Heroes

Who are your heroes? Think of a hero. Your hero. Now think of why they are your hero. Challenge yourself. Make sure they really are your hero. Then think of two more for a total of 3. Someone in your life A Historic Figure A Superhero, musician, anything you are passionate about Everyone needs a…

Books

The past few years have been full of challenge, crises, amazing things, and enjoyment. Surviving isn’t always easy. Especially when you try something big. These books helped me along the way. Change The simple art of not giving a f*ck. Going through change? Struggling to figure out what the hell everything means? Why you are…

Start a Scorecard

Start a Scorecard Never underestimate the power of a spreadsheet. Whether you are trying to wrap up a project, looking for a job, building a business, or organizing an event, a spreadsheet can help organize the process and keep you accountable. Yes, it’s a spreadsheet, but more importantly, it’s a scorecard. Set a Goal Write…

It’s about priority, not time

Today, a good deal of people feel crunched and always ‘on’. There is always something. Technology has made people too connected, too accessible, and constantly engaged. It makes us feel like we don’t have enough time for everything. We all share the same 24 hours in a day, and lead very different lives. Though time…

5 apps I cannot function without

If my phone were to limit me to 5 apps tomorrow, I would have to go with these. Omnifocus My entire life is run on Omnifocus. Without this app everything stops. Omnifocus helps me stay focused and always thinking in both short-term and long-term cycles. I break my lists into priorities: Day, Week, Month, Ongoing,…

10 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

Whether just starting out or a seasoned veteran, we can all learn from the many different perspectives that exist in the library of humanity. The below list of books have not only helped me grow in a career and business context, but have also helped me navigate and understand our human history and helped me…

How Racquetball can help your career

I have played racquetball for about 7 years. During that time I have gone from terrible to somewhat less terrible. Along the way I have learned several lessons that helped me develop myself and prepare for the twists and turns of my career. I didn’t know it at the time, but these lessons have not…

The Power of Networking

I’m an INTJ. As an introvert, it is not in my nature to initiate conversations. In my younger years I was a total wallflower. My roles over time have forced me out of my shell and I am grateful for every single opportunity I have had to overcome any fear of socializing. This process is…