3 Secrets on Messaging: So You Don’t Miss the Mark

Aristotle tells the story of a physician who tried to convince his sick patient to have surgery to live. The physician used his medical knowledge to convince the patient to go under the knife. The patient resisted. In desperation, the doctor asked an orator (a...

Competition, Comparison And Copycats

You’ve  heard it said, “Competition is healthy, Comparison is deadly and Copycats are flattering.”  I call Baloney! You see in business, your great idea or unique value proposition will be taken by the guy or gal who is all about the close. They...

Ego is Not A Strategy

  So you made it, congratulations!  You started your own firm, business, made it to the C-suite, cashed in your stock options, sold a company for millions, branched out to multiple locations; in your eyes, you are a winner. You have succeeded!   You now have some...

Writing A Great Campaign Speech

Writing a Great Campaign Speech by Jame T. Snyder| May 1, 2000 The Heartland Institute: heartland.org/policy-documents/writing-great-campaign-speech I am constantly amazed at seeing so many candidates for every level of public office, of  every political party, with...
Jay Watts – AB Digital Solutions

Jay Watts – AB Digital Solutions

A Graphics/Web Designer & Web Host “Lia Mote is a rock star of  communication! She consistently collaborates with me to create awesome, articulated, practical ideas that keep me in tune with what I want to do with my business. Lia is the only person I use or...

How Companies Develop Great Leaders

Creating a culture of leadership even during crises, chaos, and an economic downturn By Patricia O’Connell February 16, 2010, At first glance, Zappos.com, the online retailer, appears to have little in common with General Electric (GE), the multinational...

Five Reasons Your Ideas Get Rejected

Five Reasons Your Ideas Get Rejected How to prevent your proposal from becoming a victim of circumstance or of your own folly By Jeff Schmitt – February 12, 2010, 1:37PM EST There’s a joke that companies punish innovation by making employees implement...

America’s Fastest-Dying Industries

America’s Fastest-Dying Industries Forbes.com – Magazine Article by Joshua Zumbrun and Brian Wingfield 04.11.08 If you’re being affected by the downturn in housing or financial services, hang in there. At some point, those industries will rebound....

On Success and Leadership

Quotations from Past and Present   “You must do the things you think you cannot do.” by   Eleanor Roosevelt “There are no constraints on the human mind, no walls around the human spirit, no barriers to our progress except those we ourselves...

Resources

Find listed below Books, Websites, Magazines, Social Media, Data, Studies, and many other references to tap into for your ultimate success. BOOKS In Search of Excellence by Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman, Jr. Unstoppable by Cynthia Kersey 45 Powerful Stories...