10 Tips for Tele-Training

Over the past few weeks, I’ve successfully conducted a number of Tele-training courses with clients in Asia.I was skeptical regarding phone delivery, but the clients love it, and I have to admit that they’re learning the material just as well as my classroom students do. I want to share some

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Restroom Iconography XI: Taos Inn

I’m always on the lookout for unique Restroom Iconography.  Given the number of petroglyphs in New Mexico, I suspected that I’d find a lot of different icons in the hotels. I was wrong. Still, here’s one I did find. This icon marked the restroom at the Historic Taos Inn. It’s

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Butterfly or Moth…

I don’t only catch snakes and lizards. Today, at Alum Rock Park, I caught a butterfly. Or a moth.  I wasn’t sure. Either way, Angie was pretty impressed that I caught one with my bare hands. Mrs. Remington was my High School English teacher. She always said, “It’s a sad

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Business Storytelling

There’s a reason why storytelling has such a bad rap in corporate America. The reason? Because to most executives, Business Storytelling = B.S. Too much noise. Too much meandering. Not enough meaning. Executives want to hear a story… That’s why they are forever asking, “What does this mean?” But most

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Huesworks Testimonials

Facebook comment – I have enjoyed and taken something away from every class that I have had with you. – Rob Waffle Huesworks blog comment – Very informative. I am drawn by your teaching style. Really weird and great:) – Moon II Working Globally, conducted in Singapore – many good examples (&

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John Wooden’s Pyramid of Success

When discussing leadership, you just can’t go wrong with John Wooden, legendary former coach of the UCLA Bruins basketball team. I’m a big fan of his Pyramid of Success. I may think it’s a little more complicated than it needs to be, but I didn’t coach 10 NCAA champions –

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Fun with Fishbones

Last week, I facilitated a fishbone diagramming session with an in-house team. I really enjoy the practice of drawing a fishbone, which seems to surprise a lot of people. Fishbones are very useful, so here are a couple of tips: Write a clear problem question for the ‘head’ of the fish.

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God is in the Details

A River stone adorned with a natural lei While I’m gregarious and fascinated by people, I love solitude – the kind of solitude that Edward Abbey so perfectly captured in “Desert Solitaire”. I hate it when Angie goes home to see her parents. I miss her constantly (she is –

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Revenge of Lego Glenn

Want to see yourself as a Lego character? No? Want to see me as a Lego character? No?  Well, too bad… Lego Glenn is here. He’s a got a big-ass book in his hand and he’s not afraid to use it! You can make your own mini-lego-me here. Share this:

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A Cinco de Mayo Recipe for Good Times

Want a recipe for a great evening? Get some warm weather Find some cool people Go to a nice place Pick an interesting topic to discuss Hope for some serendipity Last night met all the above criteria. After a couple of weeks of (by California standards) crappy weather, the sky

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Book Review: Kicked, Bitten, and Scratched

I reviewed Amy Sutherland’s “What Shamu Taught me about Life, Love, and Marriage” in a previous post.An enjoyable, quick read – it was a no-brainer to add “Kicked, Bitten, and Scratched” to my reading list. I love reading ‘behind-the-scenes’ articles and books.  I’m fascinated by processes – always wanting to

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Book Review: Dancing in the Mind Field by Kary Mullis

I’ve got a week off from my Masters program… which means I get to pick my own reading! Surprising even myself, I choose to dig into Nobel Prize winner Kary Mullis‘ “Dancing Naked in the Mind Field”.  I found it in a used book store and was hooked after reading

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Graffiti Practice!!

Ever want to be a graffiti artist, but don’t have the balls to actually deface public property? If that description fits you, today is your lucky day! Fakeproject Corporation (what a great name…) has a free downloadable coloring book for aspiring graffiti artists. Practice tagging without getting tagged! *This is

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Crappy Presentations…

I work with some of the smartest people on planet earth, and yet… And yet, the presentations that I have to sit through can only be described as torture. Well, not for everyone. Most people just look away and tend to their computer or blackberry. But for anyone who makes

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Don’t Believe Everything You Read…

Here’s something I had never seen before… at least not in the US. I was driving down El Camino Real (the Kings Highway, but that’s another story) to my workshop in Los Altos last week. I knew that the Residence Inn was near the junction at San Antonio Road, at

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A Graphic Guide to Writing SMART as Hell Goals

A Graphic Guide to Writing SMART as Hell Goals follows Mickey, a new employee, on his journey from SMART to SMART as Hell. In this fast paced comic book by award-winning author Glenn Hughes, you’ll watch Mickey rebound from a failed meeting with his boss Amy, by getting clarity around his

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SMART as Hell Advice

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Do your goals lack punch? Are you struggling for the motivation to realize your dreams? Do you sometimes wish you could get a nice pat on the back AND a good kick in the butt? SMART as Hell Advice is your antidote. In this book, award-winning goal expert Glenn Hughes gathers

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Looking to increase clarity, creativity, and conversation?  Photo Jolts! shows you how to leverage the power of photographs to improve yourself, your team, or your organization. Master trainer Thiagi and SMART as Hell.com founder Glenn Hughes share 51 activities (with over 300 variations) that are tested and proven to help participants

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