What Everyone Ought to Know About Fans and Friends

What Everyone Ought to Know About Fans and Friends

If you’re trying to be my friend you have to meet some basic criteria: You must be a kind person, be ambitious, be open to personal growth, and I must respect and admire you.
If you think we’re friends, and you don’t meet this criteria, then you’re my fan. Don’t get me wrong, I appreciate my [...]

Posted by in Communication, Relationships | August 17, 2009 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 7 comments

10 Ways to Improve Your Happiness by Changing Your Vocabulary

This is a guest post by Pace of Pace and Kyeli.
“I believe the choice to be excellent begins with aligning your thoughts and words with the intention to require more from yourself.” ~Oprah Winfrey
You’ve heard about the power of positive thinking, right? Everyone’s raving about it. If you simply think positively, rainstorms will [...]

Posted by in Communication | December 19, 2008 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 21 comments

15 Ways To Emulate A Networking Rockstar

15 Ways To Emulate A Networking Rockstar

“How can you have charisma? Be more concerned about making others feel good about themselves than you are making them feel good about you.”
~Dan Reiland
It was a beautiful Sunday night in Israel when we arrived at the party. It was being held at a multimillionaires loft in order to honor his sons accomplishment, and we [...]

Posted by in Communication, Networking | October 22, 2008 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 7 comments

Get Applause Now: Becoming The Ultimate Public Speaker

Get Applause Now: Becoming The Ultimate Public Speaker

“According to most studies, people’s number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two. Does that sound right? This means to the average person, if you go to a funeral, you’re better off in the casket than doing the eulogy.”
~Jerry Seinfeld
Important Bonus Information: This program officially launched last week, and [...]

Posted by in Communication, Featured, Networking | October 15, 2008 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 3 comments

The Simple Steps To Deliver A Dazzling Presentation

After the successful launch of Get Applause Now I have been authorized to release the free ebook The Simple Steps To Deliver A Dazzling Presentation.
This powerful ebook serves as a taste of what you’ll find when you purchase the whole Get Applause Now system.
You might be wondering what Get Applause Now actually is. Get Applause [...]

Posted by in Communication, Networking | October 12, 2008 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 2 comments

6 Ways Children Trump Adults At Life

6 Ways Children Trump Adults At Life

Editor’s Note: This article is written by the brilliant, amazing, and true Marina Tsipenyuk.
It seems that we are always searching for what is sensible, logical, and politically correct. The older we become, the more such formalities encompass our thoughts and, surely, become us—our identities and traits are unshakable, arguably as they were, have been, and [...]

Toastmasters International: Becoming A Competent Communicator

A couple of weeks ago I finally joined Toastmasters International. I first heard about Toastmasters from Steve Pavlina, one of my favorite writers on the subject of personal development. Later I read that others such as Scott H Young were also honing their public speaking skills with the help of Toastmasters.

I guess you could say [...]

Posted by in Communication | June 16, 2008 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 13 comments

Having The Courage To Offend People

Stephen J. Hopson is guest blogging for Alex today.
Not on purpose of course!
But because the world is full of a wide range of people with different cultural, economic and educational backgrounds, you’re bound to offend someone along the line because you said something or made a decision that didn’t sit well with them. Has that [...]

If We Communicate, We Can Bring The World Together

Bringing the world together. Some would say it’s an admirable, yet foolish ideal. Why would we bother to even try? What are the benefits vs. risks of coming together with one voice?
Blog Action Day
What would happen if every blog published posts discussing the same issue, on the same day?
One issue. One day. [...]

Posted by in Communication, Leadership, Networking | September 12, 2007 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 14 comments

Break a News Addiction in 30 Days

I’ve been a news junkie most of my adult life. Until this year, I never understood how watching the news was an obstacle to personal growth.
The quality of what you produce is directly related to the quality of the thoughts you allow into your mind.
Now I’m sorry to do this, but I’m only doing it [...]

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