Every entrepreneur has the dream to take his firm from the “garage” start-up to be the industry leader. The excitement of seeing your “baby” grow also has rewards beyond just money. I think most entrepreneurs feel this way… I have to believe that most do. Why? Because growing a business is just too hard to only … Continue reading
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It takes a village to raise a child
This is an ancient proverb that is still true today. Take the recent story of Yasir Moore, a North Carolina (USA) teen, who was about to go into a Chick- fil-A (fast food) franchise, to apply for his first job. Fair dues to his mother, who insisted he go to the interview presentably dressed with … Continue reading
News Flash: The World does not owe you a living!
Parents: Please let your child read this article! Boys and Girls, I have news for you; your life and a career is not about going through the motions and attending class for 18 years. Making it to 21 years old does not guarantee you a living. It might not seem fair, and I am sure … Continue reading
Peeling back the onion… what we can all learn from this?
After the recent news of the loss and suicide of one of the most adored, talented and funniest comedians of our time, Robin Williams, I find myself, like so many others, thinking… how could this happen? After all… he made us all laugh. He made us all cry. He made us all ”connect”! Money, fame, … Continue reading
What can we learn from the Olympic Athletes?
It always amazes me; the psychology of sports. As I wrote in June 2013: I am fully aware of the power of the mind when it relates to not just sports, but business…and ultimately success and failure. How can Olympic records, as they relate to time, distance, and precision, be constantly broken year after year? … Continue reading