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3 Ways to Be a Positive Leader

23. March 2011

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3 Ways to Be a Positive Leader

Tweet [Guest Post by Jon Gordon] In a world filled with busyness and stress I find that too often leaders can act like hard-charging, fast-driving bus drivers that have a vision and goal within their sights and they’ll run over anyone – even their own employees – to reach their destination. I know this well [...]

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When the Best Marketing in the World Won’t Help You

22. March 2011

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When the Best Marketing in the World Won’t Help You

Tweet There is a reality that is hard to swallow sometimes. It’s what happens when your product or service isn’t selling or taking off like you had hoped. You know that point? It’s when you feel frustrated that your efforts aren’t reaping the type of reward you want. Maybe you’ve done a fair amount of [...]

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You’re Not Luke Skywalker, You’re Yoda (How to Give Better Presentations)

21. March 2011

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You’re Not Luke Skywalker, You’re Yoda (How to Give Better Presentations)

Tweet If you give presentations and want to do so more effectively, this post is for you. It doesn’t matter if your talks are in front of a 3 person office staff, a group of volunteers or a large keynote reaching thousands of attendees… the principles herein still apply. Effective presentations are ultimately about communicating [...]

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Life and The Power to Choose

14. March 2011

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Life and The Power to Choose

Tweet Audio Option (Listen to this Post): [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Our lives are determined by the sum of our choices. Sure, some of us are born into or experience circumstances that offer advantages or disadvantages but the path to who we are and who we become is determined by the choices [...]

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8 Benefits of Email Marketing and Why You Must Build Your List

7. March 2011

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8 Benefits of Email Marketing and Why You Must Build Your List

Tweet One of the best things you can do in building your platform, regardless of the business you are in, is to build your list. And by that I mean an email database of those people who are interested in your product, service, ideas or offerings. It’s like the holy grail of marketing and despite [...]

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Fight for Your Ideas

2. March 2011

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Fight for Your Ideas

Tweet Sometimes we make excuses don’t we? Excuses that sabotage us from pursuing the ideas and dreams that we keep feeling the urge to pursue. The words “I can’t” pop into our heads or even out of our mouths but if we’re honest, it’s rarely the case that we “can’t,” it’s just that we choose [...]

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Dealing with Those Who Try to Pull Us Down

22. February 2011

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Dealing with Those Who Try to Pull Us Down

Tweet News flash… there are people who disagree with you and some of them will do whatever they can to tear you down. This is especially true if what you are doing (that they disagree with) is gaining in momentum, awareness and credibility. It’s these negative people who want to do nothing more than to [...]

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Don’t Chase Someone Else’s Success, Create Your Own

18. February 2011

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Don’t Chase Someone Else’s Success, Create Your Own

Tweet I think it’s safe to say that most of us crave more. We have goals, ambitions and dreams that we want to achieve. But, many times we look at the success of others and try to define our path based off of theirs. It’s a slippery slope that starts with admiration… “I wish I [...]

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Leader Lesson: How to Go from “Bud” to Boss

15. February 2011

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Leader Lesson: How to Go from “Bud” to Boss

Tweet It’s an inevitable problem that many of us face as we move up the ranks in our career. It’s the point when we go from “bud” to boss. That fork in the road, so to speak, when we get the promotion that moves us from a peer position to one of more accountability and [...]

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5 Ways to Leave a Legacy

14. February 2011

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5 Ways to Leave a Legacy

Tweet This is guest post from Jon Gordon. Jon is the international bestselling author of a number of books including The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work and Team with Positive Energy, and Soup: A Recipe to Nourish Your Team and Culture. Learn more at www.JonGordon.com Every one of us is going [...]

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