3 Piece-O-Cake Ways to Create Stupid Office Rules

With any good luck, right now you’re reading this in a desperate attempt to escape from a drab, soul-crushing working existence.  If you’re just a little luckier, then the reason you’re using this as an escape is because you work in a place with really, really dumb rules.  Like the rule that says we have…

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Keynote Speaker Jeff Havens Shares His Best Business Travel Tip

I’m Jeff Havens and I travel for business ALL OF THE TIME! In fact, I’ve been to 63 states! Since I travel so much people often ask me for business travel tips, so here’s an awesome one! Watch and enjoy! Do you have questions for me? Ask them in the comments and I might make…

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The Jeff Havens Guide To Leadership- Bend Others To Your Will!

You’ve heard swarms of other bloggers and speakers talk about leadership but are any of them endorsed for “tyranny” on LinkedIn? Did they write a book called Unleash Your Inner Tyrant? Of course they haven’t, because they aren’t me, and if you aren’t me, you should be my minion. Check out a few of my…

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Caption Contest- And the Winner is…..

Perry! Congrats Perry! Your copy of How To Get Fired! will arrive shortly. Thanks to everyone who entered, the captions were hilarious and we had a hard time picking a winner. We’ll have another caption contest next month.  

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4 Internet Marketing Tactics To Make Your Traffic Go Away!

If you’re even halfway smart – and you must be since you’ve chosen to read this – you’re spending some amount of energy marketing online.  Word on the street is that the Internet is still going strong, and it’s one of the best (and cheapest) ways to tell people about whatever awesome thing you do…

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Bring Your Parents to Work – If You Don’t Want To Be Taken Seriously

For several years I have presented How to Get Fired! on college campuses across the country, where I try to help college students prepare for their professional life by telling them everything they shouldn’t do once they apply for and then receive a job.  Tucked into my suggestions that they should show up drunk, write…

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Corporate Speaker Jeff Havens Explains How to Introduce a Guest Speaker

People often ask me how to introduce a guest speaker, and as usual, I take the backwards approach. Watch this video to find some great tips for speaker introductions and I promise the audience will love you, then quickly forget about you because they are so excited for the guest speaker, thanks to your awesome…

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How to Create (or Steal) Awesome Newsletter Content!

I know you hate writing your newsletter.  You didn’t even want to do it in the first place.  Someone said, “Hey, would you mind helping out with our newsletter?” and you thought that saying “Yes!” would be a great way to showcase your enthusiasm and work ethic and maybe help you get a promotion.  Then…

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Caption Contest- Win a Copy of How To Get Fired by Jeff Havens!

  Leave a comment with a creative caption for this photo and you could win a copy of my book How To Get Fired! Don’t worry, I won’t send you the one I chewed on. Make sure to comment by 10pm on October 9th, 2013.  Click here to read the rules and entry requirements!  This…

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Networking Tips from The WORST NETWORKER ALIVE!

So recently I came across the most hilariously horrific post-networking follow-up letter I have ever heard of.  It’s probably legendary by now, since as far as I can tell the only things that go viral on the Internet are bad rap parodies and stories of idiots being idiots.  In case you haven’t seen it yet, …

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3 Marketing Principles That Are Just Common Sense

Jeff Havens here! If you’re tired of hearing my rants, today’s your lucky day because I’m passing the keys to the blog to Amanda, the Marketing Director here at Big Pow! I hope you’re wearing a helmet!  I have a confession for you. You don’t need a marketing degree to know how to sell stuff.…

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US vs THEM – The Most Entertaining Generational Keynote Presentation EVER!

Are the old people and the tiny little baby people in your office constantly butting heads? Wouldn’t it be great if there was a hilarious, energetic,  not-too-old-and-not-too-young keynote speaker who could come to your company and talk to them to help the generations get along better? Jeff Havens to the rescue!  My Us vs  Them…

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3 Ways To Ignore Employee Privacy!

You can probably use millions of words to describe employers as a whole, but ‘subtle’ isn’t one of them. Recently Wisconsin took up a bill to make it illegal for employers to force job seekers to hand over their social media passwords, making Wisconsin (at least at the time of this writing) the 15th state…

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