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Why You Suck at Remembering Names (And What to Do About It)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pToTS-c2WJs&feature=youtu.be I used to be terrible at remembering people's names. Within a minute of meeting someone new, I'd have already forgotten. Was it Joe? John? Jehoshaphat? Then I met Johnny Ace Palmer. Johnny was the first close-up magician to win the prestigious Grand Prix award from the International Federation...

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The Most Dangerous Word in the English Language

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UHmOiRb7eqk&feature=youtu.be Words are powerful. I love the word Abracadabra because it means "I create as I speak". And while it might associated with pulling a rabbit out of a hat, there is a greater truth to it. Words can have the power to create greatness. They also have...

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A Ha! Moments: A New Orleans Keynote Video Recap

  This week I want to share a video recap of a recent keynote I was thrilled to give down in New Orleans. Not only was this a great group and audience, I was lucky enough to join them afterwards on an evening river boat cruise...

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What’s Your Biggest Challenge At Work?

Let's face it - work can be tough. You have a lot to accomplish and sometimes the sailing isn't so smooth. In my keynotes and workshops, I offer tricks and tips to help make those challenges less challenging. I always start my presentations by asking participants to...

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5 Brainteasers That Force You To Shift Your Perspective

In 2000 the average attention span was 12 seconds, now it is 8, shorter than a goldfish. People spend an average of 7.4 hours a day in front of a screen. Work, social media, games, tvs and smartphones now dominate people’s daily lives. And when...