Gratefulness is not a “Thanksgiving resolution”

I love receiving cards and e-mails around Thanksgiving more than any other holiday. And for those of you from outside of the United States, you don’t have to celebrate Thanksgiving to understand this post…not to worry. In fact, when my book editor wrote to me this week—she’s Australian and lives in Portugal—and she told me…

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Don’t just make money…deserve it

I just returned from an incredible trip to Nicaragua which included a 3-day marketing seminar (more on that below). I also had the privilege of vacationing there after the event and learned what a fascinating and expanding country it is…and sadly for me, I was advised to invest there over a decade ago but of…

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The Brilliance Breakthrough is here…

Grammar is overrated. That was the subject line I used when I told you about the second “Gene Schwartz lost classic” that I was planning to re-publish,The Brilliance Breakthrough, How To Talk And Write So That People Will Never Forget You. And calling this book a “lost classic” is far from hyperbole. When I released Breakthrough…

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How not to make your lawyer rich…

This past week I was watching a “discussion” play out on Facebook that had some legal overtones to it…one where I knew both the victim and the perpetrator…and while it did not seem prudent to jump in the middle of it as it got nasty, it reminded me of a post I wrote a couple…

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