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Douglas Vermeeren Rated As One Of The Top Speaker Trainers By Huffington Post

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Douglas Vermeeren rated as one of the top speaker trainers by Huffington Post

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Douglas Vermeeren excited to have my company 10X Your Speaking Business and myself recognized by the Huffington Post as on of the top speaker training programs today. I must admit that we have worked very hard to become the best and our results are definitely speaking for themselves. We work very hard to make sure that our tools are leading the marketplace and helping speakers create profitable busiensses.

We look at training our speakers very different than others. We not only want you to have practical skills on stage, we believe that you need to understand how to be competitive in todays marketplace. You need to understand the business models available to yo in todays market. You need to know how to get speaking gigs. You need ot know how to create and host your own events. You need to know how to use social media. You need to know how to get attention and so many other improtant skills for a speaking career today.

I am grateful that Huffington Post recognizes how we lead the way and I am excited about what is coming next.
If you are a speaker that wants to really grow your career we want to hear from you. http://www.DouglasVermeeren.com
And here’s a link to the Huffington post article:
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/59ecf48be4b034105edd4fc3?utm_content=buffer50235&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

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The Speaking Business Multiplier coming to Edmonton

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the-speaking-business-multiplier-bannerAre you a Speaker or coach in Edmonton? Come and let me teach you how I was able to create a 7 figure speaking business and JV with some of the biggest speakers in the world today! By the way did I mention I’m going to also show you how to attract more media. This is an event that will get you ready to rock 2017! https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/5-essentials-to-positioning-yourself-as-an-expert-in-the-speaking-business-with-douglas-vermeeren-tickets-29822781743

What makes you worth listening to? The Speaking Business Multiplier

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Make yourself worth listening to by sharing the best possible information that will actually serve your audience and solve their problems.

 

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The 2 Reasons Why You Quit! – Douglas Vermeeren

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The two reasons why people fail
By Douglas Vermeeren, Creator of Personal Power Mastery

Why do people fail to accomplish the goals and dreams that they select for themselves. It ’s not because these dreams or goals are not important. It’s not that they don’t really want these things in their lives. The dreams and goals are often worthy and inspiring things that would make the participants life more full and rich. There isn’t a problem with the destination of where they want to go. The problems that keep most people from succeeding is found in two different obstacles they may encounter on the way to that goal.

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The two problems that they can encounter can be divided into two groups; Feelings and Fiction. Although you can experience both simultaneously we’ll talk about each separately.

Feeling are the emotional concerns that a person encounters on their way to accomplish their dreams. Often these are manifest as feelings of fear, inadequacy, unworthiness and doubt. However this category of feelings can include additional feelings of laziness, contentment, or a willingness to settle for where they are currently. It can also include feelings of discomfort when it comes to new changes required to get to the new goal.

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We will talk shortly about how and who overcomes the feeling obstacle to getting to your goals.

The second group is fiction. These are the stories that people tell themselves that keep them from accomplishing the goal. Another word for these stories might be excuses. Most people think excuses are not based on a perception of reality but rather a lie that is told to keep progress from happening. This may be true some of the time. My experience has reveal that although excuses rarely give power to the person sharing them there rate occasions when the excuse maker is correct. Some of the fiction they are sharing to escape the responsibility of accomplishment is based on fact. In other words the story a person may be telling themselves may indeed be based on real life deficiencies in the plan, the skills, the abilities and the opportunities needed to accomplish the goal. But while there may be real reasons why getting to the goal may be difficult high achievers always find a way around, over of through the obstacle. We’ll talk more about this shortly because the good news with this category is that there is always a way to keep going.

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So how do you recognize whether your reasons for struggling with your goal is based on feeling or fiction? Recently I was having a conversation with my 18 year old son. In this discussion he was telling me about a goal he had decided to possibly abandoned. “It was just too hard.” He told me as we begun a discussion on this feeling or fiction conversation. He declared that it was both feeling and fiction that was keeping him from success. I decided to test the theory and you can too with anything preventing you from success.

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The first step to determine if something is feeling or fiction is to define it. If you can actually define what it is or what would have to happen to get past this obstacle then it is fiction. It is based on a story you are telling yourself. If you need X to happen in order to move forward it is fiction. If you need X as a resource to appear it is fiction. If you need X to go away it is fiction. The good news about fiction is that you can always get help to solve the problem. The bad news is that if you let a fictional story or external excuse stop you you are coming from a reactive perspective. If you haven’t read about the reactive/proactive theory in my articles yet I encourage you to do so. But in a nutshell proactive people own their situation and recognize they have power to change things. A reactive person gives their power away by blaming external sources and they determine that they can do nothing until the problem outside their control is resolved.

If the problem is based on a story or fiction that you are telling yourself if you shift to proactive point of view you will always find some form of solution of something you can do to either get through, around, over or under the problem at hand.

If the problem is feeling it is always internal. It will often have no reason for being. It will just be a feeling. Feelings are experienced often just because you are trying to achieve something new that you’ve never experienced before. There is no problem with feelings. Feelings are normal and natural. Being afraid, nervous or unsure are natural states. They do not mean you can’t do a thing. Often the result of a feeling comes as you decide to interpret the feeling. Some people get nervous and stop. Others experience nervousness and it ignites within them great power, sharpens their mental capacity and primes them to experience a massive rush.

As I interviewed the 400 top achievers in the world many professional athletes and entertainers told me of the kinds of feelings they would have before performances or competitions. Butterflies was a term I heard again and again.

Power over feelings comes as we recognize that they are just that – feelings. The best way to overcome feelings of doubt, fear, unworthiness or nervousness is to just do it. Commit yourself to recognizer he feeling and then do it any ways. The more you push through uncomfortable feelings the better you will get at it.

So the next time you think about quitting and giving up because of either a feeling or a fiction you tell yourself keep going. The finish line is up ahead and you can do it.

Doug Vermeeren 13Douglas Vermeeren – Are you ready to level up? You’ve come to the right place. Douglas Vermeeren is considered one of the top leaders in personal development and achievement psychology. He is considered by many to be the modern day Napoleon Hill for his extensive research into the lives and psychology of more than 400 of the world’s top achievers. Douglas Vermeeren is the creator of The Personal Power Mastery program which helps you unlock your most powerful self and created positive changes in your life.

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Douglas Vermeeren – Are you a slave to a proactive person?

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Reactive people are always slaves to proactive people. Think about it. The proactive person is the one who starts a company and if you are reactive he is your boss. The Proactive person in a relationship knows what they want and moves towards it, while the reactive person is compliant. (And because of that often a toxic nag and complainer.) The proactive person is a leader while the reactive is the follower. And the list could go on.

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Everywhere in reality those who are proactive enlist the help of the reactive. Often the proactive will say and experiences situations where they are unemployable. They have either made too much money or have too much drive to fit in as an employee. No one can pay them what they believe they could make on their own. Once a proactive person has experienced what they can create on their own they never dare return to reactive situation where they allow another person to dictate the activities of their day.

Each person has areas in their life where they are more proactive and reactive. My challenge to you today is to consider what areas of your life you could be more proactive with. In each area you choose to become more proactive and self-reliant your freedom grows.

SPECIAL QUIZ – How Awesome are YOU?

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HOW AWESOME ARE YOU?

A quiz to help you see where you are at and how

you can improve your Awesomeness Factor!

The following quiz by Douglas Vermeeren has been designed to give you a quick idea of how awesome you are currently. It is designed to get you to strive to improve your answers if you are not yet where you want to be. Naturally your answers will change from day to day and as your personal awareness becomes more clear. For this reason it is encouraged that you revisit this test every 30 days. Awesome living is a developed habit that comes as a result of trained thinking. In this world where much of what we encounter is geared towards to negativity a regular positive and awesome recharge is a necessary component of living an awesome life.

DEFINITION OF AN AWESOME LIFE: 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.

Do you have positive thoughts about your future daily?
a.Always b.Sometimes c.Never d.Not sure, but I am ready to do better

Do you set intentions for your day and specific goals for your life?
a.Always b.Sometimes c.Never d.Not sure, but I am ready to do better

Have you set boundaries on your energy and efforts to keep you overextending yourself?
a.Always b.Sometimes c.Never d.Not sure, but I am ready to do better

Do you do things for the praise of others or for your progress?
a.Always b.Sometimes c.Never d.Not sure, but I am ready to do better

Do you sacrifice your selfishness for the good of others?
a.Always b.Sometimes c.Never d.Not sure, but I am ready to do better

Do you strive to progress each day by taking active steps towards your goals?
a.Always b.Sometimes c.Never d.Not sure, but I am ready to do better

Do you leave things better than you found them?
a. Always b.Sometimes c.Never d.Not sure, but I am ready to do better

When with people do you seek to understand rather than be understood?
a. Always b.Sometimes c.Never d.Not sure, but I am ready to do better

Do you spend time with those who matter most to you each day?
a.Always b.Sometimes c.Never d.Not sure, but I am ready to do better

Are you kind and courteous to those who are not kind to you?
Always b.Sometimes c.Never d.Not sure, but I am ready to do better

Do you regularly feel gratitude and express it?
a.Always b.Sometimes c.Never d.Not sure, but I am ready to do better

Do you forgive mistakes made by yourself and others?
a.Always b.Sometimes c.Never d.Not sure, but I am ready to do better

Do you perform random acts of kindness?
a.Always b.Sometimes c.Never d.Not sure, but I am ready to do better

Are you taking care of yourself physically?
a.Always b.Sometimes c.Never d.Not sure, but I am ready to do better

Do you pause to reflect on the importance of small moments?
a.Always b.Sometimes c.Never d.Not sure, but I am ready to do better

Do you pause to take time to reflect each day?
Always b.Sometimes c.Never d.Not sure, but I am ready to do better

Do you find yourself preoccupied with technology when in the room with real people?
a.Always b.Sometimes c.Never d.Not sure, but I am ready to do better

Do you text while driving?
a.Always b.Sometimes c.Never d.Not sure, but I am ready to do better

Do you celebrate the victories of others?
a.Always b.Sometimes c.Never d.Not sure, but I am ready to do better

Do you find yourself responding to emergencies?
a.Always b.Sometimes c.Never d.Not sure, but I am willing to prepare my life better ahead of time.

Are you a finisher? Do you complete tasks completely regularly?
a.Always b.Sometimes c.Never d.Not sure, but I am ready to do better

How often are you hanging around inspiring people?
a.Always b.Sometimes c.Never d.Not sure, but I am ready to eek them out

Do you find yourself criticizing others?
a.Always b.Sometimes c.Never d.Not sure, but I am ready to stop

Are you taking regularly daily action to accomplish your goals?
a.Always b.Sometimes c.Never d.Not sure, but I am ready to do better

Do you experience activities that make you go WOW!
a.Always b.Sometimes c.Never d.Not sure, but I am ready to seek them out

Do you share excuses to keep you from doing the things you know you should?
a.Always b.Sometimes c.Never d.Not sure, but I am ready to do better

Are you true to the brilliance within you?
a.Always b.Sometimes c.Never d.Not sure, but I am ready to do better

Do you let feelings of unworthiness keep you from being your best?
a.Always b.Sometimes c.Never d.Not sure, but I am ready to do better

Do you trust your feelings when they tell you to do something good?
Always b.Sometimes c.Never d.Not sure, but I am ready to do better

How would you describe your day?
a. AWESOME b.Average c.Depressing d.Chaotic

CONCLUSION and RESULTS: Only you can judge if you are living to your fullest and most awesome potential. For this reason I haven’t constructed a rating system for you to measure your answers against a standard created by me for you. That’s none of my business. The measurement you will want to consider is what your heart tells you in how you can improve and be the best person you can be. This is a process and not a destination.

And if it was my job to evaluate you my evaluation would be simple and is consistent with everything outlined in the Be Awesome Movement. YOU are AWESOME and I encourage you to continue every activity that will lead you to more awesome! Don’t be satisfied with who you are today. The you from tomorrow is excited to welcome you to the possibilities ahead. You are Awesome!

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Douglas Vermeeren reinvents Speaker training with High Profit Speaker

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Douglas Vermeeren reinvents Speaker training with High Profit Speaker
By Terri McCoullogh

In a world where there are so many good tools available for speakers to take their business to the next level it’s hard to believe that something could come along to take the idea of good training and make it spectacular. That’s exactly what Douglas Vermeeren, the president of High Profit Speaker has done with their training. Perhaps the name says it all – HIGH PROFIT SPEAKER. (www.HighProfitSpeaker.com)This is what their focus is on and it makes sense as you’ll see in the following interview:

Terri McCoullough: With me is Douglas Vermeeren, The President of High Profit Speaker. His company focuses on training public speaker, or motivational speakers to create greater success in their business. Today he is going to share with us a little bit about how his company is changing the speaker training world and what speakers can do to take their business to the big profit levels. Thanks for being with me.

Douglas Vermeeren: It’s good to be with you.

Terri McCoullough: Most people who would know you know that you are the producers of 3 of the most successful personal development movies, The Opus, The Gratitude Experiment and The Treasure Map. They also may know you as the author of 3 books in the Guerrilla Marketing series and one for the dummies brand. But what they may not know is that you are a highly profitable speaker and you teach others how to do the same. Can you tell us how you got there?

Douglas Vermeeren: Thank you Terri. Actually I’m kind of glad you mentioned the other things too, but becoming a high profit speaker really involves a bigger picture than just focusing on profit. It’s important to have a full business model and a variety of elements in place to grow your expertise and credibility in the marketplace. That’s what I’ve tried to do with the books and movies I’ve created in addition to what I’ve been able to do on the stage.

Terri McCoullough : What would you say is the biggest mistake that most speakers are making today?

Douglas Vermeeren: Well, I think the biggest single mistake is that they don’t really have a business model figured out for their speaking. And without the model any speaking, coaching, products, seminars, workshops or whatever they are trying to do is not attached to strategic plan for growth. They basically wing it. And because they are reinventing themselves nearly every presentation they are also begging at square one to find new customers each time.

Terri McCoullough : Explain to us what you mean by business models for speakers? What are you referring to when you say a business model?

Douglas Vermeeren: I think a business model really means two parts. It’s not a business plan when you break down what you are going to do. It’s really about identifying the transactions that your customer base is willing to pay for based on the problems you can solve for them. And the second part of the business model deals with your funnels. When you find customers where will you take them so that they can get results and compensate you for your support and teachings.

Terri McCoullough: What elements are important for speakers to consider?
Douglas Vermeeren: Well, I think a big thing that most speakers do as a mistake is that they spend a lot of time developing great content, but not enough time thinking and planning about how they will sell it so their audience can get results and they can make a profit. Profit is important as a speaker. I often tell our students that if you don’t make a profit you don’t get the privilege. Meaning the privilege to be in the speaking business.

Terri McCoullough: How can people learn more about your programs if they’d like to become High Profit speakers?

Douglas Vermeeren: They can go tour website http://www.HighProfitSpeaker.com There they can find a free ebook called 3 Obstacle to Speaking Success. This will help give them basic tools to start. From there they could also register to attend a free info session in their area.

Terri McCoullough: Thank you talking the time to talk with me.

Douglas Vermeeren: Thanks for having me.