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10 Leadership Personalities That Kill Meetings

October 10, 2018

Why is Darryl “The Dominator” in your inbox? You open your email (granted perhaps earlier in the morning than you should have) and you see it: The reminder to start preparing for the annual corporate meeting. Your stomach drops. Is it already that time again? Let’s face it, meetings are an... Read More

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October 03, 2018

Today I’m actually going to share a book review. It’s a little book about penguins with some big ideas on what it takes to succeed in business. Because here’s something you and I both know all-too-well: success ain’t just a onetime thing. Making it in business is a process that takes tremendous grit. And it all boils down to how we respond to this one thing: change.

September 17, 2018

No one wants to be mean to their employees. And no one said you should be. But I also don’t believe in being overly-helpful, and here’s why: Say your new saleswoman is just not meeting the mark. So you start looking at her list and say to yourself, heck I know these are difficult people to deal with on the phone.

It’s 1961. The Vietnam War is raging. Hippies are in their full regalia. The study of psychology is advancing rapidly. And Albert Bandura has an idea. It involves a Bobo doll and he’s looking to take a stand on an age-old debate. Bandura takes a group of young kids and has some of them watch a big “Bobo doll” get clobbered and yelled at by an adult model.

August 21, 2018

I hate to be the one to break this to you, but multitasking is a lie. It doesn't work in your personal life and certainly doesn't work with your business. Palm, the first producers of the PDA (Personal Digital Assistant), which is the precursor to what we now know as smart phones, had a unique strategy to software development.

August 06, 2018

What’s your definition of stress? I’ll tell you mine: “when perceived demand exceeds capacity.” Note the word “perceived.” You’ll soon see why. Conventional wisdom says, “Less stress equals happiness, and more stress equals pain.” We’re conditioned to steer clear of the stress bogeyman. And it’s not for nothing.

As a marketing guy, I'm always on the lookout for cool marketing ideas and ads I can use or pass along to my clients for them to use.I recently stumbled across one that you've got to check out!Click on the image below to see it for yourself and then I got a few questions to ask you afterwards. Go ahead, watch the 30-second video. Then come back. I'll wait.Okay, you watched it? Great.Quick quiz:1. What kind......

Everyone wants to create "touch points," a favorite buzzword for marketers. A touch point is that intersection between your business and your customer where you interact and communicate something -- hopefully, something of value. Glance over this diagram:While each "touch point" offers value, they miss the emotional power and tactile experience of the five senses: Sight. Sound.......

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6 people who refused to fail, and their incredible stories

Rahamim Melamed-Cohen, Ph.D. continues to inspire and motivate me to this day even though he can do nothing more than think and blink his eyes. To me and countless others, he's a living miracle. I'm pictured here seated to the left of Dr. Cohen along with his wife, Elisheva, and his Adobe Illustrator tutor from the Betzalel Academy of Art. Want to be truly rich? Just a few days ago, my family got a rare......