On Cynicism

On Cynicism

  Cynicism is so 2000-late. Get over it. It’s not hip or cool or intellectual….

On Modesty

On Modesty

I’ve been accused — more than once or twice — of being arrogant…or at least…

I miss #FollowFriday

I kinda miss #FollowFriday…looking to make some new connections. Who are YOUR top people to…

What your body does and is — is amazing

What your body does and is — is amazing

This guest post from Muscle Motivation is the most inspiring thing I’ve ever read about body image. Whether you’re fit, fat or somewhere in between, this is a must-read.

The 7 Keys to a Powerful Network – The Dash Radio

The 7 Keys to a Powerful Network – The Dash Radio

The central organizing concept in my first book, The Virtual Handshake, is “The 7 Keys to a Powerful Network”, a strategic framework for all of your business relationships that will make you far more effective in how you use your time, and help you align your relationship-building activities with your business objectives. I gave an overview, along with some first steps to start applying the concepts, on The Dash Radio last week.

New Empire Avenue strategy yields impressive results

New Empire Avenue strategy yields impressive results

Empire Avenue is a social stock market game that yields real business benefits. People (and businesses) buy and sell “stock” in other people and businesses, and those stocks pay dividends based on the social media activity of the person or business. I’m always looking for ways to optimize my Empire Avenue strategy, and this week I had a major breakthrough, based entirely on a shift in buying strategy.

Herbalife bounces back as savvy investors go long

Herbalife bounces back as savvy investors go long

Bill Ackman represents the very worst of Wall Street. Not only is he attacking a legitimate company that employs thousands of people and generates part-time incomes for over 2 million independent distributors around the world, he has the unmitigated gall to style himself as a protector of the people in doing so.

Expected Value: How to play the odds and come out ahead

Expected Value: How to play the odds and come out ahead

What humans fear universally is the unknown. As entrepreneurs we embrace the unknown rather than spending our assets and resources trying to avoid it. The true entrepreneurial spirit sees the unknown as possibility and opportunity. “It’s the stuff that dreams are made of…”

Work-Life Balance?

Work-Life Balance?

Most adults spend around half of our waking hours in our work — far more…