What Great Sales Pitches, Marketing and Movies Have in Common

Marketers ruin everything… Take storytelling, for example. Storytelling is beautiful. It’s an art that grabs people by the shirt-collar and takes them on an emotional journey. But marketers are trying to ruin it… It all started with Donald Miller’s Build a Storybrand book. That book was actually quite good and insightful, but it set offContinue reading “What Great Sales Pitches, Marketing and Movies Have in Common”

Earn Your MBA in 4 Minutes

I saw this amazing post this week: Ain’t that the freakin’ truth. Then I had an idea… What if I curated a list of resources that teach MBA school topics better than and in less time than a traditional MBA? (NOTE: I don’t have an MBA, and I don’t intend to get one. So takeContinue reading “Earn Your MBA in 4 Minutes”

The $8 Million Meeting That Didn’t Happen

During my junior year in college, my business school introduced something called “differential tuition.”  Differential tuition (DT) required business students to pay additional tuition per credit compared to other non-business University students. Most people took it and paid it. I and some other students decided to ask the Dean what the deal was first… I scheduledContinue reading “The $8 Million Meeting That Didn’t Happen”

Top 3 Ways to Structure a Persuasive Presentation

Public speaking gave birth to the world’s first democracy. It was fifth century Athens and citizens of the city-state would gather in the agora, a public square of sorts, to discuss matters they considered important to life. These great orators believed being a good citizen also meant giving persuasive presentations (PowerPoint not included). The problemContinue reading “Top 3 Ways to Structure a Persuasive Presentation”