Yesterday was a crazy weather day. Rain, sideways lightening, 60 mph winds, and in other parts of the midwest… some devastating tornados. Find an app for your smart phone like Weather Radio that can alert you to situations, and alert your friends via social networking.
Michael Barton from Michael Barton Art hosted a field trip for our mastermind group. What we learned was about light and photography. He started out by showing us close ups on photos of the use of light. Next he pulled out his professional digital camera to take shots to show his points live. Then he […]
How do you know who your audience is? What they need? What they Want? What do they want to hear? What moves them? What makes them happy or angry, fans or fanatics? What keeps them coming back to hear your messages and what you have to say? It’s very simple… Just ask them!
I had to give a speech (presentation) last week. When I woke up in the morning to leave for the meeting, I realized that I had rented out my projector and screen. Big mistake, my bad, but not game changing. You have to be prepared to make your presentation.. stand on it’s own… but visuals […]
When you post things to social media, we all want engagement… That means people interacting with our posts. Measure results with a point system. Give 1 point for a like, 5 points for a comment, and 25 pints for a share. That you you have a grading system for what your audience likes and WANTS […]
Who learns from you and who do you learn from? Learning is transferred. You will always have the opportunity to learn from others, on-line and in person. But the real learning comes from transferring knowledge from yourself to others. By doing for, or teaching others – that is where knowledge is gained!
Unlike Columbus who was out to show the world was round… I want to show you your sphere of influence is flat! Not flat as in a tire, but flat as a level playing field. Just because you say or share something, and you have thousands of friends and followers, that does not mean that […]
In the tech world, change is inevitable. Faster processors, cheaper memory, better software all help to build better tools. Al lot of times, these updates or upgrades don’t feel like much, that’s why I normally skip the next version and wait for the 2nd remake to update. But when you go 5 or 7 years […]
At a networking event today… Tim Sullivan graphically showed the messages he gets, the messages he opens, and the messages he respond to. What are you doing to make it to level 3 in Tim’s hierarchy? Your messages may get seen and read, but unless people respond… what’s the purpose?
Just because your give your business card to someone that does not give them permission to randomly add you to lists. Some people don’t live by that rule. Don’t let that defer you from giving out your email address. You never know when it can lead to great things. Simply unsubscribe if that happens to […]