Hanukkah is next week. Christmas is 34 days away. Have you purchased client holiday gifts yet? This comes from YDST's Susan Neuhalfen: I was sitting with a client one holiday season when an outside sales person came in with a Christmas present for the client -...

Want to be successful? Take some time off. Driven people tend to forget to take some time for themselves and forget to let their staff chill as well. With the holidays upon us (Hanukkah and Thanksgiving are next week and Christmas is 35 days away), make sure...

Write a handwritten note to someone today. It is still one of the most powerful networking tools you have. Try it now. It does not have to be long and you do not have to have great handwriting. Keep a box of nice note cards...

The only 'job below you' is NO job. More kudos for actor, entrepreneur, and venture capitalist Ashton Kutcher.  On a recent Ellen TV episode, Kutcher discussed his hard work speech on the Teen Choice Awards with the world's leading dancing television host. See what Kutcher...

A very successful businessman in the import/export business (who happens to be my amazing brother-in-law) had an interesting tip: bring a 'laugher' to the meeting. Bring someone who can lighten up the mood and make the client laugh. When you make the client laugh, he or she will relax...