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Introducing Sam Horn’s New Online Training

Are you… * Thinking about writing a book?* Wanting to turn your lessons-learned into a business book that drives your career?* Considering sharing your personal story in a self-help book or inspirational memoir?|*  In the midst of writing a book and the project’s come to a halt and the words won’t come?*  Feeling imposter syndrome and […]

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What an honor it was being asked to share my techniques for how to craft crystal-clear, intriguing communications in an online course for LinkedIn Learning. Thanks to the team above for making our filming such a fun, rewarding experience. Andy Rooney, who used to give the closing segment on the 60 Minutes TV show said, “Remember, you’re more interested in […]

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“Life may give you a cactus, but you don’t have to sit on it.” – Joyce Meyers A prospective client sent me his power point deck for his upcoming presentation. He asked for my feedback and I shared my opinion that it would be more effective if he had a better balance of quotes. He […]

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“It’s not about you. It never was.” – actress Diane Keaton Do you know anyone who likes listening to a speech? Me neither. Speeches are lectures. Who wants to be lectured? That’s why, from now on, when someone asks, “What do you do?” never again TELL them. What?! Here’s an example to show what I mean. Years ago, I […]

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“Laughter is the closest distance between two people.” – Victor Borge A client preparing a TEDx talk told me, “I know humor is important, but I’m not funny. Every time I try to tell a joke, it falls flat. ” I told him, “That’s why I suggest you DON’T tell jokes. They often come across as forced or false … which causes you to lose […]

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Do you know how most speakers, managers and committee chairs wrap up their presentations and meetings? “Thank you for listening.” “We’re out of time. That’s it for today,” or “If you have any questions, please let me know.” Talk about leaving results on the table! From now on, instead of trailing off or ending with a passive close […]