You, Me, and the Lecture Business: A Short History

by Bernie Swain
The lecture industry!  Most of what you know concerns famous names and reports of speaking fees.  But it is an industry that, every year, provides us with new thinking and ideas that are so vital to the prosperity of our American culture and world civilization.  Just look at the new visionaries it offers today in the likes of business futurist Dan Pink, Harvard’s Amy Cuddy, or NYU’s innovation guru Luke Williams. As the founder of Washington Speakers Bureau, I will … Continue reading "You, Me, and the Lecture Business: A Short History"

The Three Rules That Matter

by Bernie Swain
We all want to make a difference.  We all want to succeed in life. But how is that possible when our days (in fact our moments) are so filled with constant distractions of one sort or another?  I used to ask myself that kind of question nearly every day.  How can I make a difference?  How can I make the most of my life and the lives of those around me? Looking back, I found the answers.  I’ll share them … Continue reading "The Three Rules That Matter"