Category Archives: advice

The leadership secret you must cultivate

Want to be a more effective leader? Want to be more successful? Thought so! So I’ve got to let you in on this: Being smart is over-rated. So is being perfect. Because there’s something much better than being smart or … Continue reading

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Are you an expert? Know the 7 factors influencing your status

Today’s topic is… YOU. This post will show you: Whether you are an expert 7 factors that influence your expert status. The first thing to know is many experts don’t realize they are experts. And if they do, they do … Continue reading

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Are you ready for massive growth?

Do you run a business? Are you an author or consultant?  Do you market and sell products or services? Then I have to tell you about B-School from Marie Forleo, who is not only a marketing genius, she’s fun, inspiring … Continue reading

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Work@home: proven + extreme productivity tips

Working from home can be just as productive as working in an office, according to a recent article in the New York Times. Or, alas, as nonproductive as working in an office. To squeeze the most out of your work-at-home … Continue reading

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Want publicity? Don’t forget this!

Are you interested in getting more publicity for your business or clients? Then don’t forget the secret ingredient that’s essential to making your story idea irresistible to journalists. Once you land an interview, this same secret ingredient can infuse your … Continue reading

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7 ways to make your copy easier to read… and RAKE in results

Ever thought about making your blog posts, emails, letters, websites, and other materials easier to read? Why easier-to-read copy makes business sense Executives are renowned for insisting on brevity and clarity. Brain surgeons and rocket scientists prefer reading that’s below … Continue reading

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Publicity tip: 3 ways to start a relationship with a sought-after reporter

Interested in getting more visibility in the media? Let’s say you’ve got a great idea for a news or feature story. You are confident that your story idea is interesting, important and timely. You’ve identified the right reporter, and checked … Continue reading

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The scary thing about 75% of your coworkers

It’s nearly Halloween. Want to be scared? Here’s a frightening fact about your business. Seventy-five percent of the people in your organization don’t believe they are living up to their creative potential. Okay. I’ll fess up. This may not describe … Continue reading

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The Darth Vader in Your Office

Is there a Darth Vader in your office? Here’s how to spot–and deal with–your very own Lord Meanie. You’ll remember Darth Vader from the original Star Wars movie. The one with Luke, Han Solo and Princess Leia. What a bad … Continue reading

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