I Love Lucy was the first TV show to record in front of a live studio audience. When the idea was first pitched, there were a lot of naysayers who said it was to risky – the actors would have to perform well enough to solicit an audible response from the audience in a...

First impressions are lasting impressions, they will make or break your presentation, your interview, or a possible networking contact. It is vital that you establish rapport with your audience immediately. Everything you say or do will carry the emphasis of your rappo...

The point of communication is to inform someone so that you have a shared understanding of what you are communicating. By the time you finish, your audience should understand what you said as well as why you said it with the goal being that they should feel the same wa...

Have you ever sat next to a person who talks the entire way through a movie trying to predict why something happened or what is going to happen next? You might begin to feel toward them the same way you would someone who is quick to judge you or anyone else. It says a...

Don't go into debt for that car, degree, vacation, etc...No one expects you to drive an expensive car or live a lavish lifestyle. If you have these expectations on yourself then that is the first thing you need to change. If you have friends who have these expectat...

There comes a time in life when a young man begins to understand the things that really matter most. He learns to divide his time for the things he cares about. As he gets older, his time becomes more precious and valuable to him and he wants to keep a close eye on it....

What did ancient rulers do to pacify a conquered territory? Institute national policies designed to strip men of their masculinity to eliminate the alpha-male tendency to lead a fight for survival. King Cyrus did it and the story behind wh and how he did it is fascinat...

You need to do what Napoleon Hill listed as a major attribute of personal initiative and learn to generate enthusiasm at will and you have to learn to control it. Enthusiasm helps to bridge the gap between what we would like to see ourselves doing and getting us to act...

A disciplined man doesn’t care about how much passion or fun is in play – he sees a job that needs to be done as a means of taking one more step toward success and he does it. Nikola Tesla once said that he could only achieve success through self-discipline and then on...

You are training your mind every day by the things you decide to give your attention to. Salesmen and women, like soldiers, have to test their strategies against the battlefield and the markets in order to gauge the merits of their decisions when launching a campaign....

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