Mark Your Calendar: TED Talk on April 18

I have some exciting news to share with you! On April 18th, I will participate in the TEDx New Albany event. During my talk, I’ll introduce the audience, and hopefully the world, to the psychology of “pre-suasion.” Specifically, I’ll share how it can set the stage for success, happiness, and perhaps fulfilling your dreams. I was selected […]

The Ethics of ChatGPT

By now you’ve probably heard of ChatGPT, the writing tool that uses artificial intelligence. A friend who’s been a techie his entire career alerted me to it. He asked ChatGPT to write a prospecting letter for his business and was amazed at how good it was. He humbly acknowledged he could not have done better […]

What is Persuasion?

Persuasion is more than changing hearts and minds, it’s about changing behavior. Aristotle, the famous Greek philosopher, said as much when he told the world persuasion was, “the art of getting someone to do something they wouldn’t ordinarily do if you didn’t ask.” Whether you want someone to buy from you, your boss to approve your […]

Skills Employers Need Most

LinkedIn recently came out with their annual list of the most in demand skills according to employers. In order, the top five soft skills were: Management Communication Customer Service Leadership  Sales As someone who helps leaders and salespeople, those two skills jumped out at me. What came to mind for both was this; you cannot […]

He Gets You, He Gets Me, He Gets Us

I’m getting old. My body reminds me of that every day when I run, stretch, and workout. I often feel like a car that needs to warm up in the garage for several minutes before taking it on a drive. I’m also reminded of my age as I scroll through LinkedIn. I write that because […]