Social Media: The Top 8 Tips

I recently attended a social media debriefing conducted by the public relations firm, Ground Floor Media. They attended the 19th Annual South by Southwest Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas. South by Southwest is a digital and social media conference that provides roughly 300 sessions per day for five days. It … Continue reading

The Locker Room Speech

As I write this article, the Games of the 30th Olympiad are taking place in London. Regardless of the country you are rooting for, there is a technique used by every coach to motivate his or her players.  This technique is as ancient as Shakespearean times, and beyond, and every … Continue reading

TRAIN-the-TRAINER Champ Camp

   Learn to train & facilitate like a pro… in just 2 days! . . Did you know… . … there are THOUSANDS more training jobs available than there are speaking jobs? … that public seminar companies are ALWAYS looking for good trainers? … that many of the Champs got … Continue reading

How to be a Contrarian Thought Leader

Journalist, writer and political commentator, Walter Lippmann, said, “When everyone thinks the same, nobody is thinking.”   I have coached literally thousands of executives, leaders, mangers, entrepreneurs, sales people and Toastmasters on breathing life into their business presentations. I can break down the content of their presentations into two categories: … Continue reading

7 Steps to Personal Mastery

I long ago discovered an important strategy that has allowed me, and my clients to continually improve performance (personal and business) every year. It’s called an After Action Review (AAR), and it’s all about leveraging knowledge and experience. To experience consistent growth you need to leverage you past experience for … Continue reading