Stop telling me your greatness; Start showing me how you can help me.

The press release boldly claims that the latest product release will revolutionize the software industry.   The commercial shouts that…

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5 Things to NOT do at your company’s next trade show – Part 3

In our first part and second part of this three-part series, we introduced the first two crucial mistakes that companies routinely make…

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5 Things to NOT do at your company’s next trade show – Part 2

In our first part of this three-part series, we introduced the first two crucial mistakes that companies routinely make at…

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5 Things to NOT do at your company’s next trade show — Part 1

We’ve all worked trade shows at one point or another in our careers. It’s an easy gig, right? Stand there, talk…

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Are you ready for your most important go-to-market strategy?

I remember that nervous, yet exciting first drive home from the hospital with our tiny, precious daughter. Every turn was…

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Why I like Marketing

As I little boy, I dreamt of on stepping onto the soccer field as a professional player in front of…

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When searching @Yahoo, the search box is always half-empty.

When I search, I expect immediate, accurate results. The search engine’s algorithm is so finely tuned that it almost knows…

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EnduraCool: A towel that sells itself

Infomercials have a bad reputation. The products sometimes look cheap, almost too good to be true. The lessons that you…

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Words that kill: I am just a sales guy

I was on a product demonstration yesterday when I heard a salesperson say, “I am just a sales guy.” In…

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5 Days of Fearless Living: Day 5 – Eliminate Passivity

Our final day of the living fearlessly series may be the most difficult concept to grasp, especially for men. Eliminate…

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5 Days of Fearless Living: Day 4 – Be Responsible

Yesterday, we talked about stretching beyond the familiar, taking a small step to ‘change it up’. This modification could be…

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5 Days of Fearless Living: Day 3 – Stretching Beyond

It’s Day 3 of living fearlessly. Do you sense something changing within you? If not, don’t despair, change isn’t easy…

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5 Days of Fearless Living: Day 2 – Love Someone

In Day 1 of living fearlessly, we talked about publishing something. My hope is that you took this advice to…

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5 Days of Fearless Living: Day 1 – Publish something

What would life be like if you lived without fear? How would your days and nights be different? I ‘think’…

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COMIC: Local News You Can Lose

Unfortunately, local news has lost its way. As ratings for local television news has plummeted, the news directors and executives…

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The Journey of a Team

Apprehension. Confusion. Doubt. A glimmer of hope. Progress. Encouragement. A setback. Learning. Lessons. Unity. Transformation. One. Team. Clarity. Growth. A…

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COMIC: Kanban in the Prehistoric Days

The simple, tactile, powerful act of moving a card along a wall to improve and maintain a high level of…

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COMIC: A bumper sticker you’ll never see

In a world filled and overly obsessed with ‘best of’, ‘world’s finest’, ‘champion-level’, wouldn’t it be refreshing to see a…

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The best coach is a blend of Mr. T, Nelson Mandela and Tom Hanks

Coaching is like being Mr. T, Nelson Mandela and Tom Hanks. How does this seemingly random collection of people form…

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Papa Murphy’s: They Make It Fresh, You Bake It Good

Living in Austin has its many perks: weather, music, technology, creative culture, and who can forget the legendary Tex Mex…

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