5 Life Lessons I Learned From My Cat

On Sunday night I got home from a short vacation and found our very old, very dear cat in a terrible state. After a rush to the animal ER and a diagnosis from our specialty vet, we made the difficult decision the next day to let her go. It had been a long time coming, […]

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Three Simple Ingredients for Successful Stories

Stories can do amazing things for you. Telling the right story can help you nail a job interview, win over a customer, rally a team, motivate employees and many other things. But what exactly is a story? A colleague of mine went searching for a definition of story for a book he was writing. He […]

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An Actor’s Secret for Staying Connected In Public Speaking

One of the hardest things in public speaking is maintaining your focus — keeping your mind free of unnecessary distractions. I was helping out with some speaker training for a group of young engineers the other day and observed one participant after another losing their train of thought and grasping for words — that familiar […]

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