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Nine Questions to Ask Before You Accept That Speaking Gig

11.14.2010 · Posted in Tips

I had a discussion with a friend this weekend about what questions we ask when accepting speaking invitations, and it occurred to me that this is the sort of thing I should blog for two reason - one I have some advice to share and two I'm sure someone will have advice to offer me. Win-win. Questions for yourself: 1. Do I ...

Be the Master of Your Domain, How to Conquer Your Feed Reader

09.28.2010 · Posted in Time Management, Tips

I've heard many of my friends comment that they are overwhelmed by their Google Reader, so much so that not only are they regularly declaring Reader bankruptcy but that they are avoiding it all together.  My information professional friends, Google Reader is a TOOL, do not allow it to inspire fear and loathing, it's there ...

Learn How to Brag Without Sounding Like a Jerk

09.24.2010 · Posted in Books - Read This!, Chit Chat, Tips

Believe it or not, self promotion is not something I do well. It is brought home to me regularly when I'm writing monthly reports in the office or when someone asks me for my bio for a speaking gig. A couple of months ago I tweeted that I needed help with this and several people ...