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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Standing out by design. It's a worthy goal, but how do you do it? Here are 7 challenging question/suggestions to guide your thinking, as you strive to position yourself as a leading expert. In this online seminar, bestselling author and Hall of Fame speaker Douglas Kruger addresses the Professional Speakers Association of Southern Africa. Douglas is the author of popular books like 'Own Your Industry,' 'Is Your Thinking Keeping You Poor?' and the global release, 'Virus-Proof Your Small Business - 50 Ways to Survive the Covid-19 Crisis.' Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com.

For those with an internal locus of control, personal discipline is the great determinant of work-ethic, which, in turn, is the leading predictor of upward mobility. Here are three ways to increase your discipline, from the author of 'Is Your Thinking Keeping You Poor? 50 Ways the Rich Think Differently.' Meet bestselling author and Hall of Fame speaker Douglas Kruger at www.DouglasKruger.com.

One astonishing mistake that too many entrepreneurs make. Douglas Kruger is the author of several bestselling business books, including 'Poverty Proof,' and 'Own Your Industry.' Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com

Some expert-positioning techniques are for advanced practitioners, and not for everyone. Here is one such creature. Learn to use friendly competition as a means by which to elevate your position as an industry expert. Douglas Kruger is a bestselling author with Penguin Random House. Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com.

Experts require publicity to become known. Here's a strange problem they tend to face: What if someone else is accountable for the PR, but doesn't do it? Douglas Kruger, author of 'Own Your Industry - How to Position Yourself as an Expert' discusses how and why you should personally take charge of the process. Douglas Kruger is a Hall of Fame speaker and the author of several business books, including the global new release, 'Virus-Proof Your Small Business: 50 Ways to Survive the Covid-19 Crisis.' Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com.

A curious thing about topic icons - they all have an idealised self-image that drives their own actions. These 'avatars' inform the style they present to the world, and become the basis of a worldview around which their tribes congregate. Douglas Kruger, author of 'What Makes Them Great?' explores this concept in a live webinar with the Professional Speakers Association of Southern Africa. Douglas is a Hall of Fame professional speaker and a bestselling business author with Penguin. Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com.

Positioning yourself as an expert is a conscious choice, and it's a choice you must make, and actively implement, each day. That's why you need two 'To-Do' lists... Douglas Kruger is a 'Hall of Fame' speaker and the author of several bestselling business books with Penguin, including 'Own Your Industry - How to Position Yourself as an Expert,' and 'Poverty Proof - 50 Ways the Rich Think Differently.' Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com

Here is a creative way to look at the problem of profitability during lockdown. Even if you are location or service dependent, it may nevertheless be possible to stay solvent, simply by looking at the problem differently. Douglas Kruger is a 'Hall of Fame' professional speaker, and the bestselling author of several business books with Penguin, including the global new book, 'Virus-Proof Your Small Business - 50 Ways to Survive the Covid-19 Crisis.' Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com. His book is available globally via platforms like Amazon and Audible.

In this 1-hour interview with Francois du Toit, Douglas shares useful principles from the new global book, 'Virus-Proof Your Small Business,' as well as talking about how to position yourself as an expert. The conversation is candid, open, and surprisingly humorous, with a liberal dose of useful ideas for entrepreneurs. Meet Douglas at www.douglaskruger.com. Subscribe to Francois's YouTube channel at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnCn...

Positioning yourself as an expert entails constantly raising your own effectiveness. Here is one guiding principle to use whenever you write, speak or film. Douglas Kruger is the author of several bestselling business books with Penguin, inlcuding 'Own Your Industry,' and 'What Makes Them Great?'. He is also a 'Hall of Fame' speaker. Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com.

Fatigue. Disinterest. Listlessness. Here's one simple approaching for bypassing them and remaining productive. Douglas Kruger is a speaker and author. Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com.

How minimalist could you go, and still be brilliant? Take this two-sentence horror story... Developing talent can become a matter of intentionally stepping out of your comfort zone. Here's one way to attempt just that. Douglas Kruger is a 'Hall of Fame' speaker and the author of several bestselling books from Penguin. Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com.

Have you read 'The Tyranny of Experts'? Here's what you can learn from it. Douglas Kruger is the bestselling author of several books on wealth, including 'Poverty Proof,' and 'Is Your Thinking Keeping You Poor?' This year, he released the global new book 'Virus-Proof Your Small Business - 50 Ways to Survive the Covid-19 Crisis.' Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com.

From time to time, we need to zoom back and ask a different question. Let's talk about your wealth. Here is the question you need to be asking yourself at this point in the year. Douglas Kruger is the author of several bestselling books with Penguin and Dorling-Kindersley, including 'Poverty Proof,' and 'Is Your Thinking Keeping You Poor?' He is also an award-winning speaker. Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com.

Douglas Kruger, author of bestselling books like 'Own Your Industry - How to Position Yourself as an Expert,' is interviewed by YEC Australia. He discusses what it takes to follow your own path, and how you might begin positioning yourself as an expert. Douglas is also the author of the global new book 'Virus-Proof Your Small Business.' Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com.

Piles of books and years of learning...it all seems too much. But is it really that bad? Here is one practical way of thinking about the scope of the challenge. Douglas Kruger is the author of several business books, including two on the topic of how to become a leading expert: 'Own Your Industry,' and 'What Makes Them Great?' In 2020, in conjunction with Penguin Random House, he launched the global book 'Virus-Proof Your Small Business.' Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com.

Welcome to the online book-launch of the global book, Virus-Proof Your Small Business, presented by Penguin Random House SA and Exclusive Books. Let's discuss what's in the book and how it can help your small business to survive the Coronavirus crisis and lockdown. Virus-Proof is available globally, in paperback where possible, in ebook and audio book everywhere else. In this video, sales thought-leader and MD of Growth Matters, Tony Cross, interviews Douglas Kruger, and discusses the principles and ideas aggregated in the new book. Douglas Kruger is a Hall of Fame professional speaker, and the bestselling author of several business books with Penguin. Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com. Shop the new book at Amazon or Audible.

Becoming an industry icon entails speaking with a strong voice. But what is the balancing act? How do we avoid being seen as fixated? Take the nut-job test... Douglas Kruger is the author of several bestselling business books with Penguin, including 'Own Your Industry - How to Position Yourself as an Expert,' and the global release, 'Virus-Proof Your Small Business - 50 Ways to Survive the Covid-19 Crisis.' Meet Douglas at www.douglaskruger.com.

Could now be the ideal time to share your insights and land a TV show? Or at least an insert? Here's how. Douglas Kruger is the author of several bestselling business books, including 'Own Your Industry - How to Position Yourself as an Expert' and 'Poverty Proof.' Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com.

It's easy to get caught in a rut, working hard, but not making progress. Try this simple, disruptive exercise for a fresh look at your life. Douglas Kruger is a 'Hall of Fame' speaker and bestselling business author with Penguin. His titles include, 'Own Your Industry,' 'Poverty Proof,' and the global new book 'Virus-Proof Your Small Business.' Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com.