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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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.

Do you check your 'emotional barometer' each day? Self-made millionaires and industry experts typically don't. They simply follow the blueprint, regardless of the vicissitudes of daily emotions. Douglas Kruger studies top-performing experts. He has written two books about the phenomenon of expert positioning: Own Your Industry, and What Makes Them Great? Douglas is a multi-award winning speaker and the author of six business books published by Penguin. Book him as the motivational speaker for your next leadership conference at www.douglaskruger.com.

Writing the book is hard enough. It's terrifying subjecting it to the scrutiny of an editor. What can you do to improve your chances of publication? Douglas Kruger, professional speaker and author of multiple business books published by Penguin, shares some insights into what you need to know about the book publishing world, and strategic guidance for maximising your likelihood of publication. This is an excerpt from the audio version of Douglas's book, 'What Makes Them Great? 50 Ways to Become the Industry Leader?' See Douglas presenting live, or book him as the keynote business speaker for your next event, at www.douglaskruger.com.

Pepper your presentations, writing and communications in general with fascinating facts. This book will help. Douglas Kruger helps businesses and brands to 'own' their industry. He speaks on issues surrounding thought-leadership, culture and innovation. See him in action, or book him as the keynote motivational speaker for your next event, at www.douglaskruger.com.

Banging your own drum is a business imperative for aspiring experts. Yet it doesn't always sit right with our sensibilities. Here's a way of expressing your value without feeling awkward about it: Use 'Before and After.' Douglas Kruger is a professional speaker on the business and leadership circuit. He is the author of several books published by Penguin, including 'Own Your Industry.' See him in action, or book him as the motivational speaker for your next conference, at www.douglaskruger.com.

'Our business is dying! Quick, rush out and find the humblest possible consultant!' Author Alan Weiss uses this humorous anecdote to point out how we often miss the mark in the balancing act between humility and assertiveness. Do your clients really want an overly-humble guide? Probably not. Douglas Kruger explores this dynamic. Douglas is a professional keynote speaker and business author. He has been inducted into the Speakers Hall of Fame, and he is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP). Sign up for his motivational newsletter, or book him to speak at your next conference, at www.douglaskruger.com.

Social media is a fun way to haemorrhage time. But is it actually driving revenue for you? We tend to get so caught up in chasing 'likes' that we lose sight of the most basic question as it pertains to business: is it really worth it? Douglas Kruger, professional speaker and business author, unpacks this question as part of your bid to become a leading industry expert. Douglas also speaks on issues related to leadership, culture and innovation. See him in action, or book him as the motivational speaker for your next conference, at www.douglaskruger.com.

Marvel's Avengers movies are breaking box-office records. And there's something Tony Stark can teach us about how experts tick. Douglas Kruger is a professional speaker who presents on leadership, culture and innovation. See him in action, or book him to guide your exco team through their next strategy session, via www.douglaskruger.com.