How to Recover from a Mistake

Ever noticed that you are quicker to forgive others for mistakes than you are to move past your own missteps? The fact is, we all make mistakes. I have repeatedly told those offering me an apology that the day I am perfect is the day I will expect them to be. That makes them totally […]

Avoid the 5 Most Common Presentation Mistakes

The art of communication is the language of leadership. Regardless of whether you consider yourself a professional communicator, your ability to lead well depends on your aptitude in connecting with people in a meaningful way. The good news? You can develop this skill. Consider this: most people speak, but does that make them a speaker? […]

The 36 Rules of Social Media [Infographic]

I’ve been enchanted by social media since I began flirting with it years ago. I expected it to be work and discovered it’s more like a dance class. We’ve been in a serious relationship since that time. My bio says I’m a Professional Speaker, Business Coach, Author, Team-Builder, and Online Marketing Strategist with experience in social […]

Seven Reasons to Invest In Your Team

Abraham Lincoln quipped, “If I had 8 hours to chop down a tree, I would spend 6 hours sharpening my ax.”  How Sharp is Your Ax? When I ask business owners this question, I often get a sheepish look and an answer like, “we have regular meetings to keep our staff current on all product […]

The Awesome Factor

I’m really happy that “Awesome” hasn’t made the recent lists of overused words . This morning, as I read a post on “Why Being Amazing is Not a Marketing Strategy“, I started thinking about “The Awesome Factor”.  Granted, awesome isn’t a strategy,  but  an amazing attitude sure is a game changer. As I pondered the power of this […]