Airplane Etiquette Rules That Everyone Should Follow

While I know there are bigger issues affecting global air travel today, with communicable diseases and terrorism in the back of many people’s minds, there are some things all of us road warriors can do to significantly enhance the flying experience for all. In particular, the cultural trend of people taking up more than their fair share (literally and figuratively)...

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Amazing Speaker – Do you have these 30 right ?

It’s the business skill people dread the most–but once you get over the initial jitters, being a good public speaker really isn’t that hard. Like most skills, you can become competent, if not great, if you’re willing to put in the time for practice and planning. Here are 30 essential skills you must have to be an amazing speaker: 1.    Know your...

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10 Habits of Ultra-Likeable Leaders

  If you want to be a leader whom people follow with absolute conviction, you have to be a likeable leader. Tyrants and curmudgeons with brilliant vision can command a reluctant following for a time, but it never lasts. They burn people out before they ever get to see what anyone is truly capable of. When I speak to smaller audiences, I often ask them to describe...

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Want to Be Truly Productive? End Each Day Like This

How you end your day is just as important as how you begin it. Here are eight tips that will close your today right, leaving you well prepared for tomorrow. The best way to make sure your day has a solid start is to have a great ending to the day before. If you finish your day stressed and worried with lots of loose ends, it will impact your time at home as well as your...

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One Word Entrepreneurs Should Never Use

I don’t typically make generalizations, but I believe there is one word every entrepreneur should immediately strike from his vocabulary. That word is “hope.” As an entrepreneur, if you find yourself on a regular basis starting sentences with “I hope,” such as … “I hope that the market responds to our new product line.”...

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6 Habits of Remarkably Likable People

When you meet someone, after, “What do you do?” you’re out of things to say. You suck at small talk, and those first five minutes are tough because you’re a little shy and a little insecure. But you want to make a good impression. You want people to genuinely like you. Here’s how remarkably likeable people do it: They lose the power pose. I...

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