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Apr
08

Have Trouble Getting Creative? Look Somewhere Else

When I’m stuck in a creative rut, or even when I’m looking for new ideas I find that I find new creativity when I look other places. Roger von Oech […]

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Posted on: April 8, 2015 in Featured, Marketing, Publishing, Publishing2
Apr
03

Living in the White Spaces

A few weeks ago my wife and I attended an art exhibit featuring Charles Brindley. While we were walking among his incredible sketches and paintings a gallery security person let […]

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Posted on: April 3, 2015 in Devotions, Featured, Inspirational
Mar
13

Avoiding Power Stealing Excuses

“There are a thousand excuses for failure, but never a good reason.”[i] —Mark Twain   Today’s Verse: “The eyes of the Lord search the whole earth in order to strengthen […]

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Posted on: March 13, 2015 in Featured, Inspirational, Way Back From Loss
Mar
11

10 Steps to Effective Speech-Making

Years ago I read a book by James Robinson, Winning Them Over: Get Your Message Across by Dealing Successfully with the Media_. Robinson explains how to effectively convey ideas to […]

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Feb
27

The Importance of Reaching Their Hearts

“No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.” ― Robert Frost In my last post I wrote about […]

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Posted on: February 27, 2015 in Books, Featured, Publishing, Publishing2, Writing
Feb
18

Avoiding the Cloud of Negative Thinking

“There’s nothing magic about it, but seeing things in a positive light—including yourself—will give you that attitude necessary to succeed.”[i] Kevin Leman   Today’s Verse: “The Angel of the Lord […]

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Posted on: February 18, 2015 in Devotions, Featured, Inspirational
Feb
16

The Power of Pause

Vin Scully, the legendary LA Dodger broadcaster, literally paints a picture of every game he calls. While he is a master of words, he is also the master of knowing […]

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Posted on: February 16, 2015 in Featured, Public Speaking/Presentations, Publishing, Publishing2
Feb
13

Who is Your Market?

Candidly, I groan when a potential author sends me an inquiry that lacks a specific target topic or, a topic that affects a certain, identifiable group of readers. Too often […]

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Posted on: February 13, 2015 in Featured, Public Speaking/Presentations, Publishing, Publishing2
Feb
07

5 Tips on Handling Q&A Sessions

When we’re giving a presentation or speaking at a function it’s always a good idea to arrange for a question and answer period. This period serves a couple of purposes: […]

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Posted on: February 7, 2015 in Featured, Publishing, Publishing2
Feb
05

The Importance of Creating Reader Experience

B. Joseph Pine II and James H. Gilmore, in a Harvard Business Review article wrote, “But experiences are not exclusively about entertainment; companies stage an experience whenever they engage customers […]

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Posted on: February 5, 2015 in Customer's Heart, Featured, Publishing, Publishing2
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