This blog was originally published on Forbes as How To Present A Fireside Chat In Four Easy Lessons on Sunday, March 20, 2016.
In case you haven’t heard, presentations delivered standing behind a lectern are out and fireside chats are in. (more…)Read more
This blog was originally published on Forbes as Marco Rubio, The Presenter, Version 4.0 on Friday, March 11, 2016.Read more
This blog was originally published on Forbes as Dubya Disses Donald Without Mentioning His Name on Tuesday, February 16, 2016.
For the first time in the seven years since he left office, George W. Bush returned to the campaign trail yesterday, undoubtedly prompted by the difficult sight of seeing his brother, Jeb, struggle in his campaign to become the Republican candidate for president. (more…)Read more
This blog was originally published on Forbes as Clinton And Sanders (Almost) Victory Speeches on Tuesday, February 2, 2016.
“Fake it til you make it!” is a phrase often attributed to recovering Alcoholics Anonymous, but it came roaring to mind last night watching the television networks broadcasts of the results of the Iowa Caucuses. (more…)Read more
This blog was originally published on Forbes as Cruz Forces A Rare Concession From Trump on Saturday, January 16, 2016.Read more
This blog was originally published on Forbes as Obama Evokes Socrates In His SOTU on Wednesday, January 13, 2016.
For his seventh and final State of the Union Address last night, President Obama broke the tradition of his predecessors—and even his own (more…)Read more
This blog was originally published on Forbes as Obama Breaks His Own Mold With His Speech On Gun Reform on Wednesday, January 6, 2016.
After having ridden to his first term in office on the engine of his fiery rhetoric, President Barack Obama proceeded to spend the next seven years being criticized—by supporters as well as opponents (more…)Read more
This blog was originally published on Forbes as GOP Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas on Wednesday, December 16, 2015.
Fifteen minutes before the leading candidates for the Republican presidential nomination took the stage of the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas last night, comedian Andy Borowitz sent out one of his satirical online blogs, this one titled, “Chilling Video Terrifies Nation.” (more…)Read more
This blog was originally published on Forbes as The Single Most Important Factor For Persuasion on Tuesday, December 8, 2015.
An indisputable fact of life in every company, every industry, every vertical, every geography, is that sales people sell features when they should be selling benefits instead. (more…)Read more