We had left San Antonio about 90 minutes ago, my daughter and I. Home from school for a brief visit, she agreed to come with me to the Alamo City (a quick 3 hour drive from our home in Houston) [...]
Why do you need an elevator pitch? Here's a new look at a familiar conversation, with advice from the US National Champion.
Had a great conversation with Debbie Lewis in Tampa. We talked about the role of persuasion in everyday life. We are all involved in sales and “selling our ideas”. Persuasion and [...]
What’s the difference between a teacher, and a coach? Teaching and training has its place, for learning new skills. But information is everywhere. Believe me, I just googled it. Maybe more [...]
The critical issue for students today is communication. Everyone has a smart phone – but having access is not the same as having skill, if you know what I mean. Across every major, the [...]
The funny thing about self confidence is that we all possess it - and, we all suffer from its loss at some point or another! Find out how to maintain your self confidence, in difficult [...]
Does your PowerPoint suck? Wait, let me rephrase that: Your PowerPoint sucks. Are you aware of that fact? Let’s face it. We’ve all been in a butt-numbing, brain-draining PowerPoint [...]
The VP of Operations (aka my youngest daughter) had been struggling with her grades. Junior high is never easy, and even this bright kid was rowing hard to keep her grades above C-level. When an [...]
Innovation starts when you allow yourself to be bold. "Think Big, Act Bigger" is the newest book from Jeffrey Hayzlett - find out how to live your authentic story, in this video blog post and [...]
No matter how good your ideas are, people are always going to object to change. Here's how to overcome the most common objections, and move forward in your career, your business and your life.