Risky Is The New Safe

Spending time with people we agree with is a good way to avoid conflict. Watching news shows slanted towards our point of view is a good way to keep from getting too agitated. And reading books that explore the positions and opinions that mirror our own is a mighty...

How To Get A Job.

Last week I wrote a bit about The Real Value of Tourism and its effect on the world. Specifically I wanted to explain my thoughts on how travel gives us a better understanding of cultures around us and how the tourism industry creates jobs. After I published my post,...

The Art of Story Selling

Many people who make speeches and presentations think speaking is about communicating facts. Because they’ve read books on public speaking or have listened to the old three-step plan for making a presentation, “Tell them what you’re going to tell them, tell them, tell...

The Five Rules for Creative Success in 2011

Seems like many of the blogs I read just posted their best or worst of lists for 2010. I thought maybe it would be a little more useful to create a list of five important ideas for marketing success in 2011. 1 The Future Started Yesterday. When I speak on social media...