Month: February 2017

The Fireworks Principle: How to Improve Any Pitch, Presentation, or Meeting

A brilliant flash of light, thunder, and color illuminates the dark, quiet sky. Your heart skips a beat as the show begins, instantly grabbing your attention and transporting you back to 6th grade when you got to stay up late and watch the fireworks with your Aunt Nancy. As the show continues, it settles into […]

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How a Six-String CEO Revived an Iconic Brand

As a guitar player for over 50 years, Andy Mooney leapt at the chance to take the helm of the legendary Fender Musical Instruments Corporation. Setting the standard of guitar innovation with breakthrough models like the Stratocaster, the Telecaster, and the Mustang, the company had fallen on harder times. Silo thinking, a flat industry, and […]

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How Far Will You Go For Results?

Under the neon-lit skies of Las Vegas, Denny Marie Post just got inked. Her new tattoo was skillfully applied to her left shoulder while friends cheered her on. But unlike a typical college-age stunt that one lives to regret, the 59-year-old Post was actually delivering on a business commitment in her role as CEO of […]

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5 UNDISPUTED STEPS TO GET PROMOTED FAST(AKA HOW TO NEVER GET FIRED)

The allure of the corner office has captured the imagination of nearly everyone in the working world. A promotion to the next level – or the level after that – would be a gigantic win, both personally and professional. You’d be able to create a bigger impact, serve and lead more, and leave your fingerprints […]

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