The Attitude For Change

Most simply stated: “Many people are not happy in their jobs.” The above statement is not new News. There are probably several sets of statistics around that I could look up and quote here to validate that claim. However, for employers and employees, having facts and figures on hand that support current job satisfaction levels […]

What “Shark Tank” Taught Me About Ideas and Passion

If you are like me, and you don’t have a business of your own (yet), the thought of someday running your own business never completely leaves your mind.  Even if you are good at regularly pushing aside those distracting thoughts, you still find that they have a way of unexpectedly resurfacing from time to time. […]

Do You Really Want To Outsource That?

“If you want something done, ask a busy person.”  While this is not an unfamiliar proverb, and it does have many truly valid applications, it is by no means the be-all and end-all of business advice out there. Different people have different talents. Some people love being so busy, sometimes even to a fault, that […]

3 Benefits of Pulling Back on the Reins of Your Spontaneity

As connectors, you and I want to be effective storytellers who engage our readers’ emotions.  Spontaneous emotions can be positive or negative.  When we are excited about something, whether in a good or bad way, our true feelings of the moment have an uncanny ability to find their way past many of our intellectual thinking-brain […]

The Secret to Living a More Interesting Life

The secret to living a more interesting life can be summed up by the letters: TBD. Most simply put, the answer is in how you: Think, Be, and Do things differently from what the collective “everybody else” is doing. If your life is boring, I’m pretty sure that any advice from me about looking for […]

Believing in Passion

I don’t always believe in Passion.  It teases. For me, it seems to come and go, kind of what I imagine a Bi-Polar or a Manic-Depressive condition to be like.  It’s easy to be all gung-ho when you are starting something new.  There are no expectations yet. You can only envision things going well.  And, […]

The Strangeness of Our Passions

There is a lot of advice out there.  Ask different coaches for advice on how to be successful and you’ll probably get a lot of different answers, sometimes conflicting, but certainly a core set of common beliefs, too. Clearly one common ingredient to the success equation is: “having passion”.  A nice clarification I recently heard […]