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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We're halfway through the year. Let's talk about how many articles you've placed in industry publications. Writing and publishing articles helps to position you as a leading industry expert. Douglas Kruger is a professional speaker, and the author of several business books with Penguin, two of which focus on 'expert positioning.' See him in action, or book him as your motivational speaker, at www.douglaskruger.com.

Experts tend to underestimate how scary it all is for newcomers. Could you guide them through the forest? Douglas Kruger, professional speaker and business author, shares daily tips on how you can go 'from amateur to expert.' See him in action, or book him as the speaker at your next leadership retreat, at www.douglaskruger.com.

Sometimes the best leadership lessons come from sources like Harvard Business Review...and sometimes they come from a three-year-old. Are you speaking defining ideas into people's lives? Douglas Kruger is a professional keynote speaker and business author. Book him as the motivational speaker for your next event at www.douglaskruger.com.

'What does a Tom Ford man look like?' This phrase is telling. It hints at a brand that is so strong that its adherents are proud of their membership. Could you build such a brand? Douglas Kruger speaks on issues around branding, leadership and culture. See him live, or book him as the keynote speaker for your next event, at www.douglaskruger.com. Douglas is also the author of seven business books, published by Penguin Random House SA.

Whether it's humorous, playful, evocative or sharp, clever language can set your brand apart. It's an under-utilised tool with great potential. Douglas Kruger is a professional speaker and business author. He has been inducted into the Speakers Hall of Fame in honour of excellence in his craft. Sign up to receive his weekly motivational newsletter, or contact him to speak at your next strategic retreat, at www.douglaskruger.com.

Brands can get into hot water with social justice causes. Is there a guiding principle? Here's one suggestion, by professional speaker and business author Douglas Kruger. Douglas is a multiple award-winning speaker and an inductee into the Speakers Hall of Fame. See him live, or book him as the keynote speaker for your next convention, at www.douglaskruger.com.

Radio interview coming up? Here's a way to 'add the visuals back in', in order to get more social media mileage. Douglas Kruger is a professional speaker and business author. Book him as the keynote speaker for your next leadership conference via www.douglaskruger.com.

Self-promotion is important but awkward. Most well-raised people struggle to find the balance between marketing themselves effectively and not feeling shameless. Here is one clever technique for dealing with this problem: The 'disembodied voice.' Professional speaker Douglas Kruger is the author of multiple business books, including the acclaimed 'What Makes Them Great? 50 Ways to Become the Industry Leader.' See him live, or book him as the keynote speaker for your next conference or event, via www.douglaskruger.com.

Let's assume you're making progress toward your goal of becoming a top expert. Do you still love the core skill at the centre of it all? Take this 'back-to-basics' audit to unearth opportunity for further growth. Professional speaker and business author Douglas Kruger presents on issues around leadership, culture and innovation. He is a member of Mensa, the High-IQ Society, and an inductee into the PSA's 'Speaker Hall of Fame.' See him live, or book him as the motivational speaker for your next event, at www.douglaskruger.com. While you're there, sign up for his weekly motivational newsletter, From Amateur to Expert.

Try this audit on your content, in order to determine whether you are successfully positioning yourself as an expert. Douglas Kruger is a professional speaker, author and inductee into the 'Speakers Hall of Fame.' See him speaking on topics related to culture, leadership and innovation, or book him as the motivational speaker for your next event, at www.douglaskruger.com.

As you become a thought-leader, you will face an interesting ethical choice. Will you be politically correct, or will you speak the truth? Professional speaker and business author Douglas Kruger explores this fascinating dynamic. Douglas Kruger is a multi-award winning speaker. See him in action, or book him as the keynote speaker for your next event, at www.douglaskruger.com.

Are you keeping an eye on your numbers? In one way or another, they are adding up, and used skilfully, they can constitute a marketing opportunity for you. Douglas Kruger is a multiple award-winning speaker and business author. Book him for your next event by visiting www.douglaskruger.com.

The time is right! Conference convenors are weighing their options now. Why not offer to present at next year's convention? Douglas Kruger is a professional speaker and business author who helps businesses and brands to 'own' their industry. He is the author of seven business books published by Penguin, including 'Own Your Industry - How to Position Yourself as an Expert.' See him presenting live, or book him as the motivational speaker for your next leadership convention, at www.douglaskruger.com.

It's a simple shift in perspective that makes a big difference. Do you know how self-made millionaires and top experts think differently? Here is one of the most profound distinctions. Douglas Kruger is a professional speaker and bestselling business author. He has been inducted into the Speakers Hall of Fame by the Professional Speakers Association. See him present, or book him as the motivational speaker for your next event, at www.douglaskruger.com. Douglas specialises in issues around leadership, culture and innovation.

You've been recommended as a top expert in your field. I send you an enquiry and you respond. Does your email signature achieve this standard? Douglas Kruger helps entrepreneurs and businesses to position themselves at the top of their industry. He is the author of several business books published by Penguin, and the Professional Speakers Association of Southern Africa has inducted him into their Speakers Hall of Fame. Book him as the keynote speaker for your next leadership retreat or corporate convention via www.douglaskruger.com.

Use this powerful thought-exercise to inspire yourself to higher levels of performance. Douglas Kruger, professional speaker and author, shows you how to position yourself as a top-level expert in your industry. Douglas is a 'Hall of Fame' speaker and a 5x winner of the SA Championships for Public Speaking. See him live, or book him to present his keynote at your next leadership conference, at www.douglaskruger.com.

There's a picture in your mind. It represents the ideal version of you, in the zone, doing the thing you love. Are you pursuing it? And do you teach your followers how they can 'be' who they want to be? This powerful expert-positioning technique is featured in Douglas Kruger's latest book on the topic, 'What Makes Them Great? 50 Ways to Become the Industry Leader.' Douglas is a global professional speaker and Penguin business author. Book him as the motivational speaker for your next event at www.douglaskruger.com.

The brains of experts and amateurs behave differently. Surprisingly, the brain of the expert works less hard. It finds easy paths to automation of necessary actions. And therein lies an opportunity for growth. Professional speaker and business author Douglas Kruger unpacks a simple technique for growing your talent beyond functional competence. Douglas Kruger is a global keynote speaker who presents on issues to do with leadership, culture and innovation. See him in action, or book him as the motivational speaker at your next conference, via www.douglaskruger.com.

Every day, professional speaker Douglas Kruger publishes a new motivational video on how you can go 'from amateur to expert.' Having reached the 200 episode mark, Douglas shares something special from one of his business books, published by Penguin. Here is an overview of 50 ways that you can become iconic. Thank you for your patronage and support! To sign up for Douglas's newsletter, or to view him in action, or to book him as the keynote speaker for your next business conference, visit www.douglaskruger.com.

Fear is a funny thing. It can warp our perspective and prevent us from even trying. Yet there is one obvious fact that we tend to miss whenever we view our large-scale goals with fear. Professional speaker Douglas Kruger unpacks the simple blind-spot that gets in our way. Douglas is a business author and 'Hall of Fame' speaker. He has earned the prestigious Certified Speaking Professional designation from the National Speakers Association. See him in action, or book him as the keynote speaker to motivate your team at your next leadership convention, at www.douglaskruger.com.