Are you into goal-setting? Sure you are... every December I'm sure you reflect on the year, set goals for the next year, and then promptly forget about them by February 7th.
Today, I screwed up a sale. There, I said it.
Do you enjoy your work? I mean, do you really enjoy your work?
I just wrapped up the Summer edition of the Digital Mastermind conference in Las Vegas and the short version of my review is this: sushi success, mind-blowing presentations, business evolution, sushi failure, and then sushi success.
Over 5,000 marketers converging in Boston in late August to hear the greatest minds in marketing share knowledge and inspiration. Throw in lots of social events and networking opportunities and what do you have?
Meetings get a bad rap. To most people, the word "meeting" conjures up unpleasant images of bored business people sitting around a conference table or on a conference call listening to material that doesn’t interest them while wishing they were somewhere else.
I'll admit it... I love to speak in front of people. I've heard that most people are afraid of two thing in life more than anything else: death and public speaking (and not necessarily in that order). The fear of public speaking is called "glossophobia."
As some of you know, I have a passion for non-profits. As much as I make efforts to "scale back" the number of things on my plate and make more time for my own work, I can't help but continue to say "yes" when I'm asked to serve as a volunteer for some of the outstanding non-profit groups that are changing the world.
I've been thinking lately about the concept of "being open" and how it relates to my personal and professional development.
I started my digital agency in 1996 and since then I've seen a lot of changes in the industry, met and worked with a lot of people, and made a lot of mistakes.
Michael regularly publishes email articles, blogs, and e-books that teach his readers how to do business and to communicate effectively using digital tools. But that's not all he does. Ask him about his hidden talent of ballroom dancing.
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