You Can’t Afford To Think About It

As a Professional Speaker for nearly 12 years, I can’t afford to pause and think that everyone in the audience is expecting me to be smart and funny. Focusing on this could cause a person to become nauseous. Seriously. It’s a very scary proposition. Same with being the Internet’s Only Five-a-Day Blogger. Maybe a reasonable […]

Five Blogs Five Miles

Congratulations to Donna. She correctly answered yesterday’s “trivial tradition” question. Donna won a free prize. Traditions are a critical success factor for a great corporate culture. And the same principals translate easily into our personal lives. As a corporate professional speaker, for a fortune 100 company, I know well the secrets of being world class. […]

Vision Statements Are For Others

Do you have a personal vision statement?  A personal mission statement? A personal brand? I can see the “deer in the headlights” look through the cyber-sphere. “Huh? What are you talking about? Are you nuts?”, I can hear some say. No seriously.  Do you? If you do, congratulations. If you don’t, why the hell heck […]

jeff noel Knows

jeff noel knows.  No, seriously. I know the reason why we get old. “You don’t stop doing things because you get old.  You get old because you stop doing things.” — Rosamonde Pilcher

LinkedIn Out Of Nowhere

A recent email immediately gave me an idea for a blog post.  And the email was triggered by a LinkedIn contact. LinkedIn is designed primarily as a professional, business-like social network. Think of it this way: My Space = your bedroom Facebook = your living room LinkedIn = your office LinkedIn mostly is a social […]