It takes more than talent to become a rock star. What a joy to wake up this morning to the news Cheap Trick made it into the Rock Hall of Fame. Cheap Trick underscores my signature speech and first book. Rock stars in any business work hard....

When you can explain to someone what's in it for them, they'll follow you anywhere. While you are holiday shopping, buy a copy of Promote! by Rick Gillis for yourself. Then, read it and put the actionable items into action. At $9.99, this may well...

Quite often, success requires change. Sometimes big changes, sometimes just a tweak or two, but change nonetheless. Comedian Louis CK throws out material, even the good stuff, every year and adds a whole new routine. That's scary and brave and a huge gamble but it is...

A new year is just around the corner, but, as a busy entrepreneur, you may feel things like resolutions are a waste of time. I mean, why bother? Statistics show that about 35 percent of all resolutions are broken before the end of January. An...

Tis the season - the tipping season. It doesn't have to be much but this is a very good time of year to take care of the people who take care of you. Have you ever received a holiday, Christmas, or end-of-year bonus? Did you refuse...

Work-related holiday parties are just that - work. You are still at work. You are still on display. This is not the time to let your hair down and dance on tables. Not to mention the loose tongues that wag after a drink or two....