5 Keys to Overcoming Major Setbacks on the Road to Success

Years ago there was an indoor “atmosphere” created at the University of Arizona. In this dome, researchers noticed that before the trees reached full maturity they would break apart. Later, they discovered that wind strengthened a tree’s core by blowing it back and forth. But, the dome had no wind. I had a friend tell me this story several […]

You, The Ideal Candidate – A Millennial’s Success Journey

A Short Guide to Getting Exactly What You Want in Your Career -- and Life

I’ve done it. I’ve written and am now releasing my first e-book! After weeks of early mornings and many late nights, I’m excited to share with you: You, The Ideal Candidate. About the e-book You, The Ideal Candidate is exactly what the subtitle says, A Short Guide to Getting Exactly What You Want In Your Career […]

10 Secrets That Make You A Great Public Speaker

Statistically, you fear this, more than actually dying. That said, there will come a time in your career when you will be asked to give a speech or presentation. The outcome will go either of two ways. Will you read off the slides and produce another moment when people feel their time was wasted? Or, […]

What to Do to Create Influence & Be Heard

A Guide to Civil Conversations

We begin with an idea to influence. Then – Anxiety. Confusion. Frustration. We present our idea. Another person has a different one. We believe our point is better. 15 minutes later (or hours) we have general feelings of disdain toward the other person. You have had by all accounts – an argument. What results is […]

How to Sell Almost Anything

No matter what you do, you’re selling. Whether you have the title of “Salesperson” or not, you sell yourself every day. Transferring enough optimism and confidence to whoever is needing you at the moment is a paramount skill for the professional. As a Business Consultant, post-college, I worked with well over a hundred sales reps. […]

How to Work and Succeed with Impact

In your journey to excel in meaningful work, there’s an additional item that I wished I’d been told early on. In his book, The Ultimate Sales Machine, (which is a must-read for anyone wanting to be successful) the late Chet Holmes describes two things that drive the SUPERSTAR high achievers vs. the average producer. These […]

The Secrets to Making Work Your Art

It’s been a popular theme the last few years to “find your hidden artist.” As a millennial, when I hear someone say they want to explore their art, I can’t help twinge with some idea that all they want to do is be a professional Instagrammer; taking pictures sipping coffee, banging away on their Mac […]