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Shawn’s Latest Blog Posts

Getting on My Last Nerve

We need to take some time to think through what we are doing and how we are doing it. Not at a shallow level, but at a more in-depth level. We need to really look at the nervous systems of our organizations, and well as the flowcharts for maintaining and operating a successful body.

Mastery in the Age of the Overnight Success

The only way to truly be successful is to seek mastery. The people that are masters in their field make the most money, are the most successful and have stability and longevity. As Alan Pease once said, “Brain surgeons earn 10 times that of a general practitioner. It pays to be an expert.”

What is My Purpose in Life?

Searching for and finding your purpose is hard work and is a process, not an overnight decision or a sudden revelation. Once you know your purpose, the workflows, the motivation rises and productivity reaches an all-time high.

From Startup to Sensation In 6 Steps

As a consultant, I have spent lots of time helping clients shape and build their company cultures. The culture your company creates affects everything that you do and how you do it. Here are six tips and ideas to help you build your organizational culture.

What Leaders Lack

What do leaders say that other leaders in their organizations lack? And what do these same leaders think they lack themselves. Here are five areas that eaders cite most often.

BOOKS BY SHAWN DOYLE

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10 Jolts to Ignite Your Networking Success

There is an old saying that goes, “it’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” Even in today’s world, this is still true. In JumpStart Your Networking, Shawn will share with you the tools, tips, and techniques for networking in order to grow your business, career, work, and social networks.

This book includes important topics such as:

  • The 10 mistakes most people make when networking.
  • Identifying your networking goals and objectives.
  • How to effectively network at events.
  • How to talk with people when you network.
  • Building your work and social networks.
  • Using LinkedIn as a networking tool.
  • Networking at the office.
  • Joining groups as a networking strategy.
  • Communication and follow-up for networking—what most people don’t do.
  • Your overall networking strategy.
  • Tracking and measurement—how do you know it’s working?
  • Resources for networking.
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JumpStart-Your-Productivity-1

10 Jolts to Get and Stay Massively Productive

Are you productive? Would you like to be more productive? Are you frustrated that sometimes you have so much to do on your to do list that stuff ends up on the next day’s to do list? Well, good news, help is here and you can be more productive! Nationally known speaker, author and coach, Shawn Doyle will share with you tons of simple easy tips and techniques for getting and staying productive. Here are some of the thought provoking areas that are covered:

  • Target based goal setting: Knowing how to prioritize your time
  • Don’t fight the system: Selecting and using a time management system
  • Productivity vampires: Activities that suck away your time
  • Planning for maximum success: The inside secrets for successful planning
  • Night owl or early bird: Looking at when you are most productive
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10 Jolts to Get Motivated and Stay Motivated

Warning!

Exposure to the contents in this book may cause severe change in attitude, unbridled enthusiasm, unlimited accomplishment, renewed passion, a more active lifestyle, heightened joy, extended moments of happiness, or increased earnings. These changes may affect your family, friends, coworkers, even complete strangers.

If you experience any of these symptoms, keep going. You are now motivated!

This book contains 10 powerful secrets of getting – and staying – motivated!

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JumpStart-Your-Leadership

10 Jolts To Leverage Your Leadership

Are you a leader? Would like to be a better leader? Would you like to be a leader in the future? Then this book is for you. In this book, Shawn Doyle will show you the tools tips and techniques for becoming the kind of leader that other people want to follow.

JumpStart Your Leadership will share with you the 10 key principles of leveraging your leadership.

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JumpStart-Your-Ceativity

10 Jolts to Get Creative and Stay Creative

Are you creative? Do you want to be more creative in your business and personal life?

Everyone has the ability to be creative.

This fun lighthearted and easy to read book will give you 10 Jolts to reawaken and tap into your innate creativity in order to be more successful at work and in your personal life. In this book, you will learn the tools techniques and methods for getting and staying creative in a competitive world.

JumpStart Your Creativity gives you proven specific effective tools and great tips to use, to both generate ideas and evaluate them effectively. Are you ready to tap into your creativity? This book will show you how, and you will be amazed at the results!

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JumpStart-Your-Business

10 Jolts to Ignite Your Entrepreneurial Spirit

Do you have a business? Do you want to start a business? Do you work for a business? Then this book should be the “cannot miss” book for you to read this year. In JumpStart Your Business, you will learn the key tips, tools and techniques for igniting your entrepreneurial spirit as you run your business on a day-to-day basis.

This book is written by two people who have combined experience of over 60 years working for and in their own businesses. They will share with you 10 key elements that they believe can help a business owner get and stay motivated.

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10 Jolts to Boost Your Customer Service

Turn Your Customers Into Raving Fans!

Great customer service can be all the difference between a mediocre company and a profitable one. In this fun and easy to read book, you’ll discover 10 Jolts to JumpStarting Your Own Customer Service.

Whether you are a small business owner, customer service manager or an employee working in customer service, this book will upgrade your performance and help you:

  • Create raving fans through exceptional customer service.
  • Lower marketing expenses by retaining your current customers and getting free word of mouth.
  • Create a work environment that you are excited to go to each day.
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JumpStart Your Happiness

Your Jolts to Prosperity, Motivation, & Living with Intention

Who doesn’t want to be happy? If there is one common goal in this world that everyone can agree on, it’s true happiness. The real question is HOW? How can you be happy, prosperous, and motivated? How can you live a life of intention? The answers are in this thought-provoking book, and it can be used as your blueprint for achieving HAPPINESS.

In these pages, motivational speaker, bestselling author, and executive coach, Shawn Doyle, CSP, will share with you the critical jolts to help JUMPSTART your happiness. This book is the result of 30 years of experience in motivational speaking, coaching, and training. Within this volume, you will learn the keys to unlocking your happiness including:

  • The role that passion plays in happiness and maximum performance
  • Understanding the power of goal-setting and achieving your dreams
  • Hacks for changing your mindset to program yourself for happiness
  • Ways to massively expand your expectations for life at work and home
  • How to confront and flatten your fears once and for all
  • How having a vision can impact your daily happiness
  • Living a life that is extraordinary and joyful every day
  • Identifying and being clear about your purpose in life
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The Goal Tender

For far too long, Joe Gregory, a 35-year-old account manager, has been drifting through life. He is in a rut, not feeling very happy or satisfied with life personally or professionally. One sunny morning he steps onto his morning train and sits down for his daily commute. Sitting next to him is an older gentleman named Michael, who is reading the paper and sipping a cup of coffee. They strike up a conversation, and it turns out Michael has some surprising, wise, and thoughtful life advice for Joe.

In a short amount of time, Michael becomes a valuable mentor to Joe and teaches him how to be successful, by teaching him the value of goal setting. Michael says to Joe, “Just like you tend to your garden, you have to tend to your goals. You must be a goaltender. You must tend to your life.”

Through this entertaining and compelling story, Shawn Doyle unveils the essential elements of goal setting:

  • Tools and techniques for setting personal and professional goals
  • Understanding the importance of the why behind each goal
  • The reason why most people don t have goals at all
  • How to break through barriers to achieve your goals
  • The keys to thinking bigger and not limiting your potential
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The-Sun-Still-Rises

Surviving and Thriving After Grief and Loss

Coping with the loss of a loved one is perhaps the most difficult and devastating challenge any of us face in our lifetime.
The grief you feel hurts more than physical pain. And yet, somehow, life is still going on around you. Is it even possible to survive, let alone thrive, after such grief and loss?

In this book, Shawn shares his heart-wrenching personal story of bereavement to supply you with the tools, tips, and techniques for dealing with loss and grief on an hourly, daily, and weekly basis.

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The-Soul-Survivor

Never give up! The powerful story of one man who escaped death and rebuilt his life in the face of impossible adversity.

One day, Joe Townsend was piloting a small aircraft with his family aboard when a mechanical failure developed, causing the plane to crash and killing Joe’s wife and two small daughters. Joe, the sole survivor, was critically injured and lived through brain injury, a stroke, hours of surgery, and months of physical and emotional pain. Through grit and determination, he survived and then thrived, rebuilding a new life and overcoming horrific obstacles. Soul Survivor is a gripping story of genuine experiences that will intrigue you and bring you through tears of sadness and joy. It will inspire you to take on whatever life brings your way and press forward into rich blessings!

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If you only buy ONE book on motivation, this is the one for you! It’s a fast-paced 60-day ride through the some of the best motivational advice on the planet. Set up to be read in daily segments over two months time, the book challenges you with exciting real-life examples, honest guidance, and probing questions.

It’s packed full of motivating wisdom drawn from Shawn’s busted-knuckles style of persistence and tough love. His ultra-transparent and conversational writing feels like talking over beers and backyard barbecue., but the tips come from an accomplished business owner and sought-after speaker and trainer.

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Motivating-Employees

This practical guide concisely outlines the steps to creating and maintaining a fun, energized, and highly motivating work environment where employees want to work and stay. Motivation techniques are made simple and direct in this focused guide for managers and leaders.

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The-Managers-Pocket-Guide-to-Training

Learn everything you need to know as a leader about training – and how to use it to get results. If you’re not satisfied with current levels of performance and want to turn training into a major contributor to the bottom line, this pocket-size guide will be invaluable. A simple and quick read, the book contains seven chapters that cover: The benefits of training to the organization and its customers; What is training and when is it needed; Training basics; Types of training; Sources of training delivery; Working with the training team; The future of training and how to keep up.

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MO

Living With Momentum, Motivation, and Moxie

What is MO?

The purpose of MO! is to help people get and stay motivated, but with a very unique twist. See most people think that motivation for them is out of reach. They have an average job at an average company. This book is intended to give people hope by shining the light on people who are in average regular jobs but do amazing work and have fun doing it.

In the book, we offer inspiring profiles of service advisors, hot dog vendors, airline gate agents, seafood market owners, construction workers, seamstresses, fitness trainers, and taxi drivers – who all have the magic MO! qualities. They are all normal people who work every day, but their work isn’t normal. At the end of each profile, we provide a summation of the three to four special qualities they have and our suggestions on how to incorporate them into the reader’s life to get more MO!

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6-Essentials-for-Success-in-Business-and-Life

If you are ready to jumpstart your career or are looking for a boost in your personal life (or both!), thrn you have come to the right place. 6 Essentials for Success in Business and Life combines the proven strategies of a diverse group of industry-leading experts whose collective experience will help you define, pursue, and achieve your personal and professional goals.

Within these pages, you will learn why the 6 Ps – passion, purpose, planning, promotion/PR, productivity, and presentations – are critical ingredients of the recipe for your success in business and life. The essential tactics and techniques found in each chapter are clearly articulated, concisely delivered, and readily executable. You will walk away knowing what you need to do and how you need to do it. You will close this book feeling inspired and empowered to push beyond where you are today in pursuit of an even better tomorrow.

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How To Get Motivated and Stay Motivated

Do you lack motivation? Are you motivated but want to be more motivated? This book can change your life!

The 10 Foundations of Motivation will help you learn the 10 powerful secrets of getting and staying motivated! Shawn will share his thoughts through amazing and real-life stories and examples. In this book, you will not only read about motivation, but you will apply the lessons learned. At the end of each chapter is a WORKIT section, where you can begin to take action using these powerful and dynamic principles.

Based on 15 years of research and training with thousands of people in the U.S., Canada and the U.K, The 10 Foundations of Motivation will help you get FIRED UP and ready to live the life of your dreams!

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The-Leadership-Manifesto

Shawn takes a hard look at the way leadership is and how it should be. His manifesto challenges current beliefs and perceptions about leadership, while calling for action and change in the business world. With vast experience as an employee, trainer, and Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), Shawn has seen the issue from many angles and sheds light on a very important topic that we all face in everyday life.

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Thoughts are Things

There are millions of books about motivation. Many of them have been bestsellers. However, there are resources available to everyone, yet lost to the ages – and those are motivational books written more than 100 years ago by brilliant minds. You hold one of these treasures in your hand – the first in The Motivational Mentor Series.

What is The Motivational Mentor Series? It is a collection of vintage motivational books brought back to life with a fresh new twist – a section on how to apply it to your busy life today.

Now you have the chance to read Prentice Mulford’s original book without one word being changed. At the end of each chapter is a summary with thoughts and suggestions written by motivational speaker, coach, and bestselling author Shawn Doyle, CSP. He will give you a M.A.P. for Success for each chapter.

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Dr.-Babbs-Idea-Lab

Are you creative? Would you like to be more creative? Welcome to Dr. Babb’s wild and crazy idea lab!

What is an idea lab? It is simply a place you can go to help you generate ideas, whether you need brand new ideas or have old ones that you’d like to make better. So step into Dr. Babb’s Idea Lab and learn more than 50 new tools, tips, and techniques for ideating. It’s an idea buffet, a compendium of creativity, and an encyclopedia of encouragement and enlightenment. Dr. Babb is waiting for you to arrive!

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Cartoon Magic: Easy Objects Anyone Can Draw

Easy Objects Anyone Can Draw

Break out your markers and never again say, “I can’t draw.” Whether you want to jazz up your next presentation or simply improve your skills with a pencil to win a game of Pictionary, this book is for you.Every drawing in Cartoon Magic is nothing more than a combination of a series of shapes. If you can see, you can draw. By breaking objects down into their simplest forms and then looking at them as a series of shapes, you’ll finally understand how the magic happens. And if you can draw the shapes, you can draw the drawings. WITH THIS BOOK, YOU WILL BE DRAWING IN LESS THAN FIVE MINUTES.

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POWERFUL REVIEWS

JumpStart your Networking is an important book for small business entrepreneurs, corporate management, leaders in education, and for individuals at every stage of their career in any field. Highly recommended.”

Richard R. Blake

“They say people who stand out are the people who do whatever they do better than anyone else who does it. Shawn Doyle is a dynamic author who inspires and motivates people through his words. Having known Shawn since 2012, I would say that Shawn stands out!”

Michelle Colon-Johnson
Founder
2 Dream Productions

“We have produced several of Shawn’s books as audiobooks. I’ve always discovered new ideas and innovative thinking that can be applied to any business. Shawn’s material is an investment in learning that you can take to the bank. His straightforward, easy-to-follow writing style makes his collection of books worthy of any entrepreneur’s library as an excellent resource to refer back to year after year and share with colleagues.”

Rich Germaine
Audiobook Producers.com

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