When you fail, learn what you can from the mistakes, adapt so next time there is different outcome, and start working toward the next success. Maybe you will experience a win, or maybe a different failure, but it is always a step closer to the solution.

Image by Ksenia Krneychuk After my speech two weeks ago on blogging, a TribeUp NYC attendee asked me how to differentiate content. I’m sure other strategists have their methods, but here’s how I do it. There’s one critical precursor to success: You must possess substantial knowledge about your topic area, and keep abreast of current trends, not only in the […]

Two-time Cy Young Award Winner Tim Lincecum is experiencing a horrible 2012 season I made a joke about my Ad Age Power 150 ranking a while back, but when I found out how low my score was last Spring it seriously upset me. I used to be a top-ranked blogger! What happened? De-listing became a serious thought for a couple […]

In an era where people chase fame like dogs running down a hare in a field, there’s little discussion about winning. That’s too bad, because winning beats fame every time. It’s imminently more satisfying, yields more benefits, and is much more memorable. Why do we focus on fame instead of winning? Just look at the obvious. Consider the media attention […]