I’m starting to see why so many blogs fail in that critical 6-12 month timeframe. At first, it was tough to see; there are so many blogs with a short span on content. I could easily list a dozen, but what would be the point? Since August of 2009, you have been able to read some of my best content on public speaking, leadership and other [...]
Have you ever found yourself in a room with some folks you wanted to talk to, and you can’t get everything done you hoped to? You’re working the room, where possible, then the next thing you know the event is over and people are filing out. How do you fix this? Two steps: 1. Have a plan – who – what – why 2. Shar [...]
The night before a big event, how do you prepare? - Sleep: more, less or normal? - Food: eat or fast? - Practice: yes or no? What is your best practice?
Authors, trainers and other random humans have made a living talking about what is wrong with corporations and their bureaucratic processes. One fan favorite - the hows and whys of corporate meetings. As a professional project manager (PM), I’ve experienced the best and worst in how to run a meeting. If you are a person that finds thems [...]
Matrin Lindstrom has put together an intriguing study of how we think with regard to our purchase decisions. Using some state-of-the-art medical technology, Buy-ology: Truth and Lies About What We Buy sheds light on how advertising affects our decision making process. What’s great about this book: Many interesting examples of why we make th [...]