I am looking forward to speaking at this three-day conference for authors, speakers, and leaders. Gail and I will also be attending the entire conference, so we can learn too.

Date: July 26, 2013
Time: 08:15-09:15 p.m.
Event: SHE Speaks Conference
Topic: Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World
Sponsor: Proverbs 31 Ministries
Venue: Embassy Suites
Location: 5400 John Q. Hammons Dr. NW
Concord, NC 28027
United States
Public: Public
Registration: Click here to register.
More Info: Click here for more information.

#057: Why You Must Confront Seemingly Indispensable but Disrespectful Team Members [Podcast]

As a leader, what do you do when you have an employee or a colleague who disrespects you in front of your team? What do you do when this employee is a top performer and one of your supervisor’s favorites?


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Confronting these people is never easy. However, it is essential if you are going to create a healthy organizational culture that drives the results you want.

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#056: Who Are Your Trusted Advisors? [Podcast]

We all want to be successful. But when it comes to success, your advisors can make you or break you.


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As a leader, one of the most important steps you must take is assembling an informal team of trusted advisors. They can help you take advantage of the opportunities coming your way—and avoid the biggest mistakes you will inevitably encounter.

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Announcing the Get Noticed! Theme Paid Beta

Last September, I announced we had begun development on the Get Noticed! Theme for WordPress. My goal was to create a powerful, easy-to-use theme for anyone wanting to build their own platform.

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The theme entered beta testing in mid-January. Our faithful testers found some bugs (just as we had hoped) and made some great suggestions for additional features.

5 Reasons I Switched to Scrivener for All My Writing

As a full-time writer, I take my tools seriously. With a blog, a podcast, speeches, and a new book in the works, I have to maximize my productivity. I have a daily word count goal, and I can’t afford to let the tools get in the way.

5 Reasons I Switched to Scrivener for All My Writing

But, unfortunately, they often do. Until a month ago, I had nearly half a dozen word processors in my active tool kit:

#055: How to Read a Non-Fiction Book [Podcast]

It’s been said “leaders read and readers lead.” If that’s true, then reading is one of the most important things you can do to grow your leadership. But how do you get better at it and retain more of what you read?


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Recently, my wife, Gail, and I had dinner with some close, neighborhood friends. As we always do with this group, we soon began discussing books.

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