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The high cost of rambling.

It might seem like the stuff of waking nightmares, but for the people looking to make lasting connections or effective presentations, it’s all too real.The thought of getting up in front of a group of team leaders, colleagues, or clients, and simply rambling due to a lack of strategic, well-crafted messaging is unpleasant, to say the least. It’s also costly, both in terms of reputation and...

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Skild’s Big Q3!

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Are You Trapped by Your Accomplishments?

As you’ve moved “up the ladder” — growing your career, collecting degrees — have you experienced something unexpected and unwanted? Namely, have you found that the very things that were supposed to empower you have actually inhibited your growth?There comes a point in every career when we find ourselves trapped by our supposed accomplishments — when we become a repository for keywords,...

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Deal with your low self-esteem now, or prepare for failure.

In my last post, I stated that you have an amazing, one-of-a-kind story to tell. I stated it not only because I truly believe it, but also because not enough of you believe it.Time and again, we’re all faced with a brutal reality that threatens our growth and development. It begins with not knowing how to pitch ourselves effectively, but it actually taps into something much deeper: Do we even...

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You don’t suck. Your bio does.

If there’s one thing I’ve learned over the course of 15 years spent producing 600 challenge programs and awarding $300 million dollars in prize money, it’s that those who pitch effectively win. Those who don’t tend to go home wondering where they went wrong. 

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Big news on the Cisco front!

For the past four years, Skild has partnered with Cisco on its empowering Global Problem Solver Challenge, which gives student entrepreneurs from around the world an opportunity to develop new business ideas and leverage technology for maximum social impact. 

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You Have Access. Now What?

Let’s say that the playing field is, at long last, being leveled. Awesome! What now?If we all have equal access to the means of empowering ourselves in business, shouldn’t we do everything in our power to make ourselves stand out from an ever-larger crowd?With the gatekeepers removed from their posts, a sea of people is about to crash the gates — each and every one of them pushing their voice,...

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Innovation is My Business

Innovation is my business. Come to think of it, it’s your business too. At least, it better be . . .For 15 years, Skild has had one mission: To empower people and organizations by tapping into unheard voices and fresh perspectives. We genuinely strive to affect positive change by helping to solve problems, make discoveries, and in some small way advance society.BREAKING: We all have just...

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