The No-Fear Manifesto

Posted by: Doug Mollenhauer

Communication, like life itself, is driven by two powerful forces—fear and love. Fear is small. Love is big. Fear is closed. Love is open. Let’s commit to love and fearlessness. — read more...

Replying Wouldn't Kill You, People. Or Would It?

Posted by: Doug Mollenhauer

If the first casualty of war is truth, then the first casualty of new-era media is courtesy. The second is trust. I’ve been reaching out recently, talking up The Pitch Coach and listening to prospect’s needs and challenges as they relate to new-business presentations, and meeting with people to make new connections or to reconnect with others. The meetings themselves are, for the most part, encouraging, positive and productive—it’s the follow-up that’s unsettling. — read more...

What It’s All About: What Warren Buffet Can Teach Us About Communication

Posted by: Doug Mollenhauer

Those of us who need to communicate ideas clearly and memorably to others could learn plenty from the man known as the Oracle of Omaha. Watching Warren Buffet, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and legendary investor, on Charlie Rose again recently, I was reminded of a quote attributed to Leonardo da Vinci: “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” — read more...