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Put the ChaCHING back in your business — a sales process and techniques that REALLY WORK
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April 13-15, National Speakers Association Headquarters, Tempe, Arizona

Put the ChaCHING back into your business with a sales process and techniques that really work! Attend the 2012 NSA Business Revenue Lab at NSA headquarters in Tempe, Ariz., April 13-15, and discover how to implement a sales process with daily actions for generating a strong, predictable income so you can build a successful and sustainable business.

We've assembled some of the top sales experts in the country and some highly successful experts who speak, to share their expertise and insight. You'll find out how to do it right from the start with smart prospecting; have meaningful conversations with potential clients; set your fees and hold them and close more business.

In the "Do It Now" sessions you'll actually roll up your sleeves and immediately take several giant steps toward making your next sale, checking some of those hard-to-do to-dos off your list before we adjourn on Sunday. Come prepared with one big account you would love to land, and one where you want to expand your business. You'll be working in session to come up with a plan to execute on those opportunities and make the sale!

This lab is limited to 100 attendees. Register at or call NSA at 480-968-2552 by March 13 to take advantage of Early Rate savings!

How Tony Robbins gets in peak state for presentations
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VideoBrief Motivational speaker Tony Robbins has enough energy to keep 4,000 people engaged for 50 hours over four days. Featured on Oprah's "Next Chapter" on OWN, Robbins demonstrated his prespeaking ritual which involves incantations, affirmations and movement — lots and lots of movement. This makes sense since one of Robbins' core teachings is that energized movement can change your state of mind. More

Call for presentations: Site International Conference 2012 in Beijing
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Site invites you to submit course presentations ideas for the Site International Conference, taking place in Beijing Sept. 14-17. It is the committee's mission to produce an experiential, "incentive-style" educational program that will educate, entertain, excite and engage the conference delegates. All speakers interested in submitting an abstract for consideration are encouraged to complete the online form no later than Feb. 29. If you have any questions or would like to recommend a speaker or topic, email Carrie Johnson, Site education senior coordinator at More

How to make the teleprompter your best friend
The Accidental Communicator    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
As public speakers, because we know the importance of public speaking, we try very hard to be as comfortable as we can be on a stage in front of an audience. If we try hard enough and get enough chances to speak to an audience (whom we hope have good listening skills), then we have an opportunity to get good at doing this. However, this can all fly out the door if we find ourselves in a TV studio someday staring at a teleprompter. What is this thing and how do we use it? More

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Add QR codes to your business card
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VideoBrief Quick response codes are showing up everywhere. The codes can contain all kinds of information and actions from dialing a phone number to downloading a Google map. Learn how to add QR codes to your business card with print and smartphone functionality. More

FedEx Office cloud-based document management: Printing just got a whole lot easier
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FedEx Office has partnered with Google Docs to provide online document storage and management to small businesses. This not only helps store FedEx Office print jobs for future use, but it also allows access to presentation materials from anywhere. Ideal for people on the go, FedEx Office's file management system can handle a wide variety of file types, from Word to PowerPoint to PDFs. More

21 ways to buff up your browser
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Whether you are at home, work or school, odds are you spend a lot of time staring at a Web brows­­er. So why does it look — and run — like everyone else's? This collection of PCWorld's favorite browser secrets and extensions can make your browser safer and more efficient than ever — and help you figure out what's wrong when things don't work as you expect. More

How to find more time in your day
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It's easy to lose yourself — and your business momentum — to daily minutiae. Get ready to break the cycle by working this simple set of goals into your planning. More

The power of praise in business — and how to do it right
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Sure, psychologists and managerial experts agree that you should you praise your employees. But how, exactly, are you supposed to do it? More

New regulation targets hidden fees in 401(k) plans
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Perhaps for the first time, as a result of new Department of Labor disclosure requirements coming April 1, many small businesses will get critical information on the true cost of their employee retirement plans — and the fees that they are paying. Under the new requirement, insurance companies, payroll services and to some extent mutual fund companies will no longer be able to hide their fees to people participating in their retirement plans. More

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