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Monthly Archives: February 2013

Motivational Speakers Edge Of The Rain

A while back (I think it was in 2011) a joint venture by 10 motivational speakers led to the paperback, Secrets to Success in the Corporate World. You can see my chapter, Edge of the Rain on the Scribd document that has been embedded into this post. Besides me (Jacques de Villiers in case you missed that), the motivational speakers who contributed to the book, Secrets to Success in the Corporate World: Dr Wolfgang Riebe, […]

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Affordable motivational speakers

The Jacques de Villiers Group has started a new venture called 9K Motivational Speakers. As you probably know, we create sales improvement solutions for our clients, either through training, consulting or speaking. To this end, we use industry experts to help our clients achieve their sales improvement, marketing and people development objectives. We traditionally source and supply motivational speakers (a misnomer as most speakers are industry experts and not purely motivational speakers) for conferences and […]

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Use these phrases to tune your prospect out

Sales Training - words that can scupper a sale

I’ve just watched my favourite sales author, Jill Konrath’s You Tube clip: These words get your sales message deleted immediately. I blushed after watching Jill’s You Tube clip because I think I may have been guilty of using some of these phrases as well at some stage of my sales training career (and, I probably still am). I also see these phrases on some of sales training, business services and motivational speakers websites from time […]

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