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Civil Discourse – The Time Is NOW To Fix Our Society

The time has come for civil discourse. I recently heard a talk at a conference that championed this truth.  It resonated with me.  Then I began reading about the topic, and it is clear that we need to change the tone. We have let nasty words take the place of...

Giving Referrals – Your Secret Weapon to Get Referrals

Getting and giving referrals is the lifeblood to business. Many people would be out of business if it was not for “word-of-mouth”. I meet many people, across industry lines, who say that their business is a “relationship business”. This could not be more true for...

Performance Management Training

Employee development is an important retention tool. When people feel their employer is helping them grow, they are more likely to stay at the company. Most people like it when they feel their boss has invested in their future. But what is performance management...

Marny Lifshen – Guest Blog on Business Communications

Thanks to my friend (and co-Author of "Some Assembly Required - A Networking Guide of Women") Marny Lifshen for sharing this post on how to avoid communications snafus.  Marny Lifshen is an accomplished author and speaker and an expert on workplace communication and...

Stand Up Comedy Over Age 50. It’s Okay Not To Be Good

A little over a year ago I tried stand up comedy for the first time. Comedy is the hardest use of the spoken word.  I have given over 850 professional speeches in my career and have hosted nearly 500 episodes of my podcast.  Talking is something I can do.  Telling...

Wednesday Night Austin – Comedy Open Mic Night Austin

The Profile Open Mic - Wednesday Nights in Austin, Texas Wednesday Night Austin: Comedy Open Mic Night Austin, Texas -  What is there to do on a Wednesday Night in Austin?  The Texas capital city is a town with many fun activities. US News named it one of the top ten...

Business Speakers For Your Next Conference

Thanks for visiting my page. My name is Thom Singer and I am a business speaker. I began my career in sales and marketing, but in 2009 I began speaking at association and corporate events across North America. I feel very blessed that I have had this opportunity....

Recession Coming? Safeguard Your Career With Networking

The stock market just hit record levels. The labor market is posting the lowest unemployment rates in history. Economic growth is up. The Federal Reserve is holding interest rates in check. The financial news is good. The global economy is seemingly strong. Some...

Leadership Keynote Speakers Set The Tone For Events

Having presented nearly 1000 times at live events (and hosted over 470 episodes of my entrepreneur podcast, Cool Things Entrepreneurs Do), I am fascinated by what makes an audience lean into a speech. It is clear that sometimes audiences connect more than others. I...

Sales Meeting Ideas – Finding The Right Speaker

Planning a sales meeting is not as easy as people think. There are many pieces of the puzzle that need to be figured out, as nobody wants a boring meeting. When you are organizing the training session, you might want some fresh sales meeting ideas. One of the best...