Month: March 2012

Burning through Fiction

What is it about Business Books that takes me so long to read them? Over the last few months (maybe more), it's normally taken me a week or more to finish a [...]

Book Review: Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google?

If you've ever thought about looking for a job in the post 2000-whatever economy, then Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google by William Poundstone is a must [...]

Book Review: The Leader Who Had No Title

I've been intending to read this since I saw Robin Sharma speak at the Toastmasters Convention back in August. I'm glad I finally did! An interesting twist [...]

Book Review: The Myth of the Garage

Note: This is only available as an e-book, and it's only available for free. Go to: to pick it up. I [...]

Don’t be stupid

I was reading another great blog post from The Redhead Writing. In starting your own business, she says the only two rules are Be Interesting and Don't Be [...]

Are you a selfish speaker?

When you get on stage, is it for the audience, or for yourself? Don't confuse "on stage" to mean only a physical stage in front of a large audience. "On [...]

Where Leaders Get Stuck

Ever felt stuck in your development as a leader? Have you ever noticed how the best leaders - you know, the ones you really respect - tend to also be great [...]

A nice, negative post on Stress

Ever struggle with something that kept you up at night? Was it a difficult job, a total bonehead, or something totally beyond your control? Do you want to [...]

Easy to be Cynical

"Branding demands commitment; commitment to continual re-invention; striking chords with people to stir their emotions; and commitment to imagination. It is [...]

Author Review: Take the Stairs

Rory Vaden is the author of the new bestselling book, Take the Stairs - 7 Steps to Achieving True Success. In promoting his new book, he recently spoke here [...]