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How to Create a Unique Niche

“When you’re one-of-a-kind, you have no competition.” – Sam Horn, author of POP! and Got Your Attention? Do you wish you could: * figure out what makes you original? * clarify the secret sauce that makes you different? * create a competitive edge that motivates decision-makers to pick you? The good news is, you CAN […]

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want to know what to say when you don't know what to say

Would you like to know what to say when you don’t know what to say?  Would you like to be able to think on your feet and respond proactively when people are being unfair, unkind or inappropriate? Think about it. The irony is, we’re taught math, science and history in school; we’re NOT taught how […]

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When people tell me they’re thinking about writing a book, starting a business or launching a project – and they’re procrastinating – I tell them two things. First, “Creativity is a roller coaster. It has its ups and downs. If you embrace that instead of fight it, you will finish your project and get it […]

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A new client told me, “I don’t have any stories.” I told her, “We ALL have stories. Stories are simply the intriguing things that happen to or around us.” She came back with, “But I wouldn’t know how to tell a story even if I had one.” I promised to share this post which shows […]

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career-making talk

Do you have an opportunity to speak at TED, TEDx, SXSW, Small Business Expo, 99U, WBENC, Dreamforce, NMX, World Domination Summit, Wisdom2.0 or BIF? Have you watched the careers of Brene Brown, Simon Sinek, Sir Ken Robinson, Amy Cuddy and Dan Pink SOAR after they delivered powerfully original messages? If so, you already know that […]

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I recently spoke for a national convention on the topic of “Is the Light On In Your Eyes?”  I started by saying many of us spend more time reflecting on what movie to watch this weekend than on what we’re going to do with the rest of our life. Many of the audience members had […]