The World is Our Classroom.

August 30

The World is Our Classroom.

In order to be and stay successful in business, we must continually use the world as our classroom.

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NYC from a Distance

August 28

NYC from a Distance

  Steve Costello’s fresh view of New York City from a distance reminded us of Neil Armstrong’s unique view of the world (see post below).

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Fresh Eyes = Fresh Mind & Fresh Heart

August 28

Fresh Eyes = Fresh Mind & Fresh Heart

This past weekend we lost not just an American icon and hero, but someone who will always be both of those things for the entire human race: Neil Armstrong.

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Never Make the "Soft Sell"; Make the Smart Sell

August 27

Never Make the "Soft Sell"; Make the Smart Sell

 I like to think of myself as a darn good salesman. I really do think I could sell an ice cube to an Eskimo.

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A Matter of Trust.

August 24

A Matter of Trust.

The Lance Armstrong saga is just sad. Because even if he did dope, cycling is a sport that’s riddled with doping, and winning seven consecutive Tours de France is therefore, no matter how you slice it, a fantastic feat.

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We Never Forget our Firsts.

August 22

We Never Forget our Firsts.

Remember those Head & Shoulders shampoo commercials that said you can’t afford to have dandruff because You never get a second chance to make a first impression?

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Lost Time.

August 21

Lost Time.

Last week I gave a motivational speech to 100 or so employees at the GIII Apparel Group in New York (I have a personal relationship with this great company – something I’ll expand on in a future post).

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You Are Many Things.

August 16

You Are Many Things.

As the air starts to cool and fall gets closer, I’m always reminded of a feeling I used to have as a kid – that “back to school” feeling, in the pit of my stomach.

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