You may not consider that leaving a voicemail message is an important form of business communication, but it really is. Think about it for a minute. You are communicating a message to someone else with the goal of getting a particular result, most often a return phone call. Do you ever … [Read more...] about Do Your Voicemail Messages Get the Results You Want?
That's what I'm doing on the following Wednesdays: January 10, 17. 24, and 31; February 7 and 14; and March 7. Tune in to the show at 10:30 am ET / 7:30 am PT at the following URL: http://www.allbusinessmediafm.com/studio1 You can ask me your question live, in real time. If you don't get … [Read more...] about Living Life Dangerously on Live Call-in Radio
Have you ever sat through a speech that was so boring that you either fell asleep, or spent the time catching up on your email? Would you like to know how to avoid doing the same painful thing to the people who are listening to you? An obvious requirement is to create an interesting … [Read more...] about Take Your Voice from Dull to Dazzling
Among the many mottoes I have created over my lifetime, one stands out as being rather snarky: Nothing beats abject terror as a motivator. I have come to realize that abject terror as a motivator is pretty limiting. A serious health issue such as a mild heart attack or the discovery of a spot on … [Read more...] about Have You Thought about Your WHY Lately?
Do you sometimes catch yourself wondering if you are messing up the usage of me, myself or I and not using these words correctly? Or do you sometimes hear someone else using one of those words; and somehow their usage doesn't sound right to you, but you're not sure who is right, you or that … [Read more...] about Me, Myself, or I – Do You Suffer from Pronoun Puzzlement?
If not making it easy (or even possible) for people to contact you is the #1 worst communication mistake when you're marketing yourself, and not making it easy (and possible) for you to contact potential clients or customers is the #2 worst communication mistake, then what could the #3 worst … [Read more...] about Do You Know the #3 Worst Possible Communication Mistake When You’re Marketing Yourself??