Monthly Archives: February 2011

Three presentations this week (and one a little later)

I’ll be burnin’ up the PowerPoint this week, with presentations on Wed. and Thu. and a class on Fri. Here’s the skinny on a big, fat week–and another event later in March: Wednesday, March 2, 8 – 10 am “Social … Continue reading

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Always bring something to read

You never know when you’re going to have an extra 15 minutes. The person you’re meeting is running late. The drive didn’t take as long as you thought it would. The line is longer than you ever thought possible. When … Continue reading

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Why a photo on your LinkedIn profile is a must

If you drive by a house with an unkempt lawn, what’s your immediate thought? If you’re like most people, you probably make a snap judgment that the owner is lazy or inept. “Everyone else got it done,” we think. “Why … Continue reading

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You may as well be yourself

Perception is limited. Others–even those closest to us–never really see us as we truly are. Factor in all the propaganda, half-truths, and outright lies told about us, and you’ll quickly see that there’s no one real version of the truth. … Continue reading

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My column in this month’s Business People: “I get nervous when I don’t get nervous”

I wrote this for the February issue of Business People. If you’d like to learn more strategies for more effective public speaking and presenting, I’m teaching Powerful Presentation Strategies: Mastering Public Speaking and PowerPoint®, a two-week class, at IPFW on … Continue reading

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Nutty story shows you should be careful what you ask for

I just completed an interview with News Channel 15 about the (beware of oncoming case of the giggles) Harry Baals Government Center story. My take is: 1. It’s funny. Even Jimmy Kimmel thinks so. And if you don’t think it’s funny, … Continue reading

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This month’s Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly column: Get them talking

I write a monthly column about social media for the Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly. This month’s is about social media as a word-of mouth accelerator. Get them talking Positive word of mouth has always been the holy grail of marketing. … Continue reading

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