How To Gain Optimal Productivity When Study Says 76% of People Don’t

Fatigue, brain fog, low drive – these all result in lowered productivity which can cost us time, money, and relationships.  A Virgin Pulse study of over 1,000 participants found that 76% of employees feel tired most weekdays and 15% have fallen asleep at work.  Finding your optimum means that you are not part of the [...]

How To Gain Optimal Productivity When Study Says 76% of People Don’t2019-07-09T07:15:56+00:00

Going From ‘I Can’t’ to ‘I Did’

My son, AJ, was barely one when we knew he was different.  Unlike his cousin, who was born just a few months after him, AJ was not crawling, babbling, or attempting to walk.  Instead, he smiled, he cooed, and put his arms up to be cuddled.  My father-in-law said that AJ was just a late [...]

Going From ‘I Can’t’ to ‘I Did’2019-06-13T09:32:47+00:00

The Art of The Turnaround in 5 Steps

It can happen – business goes down, we don’t get the promotion, we wind up with an unexpected bill, we get fired or demoted, we get sick and our career goes in a backslide; life can throw us some unexpected curves and as exhausting, frustrating, and debilitating as it may feel, the only answer is [...]

The Art of The Turnaround in 5 Steps2019-05-14T12:11:37+00:00

6 Steps to Building Million Dollar Business Relationships

On a recent Sunday afternoon, after a sleepless night where one of the children woke me up because they were sick, and my unregrettable decision that we should all leave for a family hike at 5:30 in the morning, I plunked myself down on the sofa and did something I only do once per year, [...]

6 Steps to Building Million Dollar Business Relationships2019-04-23T09:14:42+00:00

5 Common Things High Achievers Do To Start Their Day

According to a NY Times Interview, Robin Arzon, Vice President of Peloton, downs filtered water, a dash of sea salt, fresh lemon, and some apple cider vinegar, before heading to 20 minutes of prayer and meditation.  She then checks her very popular social media, does her own workout, and generally teaches 2-3 classes for the [...]

5 Common Things High Achievers Do To Start Their Day2019-04-07T17:38:14+00:00

Why Are We So Distracted? Chasing ‘Happy Hormones’ Might Just Be The Root Cause to Why We Aren’t Achieving With Link to Infographic

On a recent Sunday afternoon, I spent three hours working on an MIT certification program in AI and machine learning. The intensive program involves watching videos, participating in discussions, reading supporting documents, and writing papers which are marked on a specific rubric. With a background in digital marketing, online learning, and the non-conspiratorial understanding that [...]

Why Are We So Distracted? Chasing ‘Happy Hormones’ Might Just Be The Root Cause to Why We Aren’t Achieving With Link to Infographic2019-05-30T19:32:42+00:00

How to Create Your Unique Value Proposition in 5 Steps

When Howard Schultz became the marketing director for a then unknown coffee company called Starbucks, portable coffee was dominated by chains like Duncan Donuts.  After a trip to Italy, Schultz reimagined Starbucks as an iteration of the European coffee bar experience complete with baristas in aprons, steaming espresso, cappuccino, and a destination where people could [...]

How to Create Your Unique Value Proposition in 5 Steps2019-02-12T11:55:26+00:00

Trusting Your Inner Voice Can Lead You To Making Better Decisions

Steve Jobs, in an address to graduates, once said, “Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And, most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.” The inner voice and intuition have previously been thought [...]

Trusting Your Inner Voice Can Lead You To Making Better Decisions2019-02-10T17:24:38+00:00

How to Become a Disruptor in 7 Steps

Last week, I was in New York for the National Retail Federation Conference – the largest gathering in the world of the top retailers, and one of the keynotes was helmed by the CEO of Target, Brian Cornell.  Mr. Cornell is responsible for helping Target acquire 20 brands in the last two years including the [...]

How to Become a Disruptor in 7 Steps2019-01-22T11:58:04+00:00

19 Time Management Stats Every Small Business Owner Must Know in 2019

There are 28.8 million small businesses in the United States, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration, and they have 56.8 million employees. Small businesses (those with fewer than 500 employees) account for 99.7% of all business in the US.  About two-thirds of business survive 2 years in business, half of all businesses will survive 5 years, and one-third will [...]

19 Time Management Stats Every Small Business Owner Must Know in 20192019-01-06T18:53:28+00:00
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