7 Takeaways To Start Advocating For Yourself

Speak up for yourself You’ll never get everything you deserve or everything you want from work. None of us can. You can, however, stop accepting rejection, being walked all over, and not getting the respect that you deserve. Regain your sense of self control by advocating for yourself. Take emotion out of it. This isn’tContinue reading “7 Takeaways To Start Advocating For Yourself”

Swing For the Fail

Swing for the fences, Strike out or Home Run. In a startup, we have to make big plays. We have to have people who feel ownership for the company and who are on the same mission. We need passion and hard work. They have to imagine what is needed before they are needed and whenContinue reading “Swing For the Fail”

Quit Spewing Your Emotions All Over People

Quit Spewing Your Emotions All Over People It’s a tough world out there. The business and work world has always been full of stress and difficulties. Challenges abound whether you are at a small business, a startup or a large corporation. Lack of resources, interpersonal politics, more and more expectations – always more work, notContinue reading “Quit Spewing Your Emotions All Over People”

Reflection and Quotes on MLK Day

There are so many different quotes of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. that I could highlight. I choose these five favorites, well at least favorites right now. Over the years, there have been so many that I’ve really connected with and my top quotes are constantly evolving. “Rarely do we find men who willingly engageContinue reading “Reflection and Quotes on MLK Day”

3 Ways To Stop Screwing Your Self Improvement

Get Out Of Bed Self improvement books should be no more than 15% of your total reading. There you go right to the point, no beating around the bush. No fancy lead in. Quit reading so many self improvement books. Unless you’re a self help book critic or teaching courses on the subject, there isContinue reading “3 Ways To Stop Screwing Your Self Improvement”

Warning : You’re Doing The Two Minute Rule All Wrong!

If you are addicted to task lists you must institute this rule immediately. You are wasting valuable time each day and may even fuel your procrastination habit if you are making lists without this rule. The Two Minute Rule If Task < Effort to Remember + Record + Categorize  + Prioritize +Time to Complete =Continue reading “Warning : You’re Doing The Two Minute Rule All Wrong!”

Learning New Skills In Startup Land – My Journey

Working with three startup companies has been a new experience for me. It’s been a lot of work, stress, and fun – and we are only just getting started. Commonly, startup businesses face a number of challenges. Hiring Qualified Candidates, HR & Payroll, Competition, Lack of Clear Marketing Strategy, Capital and Minimal Budget, Lack ofContinue reading “Learning New Skills In Startup Land – My Journey”

It’s Your Story – Two Steps To Edit Your Behaviors

Start writing a new story. It’s yours, edits as you see fit. We all behave within the confines of how we define ourselves. We do this in all kinds of ways. Our tape is on continual replay. What do you say to yourself? Do you say you are no good at math? Are you callingContinue reading “It’s Your Story – Two Steps To Edit Your Behaviors”

Start The Day With A Cup Of Earl Grey : Magic Morning Moments

Start the day with a cup of Earl Grey. There is nothing like starting the day with a scalding hot cup of tea. The warmth as I cup the mug. The steam wafting upwards. Looking into the water watching the tea darkening the water and infusing it with it’s deep and strong black tea flavor.Continue reading “Start The Day With A Cup Of Earl Grey : Magic Morning Moments”

One Way To Start Your Day Right

Working Your Day or Your Day Working You? There will always be those occasional days where everything gets away from you. Crazy days where everyone needs something from you, you are adding more to your list then you are actually getting done, and everything becomes a priority. If those days happen more than occasionally thenContinue reading “One Way To Start Your Day Right”