Build Better Relationships & Keep Those Clients with Laurie Delk
On this week’s episode, I’m joined by Laurie Delk, author of Keep Those Clients: Learn Relationship Marketing, Double Your Business, and Get Endless Referrals. Laurie and I talk about what she learned from her Grandmother at the age of 5 that turned out to be the most important lesson she ever learned about business and life. We […]
Getting A Life By Getting Rid Of Stuff with Felice Cohen
Download Audio: On this week’s episode, I chat with Felice Cohen, author of 90 Lessons For Living Large in 90 Square Feet (or More). Felice moved into a shoebox sized apartment in New York City to save money and finish a book. Along the way she discovered that all the stuff she had worried about giving up […]
Do You Believe In Miracles?
“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as if nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.” – Albert Einstein I think Ol’ Uncle Al may have been understating the obvious. Anyone who has decided that there’s no such thing as miracles just isn’t paying attention. Right now, […]
Gratitude, The Happiness Handle and The Paradox of Pleasure
I’m fairly sure that in the history of the English language, no one has ever before written this sentence: Happiness is like a hagfish. The hagfish is some kind of prehistoric looking fishy, eely kind of thingy that has developed a unique defense mechanism: whenever anything grabs or bites down on a hagfish, it releases […]
Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday. Christmas has become a retail concoction. The reason for the season all too often seems to be hitting this quarter’s numbers. New Year’s is about forced frivolity. Hurry up and have a good time, NOW!! And almost every other holiday has become a marketing opportunity for the greeting […]
Think Like A Rock Star
It was the Tweet heard ’round the world and possibly the best $1,000 spent in the history of marketing. Late one Sunday night in November of 2009, Lady Gaga drove past the Best Buy on West Hollywood Blvd., spotted a throng of fans camping out for her autograph session the next day and tweeted this […]
What Makes Us Happy?
What would make you happier – Winning a couple of hundred million dollars in the next Powerball drawing or being involved in an accident that resulted in you being confined to a wheelchair for life? Well that’s a silly question, right? I’m sure everyone would agree that winning the lottery would provide us with infinitely […]
I Can’t Complain But Sometimes I Still Do
You’ve got troubles. I’ve got troubles. We’ve all got troubles. Traffic sucks and working for a living is not as much fun as it sounds like. Your kids are annoying and your dog smells funny… or is it the other way around? My biggest complaint in life right now is I can’t get a wi-fi […]