Asking For What You Want … (20 Sample Asks)

May 14, 2018

If you prefer to listen click below. Raise your hand if you love asking people to help you [when you could just google it.] Sometimes we forget to make things easier on ourselves by asking for help. A Pro Asking Tip People actually like helping you.  When you ask someone to help you, you’re actually […]


Winston Churchill and Crisis Communication: Between a Rock and a Very Hard Place

May 7, 2018

To listen click below. Have you ever been in a major lose-lose situation? Where your options ranged from really bad to catastrophic? Early May, 1940, that is precisely where Mr. Churchill found himself as newly-selected Prime Minister in the UK. Yes, he was Prime Minister. Essentially Churchill was selected to be the Bearer of Unacceptably […]


Two Tools to Manage Other People’s Energy

April 30, 2018

Here’s the audio for those who prefer to listen: I’m still buzzing from the great energy at Dig South last week. A few things I learned: what’s up with Virtual Reality commerce from Payscout‘s Cleveland Brown, the latest on crisis communication from Lane Kasselman at Greenbrier PR, how product development is now part of the […]


Mixonian’s 9th Birthday: 9 Ways Growth Mindset Helps Achievement

April 23, 2018

If you prefer to listen, click below: Happy Birthday to the Mixonian! Nine years for a business is quite an achievement, especially during somewhat adverse economic times. Let’s explore the number nine: In French the word neuf means both nine and new. Nine is the highest single digit Arabic numeral. You can’t go any higher without tacking […]


Learn 3 Ways Luxury Brands Master Perceptions

April 16, 2018

If you’d rather listen, click below.   “Ordinary brands communicate in order to sell products to consumers. Luxury brands communicate in order to keep the dream alive in the minds of consumers.” Adriaan Brits, Luxury Brand Marketing: The globalization of luxury brand cults Borrow These 3 Ways Luxury Brands Master Perceptions Luxury brands are those where […]