Topic: Speaking

Colorado Author & The Book Shepherd, Judith Briles’ Latest Book Is Finalist for Book of the Year in the Prestigious Foreword INDIES!

Colorado Author & The Book Shepherd, Judith Briles’ Latest Book Is Finalist for Book of the Year in the Prestigious Foreword INDIES!

“How to Create a $1,000,000 Speech” by Briles designed to educate support public speakers

Denver, CO. Colorado author, Dr. Judith Briles, innovative and creative book publishing expert, author and speaker, who mentors up-and-coming authors and publishers, recently announced that her book, How to Create a $1,000,000 Speech, was named a Finalist for Book of the Year the Foreword INDIES Book Awards. Foreword Reviews is an essential resource for bookstores and libraries that are published by independent …

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A Website Must Have for Authors: Speaking Tab

A Website Must Have for Authors: Speaking Tab

As I prepped for the weekend’s 4th Speaking Unplugged boot camp, I always through the previous one’s 75-page workbook, and ask myself,
What is missing—what should I add to enhance the speaking journey? And what do I need to do an update to that I currently include?

There were updates and three new sections added for this year’s two-day event. Two of them dealt with the website “must haves” … not knowing which is the chicken and …

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Author and Speaker Alert: Are You Stretching What You Do?

Author and Speaker Alert: Are You Stretching What You Do?

Over the weekend, I had the honor of presenting a four-hour workshop on Publishing Today for the Denver Women’s Press Club with a packed room. Book Publishing Options Today. It was a “wide-open” topic, one I knew inside out … and one that I can do blindfolded.
The question was: would I? And the answer: No. If I had given the “usual,” it would have been a good presentation—it always is. But, it would have been …

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Are you creating an on-going investment for your readers?

Are you creating an on-going investment for your readers?

Are you speaking about and in your book (where it’s already published or in  formation)?
Are you speaking on your expertise?
ARE YOU SPEAKING to POSITION YOU as an INFLUENCER and EXPERT?
You should be.
That’s what this coming weekend is all about … it’s my Judith Briles Speaking Unplugged Boot Camp–designed for small groups (never more than 25 allowed and I usually max it at 20). It’s a two-day intensive that is work–no question … but …

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Gimmicks, Gadgets & the Buzz Factor

Gimmicks, Gadgets & the Buzz Factor

At a recent three-day convention, I was slated to present the opening keynote for the next day and a workshop on communication the third day. It has always been my practice when time permitted, to come in a day early so I could hear other speakers, feel the energy of the group and if there is another main speaker, to make sure that I hear him or her.

Moving from Wannabe Author to the Real Thing

Moving from Wannabe Author to the Real Thing

It never fails … at every conference I speak at, multiple attendees will say, “I can’t believe you’ve written all these books … I wish I could write a book.” And I always respond, “Why not … you can.”

Is there a book in you? Most people think there is. And most don’t get them out. You could have the makings of a fantastic novel, a creative young adult series, and exquisitely illustrated young children’s stories. Sci-fi could be your genre, a cookbook, how-to or business book may be lurking in your creative closet.

Carefronting Employees in Your Midst …

Carefronting Employees in Your Midst …

Carefronting Employees in Your Midst …

You’ve been recently promoted to manager of your department. You loved being on staff, but the management role hasn’t been what you expected. Your pre-management department friends seem to have new expectations from you (as you do from them). The camaraderie you relished for the past two years has almost disappeared.