Connect with Your Audience — the Dustin Hoffman Way

When I tell business people they need to bring out their inner actor in order to connect with customers and employees,┬ásomeone (usually a lawyer) will inevitably ask, “What do you mean you want us to act? You want us to fake it? To pretend?” Absolutely not. That is not what acting is about. Not modern […]

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5 Tips for Handling Rejection

The lessons we can learn from actors go way beyond how to communicate more successfully. The world of performance offers lots of important life lessons as well. Acting is about taking risks, making clear choices and doing ridiculously embarrassing things in public and living to tell about it. (A particular career lowlight of mine was […]

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