The Top 5 Worst LinkedIn Business Pick-Up Lines

The Top 5 Worst LinkedIn Business Pick-Up Lines   A few years ago, I wrote this post about bad linkedin notifications. I am happy to say I am getting less spam, although I think it's because I'm filtering more, or the AI bots are hard at work keeping that stuff away. Either way, progress. LinkedIn has gotten better. Way to go, #linkedin. I am still getting those notifications and invites [...]

By | 2017-11-18T16:25:30+00:00 November 18, 2017|2 Comments

Conference Cartoon – Kathy Klotz-Guest

Friday Fun: Conference Cartoon Introducing the Friday cartoon. Today it's the Conference cartoon. I am learning to draw freehand. As a writer, comic and strategist, I think in punchlines that create a visual. I am just not a drawer.  However, I am now doodling and sketching - skoodling - and committed to learning how to draw better!  So with help of Sketches Pro app for the iPad, I am trying [...]

By | 2017-11-10T23:35:51+00:00 November 10, 2017|0 Comments

Scary Things Bosses Say (And True Leaders Don’t)

Scary Things Bosses Say Boring content, bad storytelling and poor leadership are all scary. In time for Halloween, here are a few scary things bosses say (and true leaders don't) to employees. We've all hear crazy, scary things. If you hear these scary things bosses say, don't walk. RUN! Ahhhhhhhh!!!!!!!! "Go off and Innovate."  What does that even mean? It has no detail. "Sure, boss, I will get right on [...]

By | 2017-10-31T02:43:47+00:00 October 30, 2017|0 Comments

Putting Fun in Entrepreneurship – A Chat with Joel Comm

Putting Fun in Entrepreneurship, Passion and the Creative Process In this episode of #yesandbrandshow, Joel and I chat about the creative process and why passion must be a driver in business. We also discuss putting fun in entrepreneurship and why it matters that you do the things that scare you most. Want more resources on fun? Here you go! Want to see more of the #yesandbrandshow, visit the YouTube Channel [...]

By | 2017-09-24T21:43:34+00:00 September 24, 2017|0 Comments

The Marketing Podcast: Kathy and Douglas Burdett

What Improv Taught Me (and Can Teach You) about Banishing Boring! In the July 28 release episode of The Marketing Podcast with Douglas Burdett, Kathy talks about how great business storytelling can be and how most everything she learned about marketing came from comedy.   The marketing podcast Stop Boring Me! Podcast with Douglas Burdett Kathy's book, "Stop Boring Me! How to Create Kick-Ass Marketing Content, Products and [...]

By | 2017-07-29T23:23:43+00:00 July 29, 2017|1 Comment

Improv in Business Communication Leadership (video)

Improv in Business Communication Leadership On June 2nd, Gary Ware and I did our 2nd live stream discussing improv in business and this time we chatted about improv in business Communication (Leadership). A recent #workforce17 conference presentation revealed that 35% of employees would forgo a raise if they could fire their boss. We chat about this leadership gap and how applied improv can help build leadership muscle when it comes [...]

By | 2017-09-24T21:57:36+00:00 June 3, 2017|0 Comments

Improv in Business Customer Service and Crisis Communications (video)

Improv in Business Customer Service Source: etherspeak.com On May 25th, Gary Ware, fellow improviser and marketer, and I chatted about improv in business customer service and crisis communications. We do a few exercises and talk about ways you can say "yes and" to your customers. Want more info on how to use improv in business? Check out my book! Watch the Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fNKAHMFnDJA&t=1s&width=645&height=360

By | 2017-07-29T23:24:07+00:00 June 3, 2017|0 Comments

Business Satire on Medium From Kathy Klotz-Guest

Business Satire on Medium Business Satire on Medium - Kathy Klotz-Guest (image: Kai Oberhauser Unsplash.com) I love writing on the blog and other places including on Medium, especially love to write satire.  You can follow me there and here on my blog. So here are a few snippets of my business satire on Medium. Enjoy! Business Satire on Medium **************************************************************************** 6 “Selfless” Excuses to Use at [...]

By | 2017-05-18T21:23:41+00:00 May 18, 2017|0 Comments

Embrace the Suck that Comes with Creativity (video)

First, Embrace the Suck. Then Pull Out of It. Embrace the Suck. Dealing with the creative ups and downs is hard. Really hard. Sometimes we feel uncertain and uncomfortable because creativity can be messy - it gets harder before it gets better. I call this period of discomfort and unease the creative suck and it's time we embrace the Creative Suck. It's also incredibly normal to have highs and lows [...]

By | 2017-04-30T22:11:36+00:00 April 30, 2017|0 Comments
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