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Do You Have Casual or Deep Friendships?

A few years ago, I called my mother during a break at the trade show floor. “Do they have Dad’s test results back yet?” “Yes. They do. The...

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13 Steps to Publish a Book to Catapult Your Career to the Next Level

(Forbes first published my article here.) Do you have in mind what next job or career you’d like to explore—for a paycheck or even for...

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Excessive Talking Can Be a Killer

Excessive talking can be dangerous to your business and your life.  Tongue-wagging may not send you to the ER with heart-palpitations, blood clots,...

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How to Get Started as a Professional Speaker and Sustain a 50-Year Career

(Forbes first published my article here.) Now that people are living longer, we’re hearing pundits talk about a 50- or 60-year career becoming...

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Punctuation: Colons Vs Dashes Vs Parentheses

Punctuation can determine the interpretation of a contract, fix the price of your product, or alter the tone of your email. Never underestimate its...

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How AI Can Kill Your Career or Business

(Forbes first published my article here.) You’ll find it difficult to pick up a publication from the last few months that does not include an...

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