How to Write a Killer LinkedIn Recommendation

2018-03-16T00:17:10+00:00 By |Productivity, Social Media|

I have to admit that I have neglected LinkedIn for a long time. Although I hopped on its platform years ago, most of my social time and energy went to the more playful and engaging sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. And then the light bulb went off. It happened one morning while I was watching CNBC’s Squawk Box when I heard Joe and Becky singing their praises about LinkedIn. [...]

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Millennials Today — The New Workforce

2018-05-21T18:51:45+00:00 By |Generations, Leadership/Management, Productivity|

I have been presenting keynotes on Millennials and the generations in the workplace for nearly 10 years now. I can remember back in 2008 when there were just a handful of Millennials in the audience. Today, my audiences are filled with professionals aged 36 and under, while the number of Millennials in the workplace continues to increase. This “New Workforce” is close to half of the US workforce and they [...]

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Bored with Myself! Time to Let It Go

2018-05-21T19:23:52+00:00 By |Productivity, Professional Speaking|

Do you ever get bored with YOURSELF? I was, and I decided it was time to "Let It Go" and to make some changes in my keynotes presentations and also in my day to day routine. Actually, I didn't even know I was bored with myself until I attended  a keynote workshop in Denver. It was three days, working on our content and stories. Throughout those three days, I explored [...]

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Listen Up – Listening Creates Understanding

2018-05-21T19:30:03+00:00 By |Leadership/Management, Productivity|

As a professional speaker  my job requires a lot of listening. I have to listen to the needs of the client before I can create the presentation. Because I spend most of my stage time talking I have had to work on and improve my listening skills. I get paid to talk but I am a much better speaker when I open my ears and my mind, receive and listen.  The [...]

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How to Make Your Brain Smarter!

2015-10-01T15:05:22+00:00 By |Productivity|

One of the great perks in being a professional speaker is that I do get to hear mind –blowing presentations. Last week I had the privilege of listening to Sandra Bond Chapman, PhD, founder and leader of the Center for BrainHealth at UT Dallas discussing how to make your brain smarter. Dr. Chapman shared her knowledge on brain health and how we can improve it. It turns out we can actually [...]

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