10 Questions You MUST Ask To Avoid Booking a BORING or IRRELEVANT Speaker

10 Questions You MUST Ask To Avoid Booking a BORING or IRRELEVANT Speaker

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by Billy Riggs, MRE, MDiv, CSPSpeaker, Author, Illusionist, Comedian, Business Consultant            I’ve known meeting planners to get fired for booking the wrong speaker for a conference, and no wonder. Con ...
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Setting a New Standard

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On Oct. 12, 2019, Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge became the first human being in history to run the marathon in under 2 hours, finishing with 20 seconds to spare. The 34-year-old completed the 26.2 mile course in Vienna with arms outstretched in jubilation over shattering the milestone. Afterwards, Kipch ...
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THE KEY TO CREATING EMPLOYEE LOYALTY

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In 2013, Army Captain William Swenson was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his bravery at the Battle of Ganjgal, Afghanistan on September 8, 2009. He had been leading a patrol of American and Afghan soldiers that day when they were ambushed and surrounded on three sides, taking heavy ca ...
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It’s FUN-damental: How to Make it Enjoyable for Your Customers to Buy from You

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    Companies who are able to transform customer interactions into fun experiences gain a huge advantage over those who don’t or can’t, because patrons find themselves eagerly anticipating their next opportunity to visit their establishment, purchase their product, or utilize the ...
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The Case for Proactivity

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I’ll never forget Villanova University’s victory over Patrick Ewing’s mighty Georgetown Hoyas in the NCAA National Basketball Championship Game in 1985, still regarded as the greatest upset in the history of The Final Four. Despite being unranked at the end of the regular season (and having l ...
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My Thoughts About Teachers’ Unions

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Over the past ten days (August, 2019), I’ve been the keynote speaker for 9 opening convocations (that's a kick-off rally for faculty and staff held in most public school districts just before classes start) in four states, almost all of which resulted in standing ovations from the assembled distr ...
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Why Does Socialism Only Work in Cold Climates?

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DISCLAIMER: Billy Riggs does not speak on (or even address) this topic in any of his public presentations, but his interests are wide and varied so he sometimes uses this blog to express views he finds interesting or noteworthy."Capitalism has not always existed in the world, and it will not always ...
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The First Domino Just Fell

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Tremors in the Global Economy....In last month’s blog, I predicted that an economic catastrophe is coming to the world that will be worse than in 2008. It was intended to be merely an illustration of how (and why!) experts are so consistently wrong about almost everything, whether in economics, f ...
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How To Be Funny (Part II)

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Nothing is worse than telling a joke and hearing nothing but crickets chirping in response. (Okay, cancer is worse, but you know what I mean.) A collective groan is almost as bad. When a joke evokes a groan it is usually the result of one of three causes:It's not funny. (I can’t help you there. Fi ...
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The Essential Difference Between a Boss and a Leader

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A boss and a leader are not the same things. In fact, they’re almost opposites. Though millions wear both hats simultaneously, it’s quite common to function for decades as a boss without ever becoming a leader. Or, for that matter, you might be an effective leader without ever wearing the title ...
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