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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There are action movies, and then there was Die Hard. There are rock groups, and then there was Linkin Park. Disproportionate excellence is your strongest argument in becoming iconic. Do you infuse it into your work, into your art, into your branding, to build your legacy? Douglas Kruger is a professional speaker and the author of several books on innovation and expert positioning. See him in action, or book him as the motivational speaker for your next corporate leadership conference, at www.douglaskruger.com.

Do you keep up to date with tech and trends? Here's one way to look at the balancing act. The tech itself is not important. Rather, think of yourself as a 'theme' travelling through time. Professional speaker Douglas Kruger uses the example of Sir David Attenborough to illustrate how you can remain relevant through the decades. Douglas writes and speaks on expert-positioning and disruptive innovation. He is a 'Hall of Fame' speaker, and a Penguin business author. See him present, or book him as the motivational speaker for your next conference, at www.douglaskruger.com.

Appearing regularly in the media helps to position you as an industry expert. Professional speaker and business author Douglas Kruger provides you with a timely nudge, reminding you to get into these important forums again. Book Douglas Kruger as the motivational speaker for your next conference at www.douglaskruger.com. While you're there, check out his free videos and sign up for his motivational newsletter: From Amateur to Expert.

One of the strange downsides to high levels of technical competence is the deadening of curiosity. Are you still full of exploratory questions? Or are you limited by deadening 'known-answers'? Douglas Kruger is a professional speaker and business author, who has been inducted into the Speaker's Hall of Fame. See him live, or book him as a motivational speaker, via www.douglaskruger.com.

The further you progress, the more you will be asked for help. Guiding others is a great idea, but you need a way to do it so that it doesn't become overwhelming. Here are some suggestions. Douglas Kruger is a professional speaker, and the author of several business books, including, 'They're Your Rules, Break Them!', and 'What Makes Them Great?' See him presenting, or book him as a motivational speaker, at www.douglaskruger.com.

Is your outbound messaging saying what you think it's saying? Experts are often loners, who may have blindspots regarding their own messages. Here's one to look out for. Douglas Kruger is a professional speaker on the business circuit, and the author of several bestselling books on disruptive innovation and expert positioning with Penguin. He is a 'Hall of Fame' speaker and a 5x winner of the SA Championships for Public Speaking. See him live, or book him as the motivational speaker for your next event, via www.douglaskruger.com.

Use this one subtle shift in your writing and speaking: Make the audience the hero. Professional speaker and business author Douglas Kruger helps businesses and brands to stand out in their industry. He is the author of 'What Makes Them Great?', 'They're Your Rules, Break Them!', and several other business books with Penguin. Watch his live presentations, or secure him as the motivational speaker at your next conference, at www.douglaskruger.com.

Do you keep your best ideas to yourself? You might be hiding your best marketing material. Professional speaker Douglas Kruger shares a simple example of how this works in the business world. Douglas is an award-winning speaker and business author. See him live, or book him as a motivational speaker for your next conference, at www.douglaskruger.com.

Every industry has its associations and conventions. It's that time of year that they're likely finalising speakers. Why not offer your services? When you are seen speaking at an industry convention, you position yourself as a thought-leader and expert. Douglas Kruger is a professional speaker and business author. He speaks on disruptive innovation and expert positioning for leadership teams. See him in action, or book him as a motivational speaker, via www.douglaskruger.com.

As you produce content for your followers, don't lose site of this opportunity. Outtakes and behind-the-scenes insights are pure gold, helping you to connect on a human level. Douglas Kruger writes speaks and coaches on how to position yourself as an expert. He is a professional speaker and business author with Penguin. Book Douglas as the motivational speaker for your next event: www.douglaskruger.com

Image makeovers can change your bottom-line. They impact upon credibility and brand positioning. Do you have any blindspots? Douglas Kruger is a professional speaker and the author of several bestselling business books on innovation and expert positioning. Among his leading titles are 'Own Your Industry,' and 'They're Your Rules, Break Them!' He is a 'Hall of Fame' speaker with the Professional Speakers Association, and a Certified Speaking Professional. To secure Douglas as the motivational speaker for your next event, visit www.douglaskruger.com.