How I accidentally became famous on Quora… I’m sure that you know about Quora, the fabulous ‘questions and answers’ platform. I often peruse it with interest and pleasure and have always wondered if I could write a popular article on there. Well, I inadvertently wrote a post that seemed to really catch the people’s attention who read Quora. I replied to a question asking how to ensure that a business card will be kept by people you give it to. So, I penned a piece about how I created my very own business card banknote currency, called ‘The Ego’ and […]

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Looking For A Motivational Speaker? If you’re searching for the very best motivational speaker for your conference, event or keynote slot, then here’s what professional speaker Shed Simove offers: EXPERIENCE – over ten years experience presenting to blue chip companies as a professional motivational speaker around the world, including London, New York, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Vienna, Barcelona, Beijing and many other cities across the globe.   EXPERTISE – in creativity, innovation, sales and marketing.   DIRECT BENEFITS TO YOUR BOTTOM LINE – Shed delivers practical and unique real world techniques for gaining extra sales and success.   ENTERTAINMENT – […]

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Why I Hate Business Cards Like everything I try to create, my business card has been designed to be different. I believe that when you differentiate what you’re doing from everyone else, you gain a competitive advantage. Here’s my EGO Banknote business card – some people have said it’s the best business card in the world: This business card may be memorable, but getting my details into your phone is tough… And when I’m booked to give motivational speeches at conferences, I often receive dozens of traditional paper business cards. Even with OCR (optical character recognition) apps, these are still […]

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How to Have Great Ideas… When I give speeches and keynotes around the world, from Los Angeles to London, from New York to China, I’m often asked a motivational speaker on creativity and innovation, how to turn your ideas into products or services – i.e. how to bring your ideas to life. Below are some excerpts from my book,‘Success Or Your Money Back’ that outline some of the themes I cover in my speeches as a motivational and inspirational speaker… How To Unlock The Amazing Ideas Inside You Many people view the ability to come up with new and innovative […]

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I’m Named a ‘Marketing God’! As someone who is a motivational speaker on creativity and marketing, it was a high honour indeed to be called a ‘Marketing God’ by the super talented Ryan Holiday in this wonderful Observer article. Ryan is the brains behind the success of many PR sensations, including the ‘The 4 Hour Work Week’ by Tim Ferris – so I was thrilled that he asked to interview me for his column. I hope you enjoy the article…      

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How to ‘Think Out Of The Box’ When it comes to creativity and innovation, people often use the expression ‘thinking out of the box’. The phrase may be a bit cheesy (!), but actually, the principle of ‘thinking differently’ is most certainly a valid way to increase your competitive edge, increase your success – and swell your bottom line. TIP 1 – DIFFERENTIATE OR DIE! One of the most potent and simple ways to ‘think outside the box’ is  to thoroughly find out what is currently being done in the business or life area you’re interested in, and then do […]

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A Motivational Speaker in London… by Shed Simove I feel incredibly fortunate to have spoken at two BLUE CHIP companies in London this week. When you’re invited to speak at a company’s conference, it’s such a massive privilege to be welcomed in to an organisation’s inner sanctum, often where they share sensitive information about their company and to meet not only the top brass, but also the VIP Teams that make the company thrive. Therefore, there’s an even greater onus on a keynote speaker like myself to do the company proud. In my humble (!) opinion, after many years on […]

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