No idea what to write today. My brain is like a blank canvas – not the kind that you paint a masterpiece on, but the kind that you shove in a closet somewhere because someone who doesn’t know you very well bought you a canvas once despite the fact that you hate painting and never…Details
Hello! This morning I am going to be speaking to about 600 people at the Restaurant Facility Management Association, and everything is going to go great. Which is usually the case. I deliver somewhere between 50 and 80 keynote addresses every year, and most of them go off without a hitch. But as most professional…Details
As of today, I now have a framed certificate on my wall proclaiming me the Most Ethical Person Alive. I got it while filming some videos about corporate ethics with a company in Dallas, and it’s impossible for me to overstate to you how hilarious it is that I now have this thing. If they…Details
Canada. Oh, how I want to love you! I was in Toronto last week at Humber College, uncrapifying the crap out of them for their 25th annual all-staff professional development week. And seriously, Canada, you’ve conducted the world’s most effective PR campaign ever. You’re the second-largest country on the planet, and absolutely nobody hates you.…Details
Decisions. Our life is full of them, and that’s why our lives are often very annoying. I don’t remember ever agreeing to become an adult, do you? I never asked for this. I was perfectly happy as a child, being force-fed peanut butter and jelly sandwiches because that was the easiest thing for my mom…Details
So one of the nicest things ever happened to me last week, and I’ve been saving it for this week so I could share it with you. If you’ve ever seen any of my Uncrapify Your Life! show, you’ll know that I talk a little bit about how small things often yield the largest rewards.…Details
It’s video Thursday! Here’s part two in our series about interviews. Watch right now to find out how NOT to answer a common interview question.
Hello, everyone!!!!!!! You’ll notice an absurd number of exclamation points to start off this week’s blog. That’s because I’m trying to trick myself into being excited today. Right now I’m so tired that I’m not entirely certain I’m writing this in English. After an evening presentation of Uncrapify Your Life! in Las Vegas, I have…Details
Today’s video is how to totally bomb an interview. Watch now, thank me later! Be sure to share this with your friends who are in the interview process!
Managerial Techniques That Will Help You Receive A Wildly Enthusiastic Round of Applause On Your Retirement Day
Hello again! Last week we talked about various ways to be a terrible salesperson, and I hope you took that to heart. This week, though, we’re going to discuss some of the managerial techniques that will help you receive a wildly enthusiastic round of applause from your employees on the day of your retirement. Every…Details