Monthly Archives: February 2009

New Workshop – Making the Most of Your Minute

What’s the fun of having a blog if you can’t give yourself a plug every now and again?  So here goes… Roger Stix and I have put together a workshop to help people sharpen up their minute presentations.  For the details and a video promo visit – I’m the big guy on the left […]
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Live bloggin' next week at GTS

Just got invited by Patrick Gaul to do some live-blogging next week at the Georgia Technology Summit. Details of the event are on TAG’s site. Should be a great day, author Thomas Friedman and innovative educator Ron Clark are the keynote speakers.   Other bloggers set to cover the event are Sherry Heyl, Grayson Daughters, Peter […]
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Arthur G. Schoeck – TTI Trainer of the Year

Just wanted to give a shout out to one of my clients: Data Dome‘s founder and CEO, Art Schoeck, was just named by Target Training International (TTI) as their recipient of the prestigious Trainer of the Year Award! He was picked from over 7000 DISC training experts spread across 50 countries – kudos Art!
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Art Party Tonight

It’s been too long since I mentioned anything art related in this blog. To remedy that I’m giving a little publicity to my friend Richard (a.k.a. Visibleman) and the Art Party he is showing some paintings at tonight. Here’s the details: Saturday 21st, 7pm at the Sycamore Place Gallery 120 Sycamore Place, Decatur 30030 Paintings […]
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What are you doing to grow your business?

***Update: I wrote this post in early 2009, but I think the message is still relevant today, perhaps even more so.*** I can’t sleep because I’m worried about people falling off boats. If you are clinging to the side of a ship while wearing a life preserver, you may take some small comfort in knowing […]
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Branding with vinegar or without?

I’ve been meaning to mention a book that I really enjoyed: Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions by Dan Ariely. It examines some of the quirks in our buying behaviors and some of the types of judgments we make based on perceptions and preconceptions. This is an area where a brand’s mystique […]
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