Write. Short!

Writing matters more nowadays. How to keep goldfish and humans interested? Be brief, interesting, and watch this CRAZY video! Best re-Arghs, Cap’n John P.S. Please, let me know your thoughts. Thank you. P.P.S Yes, it’s an ancient YouTube (2015). Don’t yell. Not...
read more

Have a Great Meeting

Community builder, Peter Block, give us three keys to having a great meeting. I made a three-minute video about it. Click HERE (or copy and paste this link: https://vimeo.com/337070135) Please reply and let me know: What did you enjoy? Would you like more short videos about leadership and...
read more

Defy Logic

Headline in USA Today today May 16, 2019: “Tiger Woods defies logic, has shot at winning the PGA” Tiger Woods won the Masters a few weeks ago. Aren’t glad Tiger didn’t get logical and quit because he was too old, too troubled, or because he’d lost too many times (after winning so many times years ago). What have you logically talked yourself into, or out of, lately?...
read more

Are you Coasting?

Coasting is fun. Downhill skiing and sky diving are great coasting sports and command top dollar.   My dad built a four-wheel steerable coaster (he called it a “chug”) for fourth-grade-me when I lived in Redding, California—lots of hills there. My friends and I had a blast coasting. Coasting is all downhill and usually fun. In life, it’s tempting to coast. Dreams, on the other hand, have...
read more

A Person’s Name

(click “source” to read full post) Dale Carnegie (1888-1955) said, “A person’s name is to that person, the sweetest, most important sound in any language.” Every participant gets a name tent at my events. I’m a visual learner, so seeing their names helps me lock them into my thinking. I call them by name enough to make it clear that I care about them. I...
read more