Episode 138 Get Your Ego Out of the Way – Teresa de Grosbois

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As a speaker, your ego sometimes stands front and center and creates chatter that makes it harder to be effective. Today’s speaker shares practical guidance for getting your ego out of the way by surrendering, becoming more authentic, and forgiving yourself.

Teresa de Grosbois is a 4x bestselling author and an international speaker sought by entrepreneurs and large corporations wanting to better understand how local word of mouth can suddenly turn into an epidemic. Specializing in the topics of influence and success, Teresa has a proven track record in understanding word of mouth epidemics, having taken three books to best-seller status in only eight months.

Her book Mass Influence hit #1 international bestseller status in North America and Europe on the same day it launched. Teresa teaches business and marketing courses around the globe, including teaching courses to start-up entrepreneurs in developing countries. As the Chair of the Evolutionary Business Council, Teresa leads an international, invitation-only council of speakers and influencers dedicated to teaching the principles of success. Teresa is also the co-founder of the Global Influence Summit.

We’ll explore:

  • What Teresa believes makes a good speaker.
  • Why you must come down from the guru post and be a real human being on stage.
  • How Teresa defines authenticity.
  • How Teresa prepares to speak.
  • One of Teresa’s rituals before she speaks.
  • How surrender allows you to be more in the flow.
  • Why you must forgive yourself and be loving to yourself.
  • Teresa’s do-over moment.
  • Why you should take on the challenge and solve a big problem.

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Mass Influence by Teresa de Grosbois

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