Let’s stop calling them ‘soft skills’

Seth GodinFollow Founder of altMBA, the Marketing Seminar etc. Daily blogger, teacher, speaker, 18 bestsellers as well… Jan 31 Let’s stop calling them ‘soft skills’ They might be skills, but they’re not soft Are you good at your job? Different, easier question: Was Ty Cobb good at baseball? Ty Cobb: Competitive Jerk The apocryphal story is that … Continue reading

Three Uncomfortable Truths About Why Most Businesses NEVER Crack Through To Top Income

It doesn’t much matter where you are in your business at the moment. You can be a well-established pro who knows his income ought to be higher. Or you can be a beginner coming out of the gate and trying to make your way…as long as you have your thinking straight and are serious about … Continue reading

What No One Tells You About Your Career When You’re 22

Written by Katie Burke | @katieburkie I don’t know about you, but I rarely feel like I’m 22. I do, however, work with a lot of 22-year-olds who are smart, interesting, dynamic, and absurdly high-energy. While it depresses me they don’t understand my Saved by the Bell references, their ideas and achievements are truly remarkable. And approximately once … Continue reading

20 Ways to Become the “Go-to Expert” in Your Field

Establishing oneself as a Go-to Expert or Thought Leader within an industry builds credibility and can lead to increased business. by Martha Spelman  When you make the effort to stand out, you get noticed…and you get business. Recognition as a thought leader in one’s industry is key to gaining credibility and building trust for one’s … Continue reading


By John Jantsch This post applies to business and life I think – so use it as you will. I’ve owned my own business for a very long time and like most businesses I’ve had my share of ups and downs. More often than not though I’ve had sometimes long stretches where I mostly just … Continue reading