Through the years, I’ve helped many people get started in the speaking business. Here are the five coolest ideas I have for becoming a public speaker.
Everything we do has rewards and consequences. You can control various forms of pleasure and pain if you understand the linkage between thoughts, emotions, behavior, and reward. Thoughts, for example, usually lead to emotions. Emotions drive behavior. Behavior determines reward. Do you have complete control over your own thoughts, emotions, and behavior?
The city of Detroit is getting lots of media attention these days.
Like a time-released pill, you're going to get a dose of Beyoncé every day in 2014. What can marketers learn from this? A lot.
Make small changes in your next email for better results.
One bad decision won’t usually reroute your life too much. But 5?
Being long-winded is the fastest way I know to turn people off.
Travel isn’t always glamorous, but it can be made easier.
When you share useful content related to your expertise, like-minded people will gravitate toward you.
Traditional marketing takes its cues from the once popular door-to-door salesman.
Time was in the news last week when the sequestration deadline caused massive cuts to the Federal budget. Also last week, Governor Snyder decided that time had run out for the City of Detroit and declared Michigan’s largest city’s finances to be a financial emergency.
Persuasion is part science, which means that by studying the data, you can become more influential and even a better salesperson.
When acquiring a skill, it's best to immerse yourself in the discipline and allow yourself to grow into the new skill set.
It would be nice if relationships with people were always easy and fun like on Mayberry RFD, but they are not.
We need to be better at comprehending and remembering what we read.