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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Do you view writing a book as an insurmountable task? You shouldn't. Here is a quick 'fool yourself' framework for thinking about the project, which will reduce your fear, and give you a different set of perceptions. Douglas Kruger is a professional keynote speaker, and the author of six business books with Penguin, and counting. His titles are entrepreneurial in nature, and include books like 'They're Your Rules, Break Them!', and 'Own Your Industry.' He is a 'Hall of Fame' speaker and a Certified Speaking Professional. Book him as the motivational speaker for your next conference at www.douglaskruger.com.

Do you know what your counterpart is doing in London, Sydney or LA? Many entrepreneurs perceive themselves as competing only against 'the guy down the street.' It's no longer true. Douglas Kruger helps businesses and brands to position themselves as iconic. He is the author of 'Own Your Industry - How to Position Yourself as an Expert,' and 'What Makes Them Great?', among other business titles published by Penguin. See him live, or book him as a motivational speaker, via www.douglaskruger.com.

When using a personal story as an illustration - whether in a speech or article - always emphasise the struggle. Douglas Kruger helps aspiring experts to understand the dynamics of leading an industry. He is a business author and professional speaker, whose six business books have been published by Penguin. Book him as the motivational speaker for your next gathering at www.douglaskruger.com

As you build your business and grow your career as an expert, what are the challenges you are facing? What if you viewed them through the lens of a different question? Douglas Kruger is a professional speaker and Penguin business author who writes and presents on the smart moves entrepreneurs can make for success. See him in action, sign up for his motivational newsletter, or book him as the guest speaker at your next conference, via www.douglaskruger.com.

Sometimes, the people you work with know what you need next. Do you seek out frank feedback from experts you trust? Douglas Kruger is the author of several bestselling business books with Penguin. He is a professional speaker and 5x winner of the SA Championships for Public Speaking. Sign up for his newsletter, or book him as the motivational speaker for your next conference, at www.douglaskruger.com.

Becoming a face and a voice in the public consciousness requires a great deal of interaction with the media. Do you know how to prompt an interview or feature? Professional speaker and business author Douglas Kruger provides you with an insight into how to get more media coverage, and encourages you to take that first step today. Douglas specialises in business growth and innovation. He is an international speaker, who has been inducted into the Speakers Hall of Fame. See him in action, or book him as the motivational speaker for your next conference, at www.douglaskruger.com

How is your 'total situational awareness'? The individual who can see more, and perceive more, gains an advantage in their industry. Professional speaker and author Douglas Kruger shares 5 ways in which you can increase your total situational awareness. Book Douglas as the motivational speaker at your next conference or breakaway event. Visit www.douglaskruger.com

Our fee range helps to peg our perceived quality in the minds of clients. Are you too cheap to be taken seriously? Professional speaker and business author Douglas Kruger provides recommendations for how to calibrate your pricing like a professional. Douglas is a top business speaker and the author of a number of bestselling books with Penguin. See him live on stage, or book him as a motivational speaker, by visiting www.douglaskruger.com.

M Night Shyamalan is known for his 'creepy movies with a twist.' The formula has become recognisable. What happens when critics figure out your formula, and start criticising you for it? Professional speaker Douglas Kruger shares tips on expert positioning, helping you to 'own' your industry. He is the author of multiple business books with Penguin, and a 5x winner of his national championships for Public Speaking. He is also a member of the 'Speakers' Hall of Fame.' See him in action, or book him as the motivational speaker and presenter at your next conference or event, via www.douglaskruger.com

When we look for ways to improve by 10%, our advances will be incremental. When we look for ways to improve ten-fold, we must necessarily think differently. Radical disruption is the preserve of 10x thinking. Professional speaker and business author Douglas Kruger applies this principle to the pursuit of expert-status in your career. Douglas Kruger is the bestselling author of several business books with Penguin. He is also a 5x winner of the SA Championships for Public Speaking, hosted by Toastmasters, and a Certified Speaking Professional. See him in action, or book him as the motivational speaker for your next event, at www.douglaskruger.com.

Article submissions can help with your efforts to become an industry expert. But the goal is not merely to be a set of words. Instead, you should become a 'face and a voice' in the public consciousness. That entails visuals. Professional speaker Douglas Kruger, author of 'What Makes Them Great? 50 Ways to Become the Industry Leader', discusses a simple way to get more mileage out of your article submissions. See Douglas in action, sign up for his newsletter, or book him as the motivational speaker at your next conference or event, via www.douglaskruger.com

Artists and experts often interact with representative figures, agencies and bureaus that can help to elevate their careers and position them for success. Professional speaker Douglas Kruger covers some basic fundamentals of properly calibrating that relationship. Douglas has been a professional speaker on the business circuit for over 15 years. He is a 'Hall of Fame' speaker and Certified Speaking Professional, as well as being the author of several bestselling books with Penguin. See him live, or book him as the motivational speaker for your event, at www.douglaskruger.com

The new BMW offers its buyers a 'carpet of light'. There's no point to this innovation, other than how it makes users feel. Experts sometimes loose sight of the importance of emotional reaction to their offerings. Sure, you're technically excellent. But is the visceral pull there too? Professional speaker and business author Douglas Kruger explores expert positioning across a range of industries and interests. See him in action, or book him as a motivational speaker for your next conference or event, at www.douglaskruger.com

Beyond excellence lies customisation. Could you add personality to your work? Perhaps you've become highly proficient at the thing you do for a living. Now, in order to become a recognised expert, consider adding a little more of your own unique charm. Acclaimed professional speaker and Penguin business author Douglas Kruger helps businesses and brands to become industry leaders. See him in action, or book him as a motivational speaker for your next event, via www.douglaskruger.com

As an industry expert, should you hoard your intellectual property? Professional speaker Douglas Kruger, author of 'Own Your Industry,' and 'What Makes Them Great?', argues that you should go in the opposite direction. Giving away your best ideas for free is the most powerful way to market yourself. Douglas sends out a weekly newsletter called 'From Amateur to Expert.' Sign up to receive it, or book him as the motivational speaker for your next conference or event, via www.douglaskruger.com Douglas is a Hall of Fame speaker through the PSASA.

Here's a liberating thought: You are allowed to fire your low-paying, difficult clients. And you should. In this video on positioning yourself as a top-level expert, professional speaker and business author Douglas Kruger explains why. Douglas is a Certified Speaking Professional and inductee into the 'Speakers Hall of Fame.' He is also the author of multiple bestselling books with Penguin. Book him as a motivational speaker for your next conference or event via www.douglaskruger.com

'The Naked Chef,' 'Rich Dad, Poor Dad,' 'Chicken Soup for the Soul, The 7 Habits...' Top experts use consistent frameworks, which become recognisable. These frameworks form the structure of books, speeches, seminars and more. Do you have a memorable framework? Douglas Kruger is a business author, global professional speaker, and an inductee into the 'Speakers' Hall of Fame.' See him in action, or book him as a motivational speaker, via www.douglaskruger.com

Choosing a topic for your book can greatly impact upon your career. Broadly speaking, there are two ways to go about it. Professional speaker and business author Douglas Kruger, bestselling writer of 'Own Your Industry' and 'Is Your Thinking Keeping You Poor?' addresses a group of professional speakers on the topic of writing books. Book Douglas as the motivational speaker for your next leadership conference, or sign up for his newsletter, 'From Amateur to Expert,' at www.douglaskruger.com.

Writing and publishing your book can change things for you. Become an authority, gain access to the media, grow your credibility as a top industry expert. Douglas Kruger, author of six business books with Penguin, including 'What Makes Them Great? 50 Ways to Become an Industry Leader', provides an insight into the world of writing and publishing. Book Douglas as the conference speaker for your next event: www.douglaskruger.com

High-performing wealthy individuals do not spend the day 'checking their emotional temperature.' Instead, they perform wealth-generating activities, with studied discipline. Professional speaker Douglas Kruger is the author of several bestselling books with Penguin, including 'Is Your Thinking Keeping You Poor?' He helps businesses and brands to lead in their industries. Sign up to his newsletter, 'From Amateur to Expert,' or book him as the motivational speaker at your next event, by visiting www.douglaskruger.com.