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Confessions of a Phobic Speaker

When I was in high-school I got my first opportunity to speak in front of a group: debating class. I hated it. I did well and our team did well, but it was like physical torture for me.

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After school I accepted a job in sales — direct sales — and worked my way up through the ranks to a management role in recruiting. Unfortunately, this meant doing Read More

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Press Release: Business Leader Admits Mistakes – Launches Video Series

99 Mistakes @ YouTube

OSLO, NORWAY – 10 February 2014 – Eric Edmeades, a serial entrepreneur and international business speaker announced, during an interview with Petter Erik Nyvoll of Elevate, that he is launching a video series to discuss common mistakes of business and entrepreneurship. Promoted by Elevate, Edmeades is touring Norway in March of this year.

The series, entitled, 99 Business Mistakes I Have Made So You Don’t Have To will be published Read More

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Lilou Macé Interviews Eric for the Juicy Living Tour

Lilou Mace stopped in at the TLC Conference in San Diego this July to interview a number of TLC members. Here is Lilou’s interview with Eric:

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ERIC EDMEADES TOURS NORWAY IN SUPPORT OF 
GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEEK

Eric Edmeades, CEO of Kerner Studios (Canada) and owner of the Kerner Group of companies in the USA is touring Norway in support of Global Entrepreneurship Week and will be speaking to entrepreneurs about business success and the role of small business in social programs and in the recovery of the global economy.

OSLO, NORWAY – 20 September 2013 – Global Entrepreneurship Week is recognized by 138 countries and takes place from 18-24 November 2013. Global Entrepreneurship Week seeks to inspire business owners and would-be entrepreneurs to realize their business potential through a series of events and activities all over the world.

In 2012 Kerner CEO Eric Edmeades toured the United Kingdom in support of Global Entrepreneurship Week speaking at events alongside President Bill Clinton, actor Kevin Spacey and TV celebrity Bear Grylls. This year, Edmeades continues the tradition with a series of entrepreneur-focused events in Norway.

Edmeades will speak at a number events around Norway, including Gründermesse, a multi-day entrepreneurship conference and exhibition in Oslo where he will headline with two keynote presentations.

“Most entrepreneurs start companies believing that being a business owner will make them more Read More

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Eric Edmeades to Lead Sixth Kilimanjaro Expedition

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Leadership is one of the most valuable and consistently important traits a person can develop. Today there are few opportunities to face the kinds of challenges that inspire real growth and leadership development. See You at the Top is a leadership program that does exactly that.

Developed by Canadian entrepreneur, Eric Edmeades, See You at the Top (SYATT) is an intimate and intensive leadership program that teaches solid leadership and team-building principles. The program is not taught in a classroom: it is experienced in a step-by-step climb of the tallest free-standing mountain on earth: Kilimanjaro. Read More

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Eric speaks at Anthony Robbins’ Business Mastery

Event: Business Mastery

Guest Speaker: Eric Edmeades
– London, England (17-20 November, 2012)
– Las Vegas, USA (20-24 January, 2013)
– Melbourne, Australia (22-25 February, 2013)

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Taking action and the Action Matrix

How do you take action? Specifically, how do you decide to take action? How do you decide what to take action on?

The best way I have found to decide where to take action is described by Dr. Stephen Covey. Dr. Covey relates the use of a “quadrant system”. You see, every action in life can be classified by these two things: the level of importance, and the level of urgency. Read More

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Relationships and Communication

It could be said that communication is the single most important aspect of successful relationships. If it were said, I would agree with it. Unfortunately it is not said enough, probably because of ineffective communication.

Often in our relationships with our spouse, friends or business associates we are unclear in our communication, and in our listening. Read More

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HeartMath – When you measure something, it tends to improve.

As you may remember from my April 27, 2009 article, “You Never Know”, I told you about how Elise and I met Howard Martin and Deborah Rozman, two of the founders and developers of HeartMath.

When Elise first mentioned HeartMath’s emWave Personal Stress Reliever®, I had no idea what she was talking about, and I assumed it was some new age gimmick or another. But when I met Howard and Deborah, that all changed – I was impressed and moved. Read More