FROM AMATEUR TO EXPERT

Do you need motivation to rise to the top of your game? Could you be the next leading expert in your field? Each day, professional speaker and author Douglas Kruger sends out a free motivational video on how you can go ‘from amateur to expert,’ based on his bestselling books, ‘Own Your Industry,’ and ‘What Makes Them Great?’.

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Penguin editors attest that they can tell from the very first page whether a manuscript has potential, or whether it's dead in the water. How? And what are they looking for? Bestselling business author and international speaker Douglas Kruger, who has published seven books with Penguin Random House SA, lets you in on their secrets. Make sure that your manuscript submission gets the fighting chance it deserves. Meet Douglas Kruger at www.douglaskruger.com. Book him as the keynote speaker for your next conference or event.

Wealth is a choice, and it's made up of many smaller choices. Use this heuristic to guide your decision-making. Douglas Kruger is the author of 'Poverty Proof' and 'Is Your Thinking Keeping You Poor?' He is an international speaker, and an inductee into the PSASA's 'Speaker Hall of Fame.' Subscribe to the channel to see daily episodes of 'From Amateur to Expert.' Meet Douglas, or book him as the motivational speaker for your next event, at www.douglaskruger.com.

Do you take charge, or do you let them lead? In today's instalment of the series 'From Amateur to Expert,' author and speaker Douglas Kruger unpacks how under-assertiveness - perhaps even more than lack of skill - can make you look like an amateur. Douglas is a Hall of Fame speaker and Penguin business author. Book him as the keynote speaker for your next event at www.douglaskruger.com

What miracles could happen if you could find the silence? Carving out time away is not a wasteful indulgence. It's a productivity booster. What might you achieve given the time to quieten the voices around you, and find your own again? Douglas Kruger, professional speaker and author, provides daily motivational tips with his series, From Amateur to Expert. See him in action, or book him as the keynote speaker for your next event, at www.douglaskruger.com.

The universe will give you something small, then wait to see what you do next. Can you be trusted? Are you ready for the next level? Who are you, really? Prove yourself, and you graduate. Fail, and you stay where you are... Douglas Kruger is a motivational speaker and business author. Each day, he publishes an inspiring new video in the series 'From Amateur to Expert.' Subscribe for career-tips, personal growth ideas and motivation. See him live at www.douglaskruger.com.

Important presentation coming up? Watch this interview with 'Hall of Fame' professional speaker and Certified Speaking Professional Douglas Kruger. Douglas is the author of several business books, including, 'How to Make Your Point Without PowerPoint.' Here he shares an insight on the most common - and devastating - mistake that amateurs tend to make. He also points you in the direction of pro techniques, derived from research and psychology. Meet Douglas at www.douglaskruger.com. Book him as the keynote speaker for your next event.

What is the 'tone' in your industry? What is 'normal' in your world? Motivation to become extraordinary and change the way the game is played, by professional speaker and business author Douglas Kruger. Douglas is a 'Hall of Fame' speaker and CSP. See him in action, or book him as the keynote speaker for your next event, at www.douglaskruger.com.

One of Douglas's live presentations recently went viral and then hit a million views. Watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ruRiTeX1jE Douglas thanks his viewers (and readers) for being a part of the journey. See Douglas in action, or book him as the motivational speaker for your next event, at www.douglaskruger.com.

Achieving goals is frustrating. Week by week, you see little progress. But the currents are changing below. Here's why you should get started, and keep going. Let's take a trip to the gym while we talk about 'time...' Douglas Kruger is a professional speaker and business author. He has been inducted into the 'Hall of Fame' for his excellence on the platform. Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com.

An interview with Douglas Kruger, author of 'Poverty Proof,' and 'Is Your Thinking Keeping You Poor?' Douglas is a business author and professional speaker. In honour of excellence on the platform, he has been inducted into the Speakers Hall of Fame. Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com. Book him as the keynote speaker for your next conference or event.

The way we think about money and wealth impacts how we live. Douglas Kruger, the author of 'Poverty Proof' and 'Is Your Thinking Keeping You Poor?' explains that money is neither mysterious nor sacred. And understanding it is key to becoming wealthy. Douglas Kruger is a professional speaker and business author. He has been inducted into the 'Speakers Hall of Fame' by the Professional Speakers Association of Southern Africa. Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com, where you can watch past episodes of his video series, or book him as the keynote speaker for your next event.

What happens when you become the Stephen King of your world? Does your name make a difference? Is industry celebrity really important? Douglas Kruger is the author of 'Own Your Industry' and 'What Makes Them Great?', books that focus on the power of expert positioning. Here he shares a snippet from 'What Makes Them Great?', focusing on world-renowned horror writer Stephen King. Douglas is a global keynote speaker, who has been inducted into the 'Speakers Hall of Fame.' See him live, or book him as the motivational speaker for your next event, at www.douglaskruger.com.

Whether you're creating a one-person business or a multinational empire, your brand determines how you are perceived. Could you raise the level of your brand? Could you look more premium? Here is what the top brands do to portray authority, wealth, industry leadership and a premium tone in their visuals. Professional speaker Douglas Kruger looks at the importance of negative space and simple messaging. Douglas is a Hall of Fame speaker and a bestselling business author with Penguin Random House SA. See him live, or book him as the keynote speaker for your next event, via www.douglaskruger.com.

Most people would like to earn 'not like everyone else.' But few have the courage to live, think and be, 'not like everyone else.' Do you have what it takes to stand out? In this instalment of the daily series 'From Amateur to Expert,' professional speaker Douglas Kruger, author of the book 'Poverty Proof,' looks at a key difference in mindset that distinguishes wealthy go-getters from everyone else. Douglas is a 'Hall of Fame' speaker and the author of seven business books, published by Penguin. See him live, or book him as the keynote speaker for your next conference or event, via www.douglaskruger.com.

One powerful way to elevate your status as an artist, speaker, performer or star is to gain representation. It's not always easy to do, but there are some basic 'rules of the game.' Approach them correctly, and agents can make a significant contribution to your life, your career and your income. Douglas Kruger is a professional speaker and bestselling Penguin business author. He has been inducted into the Speakers Hall of Fame by the Professional Speakers Association of Southern Africa. See him in action, or book him as the keynote presenter for your next conference or event, at www.douglaskruger.com.

Creating online content helps to position you as an expert. Douglas Kruger - professional speaker and business author - shares a simple tip for creating better openings and closings, using your home equipment. Douglas is the author of several bestselling business books, including 'Own Your Industry,' and 'What Makes Them Great?' He speaks at conferences, seminars and events around the world. See him in action, or book him as the motivational speaker for your next event, at www.douglaskruger.com.

Could you be the shining name in your field? Could your excellence set you apart? Do you want to live a life that leads to legacy? Come, o pilgrim, o rebel, o maverick! Set your light to blinding, and leave your mark on our history. Professional speaker Douglas Kruger honours individual excellence, in a motivational video montage, including tips and insights on how you can position yourself as a top-level expert. This inspirational quote comes from the opening of Douglas's book, What Makes Them Great? 50 Ways to Become the Industry Leader.' Douglas is the author of 'Own Your Industry,' 'Poverty Proof' and several other business and entrepreneurial books with Penguin Random House SA. See him live at www.douglaskruger.com. Book him as the keynote speaker for your next event.

Do you know which two behaviours impact your wealth-potential above all others? Douglas Kruger, professional speaker and author of the books 'Poverty Proof,' and 'Is Your Thinking Keeping You Poor?' shares useful insights into the key behaviours that impact most dramatically upon your future prospects of growing rich. Here Douglas speaks at a chapter of Mensa, the High-IQ Society, and points out the link between reading, marriage, work-ethic and wealth. Douglas publishes a new inspirational video each day, in the series 'From Amateur to Expert.' Subscribe to see each new episode. Book Douglas as the keynote speaker for your next leadership or sales conference, via www.douglaskruger.com. Douglas is a 'Hall of Fame' speaker and a CSP.

These days, it's possible to create an entire business empire working from home. As you position yourself as an expert, there are multiple potential sources of revenue available. Douglas Kruger, author of 'Own Your Industry - How to Position Yourself as an Expert' shares a simple but powerful insight on how to think about maximising each revenue stream. Multiple streams are good, but run the danger of leading to mediocrity. Here's how to ensure that doesn't happen to you. Douglas Kruger is a professional keynote speaker and author of seven business books with Penguin Random House SA. He is a 'Hall of Fame' speaker, who focuses on issues surrounding leadership, culture and innovation. Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com. Book him as the motivational speaker for your next conference or event. Subscribe to the website to receive daily tips on how to go 'from amateur to expert.'

Often, the most memorable part of any message is the humour. Do you need humour in your articles, videos and presentations? Answer: Only if you want to get paid. Douglas Kruger shows you a simple way to think about and generate humour for your next expert-positioning exercise. Douglas is a renowned keynote speaker and Penguin business author. He has published seven books, including the bestselling 'Poverty Proof: 50 Ways to Train Your Brain for Wealth.' Douglas speaks at conferences and events, focusing on issues pertaining to culture, leadership and innovation. Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com.