August 11, 2020

Have you ever heard the sound that is made when someone breaks their leg???? It is so alarmingly loud that you will ABSOLUTELY never forget it.  Unfortunately I heard this sound once back in college whe...

July 17, 2020

It was the summer of 1987 and I had been sitting way back stretched out on the third row of a light blue wood paneled dodge minivan (were there even any other kinds back then?) for the past 3 hours.  Th...

April 12, 2020

“I know everything he's 'bout to say against me, I am a f&%@ing bum, I do live in a trailer with my mom!”

        - Rabbit (Eminem) in 8 Mile

What can we learn from the final rap battle sce...

March 20, 2020

The date is March 19th, 2020 and we are right in the middle of the Covid-19 breakout.  We’ve gone from innocent by standards watching China from across the world to living day by day with crippling chan...

November 25, 2019

Do you want to be a better presenter? Even though that seems like an easy question to answer, the reality is most people won't take the time to invest in themselves to be better.  Here are ten easy tips...

June 25, 2019

Have you ever asked a large audience for feedback at the end of a meeting and gotten crickets??? If so, how long did you sit in silence before your nerves broke down and you filled in the dead space wit...

May 29, 2019

Stop role playing in your stagnate meeting rooms…GET OUT ON THE SALES FLOOR!!!  It’s not that role playing in a meeting space is worthless, its better than nothing but if you want to maximize your time...

May 29, 2019

It was interesting watching my daughter attempt to jump off this large wall at the beach this weekend. She was so consumed with not wanting her brother to mess with her when she jumped that it took her...

January 26, 2019

What do most presenters have in common with someone who has the Flu??? 

Answer - They are both THROWING UP all over the place!! 

Most people who present tend to stuff as much content as possible into thei...

December 18, 2018

11 months ago I was sitting in LA traffic on the 5 freeway at 6:37am in the morning wondering what in the hell did I just do taking a job where I have to commute a few days a week like this.  My alarm h...

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