Business Video Roundup: 5 Must-See YouTube Videos for Entrepreneurs (July 8, 2016)

Posted on 08.Jul.2016 by Mike Winters | @amcomcap

Mikhail AlfonIn this week's roundup of great videos for entrepreneurs and small-business owners, Marie Forleo talks about how make work meaningful, Brian Tracy reveals how to book speaking engagements, and Evan Carmichael and Sage CEO Stephen Kelly discuss how to take smart risks. Plus, Stanford Graduate School of Business lecturer Richard Cox talks about creating power through social cues, while 7twelveMarketing founder Mikhail Alfon offers five sales techniques that will improve your closing ratio in no time.

12 Ways to Make Work Meaningful – No Matter What You Do

This 7-minute video from Marie Forleo addresses why art is so important, and she suggests 12 simple ways to make work that is meaningful and will have lasting value for people, no matter your line of work or business.

How to Book Speaking Engagements

Depending on your field of business, speaking engagements can be a valuable way to build your status as an expert and grow your client base. In this 7-minute video, Brian Tracy details strategies for improving your position as a speaker and gives eight tips for booking speaking engagements. As Brian Tracy says, "The future belongs to those who ask confidently for what they want."

Evan and @SKellyCEO: How to Take Smart Risks

In this hour-long hangout (streamed live on July 7), Evan Carmichael and Sage CEO Stephen Kelly discuss how to take smart risks to grow your business and answer a wide range of questions from viewers. They cover a lot of ground over the course of the hour, delivering a lot of hard-earned advice about being smart about the risks you take.

Richard Cox: Creating Authentic Power

Stanford Graduate School of Business lecturer Richard Cox talks about the social cues and gestures that comprise much of our communication. Knowing how others perceive our cues and gestures—and reacting appropriately to the cues and gestures of others—is the key to harnessing their power for effective, meaningful conversations, essential for smart business.

5 Sales Techniques You're Not Doing That Will Improve Your Closing Ratio

In this quickie 3-minute video, 7twelveMarketing founder Mikhail Alfon discusses five sales techniques that will help to improve your closing ratio. It's all about asking questions, building value, listening, uncovering objectives, and asking for the sale in under three minutes. With a little practice, you too can become a master of these techniques, close more sales, and make more money.

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