Month: January 2012

Toastmasters: You’ve finished your DTM, now what?

Are you a Toastmaster who has completed their Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) award, or are getting close to doing so? Are you wondering, "what's [...]

If you like me, I’ll like you

Recently, I received requests from two people I know to write them recommendations on their LinkedIn profiles. My first thought was, "I haven't done one of [...]

Toastmasters: What does YOUR club need?

Have you ever gone into a situation expecting a certain outcome, and found that you misjudged the situation completely? Recently, I ran a brainstorming [...]

Secrets of the Secrets of Storytelling

What are the three most common ways to learn anything? 1. Figure it out for yourself (difficult, time-consuming, and a high probability of [...]

What’s the best word?

Each New Year I post something about setting a resolution, and I receive a variety of comments that fall into three varieties: 1. I don't believe in [...]

Books to look forward to

It's just now 2012, and I already have a full reading list for the coming year. Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google?: Trick Questions, Zen-like Riddles, [...]

Happy 2012

What's the first thing I did in Twenty Twelve? Then I wrote this post! Happy New Year! Make it a great [...]