“Is There Anything Else I Should Be Asking You?” Recently, I was listening to an interview on NPR. At the end of the session the interviewer said, “Is there anything else I should be asking you?” This struck me… Read More
Distance Selling? Zoom In and Close the Deal For many people, the best and easiest part of selling their product or service used to be when they would hand it to the potential retailer/buyer and say, “Here, touch… 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
Patience, Young Grasshopper, 2020 is Only One Week Old I don’t know about the rest of you but I’ve spent the first days of 2020 feeling discombobulated/stressed/blue. I’m thinking this is partly due to the additional hoopla surrounding this… 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
Forget Their Shoes—Put Yourself in Someone Else’s Chair Last week, I received another great email via the “Ask a Question” button on my site. My correspondent had been moved to a new position—after being promised a promotion in… Read More
Do You Want to Be Awesome at Your Job? Check this Out A few weeks ago I was asked to participate in the “How to Be Awesome at Your Job” podcast and I had so much fun. Among the (many!) things we… 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
How Can You Get Investors to Do More than Nibble—How Can You Get them to Bite? As you can see, my husband is an avid fisherman. As a vegetarian, I’m more focused on having him throw back what he catches, but I do understand the thrill… Read More
It’s Not Fair!!! How to Go from Whining to Winning I was recently presented with 3 different work scenarios, each requiring a playbook to get from whining to winning. The people who received them found them effective so I thought… Read More