Keep Moving Forward

Focus on yourself for a better career

At the Toastmasters D44 fall conference, my friend Kene Iloenyosi gave a wonderful keynote on change. While he wasn't focused explicitly on career change, [...]

Does everyone agree?

When I speak, I have a tendency to ask a lot of questions. I do this for at least three reasons. First, to check in with the audience and keep them engaged. [...]

Throwback Thursday

I was listening to a webinar today from Naomi Dunford, and one of the questions led to some discussion about older content on our websites. Since I've been [...]

Midyear check – have you completed your goals?

As we finish up the month of July, it's a good time to reconsider your progress in your goals. What did you say you would do this year, and how far along are [...]

Ready to take the next step?

What is the next thing on your "if I just had more time to do" list? For me, I just bought and set up a new site that I plan to launch by 1 June. My next "if [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Is 2011 really over?

Can you believe it? 2011 is coming to an end. Did you accomplish anything, or did you "make it"? Don't feel bad if that's the case, sometimes just making it [...]

Happy New Year!

Seems fair, right? If the retailers can keep pushing Black Friday back into Thanksgiving (10pm tonight for one retailer, midnight for many others), then I can [...]

Avoiding the dry spell

It's easy to let life "happen" and cause you to miss doing some of the things you need to do. In fact, it's even easier to let those distractions keep you from [...]