Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Power of Words: Or, Learning from the Zombie Apocalypse

CDC Zombie Apocalypse Flyer

Words and language are among our most important tools to influence others and create change. Learn how to improve your results from a surprise social media success. Continue reading

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How the Elevator is Killing the “Elevator Pitch”

A word of caution for elevator pitches

Do you have an “elevator pitch” to promote your next big idea? According to the Wall Street Journal, new technology is making “elevator face time” non-existent. Don’t worry. Here’s how to share your ideas and intrigue your listener with a strong value proposition instead. Continue reading

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Do Your Customers Feel Like Royalty or Royally Annoyed?

Buckhingham Palace

With all the hoopla over the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, it’s a good time to focus on one aspect of royalty that affects almost everyone: how to treat your customers like royalty (and avoid royally annoying them). One of the best and simplest ways to do this is to make it easy for people to work with you. Read on for tips on what to do and what to avoid. Continue reading

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