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Silence is Golden

As a contrarian, I love Derek Sivers for 3 minutes about how NOT to achieve your goals, how many psychologists know it, and how it is the best kept secret.

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What are the Top 10 TEDTalks?

Time for a little inspiration
As a fan of public speaking, storytelling and well, TED, I loved finding this list of the top 10 TEDx Talks, in terms of amount of views, ever posted on Ted.com.

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What Have You Been Reading?

The last book I mentioned that was worth your attention with the book Decisive by Dan and Chip Heath. I still have many books in my stack, but here are a couple that are worthy of your attention. Contagious: Why

Posted in Audio,Video and Book Recommendations, Leadership and Management

Some Cool Stuff

I’ve been presenting a speech called Admired Leader or Arrogant Jerk: Which are You? For the first time in a long time, people immediately ask me to give the presentation to other groups. Yay! I have a request. Request #1

Posted in Audio,Video and Book Recommendations, Leadership and Management

The Gap by Dan Sullivan

Dan Sullivan is the founder of The Strategic Coach. I have been reading Dan, listening to Dan and living vicariously through friends and clients who are and have attended The Strategic Coach Program. I believe this material to be world class. Since he welcomed people to share this recording with interested people, that is exactly what I am doing now.

Posted in Audio,Video and Book Recommendations, Business Growth, Leadership and Management

The Second Review for The Key for the Golden Handcuffs

I walk into a room…. someone says something great about my book. “Gale”, I say, “Please say it again, like you mean it!” And she does. Thanks Gale.

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The First Review for The Key for the Golden Handcuffs

I walk into a meeting and someone has read my new book: The Key to the Golden Handcuffs. They start telling me all about it and how helpful it is to them. I dash for my camera… something to mark the moment. I say, “Can you say that again?!” They do. Thanks Stan.

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Top Business Reads for 2011

I am a voracious reader. But when I looked back at what I read in 2011, it was either less than 2010 or not as many influencers. Here is the short stack on business or related topics that rose to the top this year.

Posted in Audio,Video and Book Recommendations, Books, Leadership and Management

How I Saved My Business posts from the New York Times

Thanks to TAB Member Michael Anderson, President of Clientworks in Nevada City, CA for showing me this feature in the New York Times. I want to make a similar video of you and your company for this blog AND the

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Book Review on Video: ” Rework” by Jason Fried

Don’t get me wrong. I really like Jason Fried. I like his company 37 Signals , his blog and his articles. I even like parts of this book. But, sheesh, it is a bit low on the intellectual stimulation meter.

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