When someone asks, What do you do? - always give an answer that prompts more questions and genuine interest. For example, when people used to ask me that question on a plane, I would say, I am a speaker and author. At which point they would say,...

The term posse derives not from old Western movies but from the Latin posse comitatūs meaning power of the community. Thanks to amazing speaker Jason Lauritsen for this trivia nugget. Look around today. Who is in your posse? Do you have a posse? Are these people...

If you reply to a group text, you are not replying to the sender but rather to everyone in the group. Be careful, it looks like you are replying to just the sender. Got another one of these that went on and on yesterday - getting...

You can't hate anyone when you know his or her story.  Is there someone you don't like? Talk to him or her. Ask questions. Find out what their story really is. Who are they really? Where are you from, what do you do, why do you do it,...

Pretty simple and easy tip today - always acknowledge anything done on your behalf. When you show appreciation, people want to do more for you. The more you say thank you, the more you get. The restaurant employee who fills your water glass? Quit ignoring him/her and say thanks....

You never know who the people in your network know and who the people in that network know and where that will lead. Say yes to invitations and see what happens. Even if it is dinner at a stranger's house...