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Peter Anthony Wynn

EXCITEMENT:

EXCITEMENT:
If you are not excited about your own course then who will be? AS an online educator it is important to always be excited about what you are sharing, your excitement will excite others.

We must always reme . . .


Peter Anthony Wynn

SOMETHING TO CONSIDER:

SOMETHING TO CONSIDER:

We share the importance of "mentoring" but what really does mentoring mean? Well it means "an experienced and trusted adviser". BUT consider this an online instructor is not a mentor, tough but in . . .


Peter Anthony Wynn

HOW DO YOU CHANGE THE WORLD?

"HOW DO YOU CHANGE THE WORLD?"
The Simple answer is obvious, start by changing yourself. I Would offer that there is another way to remove judgement and offer help. I believe "UNTIL WE ALL" choose to remove judgment we . . .


Peter Anthony Wynn

Become a Celebrity to Your Tribe

Truly you need to be a celebrity in order to create a great Online Course, a great online business that involves selling books, courses, and even speaking events.

CELEBRITY - the state of being celebrated ... Your tribe . . .


Peter Anthony Wynn

FROM EXPERT to EDUCATOR: Are People Connecting to YOU!?

FROM EXPERT to EDUCATOR:

Are people connecting to your message? One of the most important things that can happen when you are transitioning from EXPERT to EDUCATOR is that people are really understanding your message. T . . .


Peter Anthony Wynn

Expert to Educator

WHY WOULD YOU LEAVE A MILLION Dollars on the table for someone else to have? PEOPLE DON'T KNOW WHO YOU ARE, WHO CARES!? So how will you sell a course and share your expertise?

Everyday people are getting involved with . . .


Carlos Siqueira

Entrepreneurs: How To Destroy Negativity In Your Life

Gary Vaynerchuck of Vayner Media [https://www.inc.com/jessica-stillman/gary-vaynerchuk-all-successful-entrepreneurs-have-these-5-traits.html] firmly believes that entrepreneurship is all about having a chip on your shoul . . .


Carlos Siqueira

Move out Of Your Comfort Zone: Go meet Success

As you move outside of your comfort zone, what was once the unknown and frightening becomes your new normal ~ Robin Sharma

As humans, we make choices everyday. It’s these choices we make that determine what we do, the s . . .


Eddie Franco

M&A: Realizing Synergies in a Global Transaction

During negotiations, the purchase price often assumes that certain synergies will be realized. However, the value of a deal and any sustainable added value is based on the accuracy of the work prior to post-merger integr . . .


Charles Byrd

For Those That Like Getting What They Want!

For those that like getting more of what you want, you should buy the book "Getting More" by Stewart Diamond. The book provides a framework to authentically see other peoples points of view so you can relate to them bett . . .


Charles Byrd

Mind Mapping - Your Day Has Come... The Brain = Mobility

Folks! A very limited number of you may be familiar with www.thebrain.com. If you are the mind mapping type, your day has come. The Brain is a top tier mind mapping tool that allows you to go deep while maintaining topic . . .


Elite Online Publishing

How to Have a Successful Book Launch Party

Right when you finished writing a book, where you probably spent late nights working on it, might have even shed a few tears even, you still have one thing to work on: your Book Launching Party. Have no fear, we have som . . .


Elite Online Publishing

Why Authors Need Social Media

Social media is such an integral part of our everyday lives that sometimes, we forget the impact it can have. Authors must rely on social media when it comes to their books because of the fact it is how they create their . . .


Melanie Johnson

How to be #1 on Amazon’s Bestseller List

Publishing a book is always amazing, but what’s even better is being able to tell everyone that you are the #1 on Amazon’s Bestseller list. You may think it’s impossible, but it may not be as hard as you think it will be . . .


Elite Online Publishing

Tips to Self-Publishing Your Book

Self-publishing is a great way to get your novel out into the world. However, it can be a bit daunting. Here are some tips you should know when it comes to self-publishing:

It’s important to make sure that you have the . . .


Melanie Johnson

Why You Should Self-Publish

So, you finally finished writing the book you have sweated and cried over. With all you have done to write it, people should have the chance to read it. Of course you could go to a big publishing company, but you can alw . . .


Elite Online Publishing

An 8-Step Guide to Start Writing a Book

Many people want to write a book, but the majority of them never go through with it because they think it will be too hard. In just 8 easy steps, we will show you how to get started on writing the book that you have alwa . . .


Elite Online Publishing

Must Haves in Your Book to Build Your Business

Having a book published is a great opportunity to help create buzz about your business. A book shows that you are an expert in your field, and since everyone trusts an expert, they can be expected to want to work with yo . . .


Elite Online Publishing

How to Endorse Your Book and Your Brand

Marketing your book is always tricky. There’s so many routes to go on, and it’s hard to know where to even begin! A way to reduce your stress about marketing your novel is to work with a marketing influencer. A marketing . . .


Jenn Foster

How to Market Your Book

You wrote your book: great! However, marketing it is a whole other story. There are many ways to market your book. With that in mind, some may work for you and some may not. Your book is unique and so will your marketing . . .


Melanie Johnson

Can You Make Money With a Self-Published Book?

As much as you want to write a book for reasons such as increasing your platform, leaving a legacy behind, or just because it sounded like fun, there is always an underlying reason of wanting your book published: to make . . .


Jenn Foster

What a Book Will Do For You

The book that you write is an extension of who you are. For that reason, once you have a book published, you will see that your book can do many things for you.

It can increase your speaking platform.

When you write a . . .


Carlos Siqueira

Dodging Bullets To Fulfillment

I couldn't control the tragic events that happened in my life such as:

  • Losing my father in a car explosion,
  • Preventing my stepfather from being murdered,
  • Being robbed at the age 7 with a gun pointed to my he . . .


Carlos Siqueira

5 Things Entrepreneurs Do To Pump Themselves Up

No one cares about your business as much as you do, and the only hope you’ll ride on when you start and run your business is that you have a solution to the problem your potential customers have. You'll also make sure yo . . .


Stephanie Wynn

IEPs, “LITTLE KNOWN FACTS” that they don’t tell you! WHAT EVERY PARENT SHOULD KNOW

Do you feel nervous and unprepared for every IEP meeting? Do you feel like you’ve made mistakes on your student’s IEP? Are things taking too long or are you experiencing too little progress? Is your student failing or ne . . .


Stephanie Wynn

An Educator's Guide to Common IEP Myths

Do you have special needs learners in your classroom? Do you feel intimidated at the thought of meeting the needs of these students? Have you had specialized training in the areas of their unique exceptionalities? As inc . . .


Stephanie Wynn

IEP Back to School Check List

Top 5 IEP actions to complete before school starts

Many of us will be going back to school in the next week or so or by early September. It’s important to enjoy your summer vacation and spend precious moments with fami . . .


Danny Ruderman

Can Students With Learning Disabilities Get Special Accommodations In College?

The answer is absolutely yes. Now obviously, there are different types of disabilities—there are physical disabilities and learning disabilities, and both can get accommodations through the same office. This office is ty . . .


Danny Ruderman

Is It Ok If A Student Doesn't Know What To Do In College?

It is absolutely OK.

Most students have no idea what they want to do in college, and that’s why colleges don’t require most students to declare their major until the end of sophomore year. They want you to explore in th . . .


Danny Ruderman

How Can Students Start Learning About Colleges?

Here are the top four ways that I use with my personal students.

First, we’re going to start with a website, which you probably know and love (or know and hate) which is the College Board. www.Collegeboard.org. These ar . . .


Danny Ruderman

Why Do Colleges Accept Some Students Over Others?

As I often do, I'm going to illustrate the answer to this question by telling a story, but before I do, you should know that each college’s admissions office has different qualities that it looks for in students. Therefo . . .


Nava Feller

Your Skin: How To Repair & Rejuvenate

Nava Natural, beauty supply that offers skin products that are super hydrating for your skin, just added two new ingredients to the already LUSCIOUS ingredients. Those ingredients are Hyaluronic Acid and Vitamin C. Here . . .


Peter Anthony Wynn

Are You Ready To Change Your Life?

We recently got to connect with 120 of the really top top influencers from around the world, so, first of all, thank you Peter Halm, big shout out to you Andy Shaw, too. You guys rocked it, absolutely rocked it. So here' . . .


Loren Slocum Lahav

Life Tuneups

What is the Life Tuneups series?

In her new book, Life Tuneups: Your Personal Plan to find Balance, Discover Your Passion, and Step into Greatness, accomplished inspirational speaker and author Loren Slocum is committed . . .


Loren Slocum Lahav

Loren Slocum Lahav FAQ

What is your personal story and how did you get to where you are today?

Ever since I was a young girl, I always fought for the underdog. My belief has always been that everyone deserves a chance to find his/her place. . . .


Loren Slocum Lahav

Multi-Faceted Women

As technology and work demands increase, we continue to explore more creative ways to make life easier. We are making it easier, yes, but does not necessarily mean more enjoyable and more fulfilling? Since 46% of the Ame . . .


Loren Slocum Lahav

Stay True

People are talking about

STAY TRUE

…and speaker Loren Slocum Lahav

“Loren is a dynamic woman and mother. She is such an amazing young woman accomplishing so much. Consistently achieving her goals, Loren’s guidance has . . .


Bill Heinrich

The Key to Living a Peaceful Stress Free Life

A mirror might be the best tool available for personal growth.  It is the easiest way to identify any problem in our life.  Go look in the mirror!

The idea of a mirror, reveals the beginning, the very first step in pers . . .


Jeff Comas

Getting The Most Out of Practice Part One: Let It Be Easy

Most of us have had the experience of hearing/seeing a fantastic musician perform, and thinking that he or she made it look easy. Chances are that it actually was fairly easy for the performer. Why was it easy? Because t . . .


Spunk Burke

Business Gigs Go Mainstream

The Staffing Industry Analyst (SIA), a global advisor on staffing and workforce solutions, reported recently of the emergence of a Gig Economy.

Broad recognition of the expansion of gig work from this august community o . . .


Spunk Burke

The Gig Solution Defined

The GIG Solution is not only a timely guide to the late career challenge of finding suitable employment, but also a fitting culmination of Burke’s staffing career marked by innovation. Decades of advocating benefits of c . . .


Spunk Burke

Contracting VS Employment

Many of us are so oriented towards finding a new employer that we seldom consider project work as an alternative mode of work. Our dogged pursuit of jobs that portend to nurture our self- worth often prove to be a rabbit . . .


Jeff Comas

Understanding The Developing Teenager

Since 1989 when I became a music educator, I have worked with many hundreds of children and adolescents. While I hold no specialized certification outside of my license as an instructor of the Childbloom Guitar Program, . . .


Jeff Comas

Getting The Most Out Of Practice: Part II

I commonly ask music students what they think they need to do to improve their performance of a certain piece of music. The common response is “practice more.” While more practice may be part of the solution, it is defin . . .


Jeff Comas

Getting The Most Out Of Practice – Chapter Three: Why Read Music? Part I

I believe that learning to read music is an important part of becoming a musician. However, there are those who will point out that many wonderful musicians do not read music. I freely admit this is true, but there are a . . .


Jeff Comas

Getting The Most Out Of Practice: Part III

Reading music is an activity in three and sometimes four dimensions;

  1. Pitch (highness or lowness of the sound),
  2. Rhythm (when notes are played & how long they last),
  3. Dynamics (the volume of the music played), . . .


Jeff Comas

Getting The Most Out Of Practice: Part IV

As I mentioned previously, I believe all people should learn to read music. I have witnessed how learning to read music helps children (and adults) develop their cognitive abilities, improve their understanding of concep . . .


Jeff Comas

Getting The Most Out Of Practice: Part V

If readers have been playing close attention, you might have noticed that last time I said “Next time we’ll talk dynamics.” Well, it’s that time, but I decided to add the subject of timbre to this article.

Lets again re . . .


Jeff Comas

Should My Child Major In Music: Part I

A question I often hear from parents this time of year is- “Should my child major in music, in college?” When I hear this question, it usually means that their child is 17 or 18, college is looming just ahead, and it’s t . . .


Jeff Comas

Should My Child Major In Music: Part II

Last month we talked about your child pursuing music education in college and/or pursuing a career in music. I mentioned that there are basically three types of formal music education programs: the traditional university . . .


Jeff Comas

Nourishing The Soul With Music

“The effect of music on our bodies” has been a topic of scientific studies for a very long time. We all remember listening to our favorite singer or band for extensive hours and how it lifts our mood and cheers us up. Th . . .


Jeff Comas

A Safety Plan For Parents

I want to warn you that contents of this article may provoke some uncomfortable thoughts. However, if you love your children (and I know you do) I urge you to read on. After all, every parent is concerned about their chi . . .


Loren Slocum Lahav

5 Ways to Inspire Others to Travel the Path of Their Dreams

We all have dreams. Some dreams are small and others large. When we reach one dream there is always another waiting in the wings to take its’ place. The thing about dreams is that we are usually a bit nervous to tell oth . . .


Loren Slocum Lahav

Are you growing old gracefully?

No matter what we do, the fact of life is that we are all getting older. Even those who eat the healthiest diets, hydrate daily, and exercise as a way of life, will all see signs of aging. We get the occasional gray hair . . .


Loren Slocum Lahav

Early Morning Wake Up Call

I was taking an early morning walk with my pup which is something I do regularly. Mornings are the best time to reflect, think about the day ahead, makes plans, and get in a bit of exercise in the process. Who knew that . . .


Loren Slocum Lahav

It's Okay to Make YOU the Priority

As the mom of a young man who recently went off to college and other kids still at home who are growing up faster than I care to admit, I know all too well the feelings that come with empty nest syndrome or preparing for . . .


Loren Slocum Lahav

Positive Affirmations: Become the Change You Desire

I am a firm believer in positive affirmations and I find that many people are still not sure exactly what they are or how to use them in their daily life. I will be doing several blog posts on this topic over the next fe . . .


Loren Slocum Lahav

Staying Drama Free in a Drama Filled World

It’s no secret that when our lives are filled with drama we struggle with pretty much everything. We tend to not manage time efficiently, our decision making skills suffer, and we begin to lack confidence and positivity. . . .


Loren Slocum Lahav

Summer Smoothie Fun

People know that I am very into health and wellness. Anytime the topic comes up with other moms about a healthy diet for their family and making exercise part of their lifestyle, I get the same question,

How do you get . . .


Loren Slocum Lahav

The #1 Mistake That Will Make You Fail At Business

The word ͞fail͟ isn’t even in my vocabulary. That doesn’t mean that I succeed at everything I do but it does mean that I use every ͞non-success͟ as a learning opportunity therefore it’s not a fail.  But, when it comes to . . .


Loren Slocum Lahav

Thrive: The Definition Everyone Should Know 

To say that I am honored and humbled to be a part of “Chicken Soup for the Soul: Time to Thrive: 101 Inspiring Stories about Growth, Wisdom, and Dreams” is a huge understatement. To be associated with one of the world’s . . .


Melinda L. Goodwin

Using a Focus Group for your Real Estate Sales

I work with hard to sell and luxury listings. Let me be the first to tell you that when you are a listing agent for these particular homes you cannot just place a sign on the front yard, put cell phone pictures in the ML . . .


Stephanie Wynn

Your First IEP Meeting

Congratulations, you have been invited to attend your child's first Independent Educational Plan (IEP) meeting. Awesome! Now what do I do? What is an IEP meeting? How do I participate? What is all of this paperwork they . . .


Melinda L. Goodwin

Attention real estate agents! As a real estate agent you are in sales!

Attention real estate agents!  As a real estate agent you are in sales!

It’s interesting that when I asked real estate agents if they are in sales their first response is “I am not good at sales.”

In my opinion, the #1 . . .


Dr. Greg Brown

Forensic Psychiatry

Forensic psychiatry is a subspecialty of the field of general psychiatry. In order to become a board certified forensic psychiatrist, you must first attend medical school, then you are required to complete a residency in . . .


Greg Jacobson Not Active

Keeping Your Eye On The Prize

Lucky for us, we have a choice. As humans, we have the ability to focus our thoughts and imagine any scenario we want. No other animal on the planet has this amazing capability. We can visualize positive outcomes for thi . . .


Glenn Dietzel

Entrepreneurial Success Traits: How Do You Stack Up?

Leaders of the fastest growing companies in America have proven they can fight traditional economic downturns and turn genuine problems into remarkable opportunities. After all, these are the marks of a great leader, but . . .


Brent Michael Phillips

Finding the Right System/Teacher/Modality

Our next step is to find a teacher, system, or process to help you develop your intuitive gifts!

The first step is to recognize the system or technique that you are using...and if you are a natural intuitive, and haven’ . . .


Joe Frazzette

Subconscious Mastery of Life

If someone told you that you could create a life of your dreams and imagination just by mastering the subconscious mind, would you believe him? Well I am here to tell you it is absolutely possible! Few people realize thi . . .


Paul Talbot

A Better Way To Write Copy For Lead Gen

When your goal is to generate more leads, the process can be as simple as...

  • Writing 400 words of valuable content.
  • Getting it in front of the right people.
  • Asking these people to do something.

Platforms ranging . . .


Tamra Richardt

Marketing Synergy - Tie It Up with a Perfectly Crafted Bow

Marketing is the elephant in the room, that everyone knows is there, but can’t find. It’s the elusive Goliath that stalks its prey mercilessly, and there seems to be no magic stone to take it down. How can we minimize th . . .


Greg Jacobson Not Active

A New Way Of Thinking

Have you ever been stuck in thinking that didn’t work for you, and you knew it, but stayed with it anyway? Why do we do that? Most people let their thinking control them. They live their lives living in the past or worri . . .


Keith J. Cunningham

Money Follows Management

Robert Kiyosaki, in his book Rich Dad’s Guide to Investing, points out on the opening page, his rich dad’s advice on investing, “Don’t be average.” The same advice can be given to every entrepreneur who dreams of strikin . . .


Keith J. Cunningham

Achieving POWER in all your Negotiations

Anytime you are in a negotiation, you are there for one reason and one reason only: To do better than your alternatives. You are negotiating to see if you can improve upon your existing situation. If you can, then you ar . . .


Keith J. Cunningham

Core Competence

It is so easy to make money when times are good, the wind is at your back and the tide is rising. In fact, for most people, the more they make the smarter they seem to become, venturing into all kinds of investments and . . .


Brent Michael Phillips

Ignite Your Intuition! Am I Intuitive? And why should I care?

After you’ve gotten your DNA activated, the next step is to convince yourself that you really canvuse this material to develop and refine your intuitive abilities, no matter your current skill or experience level.

I kno . . .


Brent Michael Phillips

Ignite Your Intuition! Intuition and the 12 Layers of the DNA

Your intuition is arguably the single most important and most powerful tool you can use to achieve health, success, love, happiness, and anything else you can imagine, for both yourself and others. Personally, I think th . . .


Brent Michael Phillips

Ignite Your Intuition! What exactly is Intuition?

Intuition is your 6th sense - or more precisely, it’s really a whole bunch of non-physical senses!

All of us humans (and lots of non-humans too!) have all of the intuitive senses, but they are often undeveloped and/or u . . .


John Burke

Lights, Camera…Host!!!!

The world of television hosting sure has changed over the last few decades. Long gone are the days of cheesy game show hosts with bad hair plugs and super white teeth awkwardly chuckling while delivering bad jokes with a . . .


Dr. Greg Brown

Involuntary Commitment

During early historical periods, individuals who were regarded as being mentally ill or who acted strangely were often taken care of in the communities where they lived, sometimes performing an important social role. By . . .


Joe Frazzette

In What Direction Are You Moving?

What is the first thought you have in the morning? What is the first action you take when you awake? The answers to these two very simple questions are a good indicator of which direction your day will go. You see, our t . . .


Tamra Richardt

Speaker Training, the Success Secret You DON’T Know, but SHOULD KNOW

What’s the one thing that makes a speaker truly unforgettable?

The “secret-sauce” that you wish you knew- to take your speaking and your product sales to the next level? I think you’d be surprised to know the real deal, . . .


Peter Anthony Wynn

Defining Your Culture

In Chapter Nine of my latest Book "Overcoming the Rockstar Mentality" I discuss the importance of defining your culture and the simple elements that cultures all must have in order to thrive. A strong business culture ne . . .


Joe Frazzette

You Are What You Believe Subconsciously!

Whether you know it consciously or not, we are the sum of what we believe subconsciously. A simple test to evaluate this is to observe your habitual behavior. All behavior starts with a thought and these would be your ha . . .


Dr. Greg Brown

Competence to Stand Trial

One of the primary rights that an individual has within the United States is the right to stand trial and to confront one’s accusers in that process. This basic right distinguished the United States from most of Europe d . . .


Tamra Richardt

Market Branding- Dial Down the Excess, Dial Up the Message

Do you know your message pitch? Can you say it in just a few sentences? Knowing the heart of your message, and the way to effectively verbalize it is one of the toughest parts of marketing. So many speakers and authors a . . .


John Burke

Is good hosting really that hard to do?

The young woman, perfect and coiffed, hears the countdown in her ear and her heart beats a bit faster. The pen she’s holding begins to shine from the sweat of her palms.

3-2- 1….You’re ON!

She has strapped herself in t . . .


Dr. Susan Feneck

Some insight on Mental Health in the Juvenile Justice System

Understanding the juvenile justice system can be at times complicated and frustrating especially to the parent or guardian of their child. It is imperative that you know who is involved in your child’s case, it will make . . .


Dr. Susan Feneck

Understanding Delinquency and Helpful Hints to Parents

What juvenile justice means to you and how to avoid what could potentially be a very difficult experience most often depends on if you are properly informed or not. You shouldn’t be left to feel like you are the one behi . . .


Dr. Susan Feneck

Understanding Risks Factors Your Child May Be Displaying That Could Lead To Delinquency

When we think of Juvenile Delinquency, the causes of juvenile delinquency and some of the help available to youth and their families, sometimes it can be so overwhelming that there may seem like there is no hope at all. . . .


Donna Kater

Having Regrets?

From time to time, you may feel some regret about events that happen in your life. Feelings of regret, numbness, disbelief, sadness, and anger are all “normal”, especially after life-changing events. Elizabeth Kubler R . . .


Donna Kater

Seeing Ourselves in a Grain of Sand

Even an everyday grain of sand can be truly extraordinary, if we look closely enough. In his Nov 2012 TED talk, “The Beautiful Nano Details of Our World,” Gary Greenberg showed stunning closeup pictures of sand looking l . . .


Donna Kater

THE EYE OF THE HURRICANE

If you learn just one thing from my teachings, let it be the ability to find your calm center in the midst of the chaos and commotion of life. The world can be a whirlwind of activity, and it’s easy to get carried away . . .


Eliakim Thorpe

The 5 Habits of Highly Effective Missional Organizations

If you are reading this article, you are probably asking yourself, "What is a missional organization?"

The missional organization is a company or enterprise that isn't simply focused on making profit or generating reven . . .


Eliakim Thorpe

The 4 Daily Disciplines of a Successful Entrepreneur

Throughout the history of the United States; entrepreneurship has been the very engine to our economy. An economy built upon the hopes, dreams, imagination, and innovation of entrepreneurs who believe in a vision inspire . . .


Eliakim Thorpe

Turning Adversaries Into Allies: How To Resolve Workplace Conflict

With a rapidly expanding, growing, and challenging global economy; organizations increasingly feel the strain to remain competitive. These new economic dynamics have created a new paradigm in workplace relationships whic . . .


Rev. Kimberly Thorpe L.M.S.W.

Ladies Stay Focused

Kimberly encourages ladies to seek God instead of another woman's husband.

Don't allow the enemy to trick you into hiding behind a Christian title while in pursuit of another woman's husband.  Do you really just want to . . .


Ann McIndoo

Calendar Your Porch Date!

I will always remember the day my first box of books arrived. I had never been so happy to pick up a 50 pound box – I ripped it open like a little kid on Christmas day. Seeing my books for the first time and holding th . . .


Ann McIndoo

Preparing to Write

The first thing you want to do before you begin writing is to prepare to write – just like anything you do, you prepare. Let me give you an example:

I would like you to think of something that you really enjoy doing. . . .


Ann McIndoo

How Long Does it Take to Write a Book?

Have you ever thought of writing a book? How long have you been thinking about it? How much progress have you made? I meet and talk to people every day who want to write a book. They always ask, how long will it take?

. . .