Check out a few quotables about influence — from the National Speakers Association Conference INFLUENCE 2015.  Featuring Chef Jeff Henderson, Verne Harnish, Jenn Lim of Delivering Happiness & more. 7 Influential Insights — Quotables from National Speakers Association Conference INFLUENCE 2015 from Denise Yohn other quotables: The Practices & Principles That Produce Great Retail Brands — CMOs of […]

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(“brand book bites” are book reviews that highlight the most interesting brand stories in the latest best-selling books.  Subscribe to my feed so you don’t miss these regular bulleted briefings on the books I recommend.) –  the book:  The Business of Belief: How the World’s Best Marketers, Designers, Salespeople, Coaches, Fundraisers, Educators, Entrepreneurs and Other Leaders Get […]


The medium may be the message, but an ad isn’t an experience – and shouldn’t companies invest in delivering an extraordinary experience instead of spending a lot of money to broadcast a message?! […]

(Last week’s Women’s Foodservice Forum Executive Summit featured execellent educational content from industry leaders and Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management faculty.  Here’s the next in this week-long series on key learnings from the conference.) brand-as-business bit: Kellogg Associate Professor Tanya Menon taught us how to get people motivated about the things we want to […]


(This is the second in a two-part blog series on influence and leadership.  This post is written by Terry Starbucker, who has been in the business world for over 28 years in a variety of leadership positions, and regularly writes about his experiences in his blog, “Ramblings From a Glass Half-Full” . He is also a […]