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May 15th, 2022
“The two words ‘information’ and ‘communication’ are often used interchangeably, but they signify quite different things. Information is giving out; communication is getting through.” – Sydney J. Harris When I was a kid,…

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May 8th, 2022
“Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.” – Abraham Lincoln I have been reading an interesting book called Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty, by Daron…

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May 1st, 2022
“The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It’s as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true…

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April 24th, 2022
“To make our communications more effective, we need to shift our thinking from ‘What information do I need to convey?’ to ‘What questions do I want my audience to ask?’” – Chip Heath, professor at Stanford Graduate School of…

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April 17th, 2022
“It takes a lot of work to breathe life into an idea. Creating an interesting presentation requires a more thoughtful process than throwing together the blather that we’ve come to call a presentation today. Spending energy to understand…

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April 10th, 2022
“Myths are a waste of time. They prevent progression” – Barbara Streisand, American actress Earl Nightingale once said we make our prisons. If we make our prisons, we can break out of them. What prisons have you created…

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April 3rd, 2022
“Metrics are for doing, not for staring. Never measure just because you can. Measure to learn. Measure to fix.” – Stign Debouwere, statistician and data scientist No doubt you have heard the term “metrics.” Metrics are…

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March 27th, 2022
“No matter how high-stakes or complex the presentation, your audience is only going to take away a few key ideas.” – Monica Lueder, Art Director and Executive Presentations Manager at Microsoft. You know the first task in…

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