Want to get someone's attention in an email? Use the word YOU more than the word I. Want to connect with a meeting group or a larger audience? Same thing. Use the word YOU more than the word I. No matter how many people are listening to you, you create...

Is what you're doing working? Then why do you keep doing it over and over? Albert Einstein once said the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. If what you are doing is working, by all means, keep...

Sunday marks the anniversary of the first car-pedestrian accident resulting in death in the United States. This historical sign across from a friend's New York City apartment (click the image to enlarge and read) always fascinates me. I guess there had to be a first. Now, don't...

One of the hardest things to learn to do is to tell people how great you are but remain humble and appreciative at the same time. If you want to succeed, you need to learn to do just that. A job interview, a meeting with a...

That's what your business mileage is worth. Actually more - the current IRS deduction (or reimbursement) is 57.5 cents. We are coming up on September 15 - estimated tax day for many entrepreneurs and small businesses. If you aren't tracking mileage, you are losing money. Every...

Leaving valuable things in a vehicle, locked or unlocked, invites trouble. There have been several car robberies over the past few weeks in our otherwise quiet neighborhood. Watching surveillance camera footage, you can see the older male teens simply open doors and take what is on the...