Leadership: Should Leaders Be Firm or Flexible?

Have you ever watched a sports team that seemed to run one play over and over and over, regardless of the score and regardless of their...

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Communication: Squelching the Urge to Hoard

In sports, when the competition gains the lead, … when a star player fouls out, … when a team gets rattled, …when tension mounts,… the...

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Job Satisfaction: Why a Fulfilling Job Leaves You Unfulfilled

Try this pop quiz: Who do you consider the five most successful individuals in the world? When you introduce acquaintances, do you most often...

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How Do You Measure YOUR “Bestsellers”?

Do the national “Bestsellers” lists actually measure what they claim?  Any publisher will tell you they do not--- unless a book has...

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Friendship: Are You a Casual Friend or Real Friend?

I called my mother during a break at the trade show floor. “Do they have Daddy’s test results back yet?”  “Yes. They do. The doctor...

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Mega-Million Writers Lab in the Big Apple—Come Pitch Your Book

“So do you know a great agent who’s taking on new clients?” “How in the world did you sell a million copies?” “Have you found PR...

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