In this podcast interview, Dave Skattum and Douglas Kruger talk about how Douglas went from skinny and scrawny to muscular and healthy and how listeners can build a strong foundation for health by finding an activity they love, making a small compliment and lowering the bar, and the importance of sleep for good health.
Kruger discusses new book “Virus Proof Your Business” including:
- How he wrote it in 7 days
- 50 tips on keeping a business going in hard times
- How to use a “Point, a Story and an Application” to make persuasive points.
Skattum said, “The first time I saw Douglas was on the big stage at an International Toastmasters convention. He was performing his magic as a professional communicator all the way from South Africa. I have watched him for years as he helps people around the world improve the way they think about business success and becoming an expert in your sphere of influence. I admired his balance as a professional speaker and its demands and his personal life. I always wanted to talk to Douglas about how he does it, I wasn’t let down in this interview. If we will think about and apply the thoughts and ideas Douglas presents in this podcast, a person’s life will never be the same.”
Listen to the full interview on iTunes, Spotify and other popular podcast platforms or by clicking here: Business Innovators Radio
About Douglas Kruger, CSP:
Douglas is the author of 6 business books, including the highly acclaimed ‘Own Your Industry – How to Position Yourself as an Expert,’ with Penguin Random House. A multiple award-winning speaker, his clients include senior management at companies like MultiChoice, BMW, Liberty and HP. In 2015, Liberty and MultiChoice booked him for their multi-city roadshows. Douglas’s results were so exceptional that in 2016, both organisations insisted on using him again.
In 2016, in honour of excellence in his craft, Douglas was inducted into the Speakers Hall of Fame by his chapter of the Professional Speakers Association. In 2018, he was granted the acclaimed ‘Certified Speaking Professional’ designation by the National Speakers Association in America, the highest earned award granted by this international body, and held by only 12 per cent of speakers globally.
What does he do differently? Douglas dismantles the self-imposed rules that can hamstring aspiring companies and shows you how to develop talent. He guides you away from the cultural norms that can kill innovation, and he is a committed crusader against victimhood-mentality.
Douglas’s thought-leadership ideas have been featured repeatedly on CNBC Africa and he has been published in Forbes and Entrepreneur magazines. His newest book, ‘They’re Your Rules – Break Them!’ looks at how behemoth organisations can become more agile.
When you need industry-leading ideas, backed by research and packaged with humour and charm, call on leading professional speaker Douglas Kruger CSP. His aim is to bring life to your event and prosperity to your brand.
Learn more: https://www.douglaskruger.com/
About Dave Skattum:
Dave Skattum is a family man, a health guru and an inspirational speaker. In his late 40s, some life-changing experiences created a starting gate for him to make drastic changes to improve his health. Since then he has taken off 70 pounds, participates in Triathlons and Ultra Trail running, and has weaned himself off junk food. He enjoys nutritious foods, has become accurate in his thinking, and has taken his spiritual life to a new level.
When speaking to an audience about his experience in getting healthy, he brings excitement and hope. Dave is a Certified Nutritarian, a CPT, distinguished Toastmaster and a Certified Instructor with the Napoleon Hill Foundation.
To get in touch with Dave, join the online forum and to order his book visit http://www.the4pillarsofmenshealth.com
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