I was talking to my fellow professional speaker, Michael Podolinsky, CSP, President of the Professional Speaking and Training Institute about the travesty of speakers using their PowerPoint slides as a handout.  He had this to say: “I’m shocked at how … Continue reading

When working with teams, I often hear the lame excuse of “I just don’t like that person” or “We just don’t get along.”  You are certainly entitled to your opinion, but you still have to work with that person.  Doesn’t … Continue reading

Fortune Magazine once posed one of their all-time “Great Questions of Our Age: Do whiteboard markers cause brain damage?”  The short answer is “no…unless they are purposely misused over a long time.”  Hmmm…so an occasional whiff of your fruit-scented “Mr. … Continue reading