I recently posted this picture of Central Park on our QBQ! Facebook page and wrote this:
Not a bad way to spend a morning, walking Central Park. In Manhattan to teach QBQ! at NBC at “30 Rock” Mon morn.
I knew from experience that posting where I was and why I was there was risky. In 1996, as a young speaker, I was hired to present on the same platform as Lou Holtz, the renowned Notre Dame football coach. Totally excited and enthused, I faxed—yes, faxed—an announcement to my clients.
The next day, a training manager told me that her VP of Sales boss had privately remarked, “There goes Miller grandstanding.”
I suppose I should’ve known better since I’d been taught better …