I help thought leaders reach their potential

My best skill is interviewing accomplished people like you. (Writing is a close #2.)

I work with most clients on a retainer basis, helping them to reach a larger audience in a more focused and compelling manner.

Since my clients are 100% confidential, I use the writing I do under my own name to demonstrate my capabilities.

For five years, I have been a Forbes contributor in the Leadership and Career channels; my focus is on bringing out talent in others.

I am the co-author with Amy Blaschka of I Am: Escape Distractions, Unlock Your Imagination & Unleash Your Potential, a #1 new release on Amazon in Health & Stress.

I am also the author of How to Self-Promote without Being a Jerk and also Never Tell People What You Do, both of which have been best-selling Kindle titles on Amazon. My 2001 book, Making It Personal, predicted many of the personalization practices that have become mainstream today.  

In Park City, I'm known as the Chairlift Chats guy, who interviews fascinating people on chairlifts. I ski about 55 days a year, usually 90 minutes at a time. (Your "lunch" is my 10,000 vertical feet.)

I use this framework to guide my career, and it informs my work with clients, both as a ghostwriter and advisor.

I use this framework to guide my career, and it informs my work with clients, both as a ghostwriter and advisor.

Thinking partner with acclaimed authors, speakers and entrepreneurs...

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Here is a quick overview of my background...

  • LinkedIn Influencer since the first week of that program; I'm honored to have more than 750,000 professionals follow me.
  • The Chartered Institute of Marketing named me one of the 50 most influential thinkers in marketing and business today.

  • Part of the Ogilvy & Mather team in the mid-90s that helped transform the IBM brand from arrogant to approachable.

  • Raised or helped raise $20 million for start-up and entrepreneurial ventures. "Marketing guru” for 250 entrepreneurs—over five years—through the Birthing of Giants program.

  • An original partner of the Peppers and Rogers Group, and helped grow that firm from ten to 150 employees in three years.

  • Taught the capstone entrepreneurial course in the MBA program at Babson College.

  • Grew sales of a new product line from zero to $20 million in three years, while also traveling 14 times to Asia to establish two new factories to handle the demand.

  • Earned an MBA at The Wharton School and have presented at Wharton, Yale University, New York University, Fairfield University and Babson College.