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I developed this four-pronged system years ago and have taught it to actors, writers, fashion designers, dancers, interior designers and musicians.  If you're trying to generate income from your creativity, you have to consider each of these four areas with equal time and discipline: Development ...
02/11/2011
With unemployment on the rise and a recession not looking like an eventuality, but in fact, more like a bed partner, businesses have got to make some decisions to survive. What is imperative in an environment such as this is that communication be more clear, more effective, and more to the heart ...
02/08/2011
One thing you have got to realize and take so seriously is that every piece of writing that you let out into the world is going to work for you FOREVER. That means that it is going to represent you to people who have never heard One thing you have got to realize and take so seriously is that ever...
02/02/2011
Let's face it. Your customers don't want to hear that deep, echoey radio voice holler at them to get to your car dealership TODAY, TODAY, TODAY! There are better ways to get your message across. There are authentic ways to get your message across. What are your business's core values? Core values...
01/31/2011
In this day and age where everyone is making quick decisions based on what they find on the internet, how you communicate with your potential customer has tremendous relevancy to your bottom line. How many websites have you visited that failed to capture you immediately, and so you moved on? How ...
01/27/2011
A huge part of running a successful business is being proactive-responding to e-mails as soon as possible, returning phone calls within the same business day, presenting new ideas for clients to consider, finishing projects ahead of schedule, searching for and reaching out to prospective clients ...
01/26/2011
A company's corporate identity is a huge piece of the puzzle-a puzzle whose final picture is success. Yet many companies either have (a) a conflicting identity, (b) an unwittingly bad identity, or (c) no discernible identity at all. In many ways, building a corporate identity is similar to writin...
01/24/2011
This one's easy.  Don't SELL in your writing.  Focus on providing valuable information.  The goal of your writing is actually not to sell.  It's to demonstrate your validity as an expert in your field.  Few people have the ability to close a deal with writing alone.  You need your writing to invi...
01/19/2011
  Not long ago, any business that functioned primarily over the Internet was looked at with suspicion, even straight-up mistrust; many times, rightfully so. But these days, the Internet has given legitimate businesses a virtually unlimited forum for serving customers-and it's expanded the way cus...
01/04/2011
Launching a National Brand Part IV: Mi Barrio and the birth of Relevant Comics I've been working with Latino author Robert Renteria since early in 2006 when we began work on his memoir "From the Barrio to the Board Room."  Since then Robert and I have been on an adventure that neither of us could...
01/03/2011
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