Monthly Archives: September 2010

Two approaches to leadership training

As a speaker and writer, I find more and more I’m being asked to write and talk about “leadership issues.”  While I admit to not having an advanced degree from an Ivy League university in the subject, “leadership issues” are … Continue reading

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A bass player’s perspective on leadership

I had a new article published today, in "Advisor Perspectives" online magazine, something I have been working on for a while- a "bass player's perspective on leadership." I hope you enjoy it . . . – jl and many thanks … Continue reading

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Converting from a handful of customers to 6 billion customers

I have a very dear friend who is an extraordinarily talented artist.  Most of her work is in the realm of illustrated children’s books.  I just love the stuff she does, but even though she is a spectacular artist, she … Continue reading

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Speaking promotion for a Monday

Well as I promised in my last post, I shall continue to keep you up to date on my promotional doings regarding my upcoming public appearance in Lowell this coming Oct. 7th.   I don’t have any major news to … Continue reading

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Anatomy of Promoting a Speaking Engagement

I of course love to do speaking engagements (so please do feel free to spread the word), but most of the time, when I get up in front of a group to talk, it’s a private event.  So, when I’m … Continue reading

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The Demons of Hesitation

I had an interesting little encounter yesterday, and thought I would share it with you. It was Saturday, and I had to go to the bank to use the ATM machine.  It was just before one o’clock, and the bank … Continue reading

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The Power of Griping

Like most people, I confess that I take a fairly dim view towards people who gripe and complain.  I do believe it is important to maintain a positive outlook and stay focused on the goal.   However, I have come … Continue reading

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Invitation to the Dance (Speaking of Arts Education)

As you may or may not know, I am an avid social swing dancer.  I admit, it’s a bit of an addiction. A couple of years ago, I asked my many dance friends if they knew of a youtube video … Continue reading

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The Joys of Self-Publishing

Okay, make no mistake.  I love being a self published author.  Of course, it’s not exactly what I thought it would be. To be perfectly honest, when I first began to pursue the goal of being a published author, I … Continue reading

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Thinking about Expanding Arts Education

Okay, I have a terrible confession to make.   I was a fat kid.  For much of my life, I have been “down on myself” and my overall physique.  At one point, I got so vexed about it that for several … Continue reading

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