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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Publishing articles helps you to improve your positioning as an industry expert. Once you get an acceptance, there is more that you can do. Here are three ways to get more mileage from your articles. Douglas Kruger is a professional speaker and business author who helps businesses and brands to lead in their industries. Watch him live at www.douglaskruger.com. Sign up for his free motivational newsletter, 'From Amateur to Expert,' or book him as the motivational speaker for your next conference.

Disruptive innovation is the order of the day. The business, the brand, and even the individual entrepreneur who knows how to out-innovate the norm can become a dominant industry name. So where do you start? Professional speaker and innovation strategist Douglas Kruger shares one very simple, very powerful approach. As a global professional speaker, specialising in innovation, Douglas is the author of six business books published by Penguin. He is a 'Hall of Fame' speaker and Certified Speaking Professional. Douglas will bring brilliant, practical ideas to your next leadership conference, packaged with humour and entertainment. Visit www.douglaskruger.com.

Media interview coming up? Here's a simple way to get more mileage from it, as you position yourself as an expert. Douglas Kruger is the author of two books on expert-positioning, 'Own Your Industry,' and 'What Makes Them Great?', in addition to five more business books published by Penguin. He is a 'Hall of Fame' professional speaker, and a 5x winner of the SA Championships for Public Speaking. See his videos at www.douglaskruger.com, or book him as the business speaker for your next leadership convention.

'There is no quick or painless way to become a leading expert.' Douglas Kruger looks at the mindset and level of commitment necessary to 'own' an industry. Experts out-work, out-care and out-perform the rest. Douglas Kruger is the author of several business books and a global professional speaker. He is also a 5x winner of the SA Championships for Public Speaking through Toastmasters. Watch his motivational videos, or book him as the leadership and innovation speaker for your next conference or event, via www.douglaskruger.com.

Human behaviour is a fascinating thing. Could you sell more by being more expensive? How do people react to the psychological cues you depict? Douglas Kruger helps businesses and brands to position themselves as leaders, and to 'own' their industry. As a professional speaker and business author, he speaks, coaches and writes on disruptive innovation, expert positioning, and strategic rule-breaking. He is a member of the PSA's 'Speaker Hall of Fame.' Watch Douglas's motivational videos, or book him as the speaker for your next conference or event, at www.douglaskruger.com. Sign up for his newsletter, 'From Amateur to Expert.'

What's the difference between dabbling for fun, and being able to buy a yacht with the proceeds of what you do? Drawing from the world of online video games, professional speaker and business author Douglas Kruger talks about how to position yourself as a leading expert in your field, and out-earn the 'dabblers.' Douglas speaks on innovation and disruption. He is the author of several business books published by Penguin, and a 'Hall of fame' speaker with the Professional Speakers Association of Southern Africa. Douglas is a member of Toastmasters, PSA and Mensa. See him in action, or book him as the motivational speaker for your next business event, via www.douglaskruger.com. While you're there, sign up for his free newsletter, 'From Amateur to Expert.'

Grooming for experts. What does facial hair say about you? Douglas Kruger is a professional speaker and the author of two books on how to position yourself as a leading expert in your industry, in addition to a series of business books on innovation and wealth-creation. Watch his entrepreneurial videos at www.douglaskruger.com, or book him as the motivational speaker for your next conference.

Do you stand out from the crowd by design? Here are two examples of clever 'Stand-Outism,' from Jaguar's design, and from a career-perspective. Douglas is the author of six business books, including two on the topic of expert-positioning: 'Own Your Industry,' and 'What Makes Them Great?' He is a multiple award-winning international speaker and a member of Mensa. Watch Douglas's inspiring presentations, or book him as the motivational speaker for your next event, by visiting www.douglaskruger.com.

Your service is excellent. Your product beyond reproach. But do you 'emotionally babysit' your clients throughout the process? Douglas Kruger is the author of several bestselling business books. He is a professional speaker and innovation coach, who helps businesses and brands to 'own' their industry. To book him as the motivational speaker for your event, or to see him in action, visit www.douglaskruger.com. Sign up for the free weekly newsletter, 'From Amateur to Expert.'

As you strive to become an industry expert, you'll find that you can learn more from bad examples than from good ones. Let's apply that principle to your video creation. Douglas Kruger helps brands and individuals to become industry leaders through disruptive innovation. He is a professional speaker and the author of six business books, all published by Penguin. Watch his inspirational video series, or book him as the motivational speaker for your next event, via www.douglaskruger.com.

Could you take in more ideas, more strategy, more clever 'smartcuts' this year? What if you increased your reading habit? Douglas Kruger is a professional speaker and author of six business books, published by Penguin. He is an award-winning motivational speaker and member of Mensa. Watch his inspirational videos, or book him to speak at your next conference or event, via www.douglaskruger.com.

Happy New Year! In place of a set of resolutions, here is a suggestion. How about ditching this one belief? Douglas Kruger is a professional speaker and business author who helps organisations to innovate, and individuals to position themselves as experts. See him in action, or book him as the motivational speaker for your next event, at www.douglaskruger.com.

One of the simplest yet most effective ways to become wealthy is simply to 'live longer.' Professional speaker and business author Douglas Kruger helps you to become the expert in your industry. See him presenting for a live audience, or book him as a motivational speaker, at www.douglaskruger.com.

Professional photography is a rarity in the world of social media selfies. In a land of smudgy selfies, the high-end pic is king. Are your visuals saying the right, premium-level things about your brand? Douglas Kruger is a professional speaker and business authors who guides businesses and brands as they strive to 'own' their industries. See him presenting for a live audience, or book him as a motivational speaker, at www.douglaskruger.com. Douglas is also a 5x winner of the SA Championships for Public Speaking, and a 'Hall of Fame' speaker.

The year is coming to an end. Here is one simple thing you can do in your downtime, in order to ensure that you prosper more next year. Douglas Kruger is a professional speaker and business author. See him presenting, or book him as a motivational speaker for your next seminar or conference, via www.douglaskruger.com.

A website should be a constantly evolving idea. Douglas Kruger is a professional speaker and author of several bestselling business and entrepreneurship books with Penguin. He speaks globally on leadership and disruptive innovation. Watch him present, sign up for his newsletter, or book him as a motivational speaker, via www.douglaskruger.com.

Big brands all do it, because it works. New entrepreneurs and brand builders tend to overlook it. Do you incorporate it into your message? Douglas Kruger is a professional speaker and business author, who helps businesses and brands to lead through innovation and expert positioning. He is a 'Hall of Fame' speaker and a Certified Speaking Professional. Watch him present, or book him as the motivational speaker for your next event, at www.douglaskruger.com.

An email query comes in. A client brief arrives in your inbox. They're interested in what you do. How do you respond? You should learn to see this scenario as an opportunity for a sales pitch. Win the business, by taking it seriously. Douglas Kruger is an international professional speaker and business author with Penguin. He helps businesses and brands with disruptive innovation and strategic rule-breaking. See him present, 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 for aspiring experts.

Can you make them turn around and say, 'Wow! There's something amazing going on there'? Douglas Kruger helps businesses and brands to position themselves as industry leaders. He speaks on expert positioning and disruptive innovation. See him speaking, or book him as a motivational speaker for your next conference, at www.douglaskruger.com.

Have you ever sent a purchasing query and not received a response? Some businesses appear to give away money for no good reason. Douglas helps businesses and brands to avoid amateur mistakes and position themselves as experts. See him speak on disruptive innovation and expert positioning, or book him as the motivational speaker for your next conference or event, at www.douglaskruger.com.