The Silence Is Deafening

September 6, 2018 admin 0

ROME — He was the son of a singing baker and became the king of the high C’s. Luciano Pavarotti, opera’s biggest superstar of the late 20th century, died Thursday. He was 71. (By Alessandra Rizzo, Associated Press – full story here). Video: Pavarotti’s ‘Vesti […]

Monologue or Dialogue?

August 26, 2018 admin 0

One of my favorite business blogs is The Dozen Blog over at Egg Strategy.  Julie Fleischer routinely challenges my thinking with creative posts on a variety of innovation-focused subjects. This blog is an incredible resource that enhances my mindset and approach in working to maximize organizational performance […]

Are You a Prisoner Of YOUR Thoughts?

August 12, 2018 admin 0

Ever wonder how to break the cycle of negative thoughts and attempt to break out into new innovations, meaning, and lifelong success? One of my all-time favorite books is now available in paperback and  as an audiobook CD and digital download (via […]

Spider Theory

July 30, 2018 admin 0

The Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago has a unique underground cave-like area populated with  golden orb weaver spiders.  The zookeepers use food and water misters to keep the spiders content and in place without cages.  That’s right, these creepy-crawlies are right out in the open and […]

Age of Conversation Official Release TODAY!

July 16, 2018 admin 0

Official release is TODAY, July 16, 2018for The Age of Conversation, a collaborative book co-authored by over 100 business and marketing authors from 10 nations.   AdAge , Social Computing Magazine , FastCompany, and BusinessWeek have reported on this book and event. I am proud to be a contributor to this effort via […]

Age of Conversation – the book!

July 10, 2018 admin 0

We’re close, my friends.  In less than a week, on July 16th, is the launch of the much-anticipated “Age of Conversation” book on marketing.   WHY GET THIS BOOK? 1.  It is cutting edge – Conversation! 2.  It is for a good […]

Did You Miss Me?

July 10, 2018 admin 0

This past week I was in beautiful Vail, Colorado for a little R&R.  We hiked, rafted, rode horses, did some mountain biking, and stimulated the local economy via shops and restaurants.  If you haven’t experienced Colorado mountains in the summer, I highly recommend the experience!   […]

How Do People Experience Your Brand?

June 30, 2018 admin 0

My friend Valeria Maltoni has a great article on personal branding at The Blog Herald.  She reminds us of the “The Brand Called You” article by Tom Peters from the August/September 1997 FastCompany magazine.   Valeria’s article continues by asking and framing questions about: What Makes You Different?  What’s Your Pitch? Why Is It […]

What is Leadership?

June 20, 2018 admin 0

Simply stated and boiled to its essence: “Real leadership is obvious: It has a measurable impact on profitability…”– Dr. John Sullivan, from HR Metrics: the World-Class Way. Is that it? It fits my bias: if our leadership mantra, training, philosophy, etc. isn’t designed to affect […]

100% Career Management

June 10, 2018 admin 0

Ever have a development discussion with your manager, and have them recommend you take an internal training course to help you ‘develop’?  Ever wonder how to move your career in a new direction, and choose another college degree, a seminar or a […]