for transformational leaders and speakers

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A weird way of setting goals for transformational leaders and speakers

By Douglas Vermeeren

Goal setting is the hot topic of the day! Most people that I’ve chatted with on the subject generally do it in categories in their life. Some of those categories include what they will do in their personal life and relationships, Business/product growth and revenue growth, things they’d like to learn and accomplish personally. These are all important areas to focus on – but here’s a quick thought. Have you ever made a list of the people you’d like to serve this year and what you’d like to do for them?

I’m talking simply make the list and leave it at that.

Think about it. If you make a list of who you’d like to serve and how you want to empower them, don’t you think most everything else will take care of itself?

If you are truly interested to become a transformational leader and help people get results doesn’t this approach make more sense. Your students and contacts will reward you as they get results. We have a saying at High Profit Speaker, “Compensation follows completion. People don’t pay for good intentions.” So in your planning focus your time and look at who you can help, how you can help and make it less about what you want.


You already have heard Zig Ziglar’s oft quoted truth, “You can have everything you want in life if you just help enough other people get what they want.” Don’t just say it. Live it!

Happy New Year!





High Profit Speaker Training 2016

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Are you a public speaker? Life coach or trainer? Are you looking for a way to grow your business? Increase your profits and get on more of the major stages around the world? Have you ever struggled with selling from the stage? Have you ever wondered if you have created the right products or services? Have you ever wondered how you can attract more media attention? Or partner with some of the biggest names in the business? If you answered YES then you need to attend the 3 Secrets of High Profit Speakers event.

The following are Dates and locations for 2016

Vancouver BC Jan 5

Calgary AB Jan 6

Edmonton AB Jan 7

London UK Jan 21

Las Vegas NV Jan 28


New Guerrilla Achiever coaching program announced – Make money as a trainer!

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Guerrilla Achiever

Guerrilla Achiever

The Guerrilla series is the #1 Best selling business series of all time! The Guerrilla series is by far the most trusted business book series of all time. Well-known for providing practical, proven and powerful strategies for growing business and individuals. The Guerrilla series has been translated into more than 62 languages and has old more than 22,000,000 copies worldwide.

Now it’s your chance to get involved and profit from 

the success of Guerrilla Achiever as a certified trainer!

About Guerrilla Achiever!

Guerrilla Achiever is the first personal development book in the Guerrilla series by Jay Conrad Levinson & Douglas Vermeeren. Douglas Vermeeren, the principle author has conducted extensive research over the last decade into the lives of more than 400 of the world’s top achievers. You may realize that this was the same journey that Napoleon Hill embarked on to create his landmark books Think and Grow Rich and The Laws of Success. In Napoleon’s day he studied the behaviors of innovators and inventors like Henry Ford and Thomas Edison. A lot has changed and Guerrilla Achiever explores deeper into business models that didn’t yet exist in Napoleon’s day, but more importantly the research goes beyond behavior and explores habits, psychology, neuroscience and findings into success that are just now being understood. This means you will have the best cutting edge materials to teach your clients how to become a top achiever in the most effective ways possible. No other coaching program can offer what we do!

In this coaching program you will be trained to teach this material through direct support from Doug Vermeeren and his team.  The primary goal of this program is to help you become a profitable and successful coaching/ speaking business.

Additional Benefits of becoming a certified GA trainer

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