HUGH CULVER

How to network at conferences without feeling creepy

How to network at conferences without feeling creepy

I just returned from the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers (CAPS) conference in Halifax. This was my third speaker convention this year and the best—let me explain. Deciding if you’ll attend a conference, especially as an entrepreneur when all the hotels,...

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Unicorns, Fairies and Why Work/Life Balance is a Myth

Unicorns, Fairies and Why Work/Life Balance is a Myth

If you believe in unicorns, skip this post. Same for fans of fairies. And there’s one more illusion we should address: work/life balance. I admit there was a day, not long ago, when I promoted the notion of work/life balance as if “work” and “life” sat firmly on two...

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How to wrap up 2015 and design an awesome next year

How to wrap up 2015 and design an awesome next year

It’s that time of year again—not quite finished, too early for fireworks—and I have a question for you. How’re you doing? At this time of year I’m looking at a long list of projects that still need my attention. Sigh. There’s the new team member we still haven’t...

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Want to earn more? Practice these 4 uncommon habits

Want to earn more? Practice these 4 uncommon habits

If you want to earn more maybe you need to earn it first. Let me explain. Most people I know want more income. Sure they want to do great work, serve the world, and make a difference, but they also like to eat. Can’t blame them there. In the “old days” you increased...

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Your first baby steps to getting started with SlideShare

Your first baby steps to getting started with SlideShare

For a couple of years I’ve been raving about the not-so-secret power of SlideShare. Typically, I am greeted with a response like “Huh? SlidesShare, what’s that?”. Well, for all you unwashed marketers, let me introduce you to a very exciting and creative way to get...

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Get focused – 13 tools to eliminate distractions today

Get focused – 13 tools to eliminate distractions today

We live in the Age of Distraction—smartphones, email, people, and social media can reduce your productive hours to minutes. And even though we might convince ourselves a quick check on Facebook or Twitter doesn’t amount to much—it does. In one study at Stanford...

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