PAULA DEEN LANDS IN A PRESSURE COOKER: Five Key Ingredients To Brand Damage Control Recipe

Whoever said bad publicity is better than no publicity must not have anticipated the boo hoo stew over Paula Deen’s reported racists remarks. Many had not heard of the former Food Network celebrity until she landed herself in the pot of national news while trying to explain herself out of a politically incorrect pressure cooker. She […]

Wired to Improve

Here we are six weeks into the first quarter of 2013. How is going for you? You probably know more resolutions are made—and broken—the first weeks of each new year. Here are ten tips we are re-posting to help you and your team turn your resolutions into realities. My philosophy: If you don’t succeed in […]

Wired to Improve

January originated from Janus, the two-faced Roman god symbolizing a look back—ending of the old and looking forward to the beginning. Exits and entrances. Psychologists tell us we are wired to improve. 2. Write your professional business plan and your personal plan for the New Year: Sales teams, financial advisors, executives, rainmakers—anyone with a goal, […]

Wired to Improve

January originated from Janus, the two-faced Roman god symbolizing a look back—ending of the old and looking forward to the beginning. Exits and entrances. Psychologists tell us we are wired to improve. Experts tell us more resolutions are made and broken the beginning of each year. Even Dr. Oz weighed in, “resolutions can work.” I’m […]

New Year, New You

Yes, I’m one of those in the, “It is a New Year and the perfect opportunity to rejuvenate, create and actualize” camp. Whether you make resolutions or start the year with a list of goals and dreams, the main reasons they fail are attributed to five key characteristics of success. Take for example, the two […]