Month: November 2009

Book Review: Book Yourself Solid

"The Fastest, Easiest, and Most Reliable System for Getting More Clients Than You Can Handle Even if You Hate Marketing and Selling" is the subtitle for the [...]

Change of Focus

It's been a fun 80+ days of updating my blog every day, but the time has come to adjust my focus on this topic. After tomorrow, I won't be doing updates each [...]

Writing tips: Don’t bury the lead

In journalism, they have a phrase I like: "Don't bury the lead". It's a lot like the phrase "get to the point" in speaking, with some important [...]


Do you want to ACE your next speech, presentation, or interview? If so, use the A.C.E method to help with your preparation and execution. While no methodology [...]

Four Aces of Speechwriting

Tuesday was a good day to be Rob. It was probably a good day to be you too, but that's not the point. I had the opportunity to talk to my friend and fellow [...]

Speaking Tips: It’s okay to listen

What is one of the most difficult skills to improve on as a speaker? If you read the title you probably guessed it. Without a doubt, the toughest speaking [...]

Speaking Tips: The importance of language skills

Ever notice something that didn't sound quite right? Late last week I was walking by someone well dressed, wearing a tie in fact. He was speaking into his [...]

Book review: No Laughs to Know Laughs

No Laughs to Know Laughs by Rory Vaden was published in 2007. This is a book designed to help people who feel they are currently in the "No Laughs" [...]