Here’s The Simple Way To Create A Competitive Advantage For A Promotion, New Job, Or To Start A Business

Last year I was speaking to a group of people about how to get a competitive advantage. It was a mixed audience of professionals and college students, so I wanted to give them some practical ways that they could create a competitive advantage for themselves. I ended up telling them this, off the cuff, near […]

“You become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration”

James Allen said that. Allen was the author if the inspirational essay/book As A Man Thinketh. This quotation is powerful and meaningful to me so it’s one that I review every day. It reminds me that there are two opposing forces at work in our lives everyday: There’s the “me” who doesn’t want to change, […]

9 things that are awesome even though we usually think they suck

Warning: You’re not going to agree with me on some or all of these. That’s okay. That’s actually the first one! :) 1. DISAGREEMENT It seems like most people try to agree. They try to find common ground, achieve alignment, come together, whatever. And sometimes that’s helpful because when you work together with someone, you […]

Emotion: Does it have a place in business?

It’s funny when you notice something that becomes a pattern… Kind of like when you learn a new word and then you start hearing that word all the time. Once you see it in one place, you see it everywhere. The same thing has happened to me with the following concept… I’m doing some consulting […]