Four uniquenesses you should totally grow into

In the post-information age it’ll become exponentially more difficult to be bigger, better, faster, smaller, or cheaper. But anyone can amplify their unique and distinct selves. Here are four you should not only “own,” but figure out how to exploit.

Your […]

By |June 11th, 2015|Think about this|0 Comments

3 principles, 4 practices to ‘build someone up’ at a distance

Often a business associate or team member is distant enough so that “grabbing coffee” is impractical. Here are a few principles and practices to bridge the distance to their heart.

Principles to live by

Time is still the most precious commodity you […]

By |June 2nd, 2015|Human Development, Leadership|0 Comments

The boy on a board

The boy, about eight years old, was strapped to a board. He couldn’t move. Not because he was strapped to the board, but because he was paralyzed from the neck down.

The board was just how the resource-strapped care facility could […]

By |December 2nd, 2014|Think about this|0 Comments

Four simple reminders for all who produce content

Many of you know that my past life included being a musician and songwriter, and fewer of you know that I still am…simply as my art. Quite fortunately I get the same same juice out of creating business content that has […]

By |July 17th, 2014|Think about this|2 Comments

Build a bridge or wait for them to swim to you?

Some people have nightmares about getting eaten by bears. I have them about being late, and this explains why the panic was setting in.

I was on my way to have coffee with a newly budding relationship, our third time meeting, […]

By |July 16th, 2014|Anecdotes, Think about this|0 Comments

What to do when you don’t quite remember someone’s name

Connecting isn’t always about remembering someone’s birthday and the name of their beloved golden retriever. It’s about the thin thread between you and what you do to strengthen it.

As the digital side of your life grows, it’s likely you will […]

By |June 30th, 2014|Do this, Think about this|2 Comments

How this viral #FIFA video is a risk for you

The video below is a slice of awesome. And it should also be an awesome reminder to put the gun down and back away slowly.

Watch it, and I’ll explain.

One of consequences of ever-present technology is that we catch moments that […]

By |June 14th, 2014|Think about this|0 Comments

Podcast: Terry Brock talks Google Hangouts, Klout, relationship marketing, and connectorship

Terry Brock (@terrybrock) is an award-winning speaker/trainer, co-author of Klout Matters: How to Engage Customers, Boost Your Digital Influence–and Raise Your Klout Score for Success, and former enterprise blogger for Yahoo!.

Join us for a lively discussion about “r-marketing,” building relationship […]

By |June 12th, 2014|The Connectorship Angle|0 Comments

The core measure of connectorship

Remember that one teacher that everyone wanted? Their classes filled up quickly, and you felt lucky if you managed to get in. Of course, you’ve likely experienced the opposite, too.


Why do two people who otherwise have the same knowledge radically differ […]

By |June 11th, 2014|Think about this|0 Comments

Why learning leaders need to be connectors

One old adage, perhaps almost a cliche’, is “People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” 

Caring is a great start, but in today’s world, it’s more critical than ever to be a connector. And this […]

By |June 7th, 2014|Think about this|1 Comment