About Phil La Duke
Phil La Duke is a man who pulls no punches. His off-beat style, and unique take on life has made him a popular, if not controversial, speaker and writer with more than 300 works in print, most recently his book, I Know My Shoes Are Untied Mind Your Own Business! Follow Phil on Twitter @philladuke.
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The Motor City has epitomized both America's past industrial dominance and the despair of economic decline. It now is the epitome of urban resurgence.
You've bought something from somebody that you could have bought from somebody else. Understanding why is a good start to learning how to sell.
There is nothing like having dozens of highly paid employees standing around waiting for what comes next to teach you about time being money.
Constructive criticism is perhaps the most important and least common leadership skill.
While politicians talk about creating jobs, business owners worry about finding employees.
Paul Wasserman's Henry the Hatter has thrived for generations in Detroit. He knows everything there is to know about ups and downs.
Make yourself look better in print and sound better in person.
Negotiation isn't about winning. That's why so many people do it so poorly.
A single conversation over a couple of beers reveals the prosaic truth: decent pay and benefits, a lot like their parents had.
Very few entrepreneurs will be billionaires but all of them can make a positive difference in the world.
The road warrior life isn't glamorous but with the least effort it isn't hard labor, either.
The cruel truth is that nobody is going to be in trouble for forgetting about your proposal.
We can't responsibly wait for a tragedy to make us safety conscious.
Nothing this side of a coma is effective at "avoiding'' stress so you better learn what it is and how you can endure it.
If you're worried about your excessive self esteem, start sending your writing to editors who don't know who you are or care about your feelings.