8 results for author: Sam Horn


Never Be Bullied Again

I had the honor of presenting "Take the Bully by the Horns" at the ASAE (American Society of Association Executives) convention in Detroit.  Many participants asked me to please share the handout as they said it gave them so many "I can use this TODAY" tips ...
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That’s Original: How to Create a Competitive Edge by Creating First-of-Their-Kind Ideas

“Who says there’s nothing new under the sun?” – Sam Horn, Intrigue Expert Do you think everything’s been said and done; there's nothing new under the sun? Au contraire. There ARE original ideas, inventions, products, startups, businesses ...
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Focus Pocus

5 Magical Ways to Focus and Flow When it Matters Most "I think the one lesson I've learned is there is no substitute for paying attention." –News Anchor Dianne Sawyer Are you thinking, "I agree, but how can I focus when I'm busy, tired, overwhelmed ...
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Lose Control of Your Meetings

Face it, these days, everyone gets a little itchy if they don't have some control. That's why it is smart to SHARE control instead of TAKE control of your meetings. When I lived in Hawaii, I had an opportunity to work with visionary leader Mike ...
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What is the Eyebrow Test?

Do you ever: Find people texting or tuning out when you’re talking to them? Have a tough time explaining what you do? Get frustrated because you can’t get across the value of what you have to offer in a way people get it and want it? Wish ...
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Don’t Tell and Sell, Show and Ask

Many of us grew up doing “Show and Tell” in elementary school. A premise of INTRIGUE is, “It’s smarter to ask than tell. And it’s even smarter to show and ask.” Why? Showing and asking verbally and visually engages people. It’s a way to ...
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Are You Customizing Your Communication?

“We’re all in a race for relevance.” – journalist Eleanor Clift When you were growing up, did your parents or teachers tell you to “Use your words?” If so, it was their way of encouraging you to express what you were feeling, whether that ...
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Got Intrigue? The Art & Business of Getting and Giving Attention

I told a participant in my #‎SXSW workshop, "Congrats. Your pitch passed The Eyebrow Test®" "What's that?" he asked. I said, "The Eyebrow Test®?" is a way to: BE more intriguing in the first 60 seconds when people are making up their mind ...
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