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On our monthly mySpeakerBusiness community call we had Nienke van Bezooijen, an international TED speaker coach who gave us a great overview over

- What is TED?

- What are the most common 5 ways to become a TED speaker?

- How to give a sparkling TED speech to be remembered long after you left the stage?

And, Nienke shared a few personal experiences around TED-speaking you must be aware of to become an impressive TED speaker.

Enjoy listening. And if you want to go professional with your speaking or you are already on your way and you want to exchange with other international speakers, join us on our Facebook group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/361408543995541/

Direct download: mySpeakerBusiness_-_5_Aug_2014_TEDx.mp3
Category:Public Speaking -- posted at: 11:20am CET

How can you start your own business with zero money in your pocket? What does bootstrapping really mean? And how can you grow your business without bringing investors in too early?

The answer to all these questions and many more has a man I met at Faltin's Entrepreneurship Summit in Berlin earlier this year. Prof. Dr. Max Otte was one of the appreciated keynote speakers, as he is a powerful combination of a wholehearted entrepreneur, a university professor and a recognized expert who accurately predicts economic and financial trends. In Berlin he introduced the key success principles of entrepreneurship which he is happy to share with you today.

On this show you will Discover How To:

- Build your Business around what you Really Want

- Find out if you Have What It Takes to Become a Successful Entrepreneur

- Remain Independent of Capital while Uplifting Your Business

- Apply the Top 10 King Analysis Quality Criteria to Estimate the Value of Your Business

- Start Your Business even in Times of Crisis

- Follow the most Critical Steps to Turn your Idea into a Profitable Business

Prof. Dr. Max Otte is the University Professor for Business Management at the Institute for Management and Entrepreneurship at the Karl Franzens University in Graz. He is also an internationally recognized economy and finance expert who published an impressive range of books and articles in many renowned newspapers and specialty magazines. He became known worldwide for his accurate prediction of the international financial crisis and its effects as early as summer 2006.

Max Otte is also the founder of the Financial Information and Analysis Institute IFVE and he is the chief editor of the investment letter ‘The private investor’. The leading stock exchange news platform Börse Online crowned Max Otte with the prestigious title ‘Market Speculator of the Year’ three times in a row, in 2009, 10 and 11.

Direct download: Max_Otte_Interview.mp3
Category:Business, Entrepreneurship, Business Launch Radio -- posted at: 1:10am CET

The majority of startup businesses fail. Unfortunately for entrepreneurs, failure is considered in many countries as a lack of skill, talent or expertise. And that is one of the reasons why many people never even try to make their business ideas real.

But what if failure was rather considered as a key to success?

Ralph Waldo Emerson once said: ‘Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in raising up every time we fail’. The question is how we gather our hope, courage and energy  to get up again once we fell. This is a question most entrepreneurs have to ask themselves, not just once.

This is why I invited Aurora Winter, America’s leading expert at empowering people to go beyond failure, loss and grief. Aurora did not only go through business failure, she also went through heartbreaking grief in her life. She got up again and grew beyond herself as an entrepreneur, a mother and a woman.

On this show you will Discover How To:

- Turn failure into your key to success

- Get unstuck quickly with the PEACE Method

- Avoid saying the wrong things to ourselves or to others after failure or grief

- Create clients who become loyal for life

Formerly a film and TV executive producer, Aurora Winter is America’s leading expert at empowering people to go From Heartbreak to Happiness®.  Aurora is the Founder of the Grief Coach Academy, which is the first coach training school devoted exclusively to training coaches how to coach their clients through grief, loss and failure.

Aurora is also a speaker, trainer and author. She is the author of Encouraging Words, The Peace Method® and From Heartbreak to Happiness®, which is Aurora’s intimate diary of healing after her 33-year-old husband died suddenly, leaving her widowed with a 4-year-old son.

Aurora Winter has been featured in many media, including ABC, CBS, Fox, Oprah radio and more, and reached over 1,000,000 people with her message of hope, healing, and happiness.

Direct download: Aurora_Final.mp3
Category:Business, Entrepreneurship, Business Launch Radio -- posted at: 12:29am CET

A lot of business owners get restless over time when they feel they do not have the success they want… or they do have all the success they want and still something is missing.

What is the foundation for your business to reach long term financial success AND fulfillment? The strong foundation is… your values! They get you started. Your values also keep you going in tough time. They offer you clear direction like a lighthouse in dark nights.

Today I invited a world leading expert that helped thousands of people and organizations to not only define, but to live their core values. Jo Simpson is a leading authority in aligning leaders with their values and is a respected thought leader in the international arena of coaching, consulting and corporate innovation.

On this show you will Discover How To:

- Discover your core values that are your foundation for sustainable wealth and fulfillment

- Actively integrate your core values into your business to uplift your success

- Find out if potential partners share the values you cherish

- Get everyone within your business embrace your core values on a daily basis

Jo Simpson is currently based in the UK, after spending 5 years running a very successful Leadership Coaching Business and pioneering the Coaching Profession in Dubai, UAE.

Jo works today with Large Organizations, Senior Executives, and Business Owners and believes that, based on her 25 years of experience, the key to lasting transformation, sustainability and profitability is by being values driven at the core.

Direct download: JoSimpson_Interview_final.mp3
Category:Business, Entrepreneurship, Business Launch Radio -- posted at: 10:21pm CET

Have you ever tried to sell something and all you got was a clear No? Have you ever pitched your business idea to an investor and walked away with zero money? Have you ever wondered what these irresistible Yes-triggers are when you are selling yourself, your product or an idea?

When you are starting and running your own business the skill number one you need is selling. This is why we invited today no one less than the hard-selling expert in German-speaking countries, Martin Limbeck. Martin will share some insights from his 30 years of selling experience and offer you priceless hands-on tips on how you can become a sales master.

On this Show you Discover How To:

- How to become a sales master and yes-trigger

- Master the major steps from your first contact to closing a deal

- Apply the success secrets to trigger curiosity in a first conversation

- Use the most common objections to your advantage

- Avoid typical mistakes when closing your deal

Martin Limbeck is an international sales authority and sought-after keynote speaker. His more than 150 speeches, seminars and workshops per year, make him one of the top sales trainers worldwide.

Over the last years, Martin has been honored with several prestigious awards that very few received like the "Coach of the Year" Award, the Conga Award and the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) of the National Speakers Association that very few non-Americans ever received.

Martin is also the author of several German bestselling books like ‘The New Hardseller’ and ‘He did already not buy – how top sales people think’.


Building a business online has become easier than ever before. But… making YOUR BUSINESS STAND OUT among the 4 billion websites is an entirely different story. Today on this show you will discover how to make yourself visible online by telling your irresistible story in a promotional video that many watch and share.

Today on our show, Christiane shares her own story of how she started and grew her Quantum Leap Studios. And she will offer you priceless hints on how to present yourself online, so that you and your online business stick out of the 4 billion websites out there.

On this show you will Discover How To:

- Make your website stand out of the crowd of billion sites

- Craft an irresistible story to build strong connections with many dream clients

- Use the i-Story process to craft your inspirational brand

- Make your customers play an active part in what you have to offer

- Craft impactful videos to trigger lots of interest in your business

- Apply the top 3 online marketing secrets to make your business flourish

Christiane Pedros lives  between the UK  and Germany and works with international organizations across the world to bring out their message, running online campaigns  and using visual media. She is the founder of Quantum Leap Studios, a Conscious Communication Production Company, that empowers Thoughtleaders and Changemakers around the world to share their message with heart and impact.

Christiane has developed I-Story Brand, a Story based process to craft transparent, inspirational and sustainable brands which she will introduce to you on this show.

Direct download: Monique_C_Pedro.mp3
Category:Business, Entrepreneurship, Business Launch Radio -- posted at: 12:29am CET

When we walk into a supermarket today, there are countless brands of muesli, milk, and toilet paper. Which one do you grab?

The one you never heard of or the one who’s name rings a bell?

Branding has become a question of survival in today’s loud crowded world. We face tough competition. You need to stick out! Only if you have an irresistible brand, people are drawn to you.

But what is a brand? How do we build a brand and make it the No. 1 over time?

Meet Kirsten Ujvari, the branding expert and founder of Verbeeck + Ujvari, who has worked for more than a decade with entrepreneurs and professionals to build their own powerful brand.

On this show you will Discover How To:

-       Build your own brand taking 4 simple steps

-       Make your brand irresistible keeping major branding criteria in mind

-       Apply the Top 3 Strategies to make your brand widely known

-       Design your business cards to represent your strong brand

-       Social media secrets to make your brand visible

-       Define your company name to make your brand sound seductive

Kirsten Ujvari is a brand and image consultant who helps some of the most talented yet underrepresented individuals raise their professional and business profile. More than 10 years ago she launched her successful Branding consultancy and she helped many people through coaching, training and consulting to clearly communicate their business impact.

Kirsten is also known for running very supportive and energetic workshops and she is the co-author of two books, one on personal branding and the 2nd one will be released now in October on career branding.


A lot of startup entrepreneurs have a great passion for their business idea and still, many do not survive the first bigger challenge. Too many give up too early.

Are you someone that gives up your ideas and projects easily? Or do you stand strong and in the face of challenges you double your efforts?

How can you stand strong when times are tough? How can you gather the energy to turn adversity into opportunity?

Meet Giselle Rufer, the founder of Delance, who turned many challenges into chances in her life. She is a dreamer who knows how to make her dreams come true.

On this show you will Discover How to:

- Find the courage to go forward with and idea when it seems tough to turn it into a business

- Turn your idea into a profitable business

-  Deal with major challenges to trigger success and growth

-  Make sure you never give up no matter how hard it is to build your own business

-  Use success habits to your advantage to further grow your business

Giselle has become a role model for many women and entrepreneurs worldwide on how to deal with adversities. Her father died when she was eight and her mother had major difficulties to keep the family alive. Starting from a place of struggle she discovered her destiny and became the owner of a very special Swiss watch company.

Giselle is saying: Being a women is wonderful, is magic, is mysterious. Gather your courage and be all that you can be! And even though her business focus is on designing watches for women, her key message is equally true for everyone: Gather your courage and be all that you can be!

Direct download: Delance_Interview.mp3
Category:Business, Entrepreneurship, Business Launch Radio -- posted at: 10:46pm CET

Many of my successful business owner friends told me their business shot up to an entirely different level when they published their first book.

If writing a book is such a powerful success trigger why do not more entrepreneurs and professionals offer their wisdom on paper?

Today I invited another special guest to our Business Launch Radio Show. Judy Weintraub works with entrepreneurs and professionals just like you to write and publish your own book within one single month.

In this Show you Discover How To:

-          Skyrocket your reputation and your business success by writing your own book

-          Write and publish your own book within one single month

-          Turn your book into a bestseller

-          Discover what to write about

-          Get yourself started and keep writing from the first page to the last

-          Decide between self-publishing or working with a publisher

-          Apply authors secret success habits

Bonus: Free Guide to Write Your Book Easily - www.Skillbites.net

Judy Weintraub is an accomplished entrepreneur, business executive and attorney. Judy is the founder of SkillBites, providing book writing and publishing services for entrepreneurs and professionals to get their books published quickly.

And Judy is a bestselling author herself. Her books The Essentials of Negotiating Effectively and How to Build Successful Business Partnerships have helped many entrepreneurs boost their business.

In addition to SkillBites, Judy has founded and co-founded 3 other successful businesses, a legal services firm, a mediation services firm and a training and consulting company. Judy is also an awardee of the Make Mine a Million $ Business Program, which is a national program in the US that works with exceptional women business owners to help them hit the 1 million revenue mark.


Everyone knows these little inner voices telling us we should not change anything and definitely not take any risk. Especially business owners know how challenging it is to get a business started. And often it is not external circumstances that prevent our success. It is those inner beliefs that hold us back.

What if we could turn these inner critics into enthusiastic cheerleaders? How successful could we be if we had nothing but encouraging thoughts and beliefs?

Today I invited Cynthia Stott as special guest to our Business Launch Radio Show. Cynthia is an expert in turning limiting beliefs into success supporters. Each one of us can apply her proven system to master our inner beliefs so that we get paid well doing what we love.


On this show you will DISCOVER HOW TO:

-       Master the most common limiting beliefs for startup and more established entrepreneurs

-       Use the Generosity Code System to get paid well doing what you love doing most

-       Get empowering answers to the most frequent questions around limiting beliefs

-       How to detect thoughts and convictions that keep us from being successful

-       How to turn limiting beliefs into success catalysts

-       Develop success habits to cultivate supportive beliefs

-       Apply key success principles to get paid well for living your passion

Cynthia Stott is an executive leadership coach, mindset and belief system expert, and the creator of The Generosity Code™ Changing the Way We Do Business.  She helps entrepreneurs and business professionals with their inner game, so they can step into their greater success.  

Cynthia is known as “The Money Lady” and specializes in helping people get paid well for doing what they love.  What makes her different is that she has developed a system to change even deep-seeded beliefs and fears that may be holding you back and sabotaging your success – quickly, easily and permanently. 

Direct download: Cynthia_Stott.mp3
Category:Business, Entrepreneurship, Business Launch Radio -- posted at: 10:50pm CET