The Blog

Or do you want to stay hidden? About the social media and selfie culture, John Gray said, "It's 'show your best and hide the rest!' We need a return to authenticity." It's true-- people take 100 selfies and use every beauty filter on the phone for...

When I started my first business, I was nervous but excited. The main word emblazoned in my mind was FREEDOM. Yes, I wanted a solo desk for myself where I could do a better job for candidates and clients than the places I'd experienced before,...

Entrepreneurship is not for everyone. Now, this is not the point where I am going to say, "If it was easy, everybody would do it." This post is not me yelling at you about hard work or convincing you of the Western world way that...

"That's what mentoring is: it's teaching you how to respond." -T.D. Jakes A good coach or mentor isn't psychic. They can't see around every corner for you or predict the future by looking into a crystal ball. I mean, I guess I could try that but...

Several years ago, U2 released "Sometimes You Can't Make it On Your Own." Bono wrote the song about his father who he perceived as tough and cynical but also funny and charming. The lyric is absolutely true: sometimes you can't make it on your own....

One of the mistakes I made during my first run at entrepreneurship was feeling like I needed to either stay hidden or wear some sort of mask each day. As if to say, "I can't be who I authentically am. There needs to be a...

You’ve probably heard the phrase “thoughts become things” before. You may have dismissed it as New Age woo-woo, but there’s a good point to be made. Your mindset is extremely important. Have you ever had a colleague who was burned out and pissed off? Aside...

I felt so incredibly empty. Like I had nothing left to give or offer at all. I was thousands of dollars in debt, not sleeping well, eating too much junk food for comfort, and convinced there was no way out of it. Want to know more...

Happy ears, not hoppy ears When you are talking to someone on the phone, what are you doing? Are you actively listening and paying full attention to the person’s words and tone? Are you hearing what’s said as well as what is not said? Or are...