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Author: Scott Steinberg

Award-winning professional speaker Scott Steinberg is a bestselling expert on leadership and innovation, and the author of Netiquette Essentials: New Rules for Minding Your Manners in a Digital World, Millennial Marketing: Bridging the Generation Gap and Make Change Work for You: 10 Ways to Future-Proof Yourself, Fearlessly Innovate, and Succeed Despite Uncertainty. The founder of SELECT nightlife and entertainment magazine, and among today’s leading providers of keynote speeches, workshops and seminars for Fortune 500 firms, his website is www.AKeynoteSpeaker.com.

Articles by Scott Steinberg

  • Five habits of hyper-productive people

    Do you ever feel like someone you know can get more done in three hours than you can in an entire day? It’s not that he or she has some hidden supernatural powers. It’s that this hyper-productive person has some habits that definitely provide an advantage when it comes to working smarter and achieving more in less time. Here are five secret habits of the hyper-productive to adopt to get more out of your day. Take breaks – Constantly working doesn’t…

  • How to stand out as a thought leader

    With 70 billion pieces of information and media shared monthly on Facebook alone, the challenge isn’t creating online marketing material for your small business. It’s how to stand out from the crowd as a thought leader. These three tips can help your business do just that, and boost customer awareness and search engine visibility — not to mention your bottom line. Position yourself as a thought leader Instead of being another choice on a checklist for customers, become the relied…

  • Seven traits of highly successful people

    In today’s fast-paced and distributed working world, effective leadership and strategic decision-making have become more important needs for businesses. So it should come as no surprise that according to recent research by the Corporate Executive Board, 10 new talents and skills have been found to be defining traits amongst today’s most successful people. Here are the traits that equip executives with the necessary flexibility and resourcefulness to deal with change, adapt to highly unpredictable environments, and constantly succeed in the…

  • Why customer service matters more than ever

    People like to say that they’re in the “relationship business,” and event professionals without a doubt are. But maybe our connections with our clients and potential clients are better described as belonging to a “relationship economy” – a system that needs to work two ways, with equal give and take. Technically, a relationship can exist even if it’s all take and no give, but few relationships grow strong and healthy on such an impoverished foundation. Would you stay in a…

  • How to better pick and choose business opportunities

    Self-help gurus and motivational speakers worldwide will tell you that “Yes” is an empowering word, and indeed it is. “Yes” opens doors, breaks down barriers and gets people to step outside of their comfort zone and try new things that help open their hearts and minds to new philosophies and perspectives. But “No” is a powerful word as well, and one that we all need to employ more in both our personal and professional lives. “No” doesn’t even have to…

  • Boosting productivity: How to get more done in less time

    Every single one of us, regardless of industry or job title, faces the need to get more done in less time. The world’s moving at a faster pace, and everything is becoming increasingly hectic. It oftentimes feels like time slips away from us and doesn’t offer any reward in turn. We check our phones, we check our emails, we attend meetings, and we’re constantly being pulled in fifty directions. Then we wonder what we’ve accomplished. Since everyone and everything tends…

  • How to find key influencers online

    Online influencers are probably the most important component in the Internet marketing and promotion value chain. The challenge is to identify and connect with the right kind of authorities that can have a major impact on promoting a website, blog, business, brand, individual, or event. According to a Forrester Research study, 13.4 per cent of American adults on the Internet create 80 per cent of the content that influences people. Social media is the most powerful tool available to identify…

  • How to drive strategic innovation in business

    Nobody enjoys failure. Yet failing at a task is how we learn. Great organizations and ideas aren’t born wholly realized: They’re formed through practice, patience, and persistence. Many entrepreneurs and even the world’s most renowned international speakers will tell you that they had numerous failures before they had any success. Want to get ahead? Start failing your way upwards today. Here’s how to win, even when you lose. Innovation happens through strategic and measured failure. Being proactive pays: Put programs…

  • Change management secrets: How to adapt your business for tomorrow’s world

    A common topic that seems to come up more and more in the business world is strategic innovation. Leaders and managers often wonder how to deal with change management since the world is constantly in flux and everything is changing at a brisk pace – including markets and client expectations. The challenge: It often seems that as soon as we wrap our heads around one new idea, it changes shape, or something completely new comes down the creek and we’re…

  • Business e-mail etiquette: 19 rules and helpful tips for online communications

    Despite the growing prevalence of texting, instant messaging apps and social networks in the business world, e-mail remains one of the most popular high-tech ways for modern professionals to communicate. Although over 300 billion e-mails are estimated to be sent every day, however, a surprising number of executives and entrepreneurs still struggle to grasp fundamental rules of netiquette. In the interest of enhancing interactions with clients, colleagues and customers, following are several business e-mail etiquette hints, tips and strategies to…