Presentation Coach Sought

I provided the wrong email address last time, apparently: Needed: an executive presentation coach for two or three middle managers at an Aerospace firm in Torrance, California.  They need help making more compelling presentations when they address boards, other corporate teams, etc.  Will require video-taping as part of the package. Contact: Ara Norwood ara@norwood.com Phone: 805-657-5536 Please do NOT contact Alan Weiss


Alan Weiss’s Monday Morning Memo® – 04/18/11

Alan's Monday Morning Memo

April 18, 2011—Issue #83 This week’s focus point: John Naisbitt wrote about “high tech/high touch” almost 30 year ago, and I believe he was absolutely on target. Technological “mystery” has plateaued, and we no more think of being “plugged in” to the Internet as we do to the electrical grid (as technology columnist Walt Mossberg points out). What are you doing to develop breakthrough client relationships on the “high touch” side? It’s not done by mass emails, lengthy voice mail …


Evolution or Intelligent Design: The future for outstanding consultants

I’m speaking for the Institute of Management Consultants on Thursday afternoon as part of a full-day event they are hosting. You can see the link and the write-up of my session below. I’d be happy to see you there. http://imcne.imcusa.org/2011/02/24/imcne-half-day-symposium-beyond-the-curve/ Evolution or Intelligent Design: The future for outstanding consultants Alan Weiss has written more consulting books than anyone in history and is known as the “Rock Star of Consulting.” He is one of only two people in history accorded the …


Presentation Coach Sought

Needed: an executive presentation coach for two or three middle managers at an Aerospace firm in Torrance, California.  They need help making more compelling presentations when they address boards, other corporate teams, etc.  Will require video-taping as part of the package. Contact: Ara Norwood ara@aranorwood.com Phone: 805-657-5536 Please do NOT contact Alan Weiss


Dressing Down on Campus

One night at a restaurant, my son received a message on his cell phone. He’s finishing a three-year fellowship in theater at the University of Florida, and he’s required to teach quite a few classes. I assumed it was about a cancellation or student issue. “Oh, no, another one,” he said. He showed me a photo on the screen of a very attractive and quite topless woman. “Who?” I asked, my wife leaning over to get a better view. “It’s …



Ocean’s 11

I’m holding a unique experience in Las Vegas on June 23. I’ll be in the majestic “lofts” at the MGM Grand for an extended visit, and that one day I’m going to host just 11 people for discussions about politics, business, sex, religion, and whatever else it’s so hard to talk to others intelligently about these days. Breakfast, lunch, and cocktails are included in this bi-level, immense space with 25-foot windows. The fee, of course, is $1100. The value of …