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This Wednesday, October 22, be sure to watch “Partners in Crimes” on USA Network at 11:30PM ET (check your local listings for your time). During this episode, you will see yours truly playing Personality Poker with Mario, Lou, and the office staff. Here’s the show description from USA Network: The Office Guru – Mario hires a workplace guru […]

In the October 2014 issue of SUCCESS Magazine, you will find a 3-page article by yours truly on “breakthrough thinking.” It is one of this month’s cover. Be sure to get your copy before the November issue replaces it!  

On Friday July 11, 2014, we launched this new website. It has been 4 years since the last website refresh. We hope you like it and welcome any comments you may have! Stephen Shapiro

It is with great pleasure that I can formally announce that I was recently awarded the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation by the National Speakers Association (NSA). What is does the CSP designation mean? Established in 1980 by the National Speakers Association, CSP is the speaking profession’s international measure of professional platform skill. This designation […]

Starting today I will be writing a regular column on innovation for As a result, there may be a bit of a slow down on this blog while I write articles for them and the American Express OPEN Forum. But don’t worry. All articles will eventually be posted here too. Stay tuned!

This week we launched some changes to the website. A revised home page with links to two new pages, one for meeting planners and one for innovation leaders. We also streamlined the look and feel slightly. We revised the look of the blog “listing” page to only provide summaries We removed the Facebook comments from […]

I am excited to announce that I will return to Copenhagen to speak at my 3rd “Happiness at Work” conference. Previously, I played Personality Poker with the entire audience. This year, I will be speaking about my new book project. Here’s a brief description… Are you working your butt off and not really getting anywhere? […]

Starting tomorrow, I will be creating 3 blog features every week: Monday Morning Movie – I will shoot a brief video to share a concept around innovation.  This, as you probably guessed, will run Monday mornings. Tuesday Transcription – A transcription of the Monday Morning Movie. Wednesday Work Wisdom – This feature will be an article which […]

The October issue of SUCCESS Magazine recently hit the news stands.  The cover story – Innovate or Die – is 3 pages dedicated my perspectives on how to innovate more effectively. If you get the physical copy (with CD), you will also find a 23 minute audio interview with me and the publisher, Darren Hardy. In […]

Best Practices Are Stupid is now available in Portuguese.  One version is for Brazil and the other for Portugal.  

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