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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Ricky Gervais made global headlines - and became the subject of a week's worth of internet memes - after his performance at the Golden Globe awards. Contrarianism is powerful. Author and speaker Douglas Kruger discusses the choices and moral dimensions of 'thinking and speaking against the grain.' Meet Douglas at www.douglaskruger.com. Book him as the keynote speaker for your next leadership conference or event.

To position yourself as a leading expert, you need to combine brilliance with high levels of productivity. Finding a state of 'flow' is important. Here's one way to do that. Douglas Kruger speaks and writes on the topics of expert positioning, leadership and wealth. He is a Certified Speaking Professional, who has been inducted into the Speakers Hall of Fame by the PSASA. He is also the author of several business and self-help books published by Penguin. Book him as the keynote motivational speaker for your next conference or event via www.douglaskruger.com.

This one quality is at the foundation of all civilisation. Pass this simple test, and you create the conditions for your own graduation. Douglas Kruger is the author of several business books with Penguin, including 'Is Your Thinking Keeping You Poor?' and 'Poverty Proof.' As a professional keynote speaker, he presents and trains all over the world. Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com.

January is the most popular month for new gym memberships. If you joined one, congrats! Here are some thoughts on getting started, and keeping going. 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. Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com.

Belief systems are everything. They propel, or they hinder, depending on their quality. Here are 3 politically-correct beliefs that have been thoroughly debunked, and deserve their spot on the trash-heap of history. Douglas Kruger is an author and speaker with an interest in belief-systems. No fan of political correctness, he helps his readers and viewers to navigate their way through the minefields of disproven or even dangerous ideas. Douglas is the author of 'Poverty Proof,' 'Own Your Industry,' and several other business books published by Penguin. He is a member of Mensa - the High-IQ Society - and a full-time professional speaker. Meet Douglas at www.douglaskruger.com.

New Year is generally goal-setting time. But what if you set a 'theme' instead? Here are 3 proposals for thought-themes for a prosperous 2020, by Douglas Kruger, author of 'Poverty Proof,' and 'Own Your Industry.' Aim your intelligence in the right direction, and you can keep your motivation high, while influencing the nature of your own thought. Meet Douglas at www.douglaskruger.com.

Welcome to a full century down the road from the roaring 1920s, and welcome back to your channel for daily ideas about work and wealth. What's in store for 2020? Douglas Kruger is a professional speaker and business author, who shares insights into how you can position yourself as an expert and grow your wealth. Subscribe here for daily episodes, or meet Douglas at www.douglaskruger.com.

Douglas Kruger, author of 'Is Your Thinking Keeping You Poor?' and 'Poverty Proof' gives his opinion on the worst and most dangerous wealth book of the past century, and what's wrong with it. It turns out, you can have political correctness, or you can have the truth, but you can't have both - and this is a case in point. Douglas speaks and writes on topics pertaining to wealth, culture, leadership and innovation. He publishes a daily YouTube video called 'From Amateur to Expert,' in which he helps entrepreneurs and aspiring brand builders to become industry leaders. Douglas is a Certified Speaking Professional, a 'Hall of Fame' speaker, and the author of seven business books published by Penguin. Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com.

You have a business idea? Good. Now picture a countdown timer. It's marking the resources you have left. Will your new idea pass or fail? It depends on whether it achieves this one thing in time... Douglas Kruger is a professional speaker and business author. He helps businesses and brands with entrepreneurial challenges. On this channel, he help provides a daily tip on how you can go 'from amateur to expert.' Douglas is a registered CSP (Certified Speaking Professional), which is the highest earned designation from the National Speakers Association. He is also a Hall of Fame speaker through the PSASA. Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com. Book him as the keynote speaker for your next event.

There is nothing useful to be learned by studying poverty. Poverty is simply the absence of wealth. Instead, study how wealth is generated. Douglas Kruger, author of 'Is Your Thinking Keeping You Poor?', and 'Poverty Proof,' unpacks a simple but important philosophical idea around prosperity. Douglas is an international speaker and the author of eight business books with Penguin. Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com.

Experts understand the wonderful creative tension that exists between 'knowledge' and 'personality.' You can't be all professor. But you can't be all rockstar either. Douglas Kruger, Hall of Fame speaker and business author, explores the interplay of qualities that make up an industry icon. In addition to presenting daily episodes of 'From Amateur to Expert,' Douglas is the author of eight business books with Penguin, including 'Own Your Industry - How to Position Yourself as an Expert,' and 'What Makes Them Great? 50 Ways to Become the Industry Leader.' Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com.

Your metrics add up over time. But only if you have the stomach for the slow, lonely and often frustrating slog that necessarily goes on behind the scenes. Big goals take time, focus and consistency. Professional speaker and business author Douglas Kruger explores the dynamic of sustained effort and hard-won progress. Meet Douglas at www.douglaskruger.com. He speaks on issues pertaining to leadership, culture, innovation and wealth.

Google and Intel both conquered the world. To do so, they used a simple goal-setting system called 'OKRs.' The system is easy to grasp and simplifies your life. As you build your business, brand and reputation, here is how you can keep yourself 'on mission.' Douglas Kruger is an author and speaker. He has been inducted into the Speakers Hall of Fame by the PSASA. He is also a Certified Speaking Professional. Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com.

Focus is everything. You could spend ten years racking up achievements, or you could spend the same time dissipating your energy. The difference lies in how clearly you have defined your mission; what it is you do in the universe. Douglas Kruger, professional speaker and business author, shows you how to create focus with a simple mission statement. Douglas puts out a new video each weekday, helping you to go 'From Amateur to Expert.' He is the author of eight business books with Penguin, and a Hall of Fame and CSP Speaker. Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com.

A rare few individuals make an interesting choice: the choice to stand out by design. What is expert-positioning, and what changes in your life when you make that choice? Douglas Kruger is a speaker and bestselling author with Penguin. He presents globally on the topic: 'Own Your Industry - How to Position Yourself as an Expert.' Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com. Book him as the keynote speaker for your next event.

When we see bad habits, in ourselves or in our teams, we are often tempted to perform 'deep archaeology' to fix it. It's the wrong approach. The right approach is simpler. Culture is merely the result of actions. Teach them this technique: 'When THIS happens, I want you to do THAT instead.' Douglas Kruger is an international speaker and the author of several business books with Penguin, including, 'They're Your Rules, Break Them!' Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com. Book him as the keynote speaker for your next leadership or sales conference.

Rich people think differently. For instance, they have learned to see 'ghost money.' Are you aware of how ghost money moves in and out of your account, and how you can use it to your advantage? Douglas Kruger is a global speaker, and the bestselling author of seven business books with Penguin, including 'Poverty Proof - 50 Ways to Train your Brain for Wealth,' and 'Is Your Thinking Keeping you Poor? 50 Ways the Rich Think Differently.' Each weekday, he shares new tips on work, wealth, and how to 'own' your industry. Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com. Book him as the keynote speaker for your next event.

Whether you need fans, tribes, followers or customers, you will need to expend energy reaching them. Here is the biggest mistake entrepreneurs and new business owners make when heading out to conquer the world. Change this one thing, and you change how you expend your energy. Douglas Kruger is the author of several business books published by Penguin, including the bestselling 'Own Your Industry - How to Position Yourself as an Expert.' Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com.

It all begins with the courage to step up. After that, every skill you'll need can be learned. Author and motivational speaker Douglas Kruger looks at the importance of your prerogative in getting going. Douglas is a Hall of Fame and CSP speaker. Eight of his books have been published by Penguin Random House SA. Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com. Book him as the keynote speaker for your next leadership event.

Where have you placed your fate? Is your wealth-potential squarely in someone else's hands? Or have you taken control? Douglas Kruger, author of several bestselling business books with Penguin and 'Hall of Fame' speaker, explores the idea of becoming your own boss, and what that might look like. Douglas helps businesses and brands to position themselves as industry leaders. Among other titles, he is the author of, 'They're Your Rules, Break Them!' and 'Own Your Industry.' See him in action, or book him as the motivational speaker for your next conference or event, at www.douglaskruger.com.