5. October 2010

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The #1 Way to Get People Talking About You Is…

The #1 Way to Get People Talking About You Is…

…to do something worth talking about. Seriously. That’s how you do it. It’s simple but it’s not simplistic. “You” doesn’t have to be you personally, it can be your product, organization, service or idea. It’s about looking for ways to create moments of WOW for others. It’s taking risks and choosing to stand out versus [...]

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4. October 2010

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Pass The Salt: Living a Life of Influence

Pass The Salt: Living a Life of Influence

I heard a story about a minister who was making a wooden trellis to support a climbing vine. As he was pounding away, he noticed that a little boy was watching him. The youngster didn’t say a word, so the preacher kept on working, thinking the young man would leave. But he didn’t. Pleased at [...]

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1. October 2010

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Win a Book: Social Nation by Barry Libert

Win a Book: Social Nation by Barry Libert

There’s a new book out by Barry Libert that I want to share with you. It’s called Social Nation and it’s about using social media to Attract Customers, Motivate Employees, and Grow Your Business. I enjoyed it and think it will help you look at social media from a strategic point of view (which is [...]

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30. September 2010

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10 Awful Truths About Book Publishing… and 7 Ways to Overcome Them

10 Awful Truths About Book Publishing… and 7 Ways to Overcome Them

If you are an author, prospective author or anyone that has anything to do with publishing or book marketing, this is a great informational post on the industry. It’s an eye-opener in many ways.

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28. September 2010

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Why Belief Matters

Why Belief Matters

I believe in the power of belief. It’s a perspective that can dramatically impact the quality of your life. I’m not just talking about belief as it relates to religion, although that’s extremely significant too. What I’m talking about here is a mindset. As Henry Ford said, “Think you Can or think you Can’t, either [...]

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26. September 2010

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Giving To Get or Giving To Give

Giving To Get or Giving To Give

Our perspective on giving shows a lot about who we are on the inside. Are we giving to give or giving to get? Only you really know that question for yourself. Hidden agendas aren’t always easy to spot on the outside but over time, people will figure it out. It’s about motives and constantly checking [...]

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24. September 2010

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Leadership & Social Media Webinar Series Hosted by Charlene Li

Leadership & Social Media Webinar Series Hosted by Charlene Li

Charlene Li, the bestselling author of Open Leadership, is hosting a series of Leadership & Social Media webinars with expert guests including Guy Kawasaki, Chris Brogan, Brian Solis, Steve Rubel, Maggie Fox, Jeff Hayzlett, Pete Blackshaw, and Jim Kouzes. There are 5 webinars in all and each one is free of charge. Don’t miss out [...]

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23. September 2010

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Whose Stick Are You Measuring Against?

Whose Stick Are You Measuring Against?

There are times when our admiration of someone else’s success can be quite counter productive. It’s when appreciation turns to fascination and eventually, if we aren’t careful, preoccupation. It’s okay to look at what someone else has accomplished and want the same for yourself but simply looking at their success won’t help you make much [...]

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20. September 2010

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THINK. BE. DO. A Formula for Success

THINK. BE. DO. A Formula for Success

Read a great post yesterday about success and how to achieve it (in whatever it is you are trying to do). Reminded me of a poster I have on the wall above my desk which reads: THINK. BE. DO. A Formula for Success THINK: Dream big. Imagine the possibilities. Think it. BE: Live it. Adopt [...]

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17. September 2010

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Effective Use of Email Marketing & Social Media – The Both And Story

Effective Use of Email Marketing & Social Media – The Both And Story

There was a time, as Social Media started getting hot, when many were saying that Email Marketing was dead. I never believed it. If people still use email, which they obviously do, then it’s still a viable means of contact. Social Media just adds more opportunity and expands our ability to gain access to people [...]

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