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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...

LinkedIn Skills and The New Networking

LinkedIn is HOT right now and everyone is trying to figure out what LinkedIn skills they need to succeed. Without a doubt LinkedIn is the current darling of social media. But will like all the other flavors of the month, it may eventually get hit by user burnout. I...

Boring Meetings – Stop Them With The Conference Catalyst

Have you ever sat through a boring meeting? We hall have. it is true that boring meetings suck. I hate dull events and have taken on the mission of ending boring meetings. Regardless of if it is a conference call, a team gathering in a meeting room, or a larger...

Business Networking Skills Training

Business networking skills are among the most important things you can do to grow your career. I have spent over a decade teaching business networking skills training at association conferences and inside company meetings. In this time I witnessed thousands of people...