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Is “Change Management” a Bunch of CR%P?

Change Management Comes Down to a Simple Choice As a motivational speaker, almost 9 out of 10 clients ask me to address change management. I’m honestly amazed at how many of my clients are freaked out about change. The change is real, and their pain is real. But the answer to their stress and unhappiness […]

Hostgator and Endurance? I’m talking to you! (And it’s fun!)

I was ready to leave my website host, Hostgator.com for about 80 reasons.  That’s the number of hours I (conservatively estimate) that I spent on the phone (or in a support “chat”) with Hostgator. It’s complicated, but I had a problem that was nagging.  All of the “fixes” that my MANY calls to support used didn’t […]

The Psychology of Motivation

Why do we do what we do?  This question has boggled psychologists for decades.  Up until now, there is no clear-cut answer to this million-dollar question.  Theories are the best bet we have at the moment, from B.F. Skinner’s operant conditioning to Abraham Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. The Nature of Motivation But although this field […]

3 Things Speakers Are Afraid to Tell Meeting Planners

By Brad Montgomery, CSP, CPAE I’ve done a lot of speaking engagements in my 25+ years as a motivational speaker. And before I began my speaking career, I was an entertainer — comedy and magic. I’ve been part of a lot of shows, events, luncheons, keynotes, after-dinner galas, you-name-it, I’ve probably done it. I’ve worked […]