Lovers & Haters

“To escape criticism… do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.”~ Elbert Hubbard As a creator of any kind of content, the middle-ground is the dead zone. Getting lovers gets you haters. For the same reasons that you cause some to “love” you and what you do, you’re necessarily going to cause some to “hate” you and whatContinue reading “Lovers & Haters”

Three-Sixty-Self

Hard truth: People are self-centered more than they’re not. Everyone’s favorite subject is themselves; whether they admit it or not. **Think about it: you’re thinking about you and yours, much more than anyone or anything else, the majority of the time. Your day, your job, your money, your family, your friends, your food, your plans,Continue reading “Three-Sixty-Self”

10 Tenets

talk shiFt™ is about getting the best possible end-results by embracing and executing several key areas. Here are the 10 tenets (principles)…

A Million to One?

A million to one… are these the odds for success? Not necessarily. Hedge your bet by inverting this assertion. It should read one to a million… In radio, DJ’s and hosts are trained to speak as if they’re broadcasting to an audience of just one person (note: not all professional broadcasters in radio I’ve worked withContinue reading “A Million to One?”

Movers & Shakers

You know the type… Those ambitious people whose actions make it seem like everyone else is standing still. Those who are always going and doing and accomplishing things. Those who consistently make things happen. Those over-achievers who sometimes, if you’re being honest, piss you off. You know the type, right? These are the movers and shakers.Continue reading “Movers & Shakers”

Nobody from Nowhere?

The internet (and now, social media) is the great equalizer especially if you are a “nobody from nowhere” – someone without a famous pedigree, a fat wallet, or exceptional circumstances. Nothing has leveled the playing field giving us all access to the world market quite like the internet has. But to make a name for yourselfContinue reading “Nobody from Nowhere?”