Art and Business

Cut Through the Blah, Blah

Managers love data but people love stories.  If you want to go directly to the hearts of your listeners, tell a story. You’ll need more than just the facts to be persuasive. You’ll need to connect with feelings too. It’s been said for years and it is true that facts make us think and feelings…

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3 Lessons in Leadership from Jazz

It is Mardi Gras today!  That is Fat Tuesday, my friends…and time to “Let the good times roll!” as they say in New Orleans. Last night I heard some mighty fine jazz musicians play New Orleans jazz.  It was a group that doesnt’ normally play together but had assembled for this informal evening of music.  …

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