Why The World Needs You.. As ‘You’

"No one is you and that is your power" You have something to offer that no one else has. "You character traits are a mix that will NEVER ever be repeated in history. There are ideas unique to you, a specific rhythm and perspective that are your strengths not weaknesses". There is a group of … Continue reading Why The World Needs You.. As ‘You’

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3 Reasons You Don’t Need a Mentor to Succeed

A month ago I ended a fifteen year friendship. It was not as difficult as I thought it would have been. In a brief four sentence conversation I realized I had outgrown my dear friend. I also realized just how much weight his opinion had carried in my life and I was more than ready … Continue reading 3 Reasons You Don’t Need a Mentor to Succeed

Overcoming ‘Shiny Job’ Syndrome

"We are going to have to let you go". I heard the words with the surreal realization that I was saying them. I was firing someone. As a person who feels deeply, one of my greatest challenges in business was separating my empathy from what had to be done. This employee had received several warnings … Continue reading Overcoming ‘Shiny Job’ Syndrome

5 Cures For The Common Curse

There comes a point when.. you have tried, so many times.. in so many ways..yet you keep failing again and again. That point when everything you touch turns to s**t and you begin to imagine forces beyond your control puppeteering your life and sabotaging all your plans. It happens. If it has never happened to … Continue reading 5 Cures For The Common Curse

You Lose To Learn. But Learn What?

I stared at the bathroom mirror not really seeing my reflection. I saw instead through my peripheral sight, my newly constructed vision sheet. It sparkled with its artistically designed collection of my future ambitions and goals. Little did I know that, according to Paulo Coelho in that fated moment that my Bic pen (yes they … Continue reading You Lose To Learn. But Learn What?

You Are NOT Your Job!

Why is it so depressing to lose one's job? Ok, admittedly, you just lost the income you have been living off and depending on for food and bill payments. (that sentence was indeed quite depressing) But really.. Even when you are still eating quite well, sleeping in a comfortable bed and not facing prison for … Continue reading You Are NOT Your Job!

The Purpose of Negative Emotions

Negative or unwanted emotions are a part of our experience of being human and are unavoidable. In fact, they are very clear signs that we are emotionally healthy humans. We feel sad when something undesirable happens or guilty when we have caused someone else pain or harm. This is a healthy sign that we are … Continue reading The Purpose of Negative Emotions

Entrepreneurship – Solving A Problem

One of the most common complaints I get from clients is: "Starting a business is so complicated!" If you have ever attempted to start a business, you would have found out that the red tape alone can choke you. The fees, the paperwork, the taxes, the business plans to beg for a loan... It is … Continue reading Entrepreneurship – Solving A Problem

Put Your Challenges In Perspective

“If you ever start taking things too seriously, just remember that we are talking monkeys on an organic spaceship flying through the universe.” ― Joe Rogan This quote may be a bit oversimplified, but still relevant in face of all the irrelevant nuances that we allow to disturb our peace of mind, daily. I run … Continue reading Put Your Challenges In Perspective