Paying Attention

Walking into a meeting, church or synagogue, or maybe a theater, I’m sure you reach into your pocket and turn off the volume on your phone. But because not everyone is as thoughtful and considerate as you, a phone invariably rings during the presentation. Sadly,...

The Most Controversial Lie of Them All

I’m sitting in the Admiral’s Club at LaGuardia Airport catching up on my emails and reading the comments on my latest blog post. A lot of you responded to The Five Biggest Lies In Business and most of the comments were directed at point three, “To be successful,...

The Five Biggest Lies in Business

We’ve all heard the lies:“The Mercedes is paid for.” “I’ll call you in the morning.” “I’m from the IRS and I’m here to help.” “You may already be a winner.” But lately, thanks to the brave new world of online marketing, I’ve heard five new ones that are worth...