First off, I’m sorry nobody respects you. It’s bad enough to need employees in the first place, since all they seem to do is ask for money you would much rather spend on nicer things for yourself. But to have to deal with that and their lack of respect is really more than any human…Details
We tried to pull a Jay-Z and film our entire Difficult Conversations video series in one take, but unfortunately we messed up a few times so we thought we’d compile a few of our favorite outtakes. And when I say ‘we’ I actually mean 95% of the time it was Adam. It’s hard working with…Details
Hi everyone! I’m coming to you from a cruising altitude of 36,000 feet – somewhere over Missouri if my bearings are anywhere accurate (or Missouruh if you’re from there) – on my way back from a speaking engagement in Michigan. I’m quickly learning that one of most glamourous part of this speaking gig is to…Details
Hello, and welcome to summer! The trees are frolicking, the animals are shining, the sun is clear and fully chlorinated, and everywhere is the smell of freshly mown barbecue sauce. It’s a beautiful time of year – and what more beautiful way to celebrate the arrival of summer than with a new keynote! “A new…Details
In my ten years as a keynote speaker, I’ve spoken at hundreds of conferences and stayed in hundreds of hotels. As with anything any of us have done hundreds of times, many of those hotel experiences have been acceptably forgettable, neither so incredible or so awful that they merit a special place in my memory.…Details
Let’s face it – customers are annoying. They’re constantly asking for things, and they touch everything – and they’re no telling if they washed their hands the last time they went to the bathroom. Customers are gross. They should be illegal.
Happy Wednesday everyone! Well, it’s at least Wednesday for me right now. The memories of the weekend have partially faded and the sorrow of the impending work week is already creeping in. However, the good news is the gleaming light of another weekend will approach soon enough – sometime around Thursday if history repeats itself.
Hello everyone! It’s springtime again, a glorious season of mud and frolicking animals and grilling out and farmer tans and depressed ski bums and all the things that make spring so magical and glorious. I’m actually writing this article while wearing a bunny costume, which is the Spring-iest thing I own. (Why do I own…Details
Episode 2 from our new Difficult Conversations series! This video discusses how to approach a colleague or employee whose odor has become distracting to the rest of his/her team. The “how to screw this up” part of the video is flat-out hilarious, but you’ll also get a solid understanding of how to phrase your side…Details
Many of you know because of my last post that my wife and I recently went to Bolivia for 10 days to visit her sister, who is volunteering for a year in Potosi. If you haven’t heard of it, that’s because you’re normal – I couldn’t have named a single Bolivian town before we started…Details