I have been in and around the publishing business my entire professional life. So I understand the potential impact of a great book. In business, the right book at the right moment can tilt the playing field and give you a crucial advantage. These thirty-seven business books have personally made a huge difference for me. […]
How to Create a Life-Changing Presentation
Life-changing presentations share a set of common attributes. In this guest post, John Richardson elaborates on his SPARK method.
How to Be Better Prepared for Your Next Major Presentation
The key to delivering an effective presentation is in the preparation. However, this takes more than preparing the speech. There are at least seven levels of preparation.
What Are You Doing to Become a Better Speaker?
Becoming a better public speaker is important for almost every career. Whether you are in middle management, a corporate executive, a pastor, or an author, DCW can make you a better, more polished communicator.
Eight Leadership Lessons from Martin Luther King, Jr.
Today is Martin Luther King Day in the United States. On this day we celebrate the life and work of one of the greatest leaders the world has ever known. I want to take a few minutes and reflect on what is commonly referred to as his “I Have a Dream” speech. While the speech is a masterpiece of rhetoric, I believe it also provides eight insights into what it takes to be a truly great leader.
It’s the Product, Stupid
I have argued for years that, “It’s the product, Stupid.” The secret to success in any business is to deliver a great, compelling product. No amount of marketing savvy, salesmanship, or operational excellence can overcome a weak product.