Take Ownership of Your Life / Career

A popular topic with managers who want me to speak at their company is “Take Ownership of Your Life / Career”.  In my research on how people navigate the gap between potential and performance, talking ownership (the good and the bad) of their own actions...

Feeling “Meh”. Fine Is Not Good Enough

Feeling MEH is not a good thing.  We all deserve more. Don’t settle. How are you?  “Fine”.  We hear that answer far too often from people. Are they really fine?  And it so, is that enough? The truth is I know what it is to be feelinig...

Conference Attendee Recruitment – Experience Is Key

Live Events Rock. Reading an article by Samantha Whitehorne on the ASAE Blog, “How To Get Current Attendees To Recruit New Ones” got me thinking about the power of people in the meetings industry. Conference attendee recruitment is key to success of annual...

5 Tips To Create an Engaging Conference

Having presented to nearly 1000 audiences, I have seen many live events.  Some were great.  Most seemed good. A few have been blah. Engaging conferences are what everyone wants. From planners to participants, nobody wants a blah experience. To create engaging...

New Vistage Speaker – Thom Singer, CSP

Thom Singer is a new Vistage Speaker.  Although new to working with this organization he is not new to speaking and training.  Thom has presented to over 950 audiences of all sizes inside companies and at large association conferences. As a new Vistage Speaker, Thom...