I had an employee in my Elevator Pitch workshop last week! Not MY employee… an employee of a company! Since I usually work with business owners, solopreneurs, and other principals, having an employee in one of my workshops is refreshing. It helps us remember: You are not your company.
If my site looks a little strange to you, well, it’s not you. It’s me. Really. I made some changes to the back end of my site in preparation for a big update… and broke everything. So, while support tries to figure out where I went wrong, I’ll take a few minutes and write this […]
Two things have been on my mind. I have not been able to shake them, and I just realized why: They parallel each other. The ideas seem to be wildly divergent: On the one hand, I have been marveling at the inability of the Obama administration to tell a compelling story; and on the other […]
We all like to start the new year off on the right foot. Some people make resolutions. Some finally address their “pile of denial” and clean it up. Others paint the living room. And others empty their email inbox. To help people get a fresh perspective and an energetic start to 2012, I am teaching […]
I’ve been spending a lot of time thinking about the Monkeysphere recently, (properly called, Dunbar’s Number), and I am suddenly seeing references to the underlying concepts everywhere. Case in point: Musician Amanda Palmer posted to her blog about how little The News intrudes into her life. In the post she asks: How much of how […]