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Here you will find all the articles I write for AMEX OPEN Forum. These ideas have enriched my life. I hope they enrich yours.

3 Twitter Marketing Practices That Neal Schaffer Swears By

September 6, 2016

Neal Schaffer on How to Help Take Your Twitter Marketing to the Next Level

August 31, 2016

Seth Godin on Effective (And Ineffective) Marketing Tactics For Small Businesses

August 12, 2016

Why Mental Overload Can Decrease Innovation

August 12, 2016

Changing Your Mindset To Help Reach Your Goals

August 1, 2016

How To Be A Better Leader: The Traits That Many Great Leaders Share

July 27, 2016

Hacks To Help Stay Motivated

July 22, 2016

How To Give A Persuasive Presentation

July 12, 2016

Why Forgiveness Can Be A Powerful Personal Productivity Tool

July 8, 2016

Good Leadership Qualities: How Being A Better Coach May Help Your Business
June 21, 2016

LinkedIn Marketing: A Helpful Guide To Get You Started
June 15, 2016

What a Positive Outlook Can Do For Your Leadership Effectiveness
June 8, 2016

7 Tips To Help You Improve Your Emotional Self-Control And Leadership
May 30, 2016

7 Strategies To Stand Out As A Leader
May 25, 2016

How To Attract Customers To Your Business
May 16, 2016

How To Hire Employees Others May Have Overlooked
May 2, 2016

Amy Cuddy, Body Language Expert, On What it Takes to Have "Presence"
April 20, 2016

How To Avoid Hiring A Bad Employee
April 12, 2016

Social Media Strategy: Top Insights From My Interview with Neal Schaffer
March 25, 2016

How do You Motivate Yourself to Get Through Setbacks?
March 3, 2016

Strategies to Help You Nail Your Next Sales Presentation
January 29, 2016

How to Deliver a Mind-Blowing Demo
January 22, 2016

12 Strategies for Creating a Webinar That Wows Crowds
December 11, 2015

6 Highly Effective Negotiation Tactics
November 30, 2015

Daniel Pink on Strategies for Successful Selling (interview)

October 12, 2015

9 Tips for Effective Business Development
September 22, 2015

Time-Saving Systems That Can Help You Get More Done Every Day
September 2, 2015

Outsourcing HR: The One Decision That Can Change Your Business
August 21, 2015

Seth Godin on Effective (and Ineffective) Marketing Strategies for Small Business (interview)

August 17, 2015

Guy Kawasaki on the Art of Pitching Your Ideas (Interview)

July 15, 2015

How Can Social Selling Help Boost Your Sales?
June 5, 2015

What You Should Understand About Bootstrapping Your Business
June 3, 2015

Guy Kawasaki’s Social Media Insights for Small Businesses (interview)

April 8, 2015

Using a Strategic Road Map to Help Achieve Long-Term Goals
March 11, 2015

Customer Journey Map: A Key Tool for Providing Excellent Customer Service.
February 24, 2015

How Dark Social Can Affect Your Social Media Efforts
February 18, 2015

Tools for Creating a Visually Stunning Presentation
February 10, 2015

Creating an Effective Social Media Marketing Strategy
January 29, 2015

How Thinking Critically Can Help You Make Better Business Decisions
December 29, 2014

How to Create a Culture of Innovation and Help Your Business Thrive
December 22, 2014

Why Success is Less About Your Business and More About Aging Well
December 17, 2014

The One Key Thing That Will Make You a Better Business Leader
December 8, 2014

What Type of Legacy Do You Want to Leave?
November 24, 2014

Anger Management: Learning to Control Your Emotions to Become a Better Leader
November 21, 2014

Laugh Track: How Humor Can Enhance Employee Productivity
November 10, 2014

7 Secrets for Preventing Mental Fatigue
October 10, 2014

How Successful People Stay Calm Under Pressure
September 30, 2014

How to Become a More Fascinating Person
September 25, 2014

5 Ways Brain Science Can Make You More Successful
September 12, 2014

5 Strategies to Hook an Audience in 18 Minutes or Less
September 9, 2014

9 Keys to Dealing With Depression in the Workplace
August 28, 2014

7 Surprising Ways to Boost Your Powers of Persuasion
August 21, 2014

11 Powerful Ways to Tell Your Story
August 7, 2014

What Our Brains Look Like On Praise and Criticism
August 1, 2014

How to Build an Unforgettable Personal Brand
July 9, 2014

Executive Presence: 7 Strategies To Stand Out As A Leader
June 30, 2014

The True Danger of Being Too Busy
June 3, 2014

5 Surefire Ways To Make a Powerful First Impression
May 30, 2014

The Surprisingly Powerful Business Tool That’s Right In Front Of Your Eyes
May 27, 2014

The Communication Strategy Sure to Inspire Employees
May 14, 2014

Are Brilliant Jerks Worth Keeping In Your Business?
May 9, 2014

The One Thing That Can Derail Your Day (And How To Stop It)
May 6, 2014

8 Signs Your Star Employee is All Talk, No Work
April 16, 2014

Data Visualization Will Change the Way You Think About Your Business
April 2, 2014

Balanced Scorecard: 6 Ways to Turn Business Strategy Into Business Success
March 26, 2014

The 9 Most Demoralizing Things You Can Say to Employees
March 10, 2014

5 Ways to Be Luckier in Business
March 5, 2014

10 Ways to Bring Creativity to Every Part of a Business
March 3, 2014

When and How You Should Destroy Your Business
February 25, 2014

6 Ways a Business Plan Can Improve Your Personal Life
February 17, 2014

6 Ways Being Mindful Can Make You a Better Leader
February 4, 2014

9 Ways to Have an Authentic Conversation in 10 Minutes
January 31, 2014

8 Quick Ways to Unlock Your Creative Potential
January 28, 2014

8 Ways To Kill Your Most Destructive Emotion
January 22, 2014

9 Ways To Improve Your Attention To Detail
January 14, 2014

5 Ways To Develop A Forward-Focused Mind
January 9, 2014

Stay Focused: 8 Ways To Boost Your Attention Span
December 2, 2013

Think Fast: 10 Ways To Be Prepared For Any Question
November 26, 2013

8 Ways To Empower Your Employees To Be More Productive
November 22, 2013

Teaching Methods To Make Your Child More Innovative
November 18, 2013

How To Rewire Your Brain For Happiness
November 13, 2013

The Power Of Small Teams: How A Tiny Group Solved A Huge National Problem
November 12, 2013

6 Ways To Perfect The Art Of Asking For Help
November 11, 2013

5 Reasons Introverts Make Better Leaders
November 6, 2013

6 Tips For Successfully Juggling Work And Life
November 4, 2013

The 7 Worst Ways To End A Meeting
October 11, 2013

Leadership Skills: 4 Traits Of The Worst Communicators
October 10, 2013

How To Create A Culture Of ‘Shameless Honesty’
October 9, 2013

The 9 Worst Ways To Start A Meeting
October 4, 2013

7 Tips For Handling An Embarrassing Rejection
October 1, 2013

9 Ways To Get Others To Buy In On Change
September 30, 2013

The 3 Deadly Sins Of Bad Bosses
September 27, 2013

Unschooling: The Secret To Being A Great Leader
September 25, 2013

The Two Leadership Styles That Can Destroy A Business
September 23, 2013

Symbolic Systems: The Hot Major Among Highly Successful People
September 18, 2013

7 Ways To Build Trust At Work
September 12, 2013

Put Down The Smartphone: 6 Ways To Be More Human At Work
September 11, 2013

The Scientific Way To Stay Sane Under Stress
September 4, 2013

8 Ways Highly Successful People Overcome Self-doubt
August 30, 2013

8 Easy Ways To Increase Your Self-Control
August 22, 2013

7 Signs You’re Working In A Toxic Office
August 19, 2013

12 Ways To Nail Your Presentation In The Last 30 Seconds
August 15, 2013

The Third Ear: A Powerful Tool For Becoming A Better Listener
August 12, 2013

What Boomer Business Owners Can Teach Millennial Startups
August 6, 2013

Doing Business in Japan: 10 Etiquette Rules You Should Know
August 5, 2013

How Brain Science Can Help You Manage Anxiety
July 29, 2013

Stupid Workplace Rules That Destroy Employee Morale
July 22, 2013

Five Extreme Interview Tactics: Do They Really Work?
July 17, 2013

Why English Majors Are The Hot New Hires
July 11, 2013

Business Etiquette: 12 Tips To Improve Manners
July 9, 2013

8 Strategies For Handling Lies At Work
June 28, 2013

The 10 Smartest Things You Can Do Every Night
June 24, 2013

10 Ways To Fix Embarrassing Work Gaffes
June 19, 2013

8 Ways To Overcome Obstacles That Kill Businesses
June 14, 2013

11 Ways to Structure a Knockout Presentation
June 11, 2013

9 Easy Ways to Make Sure People Really Hear You: Metaphors
June 4, 2013

12 Easy Steps to a Perfect Pitch
May 30, 2013

8 Best Success Tips from the 2013 Commencement Speeches
May 25, 2013

9 Tips for Mentoring Next-Generation Leaders
May 14, 2013

6 Mistakes That Are Costing You Sales
May 10, 2013

10 Surefire Ways To Avoid Burnout
May 8, 2013

14 Ways To Make Your Company’s Values Stick
April 18, 2013

8 Surprising Ways to Strengthen Business Connections
April 16, 2013

The One Skill Most Leaders Lack
April 16, 2013

12 Ways to Hook an Audience in 30 Seconds
April 11, 2013

8 Ways to Conquer Your Leadership Blind Spots
April 9, 2013

12 Productivity Tips From Incredibly Busy People
April 5, 2013

11 Tips and Tools for Avoiding Presentation Disasters
April 1, 2013

7 Ways to Overcome Irrationality and Make Better Decisions
March 27, 2013

12 Tips for Handling Difficult Conversations
March 25, 2013

Best Way to Apologize? Starbucks, Business Experts on the Art of Saying Sorry
March 18, 2013

10 Ways to Allow Others to Save Face
March 04, 2013

How To Get Disengaged Employees To Go The Extra Mile
February 21, 2013

Eleven Easy Ways To Finally Overcome Your Public Speaking Fear
February 1, 2013

From Seth Godin to Guy Kawasaki: Tips For Mining Your Hidden Talents
January 24, 2013

The Ultimate New Year’s Resolution?
December 19, 2012

Top Ten Ways to be Gracious
December 14, 2012

What Leaders Can Learn from Obama’s Speech to his Campaign
November 19, 2012

Five Fail-Safe Ways to Develop Resilience
November 2, 2012

How To Be A Superstar In Meetings
October 5, 2012

How To Keep Your Audience Focused On Your Presentation
September 14, 2012

10 Tips To Eliminate Chaos From Your Daily Routine
August 10, 2012

How To Make Meaningful Connections At Conferences
July 25, 2012

How Emotional Fitness Can Save You Countless Hours
July 13, 2012

Nine Tips To Get Better At Selling Anything
June 13, 2012

Six Tips Guaranteed To Reduce Workplace Frustrations
June 8, 2012

What Culture Is Right For Your Business?
May 16, 2012

Seven Ways To Fine Tune Your Behavior
May 14, 2012

Nine Easy Ways To Remember Your Presentation Material
April 11, 2012

How to Avoid Communication Pitfalls in the Workplace
March 7, 2012

Diversity in the Workplace: 5 Ways to Help Your Team Perform Better
February 15, 2012

One Surefire Way to Be a Better Leader
January 25, 2012

The Neglected Art of Receiving
December 25, 2011

The Art Of Giving Thanks
November 16, 2011

The Power Of The Mind: How To Train Yourself To Be More Successful
November 2, 2011

Vocal Grooming: Gossiping In The Workplace
September 14, 2011

No Batteries Required: 8 Conflict Resolution Tips
August 17, 2011

Lower Your Stress Level: Lessons From Baboons
July 18, 2011

Monkey Business: Fairness In The Workplace
June 8, 2011

The Importance Of Character
May 24, 2011

The Chains Of Habit
April 27, 2011

Your Inner Life: A Portrait Of Who You Are
March 29, 2011

Simplicity: The Neglected Value
March 1, 2011

Your Character on Steroids
January 18, 2011

A Different Kind of High: The Power of Altruism
December 22, 2010

Intuition: An Untapped Resource
December 6, 2010

Self-Efficacy: The First Requisite for Success
November 12, 2010

The Criticism Sandwich: A Stale Idea
November 4, 2010

The 90-Second Pause
October 27, 2010

Likeability: It’s an Inside Job
September 7, 2010

Forgiveness: The Intelligent Choice
August 3, 2010

Hope: Don’t Leave Home Without It
July 12, 2010

Get Inside Your Head: How Knowledge of Your Brain Can Make You a Better Leader
June 15, 2010

The Art of Intelligent Disobedience
May 19, 2010

Are You Talking to Me? Rx for Extraverts and Introverts
April 8, 2010

A Firewall for Bad Moods: How to Prevent Emotional Contagion
March 17, 2010

The Pursuit of Flow
February 24, 2010

Gandhi’s Neurons: The Practice of Empathy
February 3, 2010

The Most Beautiful Word In the English Language
January 19, 2010