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You Can’t Say Anything in Two Minutes, Right?

Who says you can’t say anything in two minutes? You can CHANGE LIVES in two minutes. That’s what screenwriter Graham Moore did on Sunday night at the The Academy Awards while giving his acceptance speech for winning an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for “The Imitation Game.” As Dina Gachman of Forbes said, “Moore did […]

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“If you think you can or can’t; you’re right.” – Henry Ford, auto pioneer Have you ever told yourself, “I’m terrible at remembering names?” Do you realize you just did what’s called “failure forecasting?”  You just gave your mind a negatively-phrased order, and it will do exactly what you told it to do. From now […]

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    “The only danger is not to evolve.” – Jeff Bezos, Amazon Thanks, John Lee Dumas for interviewing me on your #1 rated business podcast – Entrepreneur on Fire. John is different than most interviewers.  Instead of asking the usual questions about business tips, he encourages his guests to be reflective about their journey […]

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The time had come. Murph was in pain and couldn’t keep any food down…. We were fortunate to have found a hospice vet who came to our home. After a morning of lying in the sun, Murph’s favorite thing to do other than getting out in the sun, the vet gave her a gentle shot. […]

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    “Let’s address the elephant in the room. ‘YO Elephant!’” – humorist Gene Weingarten An executive hired me to help him with his habit of “over-talking.” He knew it was undermining his impact and wanted to learn to be more concise so people would give him their attention. I asked him, “Do you know […]

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TRANSFORM YOUR RUN-OF-THE-MILL PRESENTATION IDEAS BY APPLYING THE “SEVEN CS OF ORIGINAL MESSAGING.” BY SAM HORN It’s been said that there are no original ideas. But what may seem like old hat to you could become the next compelling TED talk. You can transform your presentations by mining your expertise, experience, and epiphanies. Start by writing […]