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What Makes You an Interesting Guest?

What Makes You an Interesting Guest

“A good interview has rhythm to it, back and forth. Authors who are good at interviews answer the question I ask, not five questions at once.” My friend and colleague, Greg Bullen at WMPC Radio, is a pro at asking […]

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How to Answer Difficult Questions on Interviews

How to Answer Difficult Questions on Interviews

I was a naive 27-year-old who had no business being where I was. Leaving graduate school in Southern California for a battlefield in the Middle East made no sense to me but there I was. The southern part of Lebanon […]

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Finding Our Way in the Dark: Uncertain Promises

Mediawise -Finding Our Way in the Dark: Uncertain Promises

It was 4:30 am. I was trying to find my way up the trail in the dark. Eight miles into the wilderness and many more from Durago, Colorado, the path in the San Juan Range of the Rockies was unclear. […]

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Fake News, Real News, Your News; How to Communicate for Best Results

MediaWise - Fake News, Real News, Your News; How to Communicate for Best Results

This Facebook notice popped up as I signed in: “How to spot fake news.” When I was a kid, news was news, or so I thought. Now, it seems everyone has an opinion or a spin. The effect of all […]

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Selling Self, Selling Ideas, Selling Books

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One of the questions I am asked most frequently is, “Do interviews help sell books?” My answer is always the same, “Sometimes.” This is clearly not the answer most people want to hear. Publicity is not a hard science; it […]

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What are Interviewers Looking for in a Guest?

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I received a call from radio host in Portland. She was livid. She said, “Your guest was asleep when I called her for the show this morning. Then, she answered questions like she didn’t know the topic of her own […]

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Five Ways to Maximize Your Media Interviews

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P.T. Barnum once quipped, “Without promotion, something terrible happens… nothing!” And without trying to be sacrilegious, even Jesus had a front man; John the Baptist prepared the way for Him. Why should you and I be any different with our […]

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