Archive for December 2018

Your Why Is Your Purpose

Your Why is your purpose – it’s your intention. It’s what makes you move forward. When I wrote the Connectivity Canon, I wanted to be superdupercrystalclear on what my Why was. The world doesn’t need another book! What it needs is more connectivity. More you and me, being together, learning how to communicate, learning how…

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Reading Is Another Tactic For Connecting

If you’ve ever walked into a room – or you’re planning to walk into the room and you want to connect with people, and you don’t know what you can talk about, I’ve got a solution. One word: Read. Read a lot, read whatever you like, read for pleasure, read for information, read for education.…

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Who’s Paying Attention To You?

Do you think people are paying attention to what you post? Guess, what – they are. Whether you feel like you’re out in the weeds by yourself, or you’re wondering if anybody even cares, and you’re only trying to hear yourself speak by putting video up or writing something and posting it – guess what:…

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Magic Boots

I’ve got magic boots. They’re not magic in the way they’re made. They’re not magic in the fact I got them from a genie. They’re magic because they’re connecting boots. They’re the craziest boots I’ve ever bought. I love boots. They’re super comfortable and kind of a signature thing for me…. And I realized that…

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Connectivity Requires Participation

Connectivity requires participation. Participation means showing up. This morning I got up and out the door, and I want to a local chamber event. If I don’t show up, I don’t make progress. I don’t have the opportunity to serve people, other people don’t have the opportunity to learn about me, and we don’t build…

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Anyone Who Wants To Connect, Can

Let’s start here: Anyone who wants to connect, can. – Connectivity Canon, page 20 It could be a stretch to use the word “anyone” in the statement above. All the same, use it I did and with a lot of thought behind if it’s the right word – if I truly mean anyone – or…

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Holiday Connection Tactic

If the end of the year can be trying for you… If you’re not sure how to connect with the people in the rooms you’ll be in… And if you want to be comfortable walking into those rooms, knowing you’ll be okay talking with whoever’s in the room… Here’s a Connecting Tactic for the holidays…

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