Don’t be singing the “What Could Have Been Blues …” and a story to get you into action

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In April of this year, I was lucky enough to lead an intimate dinner event with some ‘movers and shakers’ up to big things. Kathi Suprata was among my honored guests. We shared a fabulous meal around a gorgeous dining room table. And our conversations were around how to raise our voices and make big impact.

Toward the end of the evening as we were wrapping up the event, we talked about the big, bold actions we were going to take as a direct result of spending that magical evening together.  Big, bold intentions were shared. And it was exciting and inspiring for all of us.

Then, Kathi serenaded us with one of her original songs — ‘The What Could Have Been Blues.” Just weeks later, Kathi went to see her doctor. She had been experiencing low grade fever and discomfort and asked her doctor to diagnose the problem.

The diagnosis in this case is cancer.

Kathi has an amazingly upbeat attitude to her situation and is inviting magic and miracles to manifest.

I want to do my part. Please send healing energy, magic and miracles in the direction of Berkeley, California where Kathi and her fiancee are making plans to beat this thing.

If you have been delaying doing anything in your life or work until SOMEDAY instead of taking action NOW, I hope Kathi’s song — ‘The What Could Have Been Blues’  — is the wake-up call you need to move forward.

You never know what tomorrow will bring.

Make the most of TODAY and speak and sing your message so it can be heard to make the impact you are here to make.

>> Finally, if you lead live events anywhere in the USA and want to bring Kathi’s music to your stage, I know Kathi would be honored and thrilled to inspire your tribes to say YES to the right opportunities that can bring their dreams alive today.

Watch her joy and listen to the lyrics. They will get you straight to the heart.

Reach her at kathisuprata@gmail.com.

 

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20 minutes of stage time can turn into thousands of dollars — It just happened for me!

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What if you could turn 20 minutes of stage time into thousands of dollars?

What could happen for you?

Last Friday, I was fortunate to take the stage for 20 minutes at a live event that was attended by aspiring speakers up to big things.

There were 36 people in the audience of whom two were already my clients. When the talk was over, 31 of them had rushed to the back of the room to make a purchase from me.

31 buyers from 34 potential clients represents a 91% conversion rate!

This was the right audience for my message about making your speaker one-sheet rock. BELOW is access to a clip from the 20 minute talk I gave from Mark Grainger and Shannon Law’s Big Impact Speaker event.

I brought my full, quirky essence to their stage, delivered content that served a specific need for their audience, and was fortunate to be introduced in such a powerful way that the audience was set up to fall in love at ‘hello.’

I hope this inspires you to take stages in service to your perfect audience so you can welcome results that delight you, while boosting your confidence big time.

This brings me to a few questions for you.

>> What specifically are you doing to get yourself booked on live and virtual stages?

>> Are you reaching out to decision makers?

>> Are you hosting your own live or virtual events?

If you do nothing, nothing happens. And when you ask for what you want and take action, amazing things can unfold for your audience, for you, and also for the marketplace.

What is it going to be for you?

If you’d like to learn more about how to make speaking rock for your best audience with your best message front and center, I’ll be interviewing Shannon Law via BeLive.TV on July 11 at 3 p.m. Pacific from my business fan page.  Join us and bring along some of your speaker and expert friends!  The more, the merrier!

This is a generous clip from my talk from Mark and Shannon's Big Impact Speaker event from last Friday. The way they introduced me touched my heart in a big way and the audience enjoyed my talk. It cuts off near the end because my phone storage was at capacity. That is a lesson learned for the next time. >> Check phone storage before recording the next big gig. Oy!

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I am such a fire starter!

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I am such a fire starter!

Last week, I hosted a VIP Raise Your Voice – Make Your Impact Dinner Mastermind in Portland, Oregon.

I reached out to the ‘movers and shakers’ in the industry who live and work in that city and extended an invitation for them to join me for dinner around a conference table.

Why?

Two reasons:

>> I wanted to make the most of my trip to Portland, Oregon as I was the featured guest speaker for eWomenNetwork.

>> I love connecting and creating across the dining room table. It’s my favorite way to serve so  why not do what I love and see what magic can be co-created to the success of others and for myself, too!

The event was magical in so many ways.

It turns out that many of the experts in the room were “Facebook Live Virgins.”  I took matters into my own hands to slay that dragon right away as I saw, heard, and celebrated every guest around the table in a spontaneous Facebook Live Broadcast direct from our boardroom.  We even broke into song as we introduced everyone and her or his big mission to all who watched us live and continue to enjoy the replay.

Most notable for me is that so many of my ‘mover and shaker’ guests were inspired by the event to the point that they decided to do Facebook LIVE interviews about their own ‘aha’ insights and take-away lessons.

This awesome event idea I cooked up served up a reason for luminaries to speak up, show up, and inspire their tribes, too.  I am awe-struck about this. Here are links to their live broadcasts so you can meet them, too.

Kathleen Gage’s FB Live

Patti Keating’s FB Live

Marcia Bench’s FB Live

If you are a ‘mover and a shaker’ up to big things and want to join the Raise Your Voice – Make Your Impact conversation,  I am leading three additional events like this throughout this summer in Newport Beach, CA and Bellevue and Bellingham, WA.

July 27 – Newport Beach, CA

August 23 – Bellevue, WA

August 31 — Bellingham, WA 

When you make your $97 seat reservation, you’ll get “Raise Your Voice – Make Your Impact” inspiration instantly.

You’ll receive your digital copy of the ever-popular and super useful Bye-Bye Boring Bio Workbook plus a bundle of 5 audio masterclasses to support  you in boosting your credibility, authority, Bio Wow Factor, visibility, and improving your skills as a master of new client enrollment. This is a $297 bundle of awesomeness that  delivers instantly to your inbox.

At the dinner event, you’ll also:

  • Take the Get Ready, Get Known, Get Paid QUIZ to know where you stand so you can plot your best next steps forward;
  • Get introduced to the “Get Known in Your Own Backyard and Beyond” System to guide you to the visibility, credibility, authority, and opportunities you most desire;
  • Be inspired to craft a ‘virtual cocktail napkin’ of awesomeness that makes it easy for your ideal clients to say YES to your most compelling offers;
  • Learn how to use the ‘Signature Talk Delivery Cheat Sheet’ to give you confidence to deliver your message right every time, even in the clutch moments; and;
  • Learn to create and deliver an offer than converts from the live or virtual stage.

Every group is different. And when we gather with the intention to elevate our conversations as we raise our voices, we all get inspired to make big impact in service to those we are here to serve.

There are just 11 seats at every table to insure intimacy, connection, and impact.

Does one of them have YOUR NAME on it?

If you are a ‘mover and shaker’ who is darn serious about giving and receiving big value and connecting with like-minded experts and speakers up to big things, claim your place.

July 27 – Newport Beach, CA

August 23 – Bellevue, WA

August 31 — Bellingham, WA 

With so much bounty to be shared and just a few seats to offer at each event, this is for serious guests who are eager to give, receive and show up fully to benefit big time.

I hope to meet you one day very soon as we raise our voices and make some powerful, important noise!

Let the fire starting continue in a city near you.

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20 Minutes to Courage!

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Got 20 minutes to ignite courage to BE THE EXPERT you want to be known for —  starting NOW? This interview might deliver on that promise. Thanks Doug Foresta for the opportunity to share. Thanks also to mentors past and present who delivered the kick in the pants for me to do this myself. None of us does this alone… The working link to the gift I offered is this one.

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From ‘Victim’ to Over-Staying My Welcome in ‘Overcoming’ to What Comes Next …

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The stories we tell ourselves can lift us up, keep us stuck, or lead us forward. Each of us gets to decide.

Boy oh boy.  When I look back at the messages I received from many sources over the years, it astounds me that I have arrived to create what my life is like today.

What are some of the old stories I used to carry around with me?

Some of them are hard to type, let alone speak out loud.

  • “You are dumb, stupid, and have poor judgment.”
  • “I don’t want to hear about that.”
  • “Don’t go farther than can my voice can carry.”
  • “You can’t do that.”
  • “You don’t want that.”
  • “No. We can’t afford that.”
  • “You can’t have more than one of those.  If you get a second one, we are taking the other one back.”
  • “Vacations are for other people.”
  • “You are playing too small and are easy to dismiss.”

Being a life-long over-achiever, I spent decades PROVING these stories wrong.

  • I am deliberate and thoughtful with my decision making.
  • I am an extraordinary listener.
  • I lead teleclasses and webinars that bring my voice to listeners around the world.
  • I can do just about anything I put my mind to.
  • I can name and claim experiences and material items that I want.
  • I choose to invest into the experiences and material items that matter most to me.
  • If I want two of the same thing, that’s fine.
  • Vacations are for me and my family, too.
  • I play the game that is right for me, stay in my own lane without apology, and I won’t be dismissed.

But here is the thing.

I have proven every one of these statements to be true to myself and to others again and again and again.

The trouble is that I have lingered in the PROVING ENERGY to the point of exhaustion.

As I reflected on this, I realized something that was really disturbing to me.

When I succeeded in achieving a big goal, I didn’t celebrate the joy of that accomplishment. I just kept pushing and proving.

That is why a few months ago, I started saying “NO.”

A lot.

I was done DOING FOR OTHERS as a means of demonstrating my value or worth.  Finished.  Complete.

In my rare quiet moments of reflection, I found myself feeling a lot of negative emotions.

At a gut level, I knew those negative feelings were holding me back from stepping up to be the mom, wife, friend, or business owner I wanted to be.  I was BEYOND ready to write a new story for myself.

If you have ever felt stuck in fear, hurt, blame, or despair because life or business isn’t unfolding according to the awesome vision that is unfolding in your head, you know how frustrating, confusing, and worrisome this can be.  And those FEELINGS just keep what you want most and can’t quite describe yet at arm’s length.

So, as I said “NO” to lots of things. I tuned in to my own wishes. I opened up my heart to feel differently about what might be next.

I started taking better care of myself. I released some extra weight and started exercising more. I started setting aside some of the negative judgments I was placing on myself and others.

And guess what?

I started to feel new emotions — like hope, trust, optimism, and a sense of well-being.  And none of those feelings had anything to do with what I had done for others lately. They just started to bloom within my own soul. I started to feel some playful energy come back.  And I am leaning into that with gratitude because it seems as though the ‘mojo’ had gone missing for way too long.

Now, I can declare a day for doing absolutely nothing, and let it be what it will be.

If someone says that a big player is quick to discount this or that about me, I can shrug it off and say, “Who cares that that person thinks” and be completely OK with that.

Believe me. This is an epic shift for someone who has been a classic ‘people pleaser’ and over-achiever all of her life.

The truth is that I overstayed my welcome in my ‘Overcoming Stories’ for way too long.

Today my arms are wide open to what the next phase of my life will be.

With my son officially launched and a devoted husband of almost 29 years by my side to continue my journey, I know at some deep level that the best is yet to come.  The ‘Great Story’ piece of my path is preparing to unfold. I am not attached to what that looks like or what shape it takes. What I know without a doubt is that I’ve got a lot to contribute and plenty of magic to share. Showing up as the best expression of what that is will be my greatest triumph. My arms are wide open to BE THAT. And it will be enough.

If what I have shared today touches your soul, know that I did not make this journey alone.  I studied the Break Through to Your Great Story training created by Leza Danly and Jeanine Mancusi of Lucid Living. 

lezaandjeanine_o I continue to study it and savor it as I move through perhaps the greatest and most personal transformation of my life.

There was something that Jeanine said during a call that touched my heart.  She said, “There comes a time when the burdens of old stories become so great that you just have to set aside that burden.” 

At this season of my life, I was ready to hear that message. I embraced the training to do this important work.  And I continue to do it.  Some of those transitional or imprisoning emotions still creep in.  Of course they do.  I am the author of my own life, and I get to write the next story.   My intention is that it will be a great one.  Time will tell.

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A Funny Thing Happened Along the Way … I’ve Become a Bit of a Badass

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When I started my journey to build an online business, I got advice from many sources and mentors.  Some advice was louder than others.

Chances are, you have been hearing the same voices and have been working hard to do these things and plenty more:

  • Name and claim a profitable niche audience.
  • Create a money making marketing message.
  • Master the new client enrollment conversation.
  • Create an information product that meets an urgent need.
  • Write a book that can be a ‘big business card.’
  • Grow your list so you can have influence and impact that leads to income.
  • Create a business model with three choices even Goldilocks would love.
  • Launch a group training program.
  • Speak from live and virtual stages.
  • Speak to sell.
  • Master your mindset.
  • Master your metrics.
  • Learn to become a ‘rock star’ joint venture partner.
  • Create your own live events.
  • Get known for doing one thing really well.

Here is a confession.

Since 2009, I have been maverick enough to do things in the order that suited me and not what was prescribed. Experience is always the best teacher.

I have learned a heck of a lot.

I know which approaches work well for me and pay off and which ones don’t.

And you know what?

I have been running my own race and doing just fine, thank you very much.

I’ve discovered that there is a whole lot of power under the tent over here.

What is most important is that I believe it. 

The woman who started this journey in 2009 with a $47 book called Bye-Bye Boring Bio is NOT the same woman who is on the journey today. It’s time to raise my voice and show up as the long distance runner I have become with huge value to offer.

  • My skill set is comprehensive.
  • My track record is rock solid.
  • My voice and distinct point of view matter — especially for reluctant messengers in the world who want to step up to share theirs.

Lots of big ideas are swirling as I kick off self-imposed ‘training wheels’ and step up to a bigger version of what I am here to do.

Just this week, someone who knows me described me as a well-dressed elegant rebel.  She said, “You look like Jackio O, but you are a badass underneath.”

Maybe so.

Here are three big ideas that are coming through me as I write this post:

  • I declare my independence from mentors whose voices and approaches no longer serve me.
  • I will raise my voice and speak up.
  • Perhaps in doing so, I can encourage you to do the same.

I am strapping on my rocket belt because it may be a bumpy ride that will be worth the turbulence.

Onward!

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6 Months of Powerful Lessons in 2016 — What are Yours?

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With the first six months of 2016 coming to a close, I took to my journal to reflect on accomplishments achieved so far.  The most important part of this exercise is identifying what I have learned.

The lessons have been bountiful and humbling at the same time. I’ve decided to share my lessons on the blog so they might serve you, too.

  • After a breast cancer scare and a emergency retina repair surgery for my husband in March, I am reminded that the greatest of all blessings is good health.
  • Sometimes, a quarter turn of a message can make a world of difference.  I shifted much of my marketing messaging to focus on guiding aspiring speakers to get ready for opportunity before opportunity knocks early this year. I still speak from my expertise as a business bio expert, though the slight messaging shift has made a world of difference in my business results.  This audience urgently desires to get booked and often can monetize their messages in the moment with their powerful and authentic offers made from the stage.  That makes getting to return on investment on my training so much more immediate for them and so rewarding for me.
  • I love when clients succeed. Broadcasting their brilliance via my ezine and other means is the best demonstration of what it is to be a champion of others’ success.  Everyone wins.
  • Stop telling stories that are no longer true.  “You are not a speaker” has been my inner dialogue. However, this year, I have given the same talk 22 times to appreciative audiences. Whether I was invited to share it via teleclass, webinar or live or created my own opportunities to share it, I am a speaker.
  • Sharing stories is so much more memorable and compelling than sharing action tips and information.  Going forward, I am going below the surface to share the vulnerable stories and powerful insights from the wisdom of hard won experience instead of speaking just ‘from the neck up.’
  • With the right speaker and authentic championship, filling a room doesn’t have to be hard. I have heard many people say that it is hard to fill live events.  I have been reluctant to host my own as a result.  In March of this year, I played a major role in filling a hotel room with 38 awesome guests who could be in the house to benefit from one of my most trusted and admired business colleagues.  The guests  raved about the value, and a meaningful group of those guests decided to invest more deeply to get even more support.  I may very well host my own local and live events and workshops after all!
  • SHOWING UP IN PERSON is fun and rewarding. I’ve relied on teleclasses and webinars to deliver my message over the last few years.  What a thrill it is to look into the eyes of those I meet and know in my heart, head, and gut whether the message is landing squarely. I can’t wait to speak live and in person to even more groups this year and next in my own backyard and beyond.
  • Boundary setting is a beautiful thing.  That means “No” can be a complete sentence.  Not all invitations are “YES” decisions.  Not everyone who wants to be a partner, co-collaborator, or referral source is a fit to play that role.  That is OK.
  • Give your clients and best partners the benefit of the doubt.  When people have the CONTEXT over time to value a pattern of ongoing contribution, service, and championship, there is GRACE in that. There should always be room for the benefit of the doubt.
  • People come into our lives for a reason, a season, or a lifetime.  It stings when things don’t last.  As long as I go deep to find the blessing in each transition, I can be twice blessed.BethePersonMyDogThinksIam_n

What are your biggest lessons so far for 2016?

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Bellevue Certified Financial Planner Professional Steve Juetten Cautions Investors in Light of New Department of Labor Rule

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When big news is announced in your industry, take the opportunity to share your distinct point of view by sharing a press release.  Here is an example from my husband Steve Juetten, who also released a new book this week titled Ditch the Guesswork: Creating Reliable ROI for Time Starved Investors.

Bellevue Certified Financial Planner Steve Juetten is worried about the false sense of security some people will Steve Juetten CFP™have after hearing about the new Department of Labor rule, which requires advisers who work with retirement plans and IRAs to be a “fiduciary.”  According to Juetten, a fiduciary is someone who always puts the best interest of their client first and operates with fee transparency.  But, as he cautions, the new legal guidelines, which went into effect April 6, muddy these waters and make it easy for pretty much any adviser to call him or herself a fiduciary. This makes it more dangerous for the average person because it will be more difficult to identify when an adviser is truly acting in an investor’s best interest.

Juetten believes that the Labor Department bowed to intense industry pressure and watered down the new regulations to the point where they are almost pointless.  “The intent of the regulations is positive, but the way they were written basically allows advisers to keep doing what they have always done and claim they are following the fiduciary rules. This is scary. Based on the reading of these rules, I have no idea what the Labor Department thinks it means to work in a client’s best interest.”

He says Wall Street believes the new law is good thing for the companies that sell investment products and provide financial services more so than for investors. Stock prices for brokerage firms like Ameriprise jumped almost immediately after the guidelines were published. The stock of LPL, the largest independent broker/dealer in the county, shot up 7% at one point on the day the regulations were announced.

Juetten cautions investors about what he sees as several flaws in the new Labor Department guidelines.

  • They only apply to an adviser when they are giving advice to participants in retirement plans like a 401(k) plan or an individual retirement account. Juetten observes that if an adviser is giving advice about a brokerage account, the adviser does not have to act in the client’s best interest. The adviser only has to give advice that is “suitable” for the investor. “This is a vague and dubious standard,” Juetten says.
  • Juetten warns, the new regulations don’t go into effect for at least a year. Some parts of it start in April 2017 and some parts start in 2018. In the meantime, it’s the usual buyer beware approach.
  • The new rules allow an adviser to be paid in a variety of ways that are not easy to decipher or understand. Advisors can still be paid in commissions or use other sales-based compensation structures and still claim to be a fiduciary.  Juetten says that the only way that an individual can be certain an advisor is working only in their best interest is to ask three questions:

1) Is the adviser a fiduciary? YES is the right answer.

2) Who pays the adviser?  The client pays the adviser.

3) How much is the adviser getting paid for selling a product or service? Fee transparency is key.

Finally Juetten says that the new guidelines give advisers wide latitude to recommend whatever they want to a retirement client as long as they meet some very low standards. Juetten observes that by the Labor Department’s own admissions, the hurdles to meeting the fiduciary requirement were lowered substantially. He warns investors to be wary and believes this regulation is more about the exceptions and how to legally get around the fiduciary intent than it is about protecting the average person.

Juetten notes that most investment products, such as complex annuities that were sold to unwary and unsuspecting clients before the new guidelines, are still going to be sold. For example, an adviser can sell a product from his company’s lineup and not tell the client if there are other products from a competitor that might be better or cheaper or both while still being able to claim that he is a fiduciary. “Advisers are free to sell pretty much anything they want as long as fees aren’t egregious and conflicts are disclosed,” says Juetten, who wonders how an average investor will be able to determine if fees are fair and doubts they’ll read the small print on disclosure documents.

CFP Steve Juetten shows busy professionals how to take care of their money so they can do more of what they love since 2002. Steve has contributed expert insights to Bankrate.com, PBS.com, Forbes.com, MSNMoney.com, FOXBusiness.com, and the Puget Sound Business Journal.  Seattle Magazine has awarded Steve a FIVE STAR WEALTH MANAGER honor for five years in a row based on client votes of satisfaction. His passion for financial planning and investing took root while he was in high school. Juetten has always enjoyed organizing financial data and learning about financial markets. Today he applies those passions to help clients identify and make their financial dreams come true on a fee-only, fiduciary basis.

>> To schedule interviews with Steve Juetten, call 425-373-9393 or send email to Steve@finpath.com.

>> To sample the first two chapters of the book, visit ditchtheguesswork-pinkspoon.com.

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How to Grow Your Business as a Published Author… and Impact More Lives With Your Message

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Nancy JuettenHave you dreamed of writing a book or becoming a successful published author?  Do you have a valuable message that – if put in print – will help grow your business and transform more lives?  If you answered yes, but don’t have your book written yet… keep reading!

There has never been a better time to write your book and become an author.  The opportunities available for authors in the 21st Century are endless.  Yet, the majority of entrepreneurs who say they want to write a book don’t actually do it.  Why?  Based on more than 900 responses to a recent survey by Transformational Book Coach, Christine Kloser, aspiring authors revealed what holds them back.  

Most authors don’t know where to start or what to do first.  They are overwhelmed with too much information and not enough action.  Sometimes things like fear and doubt creep in.  Other times, its confusion, lack of clarity or confidence that can stop an author in their tracks.  Another big challenge for authors is feeling like their book has already been written… by somebody else.

Not to mention the maze of information out there about writing and publishing a book.  Is it best to self-publish or try to get an agent and sell your manuscript?  How important is it to build your platform?  What are the first things to do to start writing your book?  How can you leverage your book to grow your business?  What do you do about “writer’s block?”  How much will it cost to publish?

The questions facing an aspiring author can be endless and the answers are often times confusing.  But, it doesn’t have to be that way.  There are great people out there who want to help you write your BEST book, who are interested in your message and committed to your success. 

And it’s absolutely possible to write your book in a way that is easy, joyful and fun – without wasting your precious time, money or energy going in circles.  It’s also possible your book will bring about profound personal, professional, and even planetary transformation.   Consider this…  

Throughout history, books have played a critical role in impacting readers to create positive changes in their lives.  Seeing that individual transformation impacts global transformation – it can be said the books truly do have the power to transform the world.  And YOUR book can be one of those books that transforms lives forever.  

So, if you’re ready to take the next step with your book (even just a little bit interested in writing a book someday) you’ll want to join me for Christine Kloser’s Transformational Author Experience®.  Christine is a transformational book coach and is offering one of the best trainings I’ve ever seen for authors.  Her faculty (besides me) includes New York Times Bestselling authors like Lisa Nichols, Chris Attwood and Marcia Wieder, as well as publishing industry experts like Wendy Keller (Senior Literary Agent), and Marc Allen (CEO and Publisher of Eckhart Tolle’s “Power of Now”).  And that’s just the beginning of what’s in store for you at her f-r-e-e Transformational Author Experience®. 

I hope you’ll take a look at what she’s put together for you and join us.  It truly is a phenomenal program that has the power to transform your life if you let it… 

Register here.

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Brilliant Bio Now Gift Template Helps Business Owners Refresh Their First Impression Fast

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Bellevue, WA — With a shiny New Year debuting soon, Business Bio Expert Nancy Juetten says now is the nancy-orange-background (3)time to refresh business bios for optimal client attraction in 2015.

“You really can create know-like-trust at first glance without speaking a word when you let your client-attracting business bio do the talking,” Juetten says.

Today, the solutions to what so many consumers and potential clients are looking for can be found in a quick internet search. The message that comes up quickly can make the difference between picking up the phone, sending an email, or clicking away – never to be seen or heard from again.

That is why creating know-like-trust in your expertise at first glance matters. After all, when potential clients are seeking solutions to problems, they look for proven experts with whom they can wisely invest to give them relief to whatever is ailing them. Whether clients are seeking investment advice, medical care, or eyelash extensions, decisions to engage are often made in an instant based on the information found with the click of a mouse.

Brilliant Bio Template FB Ad 2015Since first impressions are crucial, Juetten is offering her proven Brilliant Bio Now Template as a free download for a limited time.

She also shares 8 tips for business owners to make that first glance count.

== Declare your intention to be major in your field with every social media profile, bio box, and speaker introduction.

“Showcase the expertise you want to be known for in front of your name.” Juetten recommends. “That makes it a lot easier for potential clients to find you in an internet search and through the referrals of champions who understand your expertise well enough to recommend you to others.”

== Convey credibility and a pattern of success over time.

Juetten says that stunning, decisive results are the reason clients invest wisely to benefit from products, programs, and services. “Showcase a consistent, ongoing pattern of accomplishments and relevant credentials to build confidence in your skills and talents and inspire an immediate desire to do business,” she advises.

== Pack your profile with pizzazz, personality and a philosophy of doing business.

“Clients invest in experts they know, like and trust, Juetten says. “Go beyond ‘blah, blah, blah’ and make sure to put YOU in the story. A statement of philosophy, concise and compelling quotes from happy clients, and a statement around your reason for doing this work can make your bio stand out and ring true.”

== Your photo matters.

== Be ready for opportunity whenever it knocks.

== Message consistency keeps buyer confusion at bay.

Juetten explains, “Make sure the stories you share across social media platforms, the ‘about me’ page on your website, and the home page of your website are consistent in communicating who you serve, how you help, and why the work matters. An inconsistent message is bound to confuse a potential buyer, and a confused buyer never buys.”

== Proofread.

== Share your story.

Juetten offers even more specifics and expert support to make business bios world-class and client attracting in an upcoming webinar that will share the 3 biggest bio blunders that even smart business owners make that prevent their ideal clients from hiring them.  Claim your place at www.brilliantbionow.com. 

About Business Bio Expert and Get Known to Get Paid Mentor Nancy Juetten

Nancy Juetten shows business owners how to get seen, heard, celebrated, and COMPENSATED for their expert status. Luminaries including Alex Mandossian, Sandra Yancey, Christine Kloser, Vinca Heart and more call her “The Bio Queen” for good reason. Her systems and methods deliver new clients, prestigious speaking gigs, media interviews, and joint venture partnerships with thought leaders and influence builders worldwide. She leads the Worldwide Virtual Get Your Client Attracting Story Done Workshop three times a year, and the next one begins January 28, 2015. Download your Brilliant Bio Now gift template today and get started now.

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