Five Things You Didn’t Know About Publishing A Book

In celebration of the publication of my new book, Power Cues, let’s compare the state of the industry in 2003, when my first book, Give Your Speech, Change the World, was published, 2008, when Trust Me, my second book, was released, and today, May 13, 2014, Power Cues’ debut. In 2003, there was an Internet, […]

Authenticity Is Not Enough

                      It’s not just about authenticity any more.  As readers of this blog will know, I’ve been arguing ever since 2008 and the publication of my book on the subject, Trust Me:  Four Steps to Authenticity and Charisma, that authenticity is table stakes for professional […]

Leadership and Effective Communications

There's a new blogger on the scene, and he was kind enough to blog about my book Trust Me.  Vince Molinaro is rocking the leadership world with some very provocative ideas about how leadership involves both a community and a contract and how leaders need to join up and sign up before they are ready […]

People I’m Grateful For: #1 – Susan Goldin-Meadow

I’m going to start a series of blogs on people that have added something important to the world of communications.  The series will be personal and partial, but I welcome nominations for those you think I’ve missed.  I’m grateful to these people because understanding how we communicate is desperately important to bettering our humanity in […]

Who Are the Best and Worst Communicators of 2011?

Once again, my fellow communication coaches Decker Communications have published a “10 best and worst communicators for 2011,” and the list is fascinating both for those it includes and those it doesn’t, as well as what it says about us and where we are as a nation.  Most of the 10 worst are there because […]