Monthly Archives: May 2014

Maya Angelou on Courage

In a blog on Big Think today, I looked at the challenge Maya Angelou took up herself and passed on us.  According to Angelou, “Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can’t practice any … Continue reading

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Politics and Male-Female Differences

On Huffington Post today you’ll find “Is a Female President Only a Pipe Dream” written about the subtle forms of communication that stand between women candidates and the presidency.   Facts about women in congress indicate the extent of the … Continue reading

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Are You On The Case Influencing Your Doctor

I published this blog today at Big Think.  It’s about how doctors and patients develop “frames” that guide how they relate to each other and that these frames have a significant impact on healthcare outcomes.  Learn how you might alter … Continue reading

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How Good Are You At Marketing Yourself?

With all the information that we take in everyday, it’s difficult to get a word in edgewise – so to speak.  And yet unless people know what you contribute at work, all the effort you put in can pass unnoticed … Continue reading

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Persuasion Shortcut Using The ACE Method

Today’s blog on Big Think, is “A Shortcut to Successful Influence” using the ACE Method, which I originally described in my first book, Persuasion in Practice.  There are a host of skills required to be an effective persuader.  Sometimes we … Continue reading

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