When Good Speeches Go Bad

When Good Speeches Go Bad

Consider the standard, garden-variety, nails-in-the-forehead-boring business presentation.  A person wanders to the front of the room, nervous as an auditor in a gambling den.  People look up briefly from their mobile phones, and, seeing nothing of extraordinary interest yet, return to their texting, email and to-do lists.  After fumbling apologetically for a while with the […]

Working Online in Business: Guidelines for Success (Part 2)

Working Online in Business: Guidelines for Success (Part 2)

Last week I started posting about how to use social networking in a business setting.  This week, I’m continuing that discussion with some principles that apply to social networking, and to online connections in general, and in the virtual part of the business world more generally.  Are you a salesperson answering questions for potential customers?  […]

Working Online in Business: Guidelines for Success (Part 1)

Working Online in Business: Guidelines for Success (Part 1)

Last week I started posting about how to use social networking in a business setting.  This week, I’m continuing that discussion with some principles that apply to social networking, and to online connections in general, and in the virtual part of the business world more generally.  Are you a salesperson answering questions for potential customers?  […]