March 15, 2013 Steve Kayser
Our times our piled high with difficulty and uncertainty. Stress and anxiety. Problems too big to get your arms around, Too high to climb. Unless … you don’t have legs or arms.
November 14, 2012 Steve Kayser
“He is one of those uncommon geniuses which spring up occasionally to produce revolutions, and overturn the established order of things. If it were not for the vicinity of the United States, he would, perhaps, be the founder of an empire that would rival in glory Mexico or Peru.”
William Henry Harrison – 1811
September 4, 2012 Steve Kayser
In every person’s life, there is a still, small voice that tries to guide you to a wonderful calling − a destiny. Your destiny. A calling that you, and only you, were put on this earth to fulfill. Near silent, this voice is powerful enough to lift thoughts, dreams and visions to a higher ground. Do you still hear it?
March 15, 2012 Steve Kayser
The word enchantment, in my mind, evokes a mystical musical imagery. Like a smooth jazz tune. Alluring, mellifluous, melodious, harmonious … almost magical. So I played one last rip-tripping riff on the keys. A simple reverie – an out-take. One take. No thinking. Just riffing. Thought it sounded like a knuckle-dragging nose-honker when I played it. I was going to dump it – until I heard the playback.
March 10, 2013 Steve Kayser
To win at the complex sale, one must be a storyteller, master strategist, philosopher, psychologist and have an innate understanding of the B2B Goldilocks Universe …
February 28, 2013 Steve Kayser
The old man was singled out by the crowd at a family get together. Dressed in bib overalls, worn T-shirt and a past prime denim cap. He was a hard-working farmer. It showed. The crowd urged him on…
“Come on old man, play! Bring out the third hand.”
August 9, 2012 Steve Kayser
Do you have truth tellers in your life? Do you have people around you who give you feedback and are honest with you?
October 12, 2012 Steve Kayser
To win at the complex sale, one must be a storyteller, strategist, master tactician, cajoler, evaluator, philosopher, psychologist, bean counter and often, magician. But what about a really complex sale? Like selling your story to Hollywood and getting it made into a film? Find out with Pen Densham whose films include; Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Backdraft, Moll Flanders, Rocky II and Houdini. The films and television series Pen Densham and his partner have produced have grossed over $1 billion.
September 25, 2012 Steve Kayser
Is there a magic formula that can enable you to put your feet up in a chair, daydream and think of ideas that can change everything for you? In business and life? Yes, it’s “4 I’s > C2.” Features interview with Joey Reiman, author of “Thinking for a Living.”
January 7, 2013 Steve Kayser
“We must not allow the clock and the calendar to blind us to the fact that each moment of life is a miracle and mystery.” – H.G. Wells.
Queasy easy? Stop here.
This is a true story. It’s graphic. Reality is rough. Truth is tough. So if you get queasy easy, stop here.
This story describes a complex melding of, and interplay between, some spectacular people, processes and technologies that combine to create a real-life, dynamic human organism. An organism that breathes, reacts, corrects, heals and cures. And, it’s powered by the …
November 8, 2012 Steve Kayser
You know the company. It’s yours, or may have been. An industry leader. Once. Competitors emulate it. Analysts preach the company gospel. The CEO’s mug is on every magazine cover. Stock prices soar above the Milky Way. Then
Why? Donald N. Sull, Harvard Business School Press author of “Revival of The Fittest: Why Good Companies Go Bad and How Great Managers Remake Them” answers that question in an easy-to-read “Shoot the Donkey” – style interview format, combining theory, real-life examples and practical advice.
February 3, 2012 Steve Kayser
Why can’t new Marketing and PR people write? Because it’s It’s a skill and art that is complex, under-appreciated and, as far as I can tell, under-emphasized by schools. Or—if you have the teeth-pulling, Novocain-less pleasure of reading many press releases—companies, for that matter. Why is that? One of the main reasons is …
August 6, 2012 Steve Kayser
For over 19 years and 20,000 interviews the Charlie Rose show has profiled some of the best, brightest and most original minds in the world. His interview style, wit, wisdom and hard work make it the place to go for great insights and inspirational stories. It gets no better. But how does Charlie Rose get people to engage the way he does? To authentically open up? How does he get to the heart of the drama – and perfect the “Art of the Story?”
August 1, 2012 Steve Kayser
Robin Hood, Batman, Hoop Dreams, Zanskar, Bagger Vance – they’re all here. Learn from best-selling authors, screenwriters, storytellers and movie-makers Steven Pressfield, Pen Densham, Michael Uslan, Frederick Marx and Robert McKee.
May 21, 2012 Steve Kayser
You’ve sold 20 million copies of your books and “The One Minute Manager” is revered in business circles and still being used as a guide almost 30 years after publication. I think it’s because of your storytelling style. The parable with deep knowledge embedded in it. Who influenced you?
February 1, 2012 Steve Kayser
He was charming. Reckless. Brilliant. Rash. Kind and callous. Vicious and violent. Yet gentle and a gentleman. Prayed on his knees but cussed like a sailor. His men called him “Old Blood and Guts.” But a writer, a poet … a soul of old too?
December 7, 2011 Steve Kayser
If you had one last time to pass on all you had learned in this life – in a letter, video, speech or lecture – what would you say? How would you say it?
Ever thought about it?
Who would you say it to? Would you be maudlin or mirthful?
October 27, 2011 Steve Kayser
I received an email from a Mr. Ger Corrigan in Ireland with the subject line, “There’s No One As Irish as Barack Obama – Einstein and The Neutrino Song.” I was getting ready to delete the email but I thought the subject line was so unique and interesting I’d open it up. Truthfully, I was expecting a male enhancement advertisement espousing supraluminal tumescent effects. I was wrong. What I found was a pot of gold.
October 11, 2011 Steve Kayser
Einstein had a dream A big TOE dream. Is it possible that Tesla’s little-known dynamic theory on gravity that involves the absorption of ether by matter and CERN Physicists discovery of faster-than-light particles could fulfill Einstein’s dream of grand unification?
September 27, 2011 Steve Kayser
Nikola Tesla and Albert Einstein. Geniuses both. One believed the speed of light unbreakable at 186,000 MPS.. One believed the speed of light barrier could be broken … because he’d already done it. Guess what? Looks like Tesla was right.
May 28, 2011 Steve Kayser
All great presentations have one thing in common. Do you know what it is? Here are 10 exceptional examples down through the ages. Can you see it? And what about the greatest presentation of all time? It had no PowerPoint. No video. But it had that one thing.
May 18, 2011 Steve Kayser
That opening … “Here it is. I’m dead. This is my last post,” showed up my Google Alerts. I thought, what a great opening line for a story. The person had to be a writer. A superb one. I had no idea the opening … was really the ending.
March 16, 2011 Steve Kayser
Forget the incessant cacophony about social-media use in business for one nanosecond. This is about family, friends and loved ones. Find a way today to get them connected to a social-media network of some type, because when disaster or terrorist attacks strike …