Latest "Audio and Video" Posts

As many of you know, I was recently on “The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch.” Here is the video of my (very) brief appearance. If I were given more time, I would have discussed these 7 tips for keeping your job.  Fortunately, CNBC decided to post these tips on their website along with another article […]

The other day I was interviewed by Lorraine Cohen on her show “Powerfull Living” on Blog Talk Radio.  We discussed Goal-Free Living and innovation. You can listen to the hour long interview by clicking the Blog Talk Radio button which will take you to their website.  I join the conversation at the 5 minute mark and […]

I was just having a conversation with a good friend of mine. She’s currently in a bit of a funk because life is not turning out the way she expected. From an external perspective, she has an incredible life. But that doesn’t matter. She is still not happy. As we continued the conversation, we discovered […]

This past Friday I gave a Goal-Free Living speech in Chicago for a group of meeting planners. At one point, someone in the audience asked for my perspective on Covey’s goal-based time management concepts versus the Goal-Free Living compass-driven approach. As I was once an instructor for Covey’s “Principle Centered Leadership,” I felt quite qualified […]

Although some of you know me as the “goal-free” guy, my main business is innovation and creativity. I am an advisor to large corporations who want to create a culture of innovation. And I help individuals and organizations develop break-through solutions to their most thorny issues. I have been doing this for over two decades, […]

I was recently interviewed for a podcast (after some opening comments) on Michael Pollock’s website. He specializes in helping small business owners use blogs and other new media tools to grow their business. I got some great tips from his site. Be sure to check out the podcast, and then peruse his blog. (links are […]

Today I was interviewed on The Student Operated Press, an internet radio station. Click here to listen to this interview. Note that there is a lengthy introduction on the audio promoting their website, so be patient.

I recently gave a speech at the Creative Problem Solving Institute, hosted by the Creative Education Foundation. Today’s blog entry is a brief clip from that speech. This is, in my opinion, one of the funniest stories from the book. It is about “Becoming a People Magnet”. To download the video, right-click here and “Save […]

Installment #2 of my podcast with the Innovise Guys is now online. You can find it on their website, or on iTunes. Here’s what they wrote about this session: “In part two of the interview with Stephen M. Shapiro, author of Goal Free Living, Doug and Gregg riff on Shaprio’s 8 secrets. The energy is […]

Earlier this week, while in Chicago, I was interviewed by The Innovise Guys, Gregg Fraley and Doug Stevenson. The first half of the interview is available on their website, or on iTunes. The second half will be posted shortly. Admittedly, the first half was a bit more about entertainment than content. But there are some […]

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