Everything you are able to do will be because you have a relationship with the right person. Once you have established a relationship with someone, even if you just met this person, listen to what he or she is saying. Hear the name, hear the title,...

Social media is about being social not racking up large numbers of followers. You don't bank followers. You add followers and interact with them. From Steeleworker Michael Idlis: When someone invites you to connect, take the time to write a note back. Don't simply accept the...

YDST creator and CEO Dayna Steele presented Teach Your Children at TEDxHouston in October 2013. See the video below. At Rice University, on September 12, 1962, John F. Kennedy made a speech in which he declared that we would land on the moon within a decade....

I spent yesterday afternoon at YES Prep in Houston: giving away two more laptops, talking to students about professions, speed networking, and more. First of all, the people who created this school should run the entire USA education system. Wow. Just wow. (Do yourself a favor...

Reach out to someone in your network - first thing this morning - that you haven't talked to in a long time. That first contact could lead to your next big success. Go thru Facebook and Twitter - find someone you haven't engaged with for months. Look...

Always say yes to networking opportunities. Almost a year ago, I had the opportunity to have lunch and talk with two of the producers of a small independent film scheduled for release later in the year. That film was titled Dallas Buyers Club. I came away...