Why People Fail

by Dan S. kennedy

I find fewer and fewer people exhibiting this especially in pro sports and in business. Most are all too willing to accept losing and losses, to shrug them off, to end days without productive accomplishment, to miss sales, to let revenue escape, to let customers disappear, to bank excuses instead of money. Well, you get what you accept.

Time to Get My Office Organized

by Dave Sheffield


"I never realized how much stuff I had until we were packing up to move to another house!" How true! I have helped several friends move in my lifetime and am totally amazed at the amount of inane junk they keep. In full disclosure, I am NOT an organized person; however, I do understand the liberating benefits of getting my office in order.

Fear is Nothing But a Four Letter Word

by Darshan G. Shanti

If fear of failure is keeping you from taking the next step in your speaking business, here's how to bulldoze it out of your way:

About Our Name

Yes, we know there's a difference between a lectern and a podium. A lectern is the stand upon which a speaker can hold their notes. It often holds the microphone. A podium is the platform. A stage.

Our name, Behind the Podium is meant to convey that there's a lot that happens backstage, before a speaker ever gets in front of an audience. Behind the Podium can give you, the reader, some insight about how a speaker got to the podium, and what they're doing behind the scenes.

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