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The Last Racer
On June 7, 2019 | 0 Comments |

Discovering Unexpected Rewards at the Back of the Pack I have run in the annual 5-mile “Minuteman Classic” in historic Concord every 4th of July for more than 25 years. Though by no means an elite runner—my one Boston Marathon took 4 hours and 15 minutes—I’ve always loved this little Colonial-themed road race so much […]

CEO Club VIP Lunch with Deborah Lee James
On June 5, 2019 | 0 Comments |

Wednesday, June 12, 2019, Concord, MA “The key is to bounce back!”–Deborah Lee James Please join us as we welcome our keynote speaker Deborah Lee James, the 23rd Secretary of the Air Force, Sector President of SAIC, and author of Aim High: Chart Your Course and Find Success! Also Greg Stone, author of Branding with Powerful Stories: The Villains, Victims, and […]

Business Lessons from Henry David Thoreau
On May 7, 2019 | 0 Comments |

By Ken Lizotte CMC As part of his ongoing column in Money Inc. Many of life’s major arenas and how we approach or practice them, such as environmentalism, writing, travel, war and peace, politics and rebellion, philosophy and introspection, are steeped within the life and legend of Henry David Thoreau. Thoreau’s studies of nature for […]

Why Write and Publish Business Articles? For 5 Good Reasons!
On April 4, 2019 | 0 Comments |

By Ken Lizotte CMC As part of his ongoing column in Money Inc. In a world filled with tweets, ever-breaking news, a thousand TV channels and podcasts galore, is there any point to toiling away at an article, then seeking a journal or magazine willing to publish it? It would seem that no one is […]

Photo by David Marcu on Unsplash CEO Oasis: Relief for “Loneliness at the Top”
On February 27, 2019 | 0 Comments |

By Ken Lizotte CMC As part of his ongoing column in Money Inc. It’s 8 PM and everyone has left the building except the guy at the top, Steve, CEO of a mid-size manufacturing firm. For months now, Steve has been struggling over cash-flow problems with no solution in sight. Coming up with each new […]

When Selling, Ask Questions, Rank Your Prospects … and Listen!
On January 31, 2019 | 0 Comments |

By Ken Lizotte CMC As part of his column on Money Inc. Asking questions is critical to succeeding in selling your product or service or your business in general. Too often otherwise good sales reps fail because they just haven’t learned to stop talking and start listening. They want so much to tell a prospect everything […]

Is Writing a Business Book Worth the Trouble?
On January 10, 2019 | 0 Comments |

By Ken Lizotte CMCAs part of his new column on Money Inc. Most days we CEOs are caught up fighting fires, initializing paperwork, running to and from meetings and, well, running, running, running. At the end of each day, we are often spent, exhausted, and, frankly, glad to be out of the building! So why […]

Tips to Protect and Profit from Your Intellectual Property
On August 31, 2018 | 0 Comments |

By Neil Burnstein Today licensing of intellectual property is a multi-billion dollar industry. In order to capitalize on such growth, entrepreneurs are seeking ways to protect and maximize the value of their ideas, inventions, artistic creations and other forms of intellectual property. In addition to creating lucrative licensing opportunities, intellectual property protects business assets, creates […]

Photo by _HealthyMond . on Unsplash Which Book Publishing Option Is Right for You?
On August 1, 2018 | 1 Comments |

By Ken Lizotte CMC Enjoy this excerpt from The Speaker’s Edge: The Ultimate Go-To Guide for Locating and Landing Lots of Speaking Gigs (Maven House Press) If you want to be respected as a “thoughtleader” and if you especially want to add speaking engagements to your marketing repertoire, you must consider writing and publishing a […]

Why I Am a Ghostwriter
On April 22, 2016 | 2 Comments |

By Keith Long, Ghostwriter Supreme In the past 18 months, I have written four nonfiction books, yet their titles and “voice” are not mine; my name doesn’t appear as the author on any of their covers. I am a ghostwriter. The real authors of these books are my clients who have had their story curated […]