Positive Blatherings: You Can Do a Podcast (or Anything) Yourself

I see many ads on Facebook or on the browser from self-proclaimed gurus who insist that you need them or your podcast will fail. Only HE knows how to make it a success, only SHE can teach you how to avoid failure when you have a message you wish to get out to the masses. … More Positive Blatherings: You Can Do a Podcast (or Anything) Yourself

Positive Blatherings: Being Positive Can Make the Flawed Employee Considerably Less Flawed

In my employment history, I’ve worked with many different personality types. We all have, right? Many of them stereotypes of the kind of people we see in psychological case studies and barroom brawls. There’s the complainer, the smack-talker, the quiet workers and the leader. The leader is who I want to focus on – because … More Positive Blatherings: Being Positive Can Make the Flawed Employee Considerably Less Flawed

Positive Blatherings: Burn Your Ships; Eliminate Retreat!

In one of my favorite films about the cold war, Captain Ramius (Sean Connery) motivated his men by telling them he had dispatched a letter to the Admiral, notifying him of his intention to defect to the USA. His officers were quite disturbed by hearing this news, but Ramius simply told them a tale from … More Positive Blatherings: Burn Your Ships; Eliminate Retreat!

Positive Blatherings: Do You Have An Accountability Coach? (Get one ASAP)

Accountability is a really popular word these days. Maybe because so many people in the public eye are suddenly having to become accountable for their actions. But that is not the kind of accountability I wanted to discuss with you today. This is the better kind of accountability – the daily kind, the kind that … More Positive Blatherings: Do You Have An Accountability Coach? (Get one ASAP)

The Blathering Blog: Rise Above the Noise (3 Things to Consider)

Ironically, today I launched the podcast version of this blog, so I am adding to the noise – but maybe not! The noise is all around us. Social media, cable news, even print exists! Radio shows, PODCASTS, webcasts – apps OH MY! Where do I begin and where does it all stop? Hello? Hogwash? Yes, … More The Blathering Blog: Rise Above the Noise (3 Things to Consider)