workplace communication

Say you just met your favorite actor on the street. He signed you an autograph, treated you like a friend, and took some pictures with you. First thing you want to do after that is tell everybody what just happened, right? You want to call your boyfriend or girlfriend and anyone who means anything to…

great sales presentations

Some salespeople are silly enough to think that if they talk longer, they add more value or get their point across more effectively. Actually, any prospect or potential buyer you ask is eager for your pitch to be presented as efficiently and memorably as possible. Here are 8 tips to make your message memorable. 1….

cultural differences

These days more than ever before, we are able to communicate across international borders. Gone are the days of exclusively presenting our opportunity and products face to face to our friends, family, and neighbors. We can place an ad, reach out on social media, and touch the lives of those so far removed from us…

networking events

“I see there’s a mandatory networking event tonight—blargh! I am so uncomfortable at those things. I usually just stand awkwardly, alone at the bar. I think I’ll skip it and catch up on the other ‘49 Shades of Grey.’” For most, networking is a skill that requires a fair amount of honing before they get…

business vs hobby

There is no better way to enjoy tax benefits than starting up a small or home-based business. This is why Chapter I of my book, Lower Your Taxes—Big Time is entitled, “Why you would be brain dead not to have a home-based business.” The reason is that the government gives you great deductions that employees don’t normally…

gift giving

That gift-giving season is here again. Giving gifts is one of the best parts of the holiday season.  But, it can also be expensive. Whether you’re buying for friends and family or for business associates, there is a good chance you may be able to deduct some gifts as a legitimate business expense. There are…

elena webinar

Have people ever told you “You‘re too sensitive“ or to “Toughen up“? Do you feel and think about things deeply, have strong empathy for others, as well as a pronounced sensitivity to stimuli and a sharp intuition? Perhaps you belong to the 20% of the human population that is HSP (Highly Sensitive Person). My dear…