Archive for November, 2011

The Vice Of Ingratitude

November 30, 2011 4 Comments
The Vice Of Ingratitude

For some strange reason, the Thanksgiving holiday this year has got me thinking more than ever about gratitude. I’ve been chewing on what it means to be thankful, why we have a need to “give” thanks, and how we respond to others in both the presence and absence of gratitude. I’ve found a very interesting [...]

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Personal Branding Training For ProNet Reno

November 23, 2011 4 Comments
Personal Branding Training For ProNet Reno

Branding overview Pronet Reno View more presentations from Bret Simmons I started a four session training course in personal branding yesterday for the great folks at ProNet Reno. In this first session, I covered the principles of personal branding and inbound marketing. In my opinion, the proper operating principles are the most important but also [...]

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Progress Principle Presentation For Leadership Douglas County

November 15, 2011 0 Comments
Progress Principle Presentation For Leadership Douglas County

Progress Principle View more presentations from Bret Simmons I’m speaking today about The Progress Principle to the great folks at Leadership Douglas County, a program run by the Douglas County Chamber of Commerce. It’s beautiful county on the drive to the Genoa Lakes Golf Club. This is the second time I’ve spoken about The Progress [...]

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The Temple Veil Of Power At Penn State

November 11, 2011 10 Comments
The Temple Veil Of Power At Penn State

There are plenty of reasons for weeping and gnashing of teeth over the scandal unfolding at Penn State University this week. The firing of legendary head football coach Joe Paterno and university president Graham Spanier does not merit any lamentation. What Jerry Sandusky did was evil, and he will pay for it. But good men [...]

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