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Month: January 2018

Perspective: Advice To My Cousin Who Is Feeling Rather Blah Today…

One of the most valuable things that I have learned in my life is that “feelings pass” and “we are not our feelings”. You are loved, adored, and damn good at everything you do. Yesterday, I had a blistering headache Read more…


Relationship Building

Every day you are either building a relationship or tearing it down. With your co-workers, your clients, your family: everybody. It bears keeping in mind that our actions and attitudes either grow or kill something. Little by little. Drop by Read more…


Turning Over Mistakes

I made two mistakes today.  None were business related, but mistakes none-the-less. I ordered the wrong thing on Amazon: twice. And then I did something unintentional while eating out. Donk. Donk. In general, over the past five years or so, Read more…


Write It Down

Today, for my work in self-improvement and therefore my business improvement, I’ve been listening to a bunch of TEDx talks by folks like David Allen and Jeff Sutherland and somebody whose name I’ve already forgotten. That’s the point. I’ve already Read more…


The Myths Inside Your Head

We all have myths inside us that we believe are true. Myths like “eating carrots will make you have perfect eyesight”. Or, “If I buy this franchise, I’m going to make a million dollars.” Or, “Advertising doesn’t work, so I Read more…


wabi-sabi in your business

So often, we feel that we can not be successful until we are perfect. As a result, we balk, stifle and hold ourselves back for fear of falling flat, disappointing or embarrassing not only ourselves but others. Consider giving yourself Read more…


In Praise of Solitude

January 2, 2018 Food for thought today comes from an article posted that I recently read regarding the importance of being alone. The difference between being alone vs being lonely. Why society sets up “alone” as a thing to be Read more…


What’s Hiding in Plain Sight?

January 1, 2018 So, here we are: a new year all bright and shiny with possibilities. Full of wishes, resolutions, intentions, good vibes and hope. This is good and as it should be. After all, we don’t sing funeral dirges Read more…