Pitch (Zoom!) Perfect Now that the initial scramble to organize a daily home office routine has become, well, routine, many of us are lifting up our heads from the minute-to-minute-problem-solving of the last… Read More
Present Your Best VIRTUAL Self – Starting Now These days we are all in the midst of a lot more online meetings and presentations. How can you present your best (virtual) self in these situations? One way is… Read More
Clarifying is Critical: How Clarifying Questions Can Alleviate Stress and Offer Control This past Wednesday I had the pleasure and privilege of speaking to students at my Alma Mater. (See photo above) Among the many topics we covered was the importance of… Read More
You are Presenting (or Interviewing or Dating) from 3 Blocks Away This past Tuesday I had the opportunity to meet with a number of young fashion designers to discuss the launch of their brands. One of the things we talked about… Read More
Would You Like to Expand Your Empire? (Without Leaving Your Desk?) Dear Wow Readers—and Leaders, I’m excited because today’s Wow is an invitation! From November 6th -17th, my friend Emi Kirschner, author of Get Results: Learn the Fast Track to Success… Read More
Don’t Discount the Message Because You Don’t Like the Messenger A few weeks ago a client and I were discussing strategies for growing her business. One idea in particular seemed like a terrific fit but it had been offered by… Read More
What a Bad Date Can Teach You about Telling a Compelling Brand Story * By this time most of us know it’s not enough to have a terrific brand: we need a compelling brand story. But what do you do if—as you’re telling your… Read More
What do Porn and Bad Pitch/Cover Letters Have in Common? More than You Think The nature of my business is such that I have multiple email inboxes. The consequence of that is that one is always, inevitably, in the midst of a spam porn… Read More
Coffee in the Clouds—It’s a Podcast! Hello, hello, This past week, I was lucky enough to connect with the gentleman pictured above, Thomas Capone. Tom is the CEO of the New York Distance Learning Association. Among… Read More
Awareness. ACCEPTANCE. Action: A Strategy for Handling Criticism As those of you know who have done any 12 Step work, a certain amount of emphasis is placed on the 3 A’s: Awareness, Acceptance, Action. The aspect they speak… Read More