Business Cards- How Important Are They?

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Short Answer— VERY. Long Answer— Listen we meet new people daily. Walking in the park, riding trains, buses and planes. Personally,  as I speak and visit schools I meet literally hundreds of people every week. And the amazing thing is those people are not just from my community, they are from all over the world. […]

Be Selective About Who You Disappoint 

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I will not disappoint my children but am totally ok with letting down someone’s opinion that I “need” to borrow money for lavish items (I can’t afford)—— all to appear well off. I encourage you to disappoint those acquaintances (I would go as far as calling them strangers ha!) all day everyday if it means […]

Oh No, My Child has a Childhood Mental Health Illness!

A very good friend of mine is crushing it in her self-help series focusing on positive parenting skills. Please allow me to introduce Mrs. Felicia Johnson, MSW, LCSW who hosts her own commentary at www.Soothingminds.net. I wanted to share a few gems of Felicia’s thought process as she discusses some pretty sensitive and informative techniques dealing with childhood challenges. […]

Money Does Not Solve Everyone’s Problems

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I have heard the saying, “Let’s just throw some money at this problem!” And I immediately think, “What a waste!” We are missing the point if we are not changing the habit that got us into the predicament in the first place. We are bound to repeat our glooming results…. Why contemplate throwing more money […]

People Grow Old, Doesn’t Mean They Necessarily Grow Up

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In my book I discuss how it’s ok to outgrow your friends. Though this may sound cold and callus, I say it because if you choose to hinder your growth for the sake of allegiance to an irresponsible relationship then you are responsible for your position (whether it is in an ideal position or less […]

What is Your Dinner Conversation?

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I love this question because it aims directly at values and productivity. I argue that whatever you enjoy in life tends to prevails in your dialogue. So what do you talk about? This is a double edge question because hopefully it’s about things you are passionate about. AND those things hopefully gravitate around fruitful goals, family, […]