#38: Sam Horn - The Ethics of Eloquence
Do you suffer from infobesity?
How do you make billions in 60 seconds?
How do you avoid becoming a bore, a snore, and a chore?
These and other urgent topics are addressed when Tongue-fu black belt Sam Horn joins the Rabbi and the Shrink.
1:30 We want to do things worth doing
We succeed through community
Access to the successful is a shortcut to success
4:30 Ink it when you think it
If we don’t write down ideas when they enter our minds, we will lose them
Make your life your lab
You will make a difference in others’ lives
7:00 Ethics requires us to market the truth to benefit others
Be intriguing to get people on the hook
Infobesitiy vs. intrigue: a practical technique
Alliteration makes ideas memorable
Rhyme and rhythm
Crafting a message changes lives
14:00 tonality and musicality
Read out loud to self edit
Shift from undesirable to desirable
How can the study of ethics make us less ethical?
The qualities of E.T.H.I.C.S.
20:00 Our expertise is perceived by the clarity of our thoughts
How to not be a bore, snore, or chore
How to make billions in sixty seconds
The goal is to raise eyebrows
- Ask three “did you know” questions
- “Imagine this…”
- You don’t have to imagine
30:00 Words matter; every one of them
Don’t yell at a barking dog
What words can we use to get the desired behavior?
Ask for what we want
Real life examples have power
35:00 Why was the woman crying on the beach?
Arrogance vs. offerings
We have a responsibility to share the wisdom of our experience
39:00 How Tom got to Mission Control
Recognizing our abilities and accomplishments does not make us un-humble
What’s the greatest gift you can give someone else?
45:00 The word of the day: inconcinnity
lack of proportion and congruity; inelegance.
The way we phrase and frame our message determines how it is received
Showing order emerging from chaos is the way we broaden thinking
46:30 Too many people believe that happiness is selfish
Finding our gifts is the purpose of life; giving away our gifts is the meaning of life
Don’t wait until there’s no time left to do what you want to do