Toastmasters Speech #2: Delivering Memorable Wedding Toast

March 28, 2010 Jeffrey Speaks
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Bottled Water

March 1, 2010 Health

I had the great pleasure of watching the movie tapped this week thanks to a great event hosted by my friend Tina Scherr of Pure Water Technologies. It was a really awesome event at the La Paloma Theatre in Encinitas.  My suggestion is that everyone should see this movie, no matter if you are a [...]

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The Go Giver

February 28, 2010 Jeffrey's Book Club

The Go Giver Book by Bob Burg and John David Mann provides a simple yet powerful philosophy to lead our entire lives.  The 5 Principles in the book are outlined below and it is the implementation of these principles that makes life more fulfilling and rich than a life lead from an egotistical standpoint.  I [...]

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Never Eat Alone

February 25, 2010 Jeffrey's Book Club

Here is Keith Ferrazzi’s strategy for developing a network of contacts before you will ever need them:
Here is PDF:  Never Eat Alone by Keith Ferrazzi

Categorize, Prioritize, Track and Schedule Weekly Outreach

Divide your network into categories: Personal, Clients, Prospects, Important Business Associates (currently in business with and plan to be in future), Aspirational Contacts

Don’t include personal [...]

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How to Build A Warm Network

February 23, 2010 Marketing

Here is a plan to be completed in 25 Minutes per day to grow a warm network.  I would like to thank my great friend Jeff Riddle for not only teaching me the importance of connecting with people on a regular basis but also a practical plan to make this come to fruition:
Monday

Write 4 Handwritten [...]

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Toastmasters Ice Breaker Speech

February 16, 2010 Jeffrey Speaks

Here is my 1st speech at Voyagers Toastmasters Club, where I deliver my Ice Breaker speech. The Ice Breaker Speech is the 1st in a series of 10 speeches that form the Competent Communicator. My goal for 2010 is to become a competent communicator at Toastmasters.

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4 Hour Work Week

February 2, 2010 Jeffrey's Book Club

I do enjoy reading books, but there are a handful of books in life that I feel have truly altered the way I live my life.  The Four Hour Work Week by Tim Ferriss is certainly one of those texts that leaves me enlivened and fulfilled each time I devour the pages and apply the [...]

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Deliver Effective PowerPoint Presentations

February 2, 2010 Marketing

It seems like PowerPoint Presentations have become the standard in business these days as a format to deliver information to a group of people.  These presentations could take place in a corporate board room, Parent Teacher Association meeting or even a webinar.  As I was preparing for an important webinar this week teaching lawyers from [...]

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CrossFit Invictus

January 22, 2010 Health

As part of my 90 Day Health Challenge, I have been working out at CrossFit Invictus in downtown San Diego.  Working out at 6 AM 3 Days per week has been an awesome physical workout.  It is fun do to power lifting for the first time in my life.  I am far from throwing around [...]

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Cold Call Your Friends

January 19, 2010 Happiness

The sales and marketing activity of cold calling typically has negative connotations with many people who are receiving the phone calls.  Cold Calling is 1 of the many marketing action items that I have done at all of my past Business Development roles in my past companies.  I even went cold calling in person when [...]

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