Practice does not make perfect, practice makes permanent. So, if you are doing it wrong and not continuing to learn, all the practice in the world won't help. Same goes for knowledge - never stop learning, reading, researching. Just because you learned something does not...

Successful people see a need and they find a way to fill it. That's how they become successful. The water crisis in California should be very scary to everyone around the world. It should be a wake-up call for all of us. Stop using so...

So sorry it took me so long to get back with you. I never check my email. What? If you don't check your email, don't put your email address on your card or website. Period. Or at least tell people to not send you any email...

Virgin's Richard Branson recently announced he gives his 170+ employees unlimited vacation each year. Yep. Go as much as you want - just get the job done and do it well.  Though very few companies, big or small, are doing this just yet, Branson is definitely...

This is not so much a tip as it is a plea for peace and quiet. In a meeting, on the phone, at lunch - if you are talking today - be aware of your volume. Many of us tend to talk louder on our phones....

Even the most prolific, successful writers succumb to this writing problem - overuse of the word that. No matter how often you write, the word will sneak in again and again. Writing an email, report, letter - anything - today? When you are done, do a that search of...