Imagine being prepared with an effortless way to handle networking events with ease. Here’s the go-to question when attending networking events. When you develop the skill of being interested, rather than just interesting, you create meaningful relationships. Start with this mindset, and everything will be a little easier!
There’s magic in breaking your habits. Studies show that dopamine, a feel-good chemical, is released when you’re doing new things. You never know – your next big opportunity might be on the OTHER side of the street.
My brother taught me lots of things when I was growing up. He showed me how to jump in impossibly big waves at the beach. He showed me how to work a fire extinguisher when I accidentally lit the kitchen cabinets on fire. He showed me how to be a writer, even when I felt too intimidated to start. My brother, Jason, shares his light in many ways. As an author, a father, a husband and as my big brother, I’m proud to share the twinkle in his eyes in this week’s video.
When someone asks you what you do, you have to know how to answer that question. How can you be exciting without being vague, specific without being boring? Here’s the question to ask YOURSELF so you can always answer in a way that’s simple yet compelling.
Steven Pressfield’s The War of Art is the book for creative professionals. You see, you’re going to be talking to yourself until the day you die. Talk back – and don’t let resistance get the best of you. This book is a great tool to help you recognize your forms of resistance and break through them, so you can continue mastering how you talk to yourself and how you produce results.
Authenticity is a big buzz-word today, but the irony is that social media is full of fake content. Instagram is full of perfectly placed photos, Facebook is full of edits. So how can we slow down? Here are my tips to tune into reality and build real connections.
In today’s video I give you my best tips for getting ready to shine on stage the day of your big event. Most professional public speakers have a pre-performance routine that they have honed over the years – but getting in the zone just before you speak is less complicated than you think.
A few weeks ago I attended UdemyLive in San Francisco. I’ve been an online instructor on their platform for several years and this was the first time they’ve hosted a live event. It was incredible meeting my fellow teachers, some awesome students, the great team at Udemy, as well as my personal hero – Seth Godin – who hosted a master class. In today’s video I’m sharing WHY I’m more committed than ever to keep creating courses online and sharing weekly advice right here on the blog. If you are considering putting yourself on camera, creating a course, speaking up at work or even changing careers, today’s advice will really resonate with you.
This week I returned from a glorious trip to the redwoods with my family. After many long walks under canopies of ancient trees, I remembered something.
Today I’m sharing my secret to staying clear-headed among all the chaos. The events around us, the political polarization are all reflections of society. You and me included. We need to take a moment and see if we can be part of the solution.