I had dinner with a friend last night. For the first 90 minutes I smiled and nodded. No really, I virtually said nothing. And nothing was required of me, beyond smiling and nodding and an occasional “oh?”or “really” maybe a “Yes” or a “No”. I think I actually talked to the server, Rachel more. … Read moreHey friend, Is it really all about you?
It’s not personal, it’s just business. Everyone knows that phrase, made even more famous in the movie You’ve Got Mail. Let’s just really think about that phrase for a minute: It is not personal, it is just business. As Meg Ryan said in the movie, what does that even mean? Well to begin with let’s … Read moreIt’s Not Personal, it’s Just Business
I just lost my mentor, my best friend, my confidant, my advisor in all things, my sounding board, my guiding light, my go-to guy, my Dad. I am absolutely gutted. I don’t know what I am going to do without that daily call. That daily chat, that check-in, and that laugh. I don’t know what … Read moreHow Do You Say Good Bye?
I am probably one of the last people who should be on a soapbox preaching about keeping to a schedule. My life has been one crises after another. If not a crisis with a family member, of which there have been more than I can count on all of my fingers and toes, or a … Read moreKeep to a Schedule
I can do what I want…I can say what I want. Sounds like a bratty teenager, doesn’t it? But more and more I hear it from adults speaking to each other in business meetings at Starbucks, over the phone in an office, in an office meeting, in a sales pitch, etc. I hear it on … Read moreI Can Do What I Want
First of all, I apologize, I am a day late in writing and posting this blog, but it turns out to actually be a good thing. I had a topic all ready to go, but then I read a comment from an earlier blog and I changed my mind. I think that this is actually … Read moreBite Sized Pieces
I get a lot of crisis calls. I need this by that date, I’ve run out of this, I just been booked to give a presentation a tradeshow, an event and I have no current marketing materials, I got a suspicious email, I need my logo stat… most of the calls are not really a … Read moreIs this a Crisis?
To Blog or Not To Blog: That is the question. Really, it’s not so much a question, because if you are going …