Scott Berkun (@berkun) is the bestselling author of Making Things Happen, Confessions of a Public Speaker, and The Myths of Innovation (now out in paperback). His work has appeared in/on the New York Times, the Washington Post, BusinessWeek, the Wall Street Journal, CNN, Forbes, the Economist, Wired magazine, CNBC, MSNBC, NPR and other media. His provocative essays, fun blog posts and entertaining lectures can be found at