Misused Words That Make Smart People Look Stupid

We’re all tempted to use words that we’re not too familiar with. We throw them around in meetings, e-mails and important documents (such as resumes and client proposals), and they land, like fingernails across a chalkboard, on everyone who has to hear or read them. No matter how talented you are or what you’ve accomplished, using words incorrectly can change the way people see you and forever cast you in a negative light. You may not think it’s a big deal, but if your language is driving... Read more →

It’s Not Just About Writing: 14 Tips To Make Your Book a Success

Six months ago, I published Disrupt Yourself: Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work. I’ve since had a lot of people ask me for my best advice. Here goes: 1.  Write a book you are proud of. It should go without saying, but this will be your calling card. This book can legitimize you with potential buyers of your ideas, whether for speaking, consulting, advising or coaching. A well-managed marketing campaign may get people to buy your book. You want people to read it, love it,... Read more →
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