Making the Speaking Business More Customer Focused

The 10 Commandments of Customer Service

By Willie Jolley – Motivational Speaker on Leadership, Change and Sales Dr. Willie Jolley’s Ten Commandments of Superior Customer Service: Commandment No. 1 – Thou Shalt Serve with a Smile: The best people in customer service take joy in helping others. They serve with a smile. Jolley cites an old…

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The 3 Critical Ingredients to Communicate with Confidence & Influence Others

By Phil M. Jones – Bestselling Author and Speaker on Persuasion, Influence, and Sales  With so much uncertainty in the world, helping others to find clarity and confidence in their next steps is more challenging than ever. This emotion-charged reality means that it is our responsibility to tread…

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5 Steps to Booking a Speaker

In March, our world changed and the speaking business was not immune. With grace & skill, our great speakers rose to the occasion, developing fascinating and inspiring content that they could deliver virtually. The good news is that booking a speaker with The Sweeney Agency is as easy as…

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This Idea Totally Changed How We do Business and the Results Have Been Extraordinary!

When I first started The Sweeney Agency I received some powerful advice from Tim Sanders, formerly of Yahoo! This is what he said: “Don’t think about sales or closing deals, just position yourself so that whenever you can help someone you help them, without any expectations.

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10 Speakers Who Will Help Your Audience Become More Customer-Centric

Client relationships have changed dramatically over the past decade as new technologies have allowed us to connect faster, and with more clients. However the value of many of those relationships has decreased as emails, blogs, and texts can lack a human touch, making clients feel disconnected.  Companies need to build…

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The 12 Most Requested Speakers For 2016

The Speaker finishes, the crowd is on its feet with thunderous applause and right away the buzz starts. Demand for a Speaker is based on impressive past reviews and word of mouth. When word gets out there that a Speaker delivered an impressive presentation that had audiences talking, people want…

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5 Speakers Audiences Will be Talking About in January 2016

  January is prime-time for sales rallies, kick-offs, and launches. Meet the 5 Speakers whose incredible  energy and  enthusiasm for their subjects bring a renewed sense of purpose to every January event.  If your goals, ambitions, and dreams are big for 2016 these are the Speakers who will help make…

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The Top 10 Speakers for Sales Audiences – August 2015

Sales are the backbone to any and every organization because the sales department generates the revenue. Regardless of how well your manufacturing department functions, or how innovatively you use emerging technologies, if you do not have a strong sales force those progressive manufacturing techniques and innovative culture are of…

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