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
"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
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
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?
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
Consider your thoughts and dreams a preview of your life's coming attractions. At the risk of sounding a bit 'New agey', this concept isn't very different from the law of attraction. At the risk of sounding like a hard, cold scientist, there is logic to the theory and it has been proven repeatedly. Whether … Continue reading Think Your Way To Success